Sunday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Games played Dec. 8, 2013
Sunday, December 8, 2013
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Tricia Liston scored a season-high 23 points and No. 2 Duke gave coach Joanne P. McCallie her 500th career victory, beating No. 17 Oklahoma 94-85 on Sunday.
Alexis Jones added 20 points and six assists, and Haley Peters scored 18 points for Duke, which is 10-0 for the third time in the last four seasons and the seventh time in the program's history.
The Blue Devils, who are unbeaten in three games this season against ranked foes, will face No. 1 Connecticut and No. 5 Kentucky before the end of the month.
McCallie, who previously coached at Maine and Michigan State, became the 30th active NCAA Division I coach to reach the 500-win mark. The win was her 175th in seven seasons at Duke.
Aaryn Ellenberg scored a season-high 28 points, and Morgan Hook added a season-high 24 points for Oklahoma (6-3), which lost to a top-five team for the second time this season. The Sooners fell in overtime to No. 5 Louisville on Nov. 17.
NO. 3 TENNESSEE 75, TEXAS 61
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Isabelle Harrison had 18 points and eight rebounds and Tennessee needed another second-half run to beat Texas.
Although the Lady Vols (8-0) never trailed, they only led 28-27 at intermission. Tennessee has been tied or behind at halftime in three games this season, yet won them all by at least nine points.
Ariel Massengale had 15 points and seven assists for Tennessee.
Nneka Enemkpali led Texas (6-3) with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
NO. 10 PENN STATE 77, GEORGETOWN 68
WASHINGTON (AP) — Maggie Lucas scored 30 points and topped 2,000 for her career to help Penn State beat Georgetown.
Lucas finished the game with 2,008 career points to pass Tanisha Wright for fifth place on the school's scoring list. Penn State (6-2) rebounded from a loss Wednesday night to No. 5 Notre Dame.
Katie McCormick led the Hoyas (5-3) with 17 points.
NO. 12 SOUTH CAROLINA 76, CHARLOTTE 61
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Elem Ibiam scored 19 points and Aleighsa Welch added 18 to lead No. 12 South Carolina to its ninth straight victory to open the season.
The Gamecocks scored 25 points from the free-throw line.
Ny Hammonds scored 14 points for Charlotte (4-5).
NO. 15 NEBRASKA 95, UTAH STATE 75
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Hooper had 33 points and 14 rebounds to lead Nebraska past Utah State.
Hooper was 11 of 16 field. Emily Cady added with 16 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists for the Cornhuskers (7-2). Makenlee Williams led Utah State (5-3) with 21 points.
NO. 16 PURDUE 91, IPFW 70
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Courtney Moses scored 26 points for Purdue against Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne.
KK Houser added 15 points, Whitney Bays had 13 for the Boilermakers (6-2).
Amanda Hyde led IPFW (4-6) with 17 points, six rebounds and six assists.
NO. 20 IOWA STATE 79, CAL STATE FULLERTON 52
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Hallie Christofferson scored 33 points to help Iowa State rout Cal State Fullerton.
Christofferson was 11 of 16 from the field, 10 of 10 from the free-throw line and had eight rebounds. Nicole Blaskowsky added 16 points for Iowa State (8-0).
Hailey King had 13 points for Fullerton (1-7).
NO. 24 GONZAGA 59, OHIO STATE 58
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sonja Greinacher had 18 points and 14 rebounds for Gonzaga.
Shaniqua Nilles gave the Bulldogs the lead with 21 seconds left, but Ohio State countered on Ameryst Alston's basket. Nilles scores the winner with 7 seconds left.
Haiden Palmer added 13 points for Gonzaga (6-1). Alston led Ohio State (6-4) with 18 points.
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