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  • Mind the gap: Auriemma doesn't expect dominance to last

    UConn coach Geno Auriemma doesn't believe his program will dominate women's college basketball forever - maybe just through April. No. 2 South Carolina this week became the seventh ranked team this season to fall to the three-time national champions, who used the 12-point road win to extend the…

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  • Shaq, Iverson finalists, Yao could join them in Hall of Fame

    Shaquille O'Neal was just 9 years old when his stepfather began teaching him basketball with a plan to dominate like Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. O'Neal was chosen Friday as a finalist for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, joining Allen Iverson…

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  • No. 4 Baylor takes over in 2nd half, beats Texas Tech 66-36

    Baylor had something to prove after giving up 37 points in the fourth quarter to TCU earlier this week. Nina Davis had 21 points and 12 rebounds for her third double-double of the season to lead the fourth-ranked Lady Bears to a 66-36 win over Texas Tech on Saturday. ''Going into the fourth quarter…

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  • Williams leads No. 22 South Florida women past Cincinnati

    CINCINNATI (AP) -- Courtney Williams scored 17 of her 22 points in the first half and No. 22 South Florida rolled to a 78-51 win over Cincinnati on Friday night.

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  • No. 14 UCLA women pull away from Washington State 73-61

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Monique Billings scored half of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and No. 14 UCLA pulled away from Washington State for a 73-61 victory on Friday night.

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  • Weisner leads No. 8 Oregon State women past Colorado, 73-50

    Oregon State coach Scott Rueck praised his team's passing, spacing and overall flow on offensive. ''I thought the ball control and the way we moved the ball tonight really was historic for us,'' Rueck said after the eighth-ranked Beavers beat Colorado 73-50 Friday night for their 11th straight…

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  • Hempen leads No. 9 Arizona State women past California

    Elisha Davis never hesitates in getting the ball to Katie Hempen. The Arizona State point guard knows a good thing when she sees it. Hempen scored 14 of her 17 points in the second half in helping the ninth-ranked Sun Devils hold off California 64-49 Friday night.

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