Friday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Games played Dec. 6, 2013
Friday, December 6, 2013
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jennifer O'Neill scored a career-high 43 points, including the go-ahead basket in the fourth overtime, and No. 5 Kentucky beat No. 9 Baylor 133-130 on Friday night in the highest-scoring Division I women's game in history.
The Wildcats (9-0) beat a top 10 team for the second time in five days in front of a crowd heavy with Kentucky blue at the 80,000-seat home of the Dallas Cowboys and site of the men's Final Four this season.
The Bears (7-1) played the last three overtimes without star guard Odyssey Sims, who had a career-high 47 points when she fouled out with 1:23 left in the first overtime.
The previous high for a Division I women's game was 252 points in SMU's 127-125 win over TCU, also in four overtimes, on Jan. 25, 1997.
Sims was the first of seven Baylor players to foul out. Among the others was Nina Davis, who had 20 points and 11 rebounds.
The Wildcats were 49 of 66 on free throws, and Baylor was 33 of 46 from the line in just its third loss since the 2011 NCAA tournament. The Lady Bears have 81 wins in that span.
No. 24 GONZAGA 96, PORTLAND ST. 47
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Keani Albanez scored 17 points and Haiden Palmer had 16 for Gonzaga.
Gonzaga (6-1) scored the game's first 19 points and was up 40-8 with less than 6 minutes left in the first half. The Bulldogs led 53-13 at halftime.
Angela Misa led Portland State with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Gonzaga held Portland State's leading scorer, Kate Lanz, to two points. The Vikings (2-4) shot 32.8 percent from the field, committed 26 turnovers and were outrebounded 56-33.
Jazmine Redmon scored 13 points, Lindsay Sherbert had 11 and Sonja Greinacher added 10 for Gonzaga, which won its fourth straight since losing to then-No. 11 Oklahoma on Nov. 14.
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