- Associated Press - Thursday, November 26, 2015

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) - Kalani Brown scored 13 points and No. 5 Baylor played stifling defense to rout Cincinnati 72-34 in the opening game of the Junkanoo Jam on Thursday.

Nina Davis added 10 points while Kristina Higgins had eight points and 10 rebounds for the Lady Bears (5-0). Niya Johnson had five points, five rebounds and 10 assists.

Baylor led 8-5 early on before going on an 18-6 run spanning the first two quarters to take control. Brown, Davis and Wallace all contributed during the game-changing run. The Lady Bears were up 38-16 at the half, holding the Bearcats to just 19 percent shooting in the first 20 minutes. Higgins had eight points and nine rebounds in the half as Baylor outrebounded Cincinnati 30-13.

The Lady Bears put the game away in the third quarter, outscoring the Bearcats 18-3.

Ana Owens scored 11 points and Maya Benham added eight to lead the Bearcats (3-1).


ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) - Brene Moseley matched her career high with 26 points on 10-of-12 shooting to help Maryland beat Old Dominion in the Paradise Jam.

Moseley also had four assists and three steals for Maryland (4-0). Shatori Walker-Kimbrough was 6 for 7 from the field and had 16 points, and Brionna Jones added 10 points and 12 rebounds.

Maryland led 30-6 at the end of the first quarter. The Terrapins will play South Dakota State on Friday and Pittsburgh on Saturday.

Jennie Simms led Old Dominion (1-4) with 23 points.

NO. 15 DUKE 74, IDAHO 68

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) - Azura Stevens scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Duke over Idaho at the Cancun Challenge.

Stevens was 11 of 16 from the floor and collected her fourth straight double-double. Rebecca Greenwell added 17 points for the Blue Devils (4-1).

Duke had a 48-29 advantage on the boards, and Idaho tried to combat the Blue Devils’ strength inside by putting up 36 3-pointers, making 10.

Geraldine McCorkell scored 18 points for the Vandals (3-1).


CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) - Christen Inman scored a career-high 28 points, Nia Coffey added 17, and Ashley Deary had 13 points, 10 steals and seven assists to lead Northwestern at the Lone Star Showcase.

Maggie Lyon added 10 points, 10 rebounds and three blocked shots for Northwestern (4-0). Deary’s 10 steals were the second most in a women’s Division I game this season.

Hayley Hodgins hit a 3-pointer to pull Eastern Washington (3-2) within three, 70-67, with 3:19 remaining, but a basket by Inman and two free throws by Jordan Hankins made it 74-67 with 23 seconds left and the Wildcats held on from there.

Hodgins scored 24 points for Eastern Washington.


FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) - Peyton Little and Vionise Pierre-Louis each scored 14 points for Oklahoma in the at the Junkaroo Jam

Little and Derica Wyatt sank three of the four 3-pointers the Sooners (4-1) used to pull ahead 67-50 in the fourth for their largest lead of the game.

Emily Potter scored 15 points for Utah.


CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) - Caira Washington had 22 points and 12 rebounds and Jonquel Jones 20 points and 13 boards to lead George Washington over Houston at the Lone Star Showcase.

Leading by two at halftime, the Colonials built a 61-45 lead after three quarters behind 12 points from Washington. The Colonials (4-1) led 61-45 after three quarters.

A 13-3 run to start the fourth quarter opened a 26-point lead, 74-48, with 5:15 left. With George Washington going to its bench, the Cougars (1-3) rallied, cutting the lead to five with 14 seconds left but Aaliyah Brown hit a pair of free throws with three seconds remaining before Houston’s Jessieka Palmer made a half-court shot at the buzzer.

Alexis Chandler scored 10 points for George Washington, which outrebounded Houston 51-28.

Palmer, who made 6 of 7 3-pointers, scored a career-high 25 points and Alecia Smith added 17 for Houston.


CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) - Chase Coley scored a career-high 22 points and Iowa beat Wright State at the Lone Star Showcase.

Coley was 11 of 16 from the floor and Alexa Kastanek was 6 of 9 from 3-point range for all 18 of her points. The Hawkeyes shot 49 percent to the Raiders’ 34 percent.

Kim Demmings had 28 points but was only 1 of 9 from 3-point range. Emily Vogelpohl added 15 points while Antania Hayes had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Richelle van der Keijl 11 points and 11 rebounds.

The Raiders (4-2) led by five in the second quarter before they were outscored 32-6, leaving the Hawkeyes ahead 51-30.

Wright State was within three at 80-77 with a minute left but Demmings missed a long 3-pointer and Whitney Jennings made three free throws.

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