Wednesday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Games played Dec. 18, 2013
Thursday, December 19, 2013
WACO, Texas (AP) — Odyssey Sims scored 39 points, including six the final minute, and No. 9 Baylor held off Mississippi 87-80 on Wednesday night to extend its home winning streak to 66 games.
Despite a tough shooting night (11 of 32), the nation's top scorer made baskets when Baylor (9-1) needed them. Her floater with 36 seconds left made it 83-79, and she added four free throws after that.
Nina Davis had 18 points and 15 rebounds for the Lady Bears. Sune Agburke also had 15 rebounds, and Niya Johnson scored 10 points.
Tia Faleru had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Rebels (8-5) before fouling out. Ole Miss had its seven-game winning streak snapped.
NO. 14 NORTH CAROLINA 74, NO. 10 SOUTH CAROLINA 66
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Freshman Stephanie Mavunga had 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead North Carolin past South Carolina, ending the Gamecocks perfect start.
Diamond DeShields, the daughter of former major leaguer Delino Deshields, added 17 points, and Xylina McDaniel, the daughter of former NBA player Xavier McDaniel, had 14 for the Tar Heels (10-2).
Aleighsa Welch led the Gamecocks (9-1) with a career-high 23 points.
NO. 18 PURDUE 49, GREEN BAY 45
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — KK Houser hit three of four free throws in the final 11 seconds and scored 17 points to help Purdue beat Green Bay despite 35-percent shooting.
April Wilson added 12 points for Purdue (8-2). Tesha Buck and Megan Lukan had 10 points each for Green Bay (6-4).
NO. 20 OKLAHOMA 79, FAIRFIELD 51
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Aaryn Ellenberg scored 23 points and Oklahoma beat Fairfield in a game delayed 45 minutes because the Sooners (8-3) were stuck in traffic coming up from New York City.
Alexys Vazquez led the Stags (5-4) with 17 points.
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