- Associated Press - Saturday, February 11, 2017

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Katie Lou Samuelson scored 19 of her 22 points in the first half and top-ranked UConn extended its NCAA record winning streak to 99 games with an 83-41 win over SMU on Saturday.

Napheesa Collier scored 10 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to record her ninth double-double this season for the Huskies (24-0, 12-0 American), who will try to reach the 100-straight win milestone against No. 6 South Carolina on Monday night.

Kia Nurse and Saniya Chong each scored 13 points and Gabby Williams had 11 points and nine rebounds.

The win was UConn’s 126th straight against an unranked opponent and its 75th in a row over American Athletic Conference teams, against which they have never lost a game.

Kiara Perry had 11 points to lead SMU (13-11, 4-7), which made just 15 of its 61 shots from the floor (24.6 percent).

No. 11 TEXAS 75, KANSAS 42

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Joyner Holmes had 15 points and 13 rebounds and Texas had no letdown after defeating No. 2 Baylor on Monday, rolling to a win over Kansas for its 18th straight win.

Kelsey Lang added 10 points and every player scored for the Longhorns (20-4, 14-0 Big 12), who reached 20 wins for the fourth straight season and 34th time in the 43 seasons of basketball.

Texas scored the last six points of the first quarter to lead 17-10 and the last 10 of the second to make it 36-18 at the half. Kansas was 6 of 35 from the field (17 percent) with five of the baskets 3-pointers. The Jayhawks finished the game at 21 percent and 9 of their 13 field goals were 3s.

Jessica Washington had 15 points and Kylee Kopaitch 14 for the Jayhawks (8-17, 2-12). Washington had all 10 Kansas points in the first quarter.

Audrey-Ann Caron-Goudreau had five blocks for the Longhorns, who finished with 13, three shy of the school record.

No. 19 OKLAHOMA 64, TEXAS TECH 56

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Chelsea Dungee and Gabbi Ortiz combined to score 29 of their 34 points in the second half to rally Oklahoma to a win over Texas Tech.

Gioya Carter added 12 points and Vionise Pierre-Louis had 10 with 14 rebounds as the Sooners (20-6, 11-3 Big 12) outscored the Red Raiders (11-13, 3-10) 42-23 in the second half to win their fourth straight.

Dayo Olabode made all five of her shots, including two 3s, for 12 of her 15 points and the Red Raiders led 33-22 at the half. Texas Tech was 12 of 30 from the field, making 6 of 12 from distance, while the Sooners were just 9 of 35, 3 of 15 behind the arc. Oklahoma missed its first four shots of the game, went 1 for 10 starting late in the first quarter and missed their last six of the half.

The Sooners, who had their second-worst shooting game of the season (31 percent), forced 10 turnovers in the third quarter to take a 46-44 lead. Dungee scored the first eight points of a 10-0 run to open the quarter and Ortiz had seven in a quarter-ending 12-3 run.

Ortiz closed out the game with four free throws in the final minute as the Sooners won their second game without senior leader Maddie Manning (12.9 ppg), who has a sprained knee and is out indefinitely.

No. 25 KANSAS STATE 80, IOWA STATE 68

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Kindred Wesemann scored 17 points and Lanie Page 16 and Kansas State pulled away for a win over Iowa State.

Both players went 6 of 9 from the field and hit three 3-pointers. Kayla Middlebrook and Eternati Willock added 11 points apiece for the Wildcats (18-7, 8-5 Big 12).

Emily Durr, who had a career-high six 3-pointers and 20 points for the Cyclones (13-11, 4-9), had three early treys before Kayla Goth gave K-State a 17-16 lead after one quarter on a 3 with five seconds left. Page hit two long-range shots in the final minute of the first half to put the Wildcats up 40-37.

After Iowa State tied the game at 42, an 11-2 run that give the Wildcats a 58-49 lead. Iowa State closed within 72-68 with three minutes to play as Durr and Seanna Johnson had back-to-back 3s but the Cyclones didn’t score again.

Bridget Carleton had eight points, 11 rebounds and ran her free-throw streak to 44 straight, which is in the top 18 of NCAA history. She last missed a free throw on Dec. 29.


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