Sunday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Monday, February 13, 2012
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brooke Hampton made two free throws with 4.6 seconds remaining and West Virginia beat No. 2 Notre Dame 65-63 on Sunday, snapping Irish's 21-game winning streak.
Asya Bussie had 22 points, including a turnaround jumper with 39 seconds to go that tied the game at 63, for West Virginia (18-6, 8-3 Big East).
Skyler Diggins had 32 points for Notre Dame (24-2, 11-1), who came into the game leading the nation at 83.2 points per game.
Diggins missed a contested layup that could have tied the score with less than 10 seconds to play. She fouled Hampton at midcourt as she went for a steal with 4.6 seconds to go.
Hampton then made the free throws that gave her four points for the game — all from the line.
Natalie Novosel of Notre Dame missed a 15-foot jumper at the buzzer.
Ayna Dunning added 11 points for the Mountaineers, who finished with a 41-33 rebound advantage.
Novosel scored 16 points for Notre Dame and Devereaux Peters grabbed 17 rebounds.
NO. 4 STANFORD 82, UCLA 59
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 25 points and eight rebounds to lead Stanford.
Chiney Ogwumike added 19 points for the Cardinal (22-1, 13-0 Pac-12), who won their 19th straight since losing at Connecticut on Nov. 21. Toni Kokenis scored 12 points.
Markel Walker had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Bruins (12-12, 7-6), who lost their second straight following a four-game winning streak. Thea Lemberger added 13 points.
Stanford extended its school-record home winning streak to 76 games overall and 70 against conference opponents, including tournament games.
NO. 5 DUKE 67, FLORIDA ST. 57
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Haley Peters scored 18 points to lead Duke's balanced scoring.
Elizabeth Williams added 13 points and Shay Selby had 11 for Duke (21-3, 12-0), which is bearing down on a third consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference title. Selby sparked a 12-2 run late in the first half that wiped out Florida State's 19-16 lead.
The Blue Devils led 32-25 at halftime and built their largest lead at 19 points on twice in the second half. They were 5 of 8 on 3-pointers while Florida State was just 2 of 9 from behind the arc.
Duke's only losses this season have been to UConn, Kentucky and Notre Dame — all ranked in the Top 10.
Alexa Deluzio scored 18 points and Natasha Howard had 14 for Florida State (13-13, 5-7).
NO. 6 MIAMI 76, NO. 8 MARYLAND 74
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Stefanie Yderstrom scored a career-high 26 points and Shenise Johnson added 20 for Miami.
The Hurricanes (22-3, 11-1) have won 11 straight games and remained a game behind Duke for the Atlantic Coast Conference lead.
Trailing 66-60 with 6 minutes left, Miami rallied behind Johnson. Her jumper from the corner with 2:07 left gave the Hurricanes their first lead since early in the first half.
Anjale Barrett's layup with 54 seconds to go put Maryland (21-4, 8-4) ahead 72-71. But the Hurricanes took the lead for good on Sylvia Bullock's jumper 15 seconds later.
Tianna Hawkins scored 18 points and Lynetta Kizer added 16 for Maryland.
NO. 10 OHIO ST. 80, NO. 16 PURDUE 71
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Samantha Prahalis scored 26 points, including a 3-pointer with 41 seconds left that was part of Ohio State's game-closing 7-0 run.
Amber Stokes added 14 points, Ashley Adams had 13 and Tayler Hill 12 for the Buckeyes (22-3, 9-3 Big Ten), who find themselves tied with Purdue, Penn State and Nebraska — all with three conference losses.
Brittany Rayburn had 22 points and Sam Ostarello added 12 for the Boilermakers (19-6, 9-3).
NO 12 DELAWARE 94, GEORGIA ST. 56
ATLANTA (AP) — Elena Delle Donne, the leading scorer in NCAA Division I, had 31 points in 25 minutes in Delaware's 12th consecutive victory.
Lauren Carra added 19 points for Delaware (21-1, 12-0 Colonial Athletic Conference), going 3 of 6 from behind the 3-point arc. Danielle Parker had 11 points, eight rebounds, six assists and six steals for the Hens, while Trumae Lucas had nine assists. Delaware shot 55 percent.
Delle Donne, averaging 28 points, was 10 of 16 from the field, hitting both of her 3-point attempts, and 9 of 10 from the free throw line. She had eight rebounds.
Kayla Nolan had nine points for Georgia State (7-17, 1-12), which committed 24 turnovers.
ST. JOHN'S 61, No. 17 RUTGERS 52
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Nadirah McKenith had 18 points, Da'Shena Stevens scored 16 and Shenneika Smith had 11 for St. John's, which won its fourth straight.
The Red Storm (17-8, 9-3 Big East) led 32-19 at halftime and Rutgers got as close as four points with 47 seconds to play.
Khadijah Rushdan had 17 points for Rutgers (17-7, 6-5), which missed 21 of its first 25 shots and lost its fourth consecutive game.
NO. 18 PENN ST. 77, NORTHWESTERN 63
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Alex Bentley scored 18 points to lead four players in double figures for Penn State.
Zhaque Gray scored 17 points, Maggie Lucas had 11 and Nikki Greene added 10 for the Lady Lions (20-5, 11-2 Big Ten), who won their fourth straight.
Morgan Jones scored 20 points and Kendall Hackney added 15 for the Wildcats (13-12, 3-9), who have lost three straight and six of seven.
NO. 21 GEORGIA 76, VANDERBILT 63
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Anne Marie Armstrong scored a career-high 23 points for Georgia.
Jasmine Hassell had 18 points and 11 rebounds, while Jasmine James added 17 points for Georgia (19-6, 8-4 Southeastern Conference).
Christina Foggie had 22 points for Vanderbilt (19-6, 7-5), which had its five-game winning streak come to an end.
NO. 22 GEORGIA TECH 56, NO. 22 NORTH CAROLINA 54
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Sasha Goodlett had 13 points to lead Georgia Tech.
Metra Walthour added 11 points and Tyaunna Marshall had 10 for the Yellow Jackets (18-7, 8-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), who earned their first win against a ranked team in eight tries this season.
Laura Broomfield had 15 points and 11 rebounds for North Carolina (17-8, 7-5), which has lost three straight — all to ranked teams.
It was the first game between teams with the same ranking in women's basketball since Jan. 14, 2003, when No. 14 Mississippi State beat No. 14 Vanderbilt 78-75. STATS LLC does not have a record of a men's game matching same-ranked teams.
NO. 24 SOUTH CAROLINA 62, FLORIDA 58
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Markeshia Grant hit five 3-pointers and scored 20 points for South Carolina.
The Gamecocks (19-6, 8-4 Southeastern Conference) led 45-35 but Florida tied the game at 54 on Deanna Allen's jumper with 6:32 to go. Grant hit her fifth 3-pointer to break the tie and put South Carolina ahead for good.
Jennifer George led the Gators (16-9, 6-6) with 17 points.