No. 1 Oregon romps
Ducks open season with easy win over Northeastern.
EUGENE, Ore. — Ruthy Hebard had 21 points and 12 rebounds and No. 1 Oregon easily beat Northeastern, 89-47, on Monday.
All-america guard Sabrina Ionescu added 12 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the Ducks, who led by as many as 38 points.
Ionescu’s 3-pointer with just over five minutes left in the game stretched Oregon’s lead to 78-45. She went to the bench for good with just under three minutes to go.
Forward Lydia Giomi added a career-high 18 points and nine rebounds for Oregon.
(10) Mississippi State 80 Ut-martin 44
At Starkville, Miss., Jessika Carter scored a careerhigh 19 points and Mississippi State had two other players in double figures on the way to a victory over UT Martin.
Along with Carter in double figures was freshman Aliyah Matharu, who had her second double-digit scoring contest in as many games with 15 points. She hit three 3-pointers and had no turnovers.
Chloe Bibby added 12 points and seven rebounds.
The Bulldogs (2-0) held the Skyhawks scoreless through the first 6:30 of the game and were up, 41-20, at halftime. The Skyhawks had another long drought in the fourth quarter failing to score over the first five minutes.
Leading the way for UT Martin (0-2) was Zaire Hicks who finished with 12 points and Damiah Griffin who had 10 points.
Tennessee 74 (15) Notre Dame 63
At South Bend, Ind., Rennia Davis had a career-high 33 points and 10 rebounds to lead Tennessee past Notre Dame.
Davis became the first
Lady Vol since Candace Parker with 30 points and 10 rebounds against a ranked opponent. Davis was 12 of 20 from the field, with five 3-pointers, to help Tennessee hand Notre Dame its fourth home loss in the past 115 contests. Uconn has the other three wins at Notre Dame.
Jordan Horston added 12 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals for Tennessee (3-0). Jazmine Massengill added five points, 13 rebounds and nine assists.
Tennessee announced before the game that guard Zaay Green suffered a torn ACL in her right knee at a practice Saturday and will be out indefinitely.
Destinee Walker led Notre Dame (2-1) with 18 points.
(18) Depaul 81, Drexel 57
At Chicago, Chante Stonewall scored 19 points, Sonya Morris had 17 and Lexi Held added 15 to help Depaul beat Drexel.
Morris scored 11 points in the first quarter and had 15 at the break as Depaul (2-0) led by 10 points. The Blue Demons, the defending Big East champion, scored 10 straight to open the third quarter and cruised in the fourth, outscoring Drexel, 19-9.
Bailey Greenberg paced Drexel (2-1) with 17 points.
(23) Arkansas 101
At Fayetteville, Ark., Chelsea Dungee scored 19 points and Taylah Thomas scored 11 with 11 rebounds and Arkansas drubbed Mcneese.
Makayla Daniels and Erynn Barnum each scored 11 for the Razorbacks (2-0).
Callie Maddox led Mcneese (1-2) with 15 points.
Mount St. Mary’s 94 Frostburg State 40
At Emmitsburg. Md., Mount St. Mary’s had its largest margin of victory since January 1986.
Lakeland graduate and redshirt junior Kayla Agentowicz had six points, one rebound and one assist in 21 minutes for the Mountaineers.