Asia Durr scores 34, No. 2 Louisville fends off Va. Tech
BLACKSBURG, VA. >> Asia Durr scored 34 points and No. 2 Louisville overcame a nearcollapse in a 72-63 victory over Virginia Tech on Sunday.
Sam Fuehring added 21 points and 13 rebounds for the Cardinals (23-1, 10-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won their ninth in a row. Fuehring made consecutive driving baskets in the final quarter after the Hokies had closed to within 62-56 with under four minutes to play, allowing Louisville to avoid an upset.
Dara Mabrey scored 17 points to lead the Hokies (15-8,
2-8), but missed a pair of free throws with 3:49 to play that would have pulled Virginia Tech within 62-58.
NO. 3 OREGON 88, NO. 11 STANFORD 48 >> Sabrina Ionescu had
27 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, and Oregon ran its NCAA-best winning streak to 16 games by running away from Stanford to snap a 29game losing streak at Maples Pavilion.
Ionescu scored 17 of her points in the first half and made 12 of 20 shots as the Ducks (23-1, 12-0 Pac-12) ended Stanford’s 22-game home winning streak.
The loss was one of the worst in Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer’s 33 seasons at Stanford.
NO. 4 NOTRE DAME 97, NO. 24 FLORIDA STATE 70 >> Arike Ogunbowale scored 27 points and Jessica Shepard added 26 as Notre Dame got its transition game going again to beat Florida State.
Ogunbowale, who had just 13 points on 4-of-15 shooting in Thursday’s loss at No. 25 Miami, moved closer to becoming the school’s leading scorer. She has 2,301 points. Skylar Diggers-Smith is the all-time leader at 2,357.
Shepard had 26 points on
12-of-22 shooting for Notre Dame (21-3, 9-2 Atlantic Coast Conference).
NO. 6 MISSISSIPPI STATE 91, TENNESSEE 63 >> Teaira McCowan had 24 points and 15 rebounds, Jordan Danberry added 20 points Mississippi State pulled away late to beat Tennessee.
NO. 7 OREGON STATE 82, CALIFORNIA 74>> Destiny Slocum scored 26 points and Oregon State overcame an 11-point deficit to beat California.
Aleah Goodman added 15 points, and Mikayla Pivec had
14 to help Oregon State (20-4,
10-2 Pac-12) win for the 12th time in 14 games.
NO. 10 MARYLAND 62, NO. 20 RUTGERS 48 >> Kaila Charles scored 17 points and Maryland extended its lead in the Big Ten by beating Rutgers.
The Terrapins (22-2, 11-2 Big Ten), who have won seven straight, own a 1½-game lead in the conference over Rutgers
NO. 15 SYRACUSE 96, BOSTON COLLEGE 69 >> Miranda Drummond made 6 of 9 3-pointers and scored 24 points, and Syracuse beat Boston College.
Maeva Djaldi-Tabdi added
16 points in 14 minutes off the bench thanks to 8-of-12 shooting for the Orange (18-5, 7-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), who bounced back from a 25-point loss at No. 2 Louisville.
NO. 16 IOWA 78, OHIO STATE 52 >> Megan Gustafson had 19 of her
29 points in the second half as Iowa pulled away to beat Ohio State.
Kathleen Doyle added 16 points for the Hawkeyes (195, 10-3 Big Ten), who have won three straight and eight of the last nine.
UCLA 100, NO. 17 UTAH 90 >> Kennedy Burke scored 26 points, Michaela Onyenwere added
25 points for the sophomore’s
11th 20-plus game of the season and UCLA beat Utah.
UCLA has won 13 straight games in the series.
NO. 25 MIAMI 65, PITTSBURGH
51 >> Beatrice Mompremier scored 23 points with 13 rebounds and Miami kept Pitt winless in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Mompremier was 9-of-12 shooting in posting her 19th double-double this season for Miami (21-5, 9-2).
Danielle Garven scored 13 points for the Panthers (9-16,
0-11), who made only 2 of 19
Louisville forward Sam Fuering, center, battles Virginia Tech forwards Regan Magarity, left, and Trinity Baptiste, right, in the second half of a game Sunday in Blacksburg, Va.