Baylor Women Rally Past WVU
MORGANTOWN (AP) — Once Kalani Brown and Baylor got busy on the boards, they were fine.
Brown put up her third straight double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds, Kristy Wallace scored 25 points and third-ranked Baylor rallied in the second half to beat No. 20 West Virginia 83-72 on Sunday.
The Lady Bears (19-1, 9-0 Big 12) trailed 37-28 midway through the second quarter and were down 47-41 at halftime. Wallace and Brown led a 10-2 scoring run to open the second half.
Baylor finished the game shooting 35 of 65 (54 percent) from the field. WVU (17-5, 5-5) started out impressively, but made just 2 of 13 in the fourth quarter.
The Lady Bears outrebounded the Mountaineers 41-25, dominating the second half on the glass 23-8.
“We kind of separated ourselves in the second half rebounding,” Baylor coach Kim Mulkey said.
Wallace came within two points short of matching the career high she had at No. 6 Texas on Thursday. Dekeiya Cohen added 13.
Naomi Davenport scored 27 points for injury-plagued West Virginia. Teana Muldrow added 21 points and Chania Ray had 12.
No. 2 MISSISSIPPI ST. 69
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Victoria Vivians scored 25 points on 10-of-18 shooting to help No. 2 Mississippi State rout Mississippi.
No. 4 LOUISVILLE 89
WAKE FOREST 52
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Asia Durr scored 26 points in Louisville’s victory over Wake Forese.
No. 5 NOTRE DAME 100
NO. 8 FLORIDA ST. 69
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Kathryn Westbeld had 21 points and 12 rebounds for Notre Dame.
No. 7 OREGON 84
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had 19 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds in her ninth career triple-double, and Oregon pulled away to beat Utah.
No. 9 SOUTH
No. 11 MISSOURI 54
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 15 points, hitting the go-ahead basket with 4:13 left, and South Carolina outlasted Missouri in a hard-fought game that included an on-court tussle and two Tigers ejections.
No. 10 TENNESSEE 59
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Chloe Jackson scored 21 points and LSU took control in the third quarter.
No. 13 UCLA 79
WASHINGTON ST. 71
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Jordin Canada scored 18 points, and Monique Billings added with 15 points and 15 rebounds for UCLA.
No. 15 TEXAS A&M 91
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chennedy Carter had 21 points to help Texas A&M rout Vanderbilt.
No. 16 MICHIGAN 80
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Katelynn Flaherty scored 27 points, Hallie Thome added 25 and Michigan gave coach Kim Barnes Arico her 400th career victory,
No. 17 OREGON ST. 86
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Kat Tudor scored 23 points and Oregon State pulled away from Colorado.
No. 18 DUKE 58
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lexie Brown scored 20 points and Duke recovered after blowing an 18-point second half lead to beat Pittsburgh for the 900th victory in program history.
No. 21 GEORGIA 66
GAINSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Caliya Robinson scored 10 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter and Georgia made 11 of 13 free throws in the period to rally past Florida.
No. 22 GREEN BAY 52
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Allie Leclaire scored 22 points, Jessica Lindstrom had eight points, six rebounds and four steals, and Green Bay maintained sole possession of first place in the Horizon League.
No. 25 ARIZONA ST. 57
No. 23 CALIFORNIA 42
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Courtney Ekmark scored 12 points, and Kianna Ibis added 11 for Arizona State.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jalen Brunson scored 31 points despite leaving briefly with a left ankle injury, Donte DiVincenzo added 23 and top-ranked Villanova beat Marquette 85-82 on Sunday.
Last year, Marquette upset then-No. 1 Villanova in Milwaukee.
DiVincenzo’s putback off a missed 3 with 15 seconds to go gave Villanova (20-1, 7-1 Big East) a five-point lead. Andrew Rowsey led Marquette (13-8, 4-5) with 27 points, including a deep 3 from the wing that pulled the Golden Eagles to 83-80 with 1:30 left.
No. 3 PURDUE 74
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Isaac Haas matched his career high with 26 points, Vincent Edwards added 19 and Purdue held off Indiana for its school-record 17th straight victory.
No. 6 MICHIGAN ST. 74
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Joshua Langford scored 19 points and Michigan State beat Maryland for coach coach Tom Izzo’s straight 20-win season.
No. 17 WICHITA ST. 90
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Austin Reaves hit seven 3-pointers in the first half and scored all of his career-high 23 points before halftime to lead Wichita State.
No. 18 CLEMSON 72
GEORGIA TECH 70
ATLANTA (AP) — Gabe DeVoe scored a career-high 25 points, Marcquise Reed hit a decisive layup in the closing seconds and Clemson held off Georgia Tech.