- Associated Press - Sunday, January 29, 2017

WACO, Texas (AP) - Alexis Jones had 24 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists and No. 2 Baylor beat No. 20 Oklahoma 92-58 on Sunday.

Jones joined former center Brittney Griner as the only Lady Bears to record a triple-double. Griner had five in her career, the last on March 3, 2013, against West Virginia.

Baylor (21-1, 10-0 Big 12) shot 57 percent over the final three quarters after struggling to 6 of 20 in the opening 10 minutes. Reserve Khadijiah Cave had 16 points on 8-of-9 shooting, Nina Davis added 13 points, and Alexis Prince finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Peyton Little had 15 points for Oklahoma (16-6, 7-3).

No. 3 MARYLAND 100, IOWA 81

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Brionna Jones scored 28 points, Shatori Walker-Kimbrough added 18 and Maryland completed a season sweep of Iowa.

Freshman Destiny Slocum had 11 points and 11 assists for the Terrapins (21-1, 9-0 Big Ten), whose nine-game winning streak includes a 16-point rout of Iowa on Jan. 14.

Maryland reached the midpoint of its league schedule as the only unbeaten team in conference play. Since joining the Big Ten three years ago, Maryland is 43-2 in the league and 6-0 in the conference tournament.

The Terrapins blistered Iowa with 60 percent shooting, including 76.5 percent in the pivotal second quarter. Jones fought off an early ankle sprain to make 12 of 13 shots and help Maryland reach the 100-point mark for the fifth time this season.

Iowa (13-8, 4-4) has won three of five; both losses in that span are against Maryland.

Kathleen Doyle led the Hawkeyes with 21 points and Ally Disterhoft had 16.

No. 4 MISSISSIPPI STATE 71, TEXAS A&M; 61

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Victoria Vivians scored 18 points, Teaira McCowan and Morgan William each had 10 and Mississippi State beat Texas A&M.;

Mississippi State (21-1, 7-1 Southeastern Conference) bounced back from its lone loss of the season against No. 5 South Carolina on Monday.

The Aggies made things interesting in the fourth quarter, pulling to 55-50 with 6:31 remaining, but the Bulldogs responded with four straight points and Texas A&M; never made another serious run. Curtyce Knox led the Aggies (15-6, 5-3) with 20 points, and Danni Williams added 15.

No. 8 NOTRE DAME 82, VIRGINIA 74

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Marina Mabrey scored 26 points and Notre Dame used a late 9-0 run to beat Virginia.

Arike Ogunbowale scored 21 points, hitting four 3-pointers, for the Irish (20-3, 8-1), who moved back into a first-place tie atop the ACC standings with Florida State.

Jocelyn Willoughby scored 16 points and J’Kyra Brown had 14 points and five steals for Virginia (14-7, 3-5), which went scoreless for nearly six minutes of the fourth quarter. Lauren Moses also had 14 points for the Cavaliers.

Brianna Turner totaled nine points and eight rebounds, all in the second half after only playing six minutes in the first half due to foul trouble.

Irish point guard Lindsay Allen finished with 11 rebounds and 10 assists to match Mary Gavin’s 1988 school-best streak of three straight games with 10 or more assists.

No. 9 LOUISVILLE 63, PITTSBURGH 48

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Mariya Moore scored 20 points and Louisville used a strong third quarter to beat Pittsburgh.

Trailing 28-26 at the half, the Cardinals (20-4, 7-2 ACC) started the third period with a 10-1 run to finally pull ahead of the Panthers, who had led for almost the entire first 20 minutes.

Louisville was up 47-35 heading to the fourth quarter and Moore’s 3-pointer made it a 17-point game. Pitt (12-9, 3-5) could only get within seven the rest of the way.

Pitt senior center Brandi Harvey-Carr led the Panthers with 13 points.

No. 10 STANFORD 72, No. 7 WASHINGTON 68

SEATTLE (AP) - Briana Roberson scored all 14 of her points in the second half, Brittany McPhee led Stanford with 17 points and the Cardinal rallied from an 18-point first-half deficit.

Kelsey Plum was again the star for Washington, scoring 44 points before fouling out in the closing seconds, but her supporting cast provided very little and allowed the Cardinal a chance to rally. Plum’s attempt at a tying 3-pointer with 6 seconds left bounced off the rim.

Plum made 17 of 27 shots, but aside from Plum, Washington was a combined 6-of-37 shooting.

No. 11 OREGON STATE 67, OREGON 60

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Sydney Wiese scored 23 points and Oregon State made its last seven shots to close the game with a 15-4 run to defeat rival Oregon for the second time in three days, and the 13th straight time overall.

Wiese, who made just 1 of 4 3-pointers through three quarters, made 3 of 4 behind the arc in the fourth, scoring 11 points and surpassing 1,600 for her career.

Breanna Brown finished with 16 points, hitting 6 of 8 free throws for the Beavers (20-2, 9-1 Pac-12), who have won five straight, including 43-40 at Oregon on Friday. She had seven rebounds and Gabriella Hanson nine with six assists as OSU owned the boards 46-29.

Sabrina Ionescu had 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Ducks (14-8, 4-6).

No. 12 TEXAS 69, No. 22 WEST VIRGINIA 54

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Brooke McCarty scored 15 points and Texas opened the fourth quarter with 10 consecutive points during a 17-3 run, and beat West Virginia for its 14th straight win.

Kelsey Lang had 13 points and eight rebounds for the Longhorns (16-4, 10-0 Big 12). They were undefeated in January for the first time in 18 years.

Lanay Montgomery scored 11 points for the Mountaineers (16-6, 4-6).

No. 13 UCLA 69, ARIZONA 49

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kari Korver made a career-high six 3-pointers in scoring a career-best 24 points to lead past Arizona.

Korver made six of her 11 3-point attempts, finished 7 for 14 from the field overall, and sank all four of her free throws. UCLA has won 25 consecutive home games and 17 consecutive against Pac-12 opponents.

Monique Billings added 14 points, and Jordin Canada added 11 points, nine assists and six steals for UCLA (17-4, 8-2). Marlena Washington led Arizona (11-10, 2-8) with 11 points.

No. 14 DUKE 71, WAKE FOREST 43

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Lexie Brown made four 3-pionters and scored 28 points and Duke beat Wake Forest for the Blue Devils’ 12th straight win in Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Brown was 9 of 15 from the floor, only missing two 3-pointers, and hit all six of her free throws.

Brown took an inbounds pass with 5.9 seconds left in the first half and went coast-to-coast for a layup to extend Duke’s lead to 37-20 at the break. She had 16 points in the opening 20 minutes while Wake Forest was held to 6-of-25 shooting (24 percent) - with four 3-pointers.

Duke opened the second half on a 13-3 run for a 50-23 lead and cruised.

Rebecca Greenwell added 13 points for Duke (18-4, 6-3 ACC) and Leaonna Odom had 10 points and 11 rebounds for her second double-double of the season.

Elisa Penna scored 14 points for Wake Forest (13-8, 4-4) and Milan Quinn had 10 points and 11 boards.

No. 15 OHIO STATE 95, NEBRASKA 75

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Kelsey Mitchell scored 22 points and Ohio State rolled to its fifth straight victory, beating Nebraska.

With 2,309 points, Mitchell, a junior, passed Jessica Davenport for No. 3 on the Ohio State career scoring list and jumped two spots to No. 8 on the Big Ten list, passing Davenport (2,303) and Anucha Browne (2,307) of Northwestern.

Mitchell was only 3 of 12 from the arc but made 7 of 8 free throws and had seven assists. Stephanie Mavunga added 13 points and Linnae Harper 12 for the Buckeyes (19-5, 9-1).

Jessica Shepard scored 28 points on 11-of-21 shooting and had 13 rebounds for the Cornhuskers (5-17, 1-9), who have lost five straight. Hannah Whitish added 12 points and six assists.

Ohio State led by 11 at halftime and broke the game open in the third quarter by outscoring Nebraska 20-7 over the final 6:17 of the period.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 65, No. 16 ARIZONA STATE 50

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sadie Edwards scored 17 points, Kristen Simon added 16 points and 11 rebounds and USC surged in the second half to overtake Arizona State.

Trailing 35-29 in the third quarter, USC (12-9, 3-7 Pac-12) got a 3-pointer from Courtney Jaco to spark a 15-2 run that stretched into the fourth quarter and put the Trojans on top for good. Minyon Moore had a four-point play during the go-ahead run, hitting a 3-pointer while being fouled in the closing seconds of the third quarter and then converting the free throw.

Arizona State (14-7, 5-5) cut the deficit to 44-39 with Quinn Dornstauder’s jumper with 7:36 left but it was as close as the Sun Devils got the rest of the way. Sophie Brunner led ASU with 14 points.

No. 17 MIAMI 58, BOSTON COLLEGE 51

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Laura Cornelius and Jessica Thomas scored 15 points apiece and Miami recovered in the closing minutes to hand Boston College its eighth straight loss.

Back-to-back jumpers by Marti Mosetti and Georgia Pineau put the Eagles up 49-48 with 3:26 to play. Thomas responded with six straight points and after two BC free throws, Keyona Hayes, who finished with 10 points and eight rebounds, scored four points in the last 31 seconds for the Hurricanes.

Boston College missed its last three shots and had four turnovers after taking the lead. The Eagles had 34 of the 61 turnovers in the game.

Miami (16-5, 5-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) closed the first half with a 14-2 run to lead 32-18. BC (8-14, 1-8) opened the fourth quarter with an 11-1 run, tying the game at 45 on two free throws by Kailey Edwards. The Hurricanes made three free throws - eight of their 14 points in the final period came from the line on 14 attempts - before the Eagles grabbed the lead.

NORTH CAROLINA 83, No. 18 NORTH CAROLINA STATE 70

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Jamie Cherry made a career-high six 3-pointers and finished with a season-best 23 points, and North Carolina matched a program record with 14 3s.

Paris Kea added 21 points, and Stephanie Watts had 19 points with five 3-pointers, and the Tar Heels (13-9, 2-7 Atlantic Coast Conference) shot 14 of 24 from long range, and 53 percent overall (29 of 55).

Dominique Wilson scored 18 points to lead NC State (16-6, 6-3). Jennifer Mathurin added 13 points and Chelsea Nelson 11, and both had 10 rebounds.

SYRACUSE 82, No. 19 VIRGINIA TECH 72

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Brittney Sykes scored a season-high 31 points, including a key 3-pointer down the stretch, and Syracuse handed Virginia Tech its fourth straight defeat.

Briana Day added 21 points and 11 rebounds to become the leading rebounder in program history with 1,005, passing Nicole Michael (996, 2007-10), and the first Syracuse player with 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds.

Alexis Peterson scored 22 points with 11 assists for the Orange (15-7, 6-3 ACC), who led from early on.

Sidney Cook scored 22 points to lead Virginia Tech (16-5, 3-5).

No. 21 DEPAUL 64, PROVIDENCE 55

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Kelly Campbell made five 3-pointers and scored 16 points, Brooke Schulte had 14 points, 10 rebounds and four assists, and DePaul beat Providence to sweep a two-game road trip.

DePaul jumped out to a 15-9 lead in the first quarter after making five 3-pointers. Both teams shot 33.3 percent from the field in the first half but DePaul had a 24-18 edge on the glass and hit seven 3-pointers to build a 32-21 lead. The Blue Demons had 10 assists on 11 field goals.

Providence went scoreless for nearly four minutes to start the third quarter and trailed by double-digits for most of the second half.

Jacqui Grant added 11 points, seven rebounds and three assists for DePaul (18-5, 10-1 Big East).

Sarah Beal scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Providence (10-12, 2-9).

No. 23 SOUTH FLORIDA 55, TEMPLE 51

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Kitija Laksa scored 16 points, Ariadna Pujol made a clinching free throw with 1.6 seconds left and South Florida escaped with a win over Temple after blowing most of a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter.

The Owls, who had won 11 straight, missed three 3-pointers on their final possession before Pujol finally secured the rebound and was fouled.

Maria Jespersen added 13 points and Tamara Henshaw had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulls (17-3, 6-1 American Athletic), who lost at Temple last year on a buzzer-beating putback when they were ranked 19th.

Feyonda Fitzgerald led Temple (16-4, 6-1) with 14 points, Alliya Butts added 12 and Khadijah Berger 11.

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