Saturday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Games played Dec. 22, 2012
Sunday, December 23, 2012
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike had 21 points and a career-high 19 rebounds and top-ranked Stanford remained unbeaten with a victory over No. 10 Tennessee on Saturday.
Ogwumike, who entered the game averaging 21.9 points and 12.2 rebounds, also had a career-high five assists for the Cardinal (11-0).
Amber Orrange scored 14 points, Toni Kokenis and Bonnie Samuelson each added 11 points and Joslyn Tinkle had 10 points for the Cardinal, who host No. 2 Connecticut in their next game Dec. 29.
Bashaara Graves had 15 points and 12 rebounds for Tennessee (7-3). Meighan Simmons added 12 points, while Ariel Massengale and Cierra Burdick had 11 points each.
NO. 2 CONNECTICUT 102, HARTFORD 45
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored a season-high 27 points and four teammates also scored in double figures and the Huskies defeated the Hawks.
A pregame ceremony honored the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, with youth players from Newtown joining the teams on court.
It was the fifth time that Stewart, a freshman, had led the Huskies (10-0) in scoring this season. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis had 21 points, Kelly Faris 18, Bria Hartley 15, and Stefanie Dolson 10 for UConn (10-0).
Stewart also had a team-high seven rebounds. Daphne Elliott led Hartford (8-3) with 10 points.
Before the game members of the Newtown Girls Youth Basketball Association lined up with both teams on the court holding green signs that said "WE ARE SANDY HOOK. WE CHOOSE LOVE" and clutching teddy bears.
There was moment of remembrance that included the ringing of a chime 26 times in memory of the 20 students and six adults who were killed in the shooting.
Coaches and their staffs, and courtside personnel wore green ribbons, the school color at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Additionally, two large paintings of green ribbons with the white letters "SH" were on the court.
NO. 4 DUKE 75, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 60
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chelsea Gray led five players in double figures with 18 points and the Blue Devils remained undefeated with a victory over Southern California in the Women of Troy Classic.
Tricia Liston added 14 points, Elizabeth Williams had 13 and Haley Peters 12 for the Blue Devils (10-0), who went 2-0 on their West Coast visit. They beat Cal State Bakersfield 97-63 Friday night for coach Joanne P. McCallie's 150th victory at the school in their opening game of the four-team event.
Gray had 10 rebounds, although Duke got beat on the boards, 44-36. Liston had four of the team's eight 3-pointers.
Cassie Harberts scored 17 points and Kate Oliver had 15 points and 10 rebounds for USC (3-7), which has lost five in a row.
NO. 15 OKLAHOMA STATE 90, TEXAS-ARLINGTON 54
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brittney Martin earned the first triple-double in Cowgirls history and Toni Young scored 21 points, helping Oklahoma State improve to 9-0 for the third time in school history with a win over Texas-Arlington.
Martin, a freshman, had 10 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists, along with five steals and two blocks.
Liz Donohoe added 19 points, Tiffany Bias had 14 and Lindsey Keller had 13 for the Cowgirls. Oklahoma State's 9-0 start is the school's first since the 1995-96 team won its first 10 games.
Desherra Nwanguma led the Mavericks (2-8) with 15 points and Eboni Watkins had 11.
NO. 16 DAYTON 91, SIENA 53
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Ally Malott led six players in double figures with 19 points and Dayton routed Siena.
Jodie Cornelie and Kelley Austria had 11 points and three assists each, while Olivia Applewhite, Cassie Sant, and Andrea Hoover scored 10 points for the Flyers (12-0).
Clara Sole Anglada led Siena (3-6) with 17 points.
NO. 23 FLORIDA STATE 93, UNC GREENSBORO 63
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Chasity Clayton scored 21 points to lead the Seminoles past the Spartans.
Clayton scored 10 points during a 23-0 run by Florida State after the Spartans had taken an early 9-7 lead.
Lucy Mason scored 17 of her 21 points for the Spartans (3-7) in the second half, making 5 of 7 3-pointers.
Alex Deluzio had 12 points for Florida State (10-1), Natasha Howard and Leonor Rodriguez scored 11 each and Chelsea Davis added 10.
NO. 25 COLORADO 81, UTAH VALLEY 45
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Jen Reese scored a career-high 16 points to lead the Buffaloes over Utah Valley.
The Buffaloes (10-0) finished with three other players in double digits in the 700th victory for the program.
Chucky Jeffery had 12 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. Brittany Wilson had 11 points, and Arielle Roberson had 10 points.
Tina Doughty, who came off the bench, had 11 of her 13 points in the second half for the Wolverines (4-10).
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