Tuesday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Games played Nov. 26, 2013
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Natalie Achonwa scored 17 points and Kayla McBride had 16 to help No. 5 Notre Dame beat No. 25 DePaul 92-76 on Tuesday night for its second victory over a ranked opponent this season.
Taya Reimer had 15 points and 14 rebounds off the bench for the Fighting Irish (5-0), who won their 28th consecutive regular-season game and 15th straight at home.
DePaul (3-1) was led by 18 points from reserve Megan Rogowski in the Blue Demons' first game in eight days.
Notre Dame outrebounded DePaul 58-33 and held the Blue Demons to 30 percent shooting in a dominant second half.
No. 6 STANFORD 86, No. 16 PURDUE 69
PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike scored 17 of her 22 points in the second half to lead Stanford over Purdue and earn Cardinal coach Tara VanDerveer her 899th career victory.
With her next win, the Hall of Famer will become the fifth women's basketball coach to reach the 900-win milestone, joining Pat Summitt, Sylvia Hatchell, C. Vivian Stringer and Jody Conradt.
VanDerveer will get her first opportunity Wednesday when the Cardinal (5-1) face Florida Gulf Coast.
Ogwumike got in early foul trouble, playing only 9 minutes in the first half. Stanford led just 40-35 at the break before the senior All-American got going. She made nine of her 11 shots from the field as the Cardinal shot 62 percent for the game.
KK Houser scored 20 points to lead Purdue (4-1).
No. 19 OKLAHOMA STATE 103, UMASS-LOWELL 52
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Sophomore Brittney Martin scored a career-high 31 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Oklahoma State rolled to a win over UMass-Lowell.
Martin hit 15 of 18 shots as the Cowgirls (6-0) shot 53 percent while limiting the River Hawks (0-5) to 24 percent.
Kendra Suttles had 15 points and eight rebounds, and Liz Donohoe scored 14 with 10 rebounds to reach 1,000 career points. Tiffany Bias had 11 points and 12 assists for the Cowgirls, who had 33 assists on 43 baskets.
Jasmine Mcroy and Shannon Samuels had 14 points each for Lowell.
No. 21 MICHIGAN STATE 74, TEMPLE 70
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tori Jankoska had 19 points and 11 rebounds to help Michigan State hold off Temple.
Feyonda Fitzgerald scored 13 first-half points as the Owls (3-1) powered to a 32-28 advantage at the break. The lead got as high as seven before Michigan State (5-1) came back.
The teams traded baskets most of the second half and Tyonna Williams cut Temple's deficit to 67-66 with a pair of late free throws. Jankoska answered with a jumper and Temple never got any closer as MSU closed out the game at the line.
Annalise Pickrel added 18 points for Michigan State and Becca Mills had 13 points to go with nine rebounds.
Fitzgerald paced Temple with 24 points, and Williams added 14.
No. 22 GEORGIA 74, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE 58
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tiaria Griffin had 16 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, falling just short of a triple-double as Georgia beat South Carolina State.
Georgia (6-0) shot 49.1 percent from the field, with Erika Ford finishing with a career-high 23 points on 9-of-10 shooting. Khaalidah Miller added 11 points and six assists.
Georgia went on a 17-0 run sparked by two 3-pointers from Ford to break the game open and coast to a 42-25 advantage at halftime.
Kourtney Williams had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead South Carolina State (1-3), which trailed by as many as 21.
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