TOP 25 ROUNDUP Women's college basketball



No. 1 Maryland 111, Miami (Fla.) 53
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Reserve Jade Perry had 19 points and 14 rebounds to help Maryland achieve a season-high point total. Fellow reserve Ashleigh Newman also scored 19 points, sinking six of seven 3-point tries for the Terrapins. Defending national champion Maryland (18-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) earned its 24th consecutive victory, extending a school record. Miami (9-9, 0-3) lost its fourth game in a row and only its second this season at home. The Terrapins, who lead the nation in shooting, finished at 57 percent from the field and topped 100 points for the fourth time this season. Perry shot 8-for-10. Marissa Coleman had 14 points, all in the first half, and added nine rebounds for the Terps, who had a 56-25 advantage on the boards. Maurita Reid led Miami with 24 points, and Albrey Grimsley added 13.
No. 3 Duke 83, Georgia Tech 51
DURHAM, N.C. -- Abby Waner finished with a career-high 27 points to lead Duke. Waner made 6-of-7 from 3-point range and 10-of-13 overall for the Blue Devils. Carrem Gay and Lindsey Harding had 16 points apiece for Duke (17-0, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference). Chioma Nnamaka led Georgia Tech (10-6, 1-2) with 13 points, and Jacqua Williams had 10. Waner scored 15 points to help Duke take a 43-27 halftime lead.
No. 8 Oklahoma 76, No. 9 Baylor 63
WACO, Texas -- Courtney Paris scored 21 of her 32 points after halftime when Oklahoma overcame a 10-point deficit and went on to beat Baylor. Oklahoma extended its record Big 12 winning streak to 22 games. The Sooners (13-1, 3-0 Big 12) were down 39-29 after consecutive baskets by Jhasmin Player sandwiched two missed free throws by Paris in the opening minute of the second half. After that, Baylor (15-2, 2-1) couldn't do anything to slow down Oklahoma's dominating 6-foot-4 sophomore center and had its 12 game-winning streak snapped. Paris also had 16 rebounds, her 42nd straight double-double. Bernice Mosby, a transfer from Florida, led Baylor with 26 points and 11 rebounds.
No. 18 Bowling Green 74, Kent St. 52
BOWLING GREEN -- Liz Honegger had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Bowling Green. Carin Horne also scored 17 points for the Falcons (13-2, 3-0 Mid-American). Ali Mann added 13 points and reserve Amber Flynn had 10 points and five rebounds. La'kia Stewart had 11 points and 12 rebounds for Kent State (6-8, 2-1), and Kristin Peoples scored 10 points.
No. 19 Texas A & amp;M 49, Texas Tech 47
LUBBOCK, Texas -- Morenike Atunrase hit a jumper with 1:04 left to lift Texas A & amp;M to the win. The Aggies held Tech scoreless for the final three minutes. Lenka Zimova scored 11 points and Takia Starks added 10 to lead the Aggies (10-3, 1-1 Big 12). Atunrase, the team's leading scorer, had five points and four rebounds in her second game since breaking her foot in early December. Alesha Robertson had 14 points and 14 rebounds for Tech (10-6, 1-2).
No. 23 Texas 79, Missouri 77, OT
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Earnesia Williams made two free throws with five seconds left in overtime to give Texas the win. Williams forced the extra period when she grabbed her own rebound off a missed jumper with 3 seconds remaining in regulation and hit a jump shot to tie it at 71. Williams finished with 10 points and Tiffany Jackson scored 22 for the Longhorns (12-4, 1-1 Big 12). EeTisha Riddle had 31 points and 13 rebounds for Missouri (13-3, 1-2).
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