Thursday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Games played Nov. 29, 2012
Friday, November 30, 2012
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Morgan Stroman scored 15 points, leading Miami to a 69-65 victory over No. 6 Penn State on Thursday night.
Suriya McGuire's layup with 14 seconds remaining broke a 65-all tie. Alex Bentley had a chance to tie it but her jumper with 5 seconds left bounced off the rim. Miami's Michelle Woods grabbed the rebound and was fouled.
Woods made both free throws with 2 seconds remaining to secure the win for Miami (5-1).
Stefanie Yderstrom finished with 13 points and Woods scored 11 for the Hurricanes.
Maggie Lucas led the Lions (5-1) with a game-high 20 points.
Woods' 3-point play with 35 seconds left gave the Hurricanes a 63-60 lead. The Lions Lucas hit a 3 to tie it with 23 seconds remaining.
NO. 5 NOTRE DAME 72, CENTRAL MICHIGAN 63
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Skylar Diggins scored 17 of her 25 points in the first half, and No. 5 Notre Dame pulled away late.
Ariel Braker added 10 points and eight rebounds to help the Fighting Irish (5-0) close November undefeated for the first time since the 2009-10 season.
Jessica Green scored 19 points for Central Michigan (2-3).
In the program's first home game against a top-5 team, the Chippewas played like they belonged. The teams exchanged leads nine times in the first half before Notre Dame took a 40-39 lead at the break.
Notre Dame opened the second half on a 7-0 run but Central Michigan pulled within one with under 12 minutes to play. The Fighting Irish didn't truly pull away until Diggins hit a free throw for a 70-60 lead with 45 seconds to play.
NO. 12 OKLAHOMA 96, NORTHWESTERN STATE 35
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Aaryn Ellenberg scored 22 points and No. 12 Oklahoma State, playing without guard Maddie Manning, dominated Northwestern State.
Ellenberg was 5 of 7 from 3-point range and had five rebounds and six steals.
Nicole Kornet, replacing Manning in the starting lineup, scored a career-high 19 points. Nicole Griffin 12 and Morgan Hook added 10. Joanna McFarland came off the bench and pulled down 10 rebounds. All nine Sooners scored.
Oklahoma (6-1) was up 10 before the Demons were able to hit their first basket, a 3-pointer by Janelle Perez. At halftime, the Sooners were up 45-19.
Tiandra Williams led the Demons with 10 points. Jasmine Bradley had six rebounds for the Demons (4-3), who shot just 26 percent from the field for the game.
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