No. 1 Notre Dame dom­i­nates from out­set

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Ma­rina Mabrey scored 18 points and No. 1 Notre Dame dom­i­nated from start to fin­ish in a 78-48 vic­tory over Wake For­est on Sun­day.

Jes­sica Shep­ard had 16 points while Bri­anna Turner had 14 points and 12 re­bounds for the Fight­ing Ir­ish (16-1, 4-0 At­lantic Coast Con­fer­ence), who got a rare off-day from lead­ing scorer Arike Ogun­bowale. Ogun­bowale, who had 30 points Thurs­day in Notre Dame’s 82-68 win over No. 2 Louisville, saw her 37-game dou­ble-digit scor­ing streak end. She scored just four points on 1-of-11 shoot­ing from the field.

But room­mate Mabrey hit 7 of 11 shots, in­clud­ing 4 of 7 3-point­ers, and had seven re­bounds and four as­sists. Shep­ard fin­ished with six re­bounds, five as­sists and four steals.

Christina Morra scored 13 points and Ivana Raca had 12 for the De­mon Dea­cons (9-7, 0-3).

No. 2 Louisville 61, Ge­or­gia Tech 44

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Asia Durr scored 21 points and Louisville bounced back nicely from its first loss of the sea­son, top­ping Ge­or­gia Tech.

The Car­di­nals (15-1, 3-1 ACC) shot 38 per­cent from the field in Thurs­day’s 82-68 loss at top-ranked Notre Dame. But they put to­gether a fast start against Ge­or­gia Tech and then used their de­fense to put away the Yel­low Jack­ets (12-5, 2-2) after they made a charge in the third quar­ter.

No. 3 Uconn 63, South Flor­ida 46

STORRS, Conn. — Katie Lou Sa­muel­son scored 19 points to reach the 2,000-point mile­stone and Uconn over­came a slug­gish start to beat South Flor­ida.

Me­gan Walker added 14 points and Napheesa Col­lier had 12 for the Huskies (14-1, 3-0 Amer­i­can), who have never suf­fered a con­fer­ence loss in the AAC.

Sa­muel­son is the 10th Uconn player to reach 2,000 points.

No. 5 Ore­gon 72, UCLA 52

LOS AN­GE­LES — Ruthy He­bard had 19 points and a ca­reer-high 18 re­bounds, Sa­tou Sa­bally added 19 points and No. 5 Ore­gon routed UCLA for its eighth straight vic­tory.

No. 6 Stan­ford 78, Ari­zona 48

TUC­SON, Ariz. — Alanna Smith scored 20 points, Dijonai Car­ring­ton added 19 and Stan­ford rolled past Ari­zona to com­plete a two-game Pac12 road sweep in the desert.

Smith made four of six 3-point­ers and grabbed 14 re­bounds for the Car­di­nal, who turned the game into a rout with a 27-0 run at the end of the first half and the start of the sec­ond.

Ari­zona’s Aari Mcdon­ald, who en­tered the game as the na­tion’s lead­ing scorer at 26 points per game, scored 17 but was just 6 of 22 from the field and 0 for 6 from 3-point range.

No. 8 N.C. State 66, Vir­ginia 38

CHAR­LOTTESVILLE, Va. — Erika Cas­sell had 15 points and 10 re­bounds, and North Carolina State re­mained the only un­beaten Divi­sion I women’s team with a vic­tory over Vir­ginia.

Kiara Les­lie added 12 points and 10 re­bounds for the Wolf­pack (17-0, 4-0 At­lantic Coast Con­fer­ence). Kai Crutch­field and Elissa Cu­nane each scored 11.

No. 10 Ore­gon State 76, USC 52

LOS AN­GE­LES — Mikay- la Pivec scored 19 of her 21 points in the sec­ond half and Ore­gon State routed USC.

Mad­die Wash­ing­ton added 19 points and Aleah Good­man had 17.

No. 12 Syra­cuse 90, North Carolina 77

SYRA­CUSE, N.Y. — Ju­nior guard Tiana Man­gakahia scored 34 points and had 10 re­bounds and 10 as­sists for her first triple-dou­ble and Syra­cuse de­feated North Carolina.

Man­gakahia was 11-of-20 shoot­ing, in­clud­ing 4 of 6 from the arc, and made 8 of 9 free throws for the Or­ange (14-2, 3-0 ACC), who won their eighth straight and im­proved to 6-0 at home.

Ge­or­gia 66, No. 13 Ten­nessee 62

ATHENS, Ga. — Caliya Robin­son had 16 points, six re­bounds, five as­sists and two of her six blocks in a crit­i­cal last-minute pos­ses­sion and Ge­or­gia de­feated Ten­nessee, giv­ing the Lady Vols a three-game los­ing streak for the first time in 33 years.

Ten­nessee, which had never lost three-straight South­east­ern Con­fer­ence games, lost to Mis­souri, Ken­tucky and Ge­or­gia by a to­tal of eight points. The first two games were at home, the first time they lost con­sec­u­tive home games since De­cem­ber 1996.

No. 15 Mar­quette 72, Ge­orge­town 62

WASH­ING­TON — Natisha Hiede­man scored 20 points with 10 re­bounds, Erika Daven­port also had a dou­ble-dou­ble and Mar­quette held off Ge­orge­town.

Mis­sis­sippi 55, No. 16 Ken­tucky 49

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Crys­tal Allen scored 16 of her 28 points in the fourth quar­ter, La’karis Sal­ter had a dou­ble­dou­ble and Mis­sis­sippi upset short-handed, cold-shoot­ing Ken­tucky.

No. 21 South Carolina 76, LSU 53

BA­TON ROUGE, La. — Te’a Cooper scored 14 points, Alexis Jen­nings had 10 points and seven re­bounds and No. 21 South Carolina beat LSU for its eighth straight vic­tory.

Clem­son 57, No. 22 Flor­ida State 45

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Kobi Thorn­ton scored 19 points with 10 re­bounds and Clem­son ended an 18-game los­ing streak against Flor­ida State.

No. 25 In­di­ana 75, Wis­con­sin 68

MADI­SON, Wis. — Jae­lynn Penn scored 15 of her 21 points in the first half, Ali Pat­berg had 15 points, six re­bounds and nine as­sists and In­di­ana beat Wis­con­sin.

ROBERT FRANKLIN / AS­SO­CI­ATED PRESS

Wake For­est’s Ivana Raca, right, tries to drib­ble by Notre Dame’s Ma­rina Mabrey dur­ing Sun­day’s game.

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