- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 6, 2016

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Saniya Chong scored 18 points in her first start in more than a year to lead top-ranked UConn to its 49th consecutive victory, 95-35 over Tulsa on Wednesday night.

Chong started in place of point guard Moriah Jefferson, who pulled her right hamstring in practice Friday and missed her first game after 90 consecutive starts.

Morgan Tuck scored 16 of her 18 points in the first half for the three-time defending national champions (12-0, 2-0 American Athletic). Freshman Katie Lou Samuelson had 14 points, and Breanna Stewart added 12 points and nine rebounds. Ashley Clark had 10 points for Tulsa (5-9, 2-1).


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Brooke McCarty scored 17 points, making five 3-pointers, and Texas beat Iowa State to remain undefeated and snap the Cyclones’ eight-game winning streak.

Imani Boyette had 11 points and season bests of 17 rebounds and seven blocks for the Longhorns (14-0, 3-0 Big 12). The start is their best since they were undefeated NCAA champions in 1986.

Seanna Johnson scored 23 points to lead Iowa State (10-4, 2-1).


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Nina Davis scored 16 points, Niya Johnson and Alexis Jones added 12 points apiece and Baylor routed Kansas.

Baylor (12-1, 2-1 Big 12) held Kansas’ leading scorer and starting point guard, Lauren Aldridge, scoreless. She had only been shut out three times over her two-year career as a Jayhawk. Coming into the game, Aldridge averaged 12.2 points per game on the season.

Chayla Cheadle scored 12 points to lead Kansas (5-9, 0-3).

NO. 17 OKLAHOMA 78, TCU 65

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Kaylon Williams had 18 points and 10 rebounds and McKenna Treece scored all seven of her points in the fourth quarter to help Oklahoma rally past TCU.

Oklahoma trailed by as many as 14 points in the second half, but went on an 18-1 run in the fourth.

Little added 15 points for Oklahoma (11-3, 2-1 Big 12).

Zahna Medley led TCU (10-4, 2-1) with 19 points.

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