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No. 1 Villanova 98, Creighton 78

PHILADELPHIA

Mikal Bridges scored 21 points and Jalen Brunson had 19 to lead No. 1 Villanova to its eighth straight win. The Wildcats tied a program record with 19 3-pointers. Marcus Foster led the Bluejays with 20 points.

No. 14 Gonzaga 69, San Diego 59

SPOKANE, WASH.

Johnathan Williams scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as No. 14 Gonzaga edged stubborn San Diego in a defensive battle. Josh Perkins and Zach Norvell Jr. each scored 13 for Gonzaga. Olin Carter III scored 21 points for San Diego.

Temple 81, No. 16 Wichita State 79, OT

PHILADELPHIA

Obi Enechionyia hit two free throws with 18.1 seconds left in overtime, and Temple beat No. 16 Wichita State. Quinton Rose scored 19 points for the Owls. Shaquille Morris had 24 points and nine rebounds for the Shockers.

WOMEN

No. 1 UConn 83, No. 7 South Carolina 58

COLUMBIA, S.C.

Kia Nurse scored 23 points and Katie Lou Samuelson added 20 as No. 1 UConn powered past South Carolina. Napheesa Collier had 19 points and five blocks. Bianca Jackson had a career high 20 points for the Gamecocks.

No. 2 Mississippi State 57, No. 15 Missouri 53

COLUMBIA, MO.

Victoria Vivians made a go-ahead jumper with four seconds left and No. 2 Mississippi State continued its perfect season with a road victory against No. 15 Missouri. Blair Schaefer led the Bulldogs with a season-high 20 points. Vivians added 15 points.

No. 4 Louisville 77, Virginia 41

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.

Asia Durr scored 21 points and No. 4 Louisville broke open a tight game with 16 consecutive points in the third quarter and beat Virginia. Bionca Dunham added 13 points and Arica Carter 12 for the Cardinals. The Cavaliers were led by Aliyah Huland El with nine points.

No. 5 Notre Dame 94, North Carolina 62

SOUTH BEND, IND.

Marina Mabrey scored a season-high 25 points and Arike Ogunbowale added 24 as No. 5 Notre Dame rolled past North Carolina. Kristina Nelson added 11 points for the Irish. Jamie Cherry led the Tar Heels with 15 points.

N.C. State 65, No. 10 Florida State 56

RALEIGH, N.C.

Akela Maize scored eight of her 18 points in the final five minutes as North Carolina State beat No. 10 Florida State. Kiara Leslie added 16 points for the Wolfpack. Kaila Ealey scored 14 points for the Wolfpack.

No. 11 Maryland 88, Rutgers 60

COLLEGE PARK, MD.

Kaila Charles and Eleanna Christinaki combined for 42 points on 17-of-26 shooting and No. 11 Maryland rolled to a win over Rutgers. Charles had 22 points on 9-of-13 shooting. Stephanie Jones added 16 points for the Terrapins.

No. 12 Tennessee 82, No. 14 Texas A&M 67

KNOXVILLE, TENN.

Jaime Nared scored 23 points and Mercedes Russell had a double-double as No. 12 Tennessee pulled away for a victory over No. 14 Texas A&M. Russell had 18 points and 13 rebounds for Tennessee. Chennedy Carter scored 25 points.

Purdue 81, No. 13 Michigan 79, OT

ANN ARBOR, MICH.

Dominique Oden scored 26 points and Karissa McLaughlin added 21, including back-to-back 3-pointers in overtime, and Purdue shocked No. 13 Michigan. Lamina Cooper had 18 points for Purdue. Katelynn Flaherty scored 24 points for Michigan.

LSU 71, No. 17 Georgia 60

BATON ROUGE, LA.

Chloe Jackson scored 21 points, Ayana Mitchell and Raigyne Louis had double-doubles and LSU defeated No. 17 Georgia. Mitchell scored 16 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and Louis had 15 and 10 for the Tigers.

No. 19 Duke 77, Georgia Tech 59

DURHAM, N.C.

Lexie Brown scored 24 points with six rebounds and six assists and No. 19 Duke tied the school record with its 30th straight regular-season home win, topping Georgia Tech. Antonia Peresson had 17 for Georgia Tech.

No. 20 Green Bay 58, Northern Kentucky 41

GREEN BAY, WIS.

Jessica Lindstrom scored 13 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and No. 20 Green Bay beat Northern Kentucky. Molly Glick scored 13 points for NKU.

Associated Press

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