Women's college basketball

Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw yells at her players during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Boston College, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
January 21, 2019 - 6:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Utah coach Lynne Roberts isn't worried that being ranked for the first time in more than a decade will faze her young team. The 21st-ranked Utes entered The AP women's basketball poll Monday for the first time since the final poll of the 2008 season. "I think it will just put money...
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Washington State forward Borislava Hristova (45) passes away from Stanford's Lacie Hull (24) and DiJonai Carrington, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
January 20, 2019 - 4:43 pm
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Alanna Smith's career day meant so much for far more than just basketball. Sure, Stanford celebrated the Australian dynamo's brilliance on the court Sunday in an 85-64 victory by the sixth-ranked Cardinal against Washington State that helped Hall of Fame coach Tara...
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Notre Dame's Jessica Shepard (32) drives in for a layup in front of Boston College's Makayla Dickens (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
January 20, 2019 - 3:28 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Final Four MVP Arike Ogunbowale knows No. 1 Notre Dame needs to clean up its act if it hopes to defend its NCAA championship. "We weren't focused taking care of the ball today," Ogunbowale said after scoring 24 points to lead all five starters in double figures as the...
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January 20, 2019 - 3:20 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A late steal nearly cost Aislinn Konig and North Carolina State their spot as the only unbeaten team — women's or men's — in Division I. Konig scored 20 points, including a go-ahead 3 in overtime that helped the eighth-ranked Wolfpack beat Virginia Tech 70-61 on Sunday. "With...
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Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
January 14, 2019 - 12:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame remained No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll after beating then-No. 2 Louisville last week. The Fighting Irish received 23 first-place votes from the 30-member national media panel on Monday. Louisville fell to fourth, swapping places with Baylor...
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Notre Dame's Jessica Shepard (32) has the ball knocked away from behind by Louisville's Bionca Dunham during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
January 10, 2019 - 10:07 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — As far as Arike Ogunbowale and coach Muffet McGraw were concerned, No. 1 Notre Dame's 82-68 victory over No. 2 Louisville on Thursday night was just another Atlantic Coast Conference game in January. "Any game in the ACC is a big win; there's a lot of great teams and a lot...
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Baylor forward Lauren Cox (15) and center Kalani Brown (21) stand during the playing of the school fight song following the team's 68-57 victory over No. 1 Connecticut in an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)
January 04, 2019 - 8:47 am
WACO, Texas (AP) — Geno Auriemma knew that top-ranked UConn couldn't keep winning every regular-season game it played, even though the Huskies had won 126 in a row. That winning streak of more than four years ended with a 68-57 loss Thursday night at No. 8 Baylor, which won against a No. 1 team for...
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Rutgers players Stasha Carey, left, and Caitlin Jenkins celebrate their 73-65 win over Maryland in a NCAA basketball game, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
December 31, 2018 - 1:33 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Stasha Carey scored 18 points, Ciani Cryor had 12 points and 11 assists, and the Rutgers used an exceptional rebounding performance to upset No. 4 Maryland 73-65 on Monday. Charise Wilson and Noga Peleg Pelc added 10 points apiece for the Scarlet Knights (9-3, 2-0 Big Ten...
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Connecticut guard/forward Katie Lou Samuelson (33) looks to pass the ball as Oklahoma guard Shaina Pellington (14) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
December 19, 2018 - 10:17 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Napheesa Collier had 23 points and a career-high 17 rebounds and No. 1 Connecticut overcame a 12-point, second-half deficit to beat Oklahoma 72-63 on Wednesday night. Katie Lou Samuelson added 20 points and 11 rebounds to help the Huskies (10-0) win their 125th consecutive...
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Oregon forward Ruthy Hebard is fouled by Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan as Oregon forward Satou Sabally helps out on the play in the second quarter of a women's college basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, in Eugene, Ore. No. 7 Oregon defeated No. 4 Mississippi State 82-74. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard via AP)
December 19, 2018 - 12:43 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves chided guard Sabrina Ionescu following No. 7 Oregon's win over No. 4 Mississippi State as she rested her head in her hand while addressing the media. "I'm tired!" Ionescu protested with a smile. She'd certainly earned a breather. Ionescu scored 29...
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