No. 1 South Carolina women rout in-state rival Clemson 85-31
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Zia Cooke scored 15 points and Aliyah Boston added 12 points and six rebounds in No.…
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Zia Cooke scored 15 points and Aliyah Boston added 12 points and six rebounds in No. 1 South Carolina’s 85-31 victory over Clemson on Thursday night.
It was the Gamecocks’ 12th straight win over their rival.
Five-star freshman Ashlyn Watkins had 14 points, including a fourth-quarter, one-handed dunk that brought the South Carolina bench to its feet.
The Gamecocks (3-0) used smothering defense and on-target shooting to put away the Tigers (3-1) with a 16-2 run in the opening period.
Amari Robinson led Clemson with nine points.
NO. 8 OHIO STATE 86, OHIO 56
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jacy Sheldon scored 16 points, Taylor Mikesell added 14 and Ohio State rolled past Ohio.
Rebeka Mikulasikova scored 11 points and Madison Green had 10 for the Buckeyes (3-0), who forced the Bobcats into 33 turnovers they turned into 41 points.
Yaya Felder scored 21 points for Ohio (0-3).
NO. 12 INDIANA 96, BOWLING GREEN 61
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Sara Scalia scored 17 points as Indiana beat Bowling Green.
Mackenzie Holmes had 16 points and eight rebounds and Grace Berger added 14 points and six assists for Indiana (4-0), which had six players score in double figures for the first time since 2016.
Elissa Brett scored 14 points for Bowling Green (2-1).
NO. 24 VILLANOVA 67, PENN 41
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Maddy Siegrist had 22 points and 11 rebounds to lead Villanova past Penn.
It was the third straight double-double for Siegrist, the reigning Big East player of the week.
Maddie Burke made 4 of 5 3-pointers and scored 12 points. The Wildcats (3-0) went 8 of 16 from 3-point range.
Stina Almqvist, Kayla Padilla and Mandy McGurk each scored eight points for the Quakers (1-3), who shot 22%.
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