Kentucky topples Louisville
Janee Thompson scored 13 points, including a 3-pointer with 8.4 seconds left, to lift No. 9 Kentucky to a 48-47 comeback victory over No. 6 Louisville Sunday.
The freshman guard finished with 13 points and scored the final six for the Wildcats (6-1), who trailed by 14 in the second half before rallying down the stretch behind tough defense that held host Louisville without a field goal for the final 4:54.
After Thompson’s 3pointer, Louisville (8-1) had one final chance, but Bria Smith’s lay-up was blocked by Azia Bishop.
No. 1 Stanford 69, Gonzaga 41: Chiney Ogwumike had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead visiting Stanford.
No. 4 Duke 77, No. 10 California 63: Tricia Liston scored 22 points for host Duke.
No. 6 Penn State 101, Fairleigh Dickinson 44: Maggie Lucas scored 24 points for host Penn State.
No. 8 Georgia 60, Georgia Tech 50: Jasmine Hassell scored 22 points, and Georgia held host Georgia Tech to 30 percent shooting.
No. 12 Oklahoma 68, Marist 55: Aaryn Ellenberg scored 18 points and Whitney Hand grabbed 13 rebounds to lead host Oklahoma.
No. 14 Purdue 87, Central Michigan 71: Sam Ostarello had 23 points and nine rebounds to lead host Purdue.
No. 16 Tennessee 102, No. 22 North Carolina 57: Meighan Simmons scored a career-high 33 points and exceeded the 1,000 mark for her career for host Tennessee.
No. 19 UCLA 86, Loyola Marymount 66: Markel Walker had 17 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to lead five players in double figures for host UCLA.
No. 20 Kansas 65, Minnesota 53: Carolyn Davis scored 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting, helping host Kansas rally in the second half.
No. 25 West Virginia 54, Virginia 47: Christal Caldwell scored 17 of her 19 points in the second half to rally visiting West Virginia.
No. 23 Dayton 65, Arizona State 59: Ally Malott scored 20 points and visiting Dayton rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit.
Kentucky’s A’dia Mathies attempts a shot over the defense of Louisville’s Bria Smith during the first half.