Asia Durr scores 34, No. 2 Louisville fends off Va. Tech

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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

(17-6, 9-3).

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.


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

3-point at­tempts.


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.

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