- Associated Press - Thursday, January 5, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Myisha Hines-Allen had career highs of 31 points and 17 rebounds and scored four points in overtime, helping No. 8 Louisville beat Virginia 86-81 on Thursday night.

Mariya Moore scored 18 of her 23 points after halftime for the Cardinals (14-3, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). Louisville erased a 15-point, third-period deficit and led by six points with under two minutes to go in regulation, but Virginia rallied and freshman Dominique Toussaint’s 3-pointer at the buzzer forced the overtime.

Aliyah Huland El scored 23 points, and Lauren Moses had 19 for Virginia (11-4, 0-2).

NO. 4 MISSISSIPPI ST. 59, ARKANSAS 51

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Chinwe Okorie had 14 points and a career-best 15 rebounds and Mississippi State led throughout to remain undefeated.

The Bulldogs (16-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) are two victories from matching the school record for best start - 18-0 in 2014-15.

Morgan William had 15 points to lead Mississippi State. Malica Monk led the Razorbacks (11-4, 0-2) with 17 points.

NO. 5 SOUTH CAROLINA 73, AUBURN 47

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Kaela Davis scored all 21 of her points in the first half in South Carolina’s victory over Auburn.

Bianca Cuervas-Moore added a season-high 19 points, and A’ja Wilson had 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Gamecocks (12-1, 2-0 Southeastern Conference). They raced to a 23-2 lead and had a 29-6 advantage after the first quarter.

Katie Frerking led Auburn (11-5, 1-1) with 16 points.

NO. 6 FLORIDA STATE 90, NORTH CAROLINA 77

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Imani Wright scored 22 points to lead Florida State past North Carolina.

Ivey Slaughter added 16 points for the Seminoles (14-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). They shot 49 percent, controlled the inside and ran off the first eight points of the third quarter.

Stephanie Watts scored 19 points for the Tar Heels (11-4, 0-2).

NO. 7 NOTRE DAME 92, WAKE FOREST 72

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Arike Ogunbowale scored 22 points to help Notre Dame beat Wake Forest.

Brianna Turner added 15 points and six rebounds for the Irish (14-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), Marina Mabrey had 14 points, and Lindsay Allen added 12.

Notre Dame was coming off six straight road games, the program’s longest trip ever, and had not played at Purcell Pavilion since losing there to No. 1 Connecticut a month ago.

Ariel Stephenson scored 17 points for Wake Forest (9-5, 0-1).

NO. 13 DUKE 75, GEORGIA TECH 68

ATLANTA (AP) - Lexie Brown scored 25 points and Duke beat Georgia Tech for its 10th straight victory.

Rebecca Greenwell added 17 points for Duke (14-1, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Francesca had 23 points for Georgia Tech (11-4, 0-2).

NO. 14 MIAMI 67, NORTH CAROLINA STATE 64

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Keyona Hayes had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Miami.

Adrienne Motley added 16 points to eclipse 1,600 for her career at Miami (13-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). Jennifer Mathurin had 17 points for Wolfpack (12-4, 2-1).

NO. 24 KENTUCKY 64, MISSOURI 62

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Makayla Epps scored 17 points and Kentucky held off Missouri.

Evelyn Akhator added 14 points for the Wildcats (10-5, 1-1 Southeastern Conference).

Sierra Michaelis had 22 points for Missouri (11-5, 1-1).

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