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  • Mild-mannered UConn point guard creates alter ego for court

    Mild-mannered point guard Moriah Jefferson turns into someone else on the court when she needs to turn it on for UConn in its quest for a fourth straight national title. Robin Jefferson says her daughter has never liked to be the center of attention, so when she was a young player, she invented…

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  • No. 6 Texas beats Iowa State 65-49

    Texas needed 10 minutes of torrid shooting - and the best game of Ariel Atkins' life - to notch yet another win on the road. Atkins notched career highs with 22 points and 11 rebounds and sixth-ranked Texas beat Iowa State 65-49 Saturday to improve to 9-0 on the road. Empress Davenport added 13 for…

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  • Nurse scores 20 as UConn routs East Carolina 92-46

    UConn doesn't overlook anybody. Kia Nurse scored a season-high 20 points as the top-ranked Huskies routed East Carolina 92-46 on Saturday in their final tuneup before a showdown with No. 2 South Carolina. Breanna Stewart added 17 points and 10 rebounds for UConn (22-0, 12-0 American Athletic),…

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  • Hempen leads No. 8 Arizona State over No. 14 UCLA 65-61

    When No. 8 Arizona State's 15-game winning streak came to a crashing halt, nobody felt worse than Katie Hempen. Extra time in the gym and constant encouragement from her teammates helped Hempen get her stroke back, just in time to set a record and lead the Sun Devils to a bounce-back win Friday…

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  • Pierre-Louis sparks No. 20 Oklahoma women past TCU 77-64

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Vionise Pierre-Louis had 11 of her 14 points in the fourth quarter and No. 20 Oklahoma pulled away from TCU for a 77-64 win on Saturday.

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  • No. 2 South Carolina vs. No. 1 UConn Gamecocks 1st sellout

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- No. 2 South Carolina will have a packed house when the Gamecocks host No. 1 Connecticut on Monday night, the program's first sellout at 18,000-seat Colonial Life Arena.

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  • No. 5 Maryland beats No. 17 Michigan State 85-76

    Shatori Walker-Kimbrough put her name in the Maryland record book with a prolific shooting performance that rendered No. 17 Michigan State defenseless. Walker-Kimbrough scored 30 points, Brionna Jones had 17 points and 17 rebounds, and the fifth-ranked Terrapins topped the Spartans 85-76 Friday…

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