An­other mile­stone for sixth-ranked Texas A&M

The Washington Post Sunday - - SPORTS -

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).

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