Women's college basketball

Texas Tech forward Brittany Brewer (20) drives to the basket as Baylor forward Lauren Cox (15) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 women's conference tournament in Oklahoma City, Saturday, March 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 09, 2019 - 5:41 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kalani Brown and NaLyssa Smith scored 14 points each Saturday to help No. 1 Baylor rout Texas Tech 100-61 for its 21st straight victory in the Big 12 Tournament quarterfinals. Moon Ursin and Chloe Jackson added 12 points apiece for the Lady Bears (29-1), who shot 57 percent in...
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Connecticut's Napheesa Collier fouls East Carolina's Lashonda Monk, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the American Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals, Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 09, 2019 - 4:22 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored a season-high 37 points as No. 2 UConn, playing without injured All-American Katie Lou Samuelson, pulled away from East Carolina 92-65 Saturday in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament. UConn (29-2) beat the Pirates last...
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Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson, top and Houston's Julia Blackshell-Fair fall to the court chasing a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Storrs, Conn. Samuelson left the game injured after the play. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 08, 2019 - 5:57 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn All-American Katie Lou Samuelson will not play in the American Athletic Conference tournament this weekend because of a back injury suffered last Saturday against Houston. The 6-foot-3 senior, who was voted to the conference's first team on Friday, is averaging 18.9...
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Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan (15) grabs a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina, Sunday, March 3, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
March 05, 2019 - 10:38 am
Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan has been voted the Associated Press' Southeastern Conference player of the year and Vic Schaefer is the SEC coach of the year. The 16-member media panel made McCowan a unanimous first-team all-SEC selection. She was joined on the squad by Mississippi State...
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Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson, top and Houston's Julia Blackshell-Fair fall to the court chasing a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Storrs, Conn. Samuelson left the game injured after the play. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 02, 2019 - 5:19 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — No. 2 UConn overcame an early double-digit deficit and an injury to an All-American in rolling to another American Athletic Conference win. Napheesa Collier celebrated senior day by scoring 29 points and grabbing nine rebounds to lead the Huskies over Houston 83-61 on Saturday...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2019, file photo, Georgia Tech head coach MaChelle Joseph yells to her bench during an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. A lawyer for Georgia Tech coach MaChelle Joseph says the coach hasn't been told why she has been suspended and is left to assume the action is retaliation for her concerns about gender equity matters. Joseph's lawyer, Lisa Banks, said in a statement to The Associated Press on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, that Georgia Tech "failed to provide any explanation" for the suspension. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin, File)
February 28, 2019 - 4:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for Georgia Tech coach MaChelle Joseph said Thursday the coach hasn't been told why she has been suspended and is left to assume the action is retaliation for her concerns about gender equity matters. Joseph's lawyer, Lisa Banks, said in a statement to The Associated Press...
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February 24, 2019 - 4:47 pm
Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer, who earlier this season posted her 1,000th victory, is taking off the rest of the regular season on the advice of doctors. The announcement Sunday by the Big Ten Conference school came three days after the 70-year-old Hall of Famer missed a game at Michigan...
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February 23, 2019 - 11:41 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Cori Close emerged from the UCLA locker room with her shoes in her hand and a big smile on her face. It seems the Bruins coaxed a victory dance from their reticent coach after all. Kennedy Burke had a career-high 29 points and UCLA came back from a 22-point deficit to knock off...
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Oregon State's Aleah Goodman (1) looks for a way past Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu (20) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)
February 19, 2019 - 12:31 am
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The outcome of that first game against the Ducks didn't sit so well with the Beavers. Following a loss to Oregon in Eugene on Friday night, Aleah Goodman had 22 points and No. 12 Oregon State snapped the No. 2 Ducks' 17-game winning streak with a 67-62 victory before a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2019, file photo, Rice coach Tina Langley talks to players during an NCAA college basketball game against Western Kentucky, in Bowling Green, Ky. Buoyed by the second-longest winning streak in the country, Rice has entered The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for the first time in school history. The Owls have won 15 straight games and are ranked 25th in Monday’s poll. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP, File)/
February 18, 2019 - 2:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Langley had a vision when she took over Rice's women's basketball program four years ago. The Owls have been steadily improving every season and now can add an appearance in the AP Top 25 to their achievements. Rice entered The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the...
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