Women's college basketball

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2018, file photo, Iowa forward Megan Gustafson poses for a photo during the NCAA college basketball team's media day, in Iowa City, Iowa. On Nov. 24, Iowa’s Megan Gustafson scored 16 points _ hitting all eight of her shots _ and grabbed eight rebounds in a narrow loss to Florida. It was arguably Gustafson’s worst game of the year. Gustafson’s prodigious production has increased this season, even though that seemed impossible after she led the nation in points per game and field goal percentage a year ago. (Joseph Cress/Iowa City Press-Citizen via AP, File)
February 14, 2019 - 8:10 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Megan Gustafson scored 16 points on 8-of-8 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds in Iowa's narrow loss to Florida State on Nov. 24. Statistically speaking, it was her worst game of the year. Gustafson's epic production has only increased during a second consecutive stellar...
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Baylor center Kalani Brown, right, scores over TCU center Jordan Moore, left, in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Waco, Texas. Baylor won 89-71. (AP Photo/Rod Aydelotte)
February 11, 2019 - 12:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — South Dakota has been on the rise since moving up to Division I in 2008. Now the Coyotes can add an appearance in The Associated Press women's basketball poll to their achievements. Riding a nine-game winning streak, coach Dawn Plitzuweit's team entered the AP Top 25 at No. 25 on...
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Baylor center Kalani Brown, right, reacts to her score while heading up court with TCU forward Yummy Morris, left, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Rod Aydelotte)
February 09, 2019 - 3:49 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Kalani Brown had some key stretches for No. 1 Baylor while scoring a season-high 32 points. Brown finished 11-of-12 shooting and made all 10 of her free throws, including two quick five-point efforts as the Lady Bears stretched their Big 12 winning streak to 34 in a row with an...
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Miami's India Banks, aura Cornelius and Kelsey Marshall, from left, celebrate the team's win over Notre Dame in an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 07, 2019 - 9:07 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — University of Miami students stormed the court when the final buzzer sounded, and above the resulting swarm stretched the long arms of Hurricanes players as they traded high-fives. The reason for the excitement Thursday: a 72-65 victory over No. 4 Notre Dame. Miami has...
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Connecticut's Napheesa Collier (24) shoots over Cincinnati's Angel Rizor (4) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 02, 2019 - 2:27 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Two days later, No. 2 UConn was still feeling the sting of a troubling loss. Senior forward Napheesa Collier scored 20 points Saturday, reached 2,000 for her career, and steadied the Huskies to a 65-55 victory over Cincinnati that was uncharacteristically challenging. As coach...
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Louisville coach Jeff Walz argues a call with game official Maj Forsberg during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 01, 2019 - 1:03 am
Jeff Walz has had some really good teams at Louisville since taking over the Cardinals program in 2007. They've made three trips to the Final Four and appeared in the title game twice. Yet in his 12 years at the school, Walz and his Cardinals never could find a way to beat UConn. That changed...
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Louisville guard Asia Durr (25) shoots over Connecticut guard Christyn Williams (13) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Louisville won 78-69. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
January 31, 2019 - 11:43 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Asia Durr's first basket was just a matter of time and the right look. When it came from long range, two more soon followed to spark No. 3 Louisville past No. 2 UConn. Most important for the Cardinals, they didn't let up on the Huskies. That resulted in a long-sought victory...
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North Carolina's Stephanie Watts (5) reaches for the ball against Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Notre Dame's Jessica Shepard (32) looks on. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 27, 2019 - 4:21 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Paris Kea and North Carolina gave coach Sylvia Hatchell the "wow moment" she asked for: an upset of top-ranked Notre Dame. Kea had season highs of 30 points and 10 assists to help the Tar Heels stun the Fighting Irish 78-73 on Sunday, earning the program's first win against...
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Duke women's basketball coach Joanne P. McCallie, right, and former Tennessee player Chamique Holdsclaw speak to Duke players during the team's NCAA college basketball practice in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Coach McCallie and Duke hope to erase the stigma of mental health issues with their inaugural "Mental Wealth Day." (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 26, 2019 - 2:31 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie was attending the funeral of an ex-teammate's daughter who died by suicide when she knew she had to do something. McCallie and the Blue Devils are hosting what they say is women's college basketball's first "Mental Wealth Day" before and during...
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January 24, 2019 - 8:53 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kiara Leslie scored 13 points, Elissa Cunane added 11 and Erika Cassell 10 as No. 8 N.C. State remained undefeated with a 54-51 win over Clemson on Thursday night. Leslie scored seven points in the third quarter as N.C. State (19-0, 6-0 ACC) turned a one-point deficit into a 48...
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