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  • No. 1 South Carolina women cruise past Alabama 85-54

    South Carolina coach Dawn Staley hasn't looked ahead all season and won't start now, no matter how close her top-ranked Gamecocks are to their matchup with No. 2 Connecticut. A'ja Wilson scored 17 points, Alaina Coates had 14 points and 10 rebounds and No. 1 South Carolina routed Alabama for the…

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  • No. 5 Maryland wins 12th straight, 91-65 over Michigan

    Laurin Mincy and the Maryland Terrapins are adjusting just fine to their new conference. Mincy scored 24 points, and No. 5 Maryland rolled to its 12th consecutive victory, remaining unbeaten in Big Ten play with a 91-65 win over Michigan on Thursday night. The Terps scored the first 11 points and…

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  • Georgia loses top scorer Barbee to season-ending injury

    Shacobia Barbee, No. 21 Georgia's leading scorer, will miss the remainder of the season after having surgery to repair a broken bone in her lower right leg. Barbee suffered the injury in Sunday's 59-51 loss at No. 5 Tennessee.

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  • No. 8 Louisville women beat No. 23 Syracuse 78-58

    In leading Louisville to two national title games in eight years, coach Jeff Walz has shown he's not wedded to any particular system and will use whatever scheme the situation calls for to crack an opponent. He earned his 200th win behind a balanced offense built on finding the open teammate as the…

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  • No. 6 Lady Vols seeking rare road victory over top-10 foe

    The Tennessee Lady Vols are seeking a rare road win over an elite team, looking to end a seven-year skid. Tennessee hasn't beaten a top-10 team in a true road game since winning 67-64 at No. 9 Duke on Jan. 28, 2008. The Lady Vols have lost 13 straight true road games against top-10 foes since, a…

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  • No. 20 Iowa women break record for 3s, beat Northwestern

    Melissa Dixon scored 29 points, including 9 of 10 3-pointers, as No. 20 Iowa set a Big 10 record with 19 3-pointers in a 102-99 win over Northwestern on Thursday. Ally Disterhoft, who finished with 22 points, gave Iowa a 100-94 lead with a pair of free throws with 23 seconds left. Ashley Deary, who…

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