NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Brittney Griner had 18 points and seven blocks, Odyssey Sims and Terran Condrey scored 14 points apiece and top-ranked Baylor ran away in the second half to beat Oklahoma 89-58 on Thursday night.
The Bears (20-0, 7-0 Big 12) barely escaped with a one-point win in Norman last season on their way to the regular-season conference title but this time left nothing in question.
NO. 6 KENTUCKY 66, AUBURN 48
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A’dia Mathies scored 20 points and Kentucky forced 30 turnovers in an easy win over Auburn.
The Wildcats (19-2, 8-0 Southeastern Conference) took control with a 33-10 run that carried over into the second half. Kentucky moved within two wins of matching its best-ever start, 21-2 in the 1982-83 season.
NO. 7 TENNESSEE 86, ALABAMA 56
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Shekinna Stricklen scored 14 points and Glory Johnson added 13 to lead Tennessee over Alabama.
Kamiko Williams and Isabelle Harrison chipped in 10 points apiece for the Lady Vols (15-5, 6-1 Southeastern Conference), who rebounded from the second-worst loss in program history — a 72-44 setback at No. 2 Notre Dame on Monday.
VIRGINIA TECH 75, NO. 8 MARYLAND 69
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Monet Tellier tied a career high with 31 points and fueled a late charge that carried Virginia Tech over Maryland.
Aerial Wilson added 15 points for the Hokies (7-14, 3-5 Atlantic Coast Conference), who came in with a five-game losing streak and had also dropped six in a row against Maryland. But Virginia Tech overcame 38 percent shooting by forcing 20 turnovers.
NO. 9 OHIO STATE 73, INDIANA 55
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Samantha Prahalis had 18 points and nine assists to help Ohio State beat Indiana.
Tayler Hill, the Big Ten’s leading scorer, had all 18 of her points in the second half, and Ashley Adams had 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Buckeyes (20-1, 7-1 Big Ten).
NO. 10 MIAMI 64, WAKE FOREST 39
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Stefanie Yderstrom and Riquna Williams scored 14 points each to lead Miami past Wake Forest.
Shenise Johnson added 10 points and 12 rebounds to help the Hurricanes (18-3, 7-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) win their 36th straight at home.
NO. 12 WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY 60, BUTLER 36
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Julie Wojta scored 13 of her 15 points in the first half to lead Wisconsin-Green Bay over Butler.
Adrian Ritchie had 12 points and seven rebounds, and Hannah Qulling scored eight points for the Phoenix (18-0, 7-0 Horizon League).
NO. 13 PURDUE 80, NORTHWESTERN 70
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Courtney Moses scored a career-high 29 points and KK Houser added 21 to help Purdue beat Northwestern for its 11th win in a row.
The Big Ten’s only unbeaten women’s team, the Boilermakers (18-3, 8-0) never trailed after Houser’s baseline 3-pointer opened a 28-26 lead with 6:20 left in the first half.
NO. 15 DELAWARE 84, HOFSTRA 66
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had 41 points and 15 rebounds to lead Delaware over Hofstra in a meeting of the top two teams in the Colonial Athletic Association.
It was the third time this season Delle Donne crossed the 40-point mark.
VANDERBILT 68, NO. 17 GEORGIA 48
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christina Foggie scored a career-high 34 points, including seven 3-pointers, to help Vanderbilt beat Georgia.
Tiffany Clarke added 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Commodores (15-5, 3-4 Southeastern Conference), who snapped a three-game skid that dropped them out of the Top 25.
NO. 18 PENN STATE 77, MICHIGAN 56
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Maggie Lucas had 23 points and eight rebounds to lead Penn State over Michigan.
Alex Bentley had 18 points and eight assists, and Nikki Greene added 13 points and 11 rebounds to help the Lady Lions (16-4, 6-2 Big Ten) win their fifth straight.
NO. 19 NEBRASKA 60, IOWA 53
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Hooper recorded her Big Ten-leading ninth double-double with 22 points and 15 rebounds to help Nebraska held off Iowa’s late comeback attempt.
Lindsey Moore added 15 points for the Cornhuskers (17-3, 6-2), who led 30-17 at the break but went almost 11 minutes between field goals in the second half, allowing Iowa to storm back from a 13-point deficit with under 10 minutes to play
NO. 22 GONZAGA 79, LOYOLA MARYMOUNT 61
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Reserve Stephanie Golden scored a career-best 15 points to lead Gonzaga past Loyola Marymount.
Kayla Standish and Haiden Palmer added 14 points apiece as Gonzaga (18-3, 7-1 West Coast Conference) beat the Lions for the ninth straight time. Katelan Redmon picked up two fouls a minute in and went to the bench in favor of Golden, who had 10 points in the first half.