The No. 1 Louisville Cardinals bounced back from their first loss of the year Monday night against North Carolina State to defeat Notre Dame behind 27 points and five assists from Dana Evans. Mikayla Vaughn, Maddy Westbeld, Sam Brunelle and Olivia Miles each scored 10 points to pace the Fighting Irish.
No. 5 UCLA 84, Washington 50
In Seattle, the Bruins established a 37-16 halftime lead and coasted from there to a Pac-12 Conference rout of the Huskies. Charisma Osborne scored a game-high 21 points for UCLA, which sank 52.6 percent of its shots and forced 22 turnovers.
No. 6 Stanford 83, Utah 41
In Palo Alto, Calif., the Cardinal roared out to a 47-14 halftime lead and never looked back in beating Pac-12 rival Utah for the second time this season. Kiana Williams’ 13 points paced four players in double figures for Stanford.
No. 7 Texas AM 69, No. 16 Arkansas 67
In College Station, Texas, Jordan Nixon’s layup with eight seconds left snapped a tie and lifted the 18-1 Aggies to a Southeastern Conference win. Kayla Wells pumped in 21 points for Texas AM, while Amber Ramirez paced the Razorbacks with 21.
No. 8 Baylor 64, Kansas State 52
In Manhattan, Kan., NaLyssa Smith scored 17 points and DiDi Richards dished out 10 assists as the Bears held off Big 12 Conference rival Kansas State. Ayoka Lee fired in a game-high 21 points for the Wildcats, who trailed 37-26 at halftime and 52-38 after three quarters.
No. 11 Ohio State 83, Minnesota 59
In Columbus, Ohio, the Buckeyes got an 18-point, 10-rebound double-double from Dorka Juhasz in their Big Ten Conference rout of Minnesota. Aaliyah Patty also turned in a double-double of 14 points and 10 boards as Ohio State established a 66-41 lead after three quarters.
No. 17 Indiana 85, Iowa 72
In Iowa City, the Hoosiers broke open a close game in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Hawkeyes 27-16. Mackenzie Holmes posted a 25-point, 13-rebound double-double for Indiana, while Ali Patberg chipped in 23 points and seven assists. Caitlin Clark poured in 30 points for the Hawkeyes.
No. 20 DePaul 87, Marquette 82
In Milwaukee, Deja Church led all scorers with 24 points as the Blue Demons outgunned the Golden Eagles for a Big East Conference win. Sonya Morris chipped in 23 points for DePaul, while Marquette got 21 apiece from Lauren Van Kleunen and Jordan King.
No. 22 Northwestern 63, Michigan State 60
In East Lansing, Mich., the Wildcats blew a 19-point halftime lead but rebounded in the last two minutes to avoid the Big Ten upset. Lindsey Pulliam scored a game-high 22 points for Northwestern and Veronica Burton added 19, going 14 of 17 at the foul line.
–Field Level Media