Hart­ley, Moore help the Huskies rout Louisville

The Washington Post Sunday - - COURTSIDE -

Fresh­man Bria Hart­ley scored a ca­reer-high 24 points, andNo. 2 Con­necti­cut won its 71st con­sec­u­tive home game with a 78-55 vic­tory over Louisville.

Hart­ley hit 10 of her 16 shots and had eight points dur­ing a 12-2 sec­ond-half run Satur­day that broke open a close game. She also had eight re­bounds. Maya Moore led the Huskies (16-1, 6-0 Big East) with 26 points.

Shoni Schimmel had 15 points and six as­sists for Louisville (12-7, 3-2), which forced 18 U-Conn. turnovers, but also turned the ball over 18 times.

Con­necti­cut played all but the first 46 sec­onds with­out guard Tif­fany Hayes.

The Huskies’ sec­ond-lead­ing scorer left the game with a con­cus­sion af­ter she col­lided with team­mate Moore while go­ing for a loose ball near mid­court.

The ju­nior, who is av­er­ag­ing al­most 16 points, tried to get up. But she could not get her bal­ance and was helped from the floor.

BAY­LOR 70, OK­LA­HOMA STATE 39: Brit­tney Griner had 18 points with nine re­bounds as the top-ranked Lady Bears won their 13th straight with the home vic­tory.

Odyssey Sims had 15 points on 5-of-6 shoot­ing with three three­p­oint­ers for Bay­lor (16-1, 3-0 Big 12). The loss dropped the Cowgirls to 12-4, 0-3.

TEN­NESSEE 68, VAN­DER­BILT 56: Meighan Sim­mons scored 17 points to lift the No. 5 Lady Vol­un­teers at home.

Ten­nessee (17-2, 5-0) went on an 18-0 run in the first half dur­ing a 9:22 Com­modores scor­ing drought to take a 21-5 lead.

The Com­modores fell to 12-6, 3-2.

WEST VIR­GINIA 70, SYRA­CUSE 61: Mad­ina Ali scored a ca­reer-high 32 points, and the No. 6 Moun­taineers bounced back from their first loss of the sea­son with the vic­tory at home.

West Vir­ginia (17-1, 4-1 Big East) im­proved its school-record home win­ning streak to 29 games and moved to 3-0 against ranked teams this sea­son.

Elashier Hall scored 20 points for Syra­cuse (13-4, 1-3).

TEXAS A&M 85, MIS­SOURI 40: In Columbia, Mo., Danielle Adams had 19 points and six re­bounds to lead theNo. 7 Ag­gies to their ninth straight win.

Tyra White added 16 points for Texas A&M (15-1, 3-0 Big 12).

Rae Shara Brown­had 14 points and six re­bounds for the Tigers (9-8, 1-2).

UCLA 87, ORE­GON 57: Markel Walker led five play­ers in dou­ble fig­ures with 14 points as the 10th-ranked Bru­ins, at home, won their fifth in a row.

Doreena Camp­bell added 13 points, Darxia Mor­ris and Atonye Nyingifa 12 each, and Jas­mine Dixon 11 for UCLA (15-1, 5-0 Pa­cific-10).

Amanda John­son scored 12 points for the Ducks (11-5, 2-3).

NOTRE DAME 82, PITTS­BURGH 50: Sky­lar Dig­gins scored 20 points, and the 12thranked Ir­ish used an early 14-2 run to build a sub­stan­tial lead on the road.

Dev­ereaux Peters added 15 points and 10 re­bounds, andNatalie Novosel scored 15 for the Notre Dame (15-4, 4-1 Big East), which beat Pitts­burgh (9-8, 1-3) for the 20th time in 23 games.

COLORADO 66, IOWA STATE 60: Brit­tany Wil­son scored a ca­reer-high 19 points, and Brit­tany Spears had 18 to lead the host Buf­faloes (10-6, 1-2 Big 12) to an over­time win over the 17th-ranked Cy­clones.

Iowa State (13-4, 2-1) made only 7 of 31 shots in the first half, and missed five of six free throws in over­time.

WIS­CON­SIN-GREEN BAY 60, ILLI­NOIS-CHICAGO 51: Julie Wo­jta scored 23 points, and Kay­laTetschlag had 18 to lead theNo. 23 Phoenix (17-1, 6-0 Hori­zon League) at home.

Shameia Green scored 15 of her 20 points in the sec­ond half for the Flames (7-9, 2-3).

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