WOMEN'S TOP 25 ROUNDUP Wednesday's games
No. 6 Notre Dame 72,St. John's 65
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Crystal Erwin had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Megan Duffy added 14 points and 10 assists for Notre Dame. Jacqueline Batteast added 10 points and 10 rebounds, giving the Irish (17-3, 5-2 Big East) three players with double-doubles for the first time since they accomplished the feat against Michigan State in 1995. The Irish improved to 15-0 all time against St. John's (14-4, 3-4), but the seven-point margin of defeat was the closest ever for the Red Storm.
No. 7 Baylor 74, Texas A & amp;M 52
WACO, Texas -- Sophia Young scored 20 points and Steffanie Blackmon added 15 to lead Baylor. Baylor (14-3, 4-2 Big 12) outscored the Aggies 18-4 to open the second half, and the Bears went ahead 56-36 with just over 12 minutes remaining. Blackmon, who had only three first-half points, keyed the run with eight. The Aggies (11-6, 2-5) never challenged again and got no closer than 64-45 with seven minutes to go. Tamea Scales led Texas A & amp;M with 15 points, while Erica Roy had 13.
No. 8 Rutgers 71,No. 14 Boston College 60
BOSTON -- Cappie Pondexter scored 22 of her season-high 27 points in the second half to lift Rutgers to its fourth victory against a ranked team this season. Matee Ajavon added 13 points for the Scarlet Knights (14-4, 5-1 Big East). Clare Droesch and Jessalyn Deveny led the Eagles (14-3, 5-1) with 18 points apiece.
No. 9 Connecticut 89, Pittsburgh 53
PITTSBURGH -- Jessica Moore scored 19 points and led a 15-0 run late in the first half that broke open a tight game and led Connecticut to its fifth consecutive victory. Moore scored seven points during a run that lasted nearly 5 minutes and boosted the Huskies' shaky 30-27 lead to 45-27 with 17 seconds remaining before halftime. Connecticut (13-4, 6-0 in Big East) won its 18th in a row over the Panthers (11-7, 3-4), who have nearly doubled their six victories of last season.
No. 11 Michigan State 71, Purdue 58
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Kelli Roehrig nearly outscored Purdue's starters in the first half and finished with 20 points for Michigan State. Roehrig was 10-of-13 from the field and had 12 points in the first 20 minutes, two more than Purdue's starting five. Lindsay Bowen added 15 points for the Spartans (17-3, 6-2 Big Ten), while Liz Shimek had 11 points and 10 rebounds. Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton had 18 points and Erin Lawless 15 for Purdue (11-8, 4-4).
No. 13 Texas Tech 75, Missouri 45
LUBBOCK, Texas -- Cisti Greenwalt scored 20 points and had 14 rebounds for her eighth double-double of the season for Texas Tech (15-3, 6-1 Big 12).
No. 15 Texas 83, Oklahoma 71, OT
NORMAN, Okla. -- Tiffany Jackson had 30 points and 16 rebounds, Nina Norman scored 22, and Texas rallied from a 14-point second-half deficit to win in overtime. Dionnah Jackson had 25 points and 13 rebounds for Oklahoma (11-6, 3-3 Big 12), which lost for the first time in eight home games this season.