• 63°

College women’s hoops: Duke romps

Associated Press
Womenís hoops roundup …
DURHAM ó Chelsea Gray had a triple-double with 14 points, a school-record 13 assists and 11 rebounds in No. 7 Dukeís rout of Pittsburgh.
Tricia Liston scored 19 points and Chloe Wells added 14 for the Blue Devils (6-1). They never trailed, shot 50 percent and used a pair of early runs to effectively end this one at halftime and win their 28th straight game at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Gray added six steals during the fourth triple-double in school history and first since Jasmine Thomas two years ago against Marquette.
No. 1 Baylor 89, Minn. 60
MINNEAPOLIS ó Brittney Griner scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds while Odyssey Sims added 15 points to help No. 1 Baylor roll to a 89-60 victory at Minnesota on Sunday.
The Lady Bears (8-0) were never really threatened in the Big 12/Big Ten Challenge game against the Gophers (4-5). Baylor jumped to a double-digit lead in the gameís opening minutes and used its size inside and quickness on the perimeter to overwhelm Minnesota.
No. 3 Notre Dame 76, Creighton 48
OMAHA, Neb. ó Natalie Achonwa scored a career-high 20 points to lead three Notre Dame players in double figures in the Irishís victory over Creighton.
Natalie Novosel had 17 points and Devereaux Peters added 10 for Notre Dame (7-1).
The Irish led by 30 points at halftime, allowing Novosel and star guard Skylar Diggins to spend most of the second half resting on the bench.
No. 13 Purdue 60, No. 4 Texas A&M 51
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. ó Courtney Moses scored 15 points and Brittany Rayburn added 14 to help Purdue defeat Texas A&M in the Big 12/Big Ten Challenge.
The defending national champion Aggies (6-1) saw their winning streak end at 12 games. A win would have set a new school record for consecutive victories. They might now face a losing streak ó Texas A&M plays at Connecticut on Tuesday night.
No. 6 Md. 76, American 42
WASHINGTON ó Alyssa Thomas scored 15 of her 17 points in the first half and Maryland cruised to a victory over American.
No. 8 Tenn 73, No. 21 Texas
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. ó Shekinna Stricklen scored 20 points and Tennessee held off Texas.No. 12 UK 74, Louisville 54
LEXINGTON, Ky. ó Aídia Mathies scored 20 points and Kentucky used a first-half push to top Louisville.
The Wildcats (8-0) put pressure on Louisville early, holding the Cardinals with just one field goal over a 10-minute stretch.

Comments

Comments closed.

Local

‘Meet the need’: Rowan County Health Department looks to add to vaccination options

Local

Seaford is first woman in county hired for town manager position since the ’90s

Local

Colonial Spring Frolic makes a comeback to kick off museum’s year

Local

Concord City Council wants to name bridge for fallen officer, Rowan native

Education

RSS administration will recommend selling Faith Elementary property to charter school

Business

Inspired by advice from father-in-law, Angela Mills launches her own business in memory of him

Local

Rowan County Democrats re-elect leaders, pass resolutions

Local

Baseball: Memories come alive in Ferebee book

Local

During Child Abuse Prevention Month, local groups reflect on detecting abuse in a virtual world

Business

Biz Roundup: Small Business Center announces spring slate of workshop for business owners

Clubs

Kiwanis Pancake Festival starts Friday

Local

Rowan fire marshal seeks to clear up confusion, worry caused by solicitation letter

Education

Fun every day: Fifth anniversary for Yadkin Path Montessori School

Nation/World

Charles: Royal family ‘deeply grateful’ for support for Philip

News

North Carolina sites to resume J&J vaccines after CDC review

News

Cooper OKs bill offering K-12 students summer school option

High School

High school football: Playoff time means get ready for ‘big-boy football’

High School

High school football: Hornets overpower South to secure playoff spot

Crime

Jeffrey MacDonald won’t be released despite deteriorating health

Business

Amazon warehouse workers reject union in Alabama

Nation/World

Ex-NFL player’s brain to be probed for trauma-related harm after Rock Hill shootings

Education

Duke University to require COVID vaccinations for fall term

Education

Cooper OKs bill offering K-12 students summer school option

High School

High school football: Record night for Pinckney as East cruises; Carson wins thriller in OT