HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds to lead top-ranked UConn to its 40th consecutive victory, 88-46 over Nebraska on Saturday.
Stewart hit her first nine shots and finished 10 of 11 from the floor, with three 3-pointers.
Katie Lou Samuelson had 14 points. Fellow freshman Napheesa Collier added 10 points, making all five of her shots for the three-time defending national champion Huskies (3-0).
Rachel Theriot had 12 points and six assists for Nebraska (4-1).
NO. 2 SOUTH CAROLINA 90, CAL STATE BAKERSFIELD 71
HONOLULU (AP) — A’ja Wilson matched her career high with 26 points to help South Carolina beat Cal State Bakersfield in the Rainbow Wahine Classic.
Wilson was 10 of 14 from the field and made 6 of 9 free throws. She also had eight rebounds, four assists and four blocks. Bianca Cuevas added a season-high 20 points and had six assists for the Gamecocks (6-0). They shot 55 percent from the field.
Batabe Zempare led the Roadrunners (1-4) with 19 points and eight rebounds.
NO. 3 NOTRE DAME 92, UCLA 84, OT
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Madison Cable scored 22 points, Marina Mabrey added 18 and Notre Dame beat UCLA in a Junkanoo Jam division championship game
Cable, who earned MVP honors, also had nine rebounds. Lindsay Allen added 15 points for the Irish (6-0). Monique Billings had 18 points and 13 rebounds for the Bruins (3-2).
NO. 5 BAYLOR 84, NO. 20 MICHIGAN STATE 76
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Nina Davis scored 30 points and Baylor overcame a double-digit deficit to beat Michigan State to win a division of the Junkanoo Jam.
Niya Johnson and Alexis Jones each added 19 points for the Lady Bears (6-0), who were down 12 points quickly to the Spartans before rallying. Johnson was 12 for 13 from the free throw line and had seven assists. Davis, who made 12 of her 17 shots, earned MVP honors of the tournament.
Tori Jankoska scored 23 points to lead Michigan State (4-1).
NO. 6 MARYLAND 70, PITTSBURGH 49
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Brionna Jones had 22 points and 14 rebounds and Maryland beat Pittsburgh in the final game of the Paradise Jam.
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough added 16 points to help the Terrapins (6-0) win for the third time in three days. The Terrapins were up 11 early in the third quarter before scoring 16 of the final 21 points in the period to take a 55-33 lead.
Yacine Diop scored 14 points and Kalista Walker added 12 for the Panthers (4-2).
NO. 7 OREGON STATE 63, ARKANSAS 47
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jamie Weisner scored 26 points to help Oregon State beat Arkansas in the San Juan Shootout title game.
Weisner was 6 of 7 from 3-point range and 9 of 15 overall from the field for the Beavers (5-0). Ruth Hamblin added 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Sydney Wiese had nine points, 14 rebounds and seven assists.
Jordan Danberry had 14 points for Arkansas (2-4).
NO. 11 OHIO STATE 95, NO. 10 TEXAS A&M 80
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell matched the Ohio State record with 42 points and the Buckeyes beat Texas A&M in the final game of the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout.
Mitchell tied the school record set by Samantha Prahalis against Michigan State on Feb. 23, 2011. The sophomore guard has 1,021 points in 41 games for the Buckeyes (4-2) to break the Big Ten record for fewest games to top 1,000. She was 12 of 20 from the field and made 15 of 16 free throws.
Ameryst Alston added 21 points to help give coach Kevin McGuff his 300th victory. He was 214-73 at Xavier, 41-26 at Washington and 45-31 with the Buckeyes.
Courtney Williams had 21 points for Texas A&M (5-1).
NO. 13 STANFORD 74, DAYTON 66
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Alanna Smith made six of her eight 3-point attempts and scored 22 points to lead Stanford past Dayton in the Gulf Coast Showcase.
Smith, a freshman from Australia, entered the game 2 of 9 from behind the arc. Lili Thompson added 19 points, and Erica McCall had 16 for the Cardinal (5-1).
Jenna Burdette had 13 points for the Flyers (4-1).
NO. 14 FLORIDA STATE 94, SAM HOUSTON STATE 37
NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany Brown scored 22 of her career-high tying 24 points in the first half and Florida State beat Sam Houston State in the LIU Turkey Classic.
Brown added six rebounds, five assists and four steals. Adut Bulgak had 19 points, seven rebounds and four blocks for Florida State (5-1). Angela Beadle had 10 points for Sam Houston State (2-3).
NO. 15 DUKE 85, TEXAS STATE 34
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Azura Stevens scored 19 points and Duke beat Texas State in the Cancun Challenge.
Haley Gorecki hit all four of her shots, including three 3-pointers, and added 11 points for the Blue Devils (6-1). Toshua Leavitt made nine points for Texas State (2-4).
NO. 16 ARIZONA STATE 75, HAWAII 49
HONOLULU (AP) — Quinn Dornstauder and Katie Hempen each scored 12 points and Arizona State ran away from Hawaii in the second and third quarters in the Rainbow Wahine Showdown on Saturday night.
The Sun Devils (2-2) held a 12-11 lead after the first quarter, but outscored Hawaii 51-26 over the next 20 minutes and held a 63-37 advantage going into the fourth quarter.
Destiny King scored 16 points for Hawaii (4-2).
NO. 16 CALIFORNIA 77, LIBERTY 72
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mikayla Cowling had a career-high 22 points and California held off Liberty in the South Point Shootout.
Kristine Anigwe added 16 points, and Asha Thomas had 14 for Cal (5-1). Ashley Rininger led the Flames (2-4) with 18 points, and Jaymee Fisher-Davis and Sadalia Ellis each had 13.
NO. 19 NORTHWESTERN 78, EAST CAROLINA 75
CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) — Maggie Lyon tied a career high with 26 points and Christen Inman hit the go-ahead basket with 11 seconds left to help Northwestern beat East Carolina in Lone Star Showcase.
Ashley Deary scored 19 points, and Nia Coffey added 17 points and 12 rebounds for Northwestern (6-0).
I’Tiana Taylor had a career-high 27 points and grabbed 17 rebounds for East Carolina (6-2). Jada Payne added 22 points and 13 rebounds.
NO. 21 OKLAHOMA 76, BOSTON COLLEGE 61
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Peyton Little scored 17 points and Oklahoma pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Boston College at the Junkanoo Jam.
Vionise Pierre-Louis added 15 points for the Sooners (5-1). Kelly Hughes led Boston College (5-1) with 15 points.
PURDUE 62, NO. 22 LOUISVILLE 60
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Ashley Morrissette scored 17 points and Bridget Perry added 14 more, including the winning free throws with 21 seconds left, to lift Purdue past Louisville in the Gulf Coast Showcase.
Morrissette’s basket with 1:07 remaining gave Purdue (5-0) its first lead since the first quarter, 57-56. Louisville edged back twice before Perry made her free throws for a 61-60 advantage. April Wilson sealed the win by going 1 of 2 from the line with 10 seconds left, then got a steal at the other end.
Myisha Hines-Allen had 16 points for the Cardinals (1-3).
NO. 23 SYRACUSE 76, FORDHAM 54
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alexis Peterson had 25 points, eight assist and five steals in Syracuse’s victory over Fordham in the Thanksgiving Shootout.
Brittney Sykes added scored 18 points for the Orange (4-1). Hannah Missry, G’mrice Davis and Lauren Holden each scored 12 points for Fordham (2-3).
WRIGHT STATE 77, NO. 24 GEORGE WASHINGTON 71
CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) — Kim Demmings scored 32 points, including a key 3-pointer with 26 seconds left, and Wright State rallied to beat George Washington in the Lone Star Showcase.
Emily Vogelpohl tied her career high with 17 points for Wright State (6-2). Jonquel Jones had 17 points and 19 rebounds for George Washington (5-2).
NO. 25 IOWA 64, HOUSTON 50
CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) — Ally Disterhoft had 15 points to help Iowa beat Houston in the Lone Star Showcase.
Alexa Kastanek added 13 points for the Hawkeyes (6-1). Serithia Hawkins has 12 points and eight rebounds for Houston (1-5).