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March 3, 2019
By The Associated Press

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Asia Durr scored 17 points, and No. 3 Louisville beat Pittsburgh 67-40 on Sunday to claim a share of the Atlantic Coast Conference title for the second straight season.

Jazmine Jones added 12 points for the Cardinals (27-2, 14-2), who earned their fourth straight victory. Sam Fuehring had 10 points and six rebounds.

Louisville pulled away from Pitt with a big second quarter. The Cardinals outscored the Panthers 17-5 in the period for a 32-18 lead at the break.

The Cardinals tied No. 4 Notre Dame for the top spot in the conference. They lost 82-68 to the Fighting Irish on Jan. 10 in South Bend, but the schools could be headed for a rematch in the conference tournament.

Cassidy Walsh had 11 points for Pitt (11-19, 2-14).

NO. 4 NOTRE DAME 103, VIRGINIA 66

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jackie Young had 22 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, leading Notre Dame to its sixth straight win.

The Fighting Irish (27-3, 14-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) had five players score in double figures. Arike Ogunbowale went 6 for 8 from 3-point range on her way to 24 points. Brianna Turner had 21 points, and Jessica Shepard finished with 19 points and eight rebounds.

Notre Dame will be the No. 1 seed for this week’s ACC Tournament in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Jocelyn Willoughby scored 19 points for Virginia (11-18, 5-11), and Lisa Jablonowski had 17. The Cavaliers were held to 32.5 percent shooting.

NO. 11 KENTUCKY 58, GEORGIA 53

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tatyana Wyatt scored 17 points and Rhyne Howard and Jaida Roper hit clutch 3-pointers down the stretch, helping Kentucky to the victory.

The Wildcats (24-6, 11-5 Southeastern Conference) shot 37.5 percent from the field for the game, but were 8 of 16 in the fourth quarter while bouncing back from a 62-55 home loss to No. 19 Texas A&M.

Gabby Connally led Georgia with 18 points. The Bulldogs (18-11, 9-7) had won four in a row.

NO. 13 MARQUETTE 80, PROVIDENCE 57

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Selena Lott scored 19 points, Isabelle Spingola had 17 and Marquette beat Providence to win the outright Big East regular-season championship.

Spingola made 5 of 6 3-point attempts for the Golden Eagles (24-6, 15-3), who bounced back from a loss to Creighton. Allazia Blockton added 13 points.

Chanell Williams scored 12 points for the Friars (16-14, 8-10).

Marquette finished the game on a 14-0 run.

NO. 22 FLORIDA STATE 64, GEORGIA TECH 55

ATLANTA (AP) — Kiah Gillespie had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and Florida State used a balanced attack to pull away for the road win.

Nausia Woolfolk had 16 points for the Seminoles (22-7, 10-6 Atlantic Coast Conference), who outscored the Yellow Jackets 17-4 in the fourth quarter. Morgan Jones also had 12 points.

Jasmine Carson scored 14 points for Georgia Tech (17-12, 7-9). Elizabeth Balogun had 13, and Lorela Cubaj finished with 11.

The Jackets played without coach MaChelle Joseph, who was placed on leave Wednesday due to a “pending personnel matter.” Assistant Mike Simon was the lead coach again.

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