Sunday's Top 25 Women’s College Basketball Capsules
Monday, November 29, 2010
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Maya Moore scored 26 points and top-ranked Connecticut won for the 84th consecutive time, beating LSU 81-51 Sunday.
Tiffany Hayes had 20 points and seven assists and Bria Hartly added 15 points for the Huskies (6-0), who broke open what had been a 10-point game with a 12-2 run to start the second half.
LaSondra Barrett had 12 points, all in the first half, and Adrienne Webb added 11 for LSU. The Tigers (4-4) finished this tournament 2-1.
The Huskies need four wins to tie the Division I record set by UCLA’s men in the early 1970s.
No. 2 Baylor 106, SE Louisiana 41
WACO, Texas (AP) — Brittney Griner had her fourth career triple-double for the second-ranked Lady Bears, getting 28 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots against Southeastern Louisiana.
When the 6-foot-8 sophomore left for good with 13:54 left and Baylor leading 78-22, she had outscored the previously undefeated Lions 28-22 on her own.
Latoria Holder scored 10 points for Southeastern Louisiana (5-1).
The Lady Bears (7-1) broke a 32-year-old school record for first-half points, leading 64-18 to surpass the 61 against Mary Hardin-Baylor on Dec. 7, 1978. Their 46-point halftime lead also was the largest in school history.
No. 3 Stanford 93, No. 16 Texas 78
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Kayla Pedersen had 19 points, 12 rebounds and five assists and the Cardinal prevailed against the Longhorns in a matchup of unbeaten teams.
Nnemkadi Ogwumike added 22 points and seven boards and her freshman sister, Chiney, scored 14 for Stanford.
Chassidy Fussell scored 17 points, Kathleen Nash 14 and Ashleigh Fontenette 11 for Texas (4-1).
No. 7 Ohio State 88, UNC Wilmington 69
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jantel Lavender scored 25 points, Samantha Prahalis had 21 points and 10 assists, and the Buckeyes took control late against the Seahawks.
Lavender had 17 points after the break, and became Ohio State’s career leader in field goals with 879, breaking the mark set by Jessica Davenport. Brittany Johnson added 17 points for the Buckeyes (5-0).
Kristen Hanzer had 14 points for UNC Wilmington (4-1), which trailed 69-62 before Lavender scored nine straight points to put the game away.
No. 11 Oklahoma 78, Prairie View A&M 55
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Danielle Robinson scored 26 points and freshman Aaryn Ellenberg scored 12 of her 19 points in the final 7 minutes to help No. 11 Oklahoma put away pesky Prairie View A&M and win the Basketball Travelers Invitational.
Ellenberg had a three-point play and a 3-pointer during an 8-0 run for the Sooners (6-0) after Prairie View had trimmed a 26-point lead to nine. Oklahoma kept pulling away from there for its third win in as many days in the holiday tournament hosted on its home floor.
Oklahoma seemed in complete control after ripping off a 36-6 run in the first half, but the Panthers (2-3) wouldn’t go away. Latia Williams scored 14 points to lead the way in the Panthers’ comeback bid.
No. 13 UCLA 71, Temple 61
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Darxia Morris and Markel Walker scored 15 points apiece to help the Bruins hold off the Owls.
Rebekah Gardner had 14 points for UCLA (5-0), while Walker added nine points and six assists.
Kristen McCarthy finished with 22 points on five 3-pointers for Temple (2-4) and BJ Williams had 12 points.
No. 14 North Carolina 91, Hawaii 57
HONOLULU (AP) — Jessica Breland scored 19 points, Italee Lucas added 15 and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt had 14 points as No. 14 North Carolina beat Hawaii in the final of the Rainbow Wahine Showdown.
Breland, Chay Shegog and Laura Broomfield each had seven rebounds for the Tar Heels, who held a 48-31 advantage on the boards.
North Carolina (7-0) has won its seven games by an average of 44.6 points.
Shawna-Lei Kuehu scored 14 of her 16 points in the first half for Hawaii (4-2).
No. 18 Notre Dame 85, Butler 54
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Natalie Novosel scored 20 points to lead five players in double figures and the Irish beat Butler in the WBAC Tournament.
Novosel, the tournament MVP, scored the first five points of the second half for Notre Dame (5-2), opening up a 20-point lead with a breakaway layup and 3-pointer from the corner.
Brittany Bowen and Terra Burns scored 14 each for Butler (3-3), while Chloe Hamilton had 11.
No. 24 Vanderbilt 74, Princeton 68
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hannah Tuomi scored 16 points, freshman Jasmine Lister had 15, and Vanderbilt beat Princeton to win its own Thanksgiving Tournament.
Tiffany Clarke added 12 points for the Commodores (4-1), who are undefeated in the 12 years of the tournament.
Niveen Rasheed scored 15 and Lauren Edwards had 14 for Princeton.