Another milestone for sixth-ranked Texas A&M
Scratch another milestone off the list for surging Texas A&M.
Danielle Adams scored 25 points and the sixth-ranked Aggies beat host No. 20 Iowa State, 60-51, onSaturday. Itsnappedthe Cyclones’ 19-gamehomewinning streak and marked the first victory in Ames for the Aggies.
Sydney Carter added 13 points for the Aggies (17-1, 5-0 Big 12), who won their 11th straight.
“ This is just pure history. It feels so great to win here,” Carter said. “ That’s a sign of this team being mentally tough and physically tough.”
Adams finished with 12 rebounds and 14 second-half points as Texas A&M pushed a slim lead to 56-44 with 4 minutes 38 seconds to go.
The Cyclones (13-5, 1-3) got to 56-51 with 1:17 left before the Aggies sealed the game at the free-throw line.
STANFORD 95, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 51: Jeanette Pohlen scored 21 points and dished out a season-high 12 assists as the fourth-ranked Cardinal won at home. It is the 10th straight win for Stanford (16-2, 7-0 Pacific-10) since consecutive losses to DePaul and Tennessee last month.
Freshman Chiney Ogwumike added 14 points and 11 rebounds and Kayla Pedersen scored 11 of her 16 points in the first half as Stanford won its 56th straight home game.
Junior guard Briana Gilbreath scored 17 points for the Trojans (12-6, 4-3). Overall, USC lost their seventh straight to Stanford and 18th of 19 overall in the rivalry.
CONNECTICUT 66, PITTSBURGH 46: Maya Moore had 28 pointsand11reboundsto lead the second-rankedHuskies at home.
Bria Hartley added 13 points for the Huskies (18-1, 7-0 Big East), whowere 2-for-13 on threepointers.
On Saturday, UConn struggled in the first half to a 34-28 advantage. TheHuskies tookcommand in the second half slowly pulling away from Pitt.
Taneisha Harrison scored 16 points and Chelsea Cole added 10 points and 12 rebounds for the Panthers (9-9, 1-4).
WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY 87, WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE 39: KaylaTetschlaghad20points and 10 rebounds to help the 21stranked Phoenix (18-1, 7-0 Horizon) win at home. The Phoenix led by 51. Lindsay Laur led the Panthers (6-12, 3-4) with 10 points. Green Bay held a 29-point halftime team thanks to its stifling fullcourt press.
WEST VIRGINIA 78, SOUTH FLORIDA 52: SarahMiles and Liz Repella scored 16 points apiece as the Mountaineers, ranked No. 9, pulled away at home. Madina Ali added 10 points for the Mountaineers (19-1, 5-1 Big East), who extended their school-record home win streak to 30 games.
Andrea Smith scored 16 points and twin sister Andrell Smith added 12 for the Bulls (9-11, 0-6).
UCLA 65, CALIFORNIA 56: Darxia Morris had a career-high 22 points as the Bruins (16-2, 6-1 Pac-10) held off the host Golden Bears (11-7, 3-4).
The Bruins, ranked No. 8, didn’t put away Cal until Atonye Nyingifa made four free throws in the final 52 seconds. UCLA bounced back from Thursday’s 26-point loss to Stanford.
XAVIER 82, CHARLOTTE 61: The seventh-ranked Musketeers won the rebounding battle, and more, in a roadgamein the Atlantic 10. AmberHarrishad27points and12reboundsandTa’Shia Phillips added 22 points and 13 rebounds forXavier (16-2, 5-0).
“Right before the game, Coach [Kevin McGuff ] said he wanted that rebounding margin,” Phillips said.
The 49ers (15-5, 3-2) entered as the conference leader in rebounding and rebounding differential.
DEPAUL 77, SETON HALL 59: Keisha Hampton and Taylor Pikes each scored 16 points for the Blue Demons at home. DePaul (19-2, 6-0 Big East), ranked No. 13, is off to its best conference start in history. Kandice Green scored 20 points for the Pirates (7-12, 0-6).