Ogunbowale has 20 points, No. 3 Notre Dame women beat Penn
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 20 points and Marina Mabrey added 15 points and eight rebounds, leading No. 3 Notre Dame over Penn 66-54 on Saturday.
Notre Dame (9-1) took the lead for good in the early minutes and dominated inside, outscoring Penn 40-18 in the paint 40-18.
Lauren Whitlatch led Penn (2-4) with 18 points, all on 3s. Quakers senior forward Michelle Nwokedi, the defending Ivy League Player of the Year, was held to four points. She shot 2 for 14 and didn’t score in the second half. She had been averaging a team-high 13.6 points.
NO. 4 LOUISVILLE 80, MIDDLE TENNESSEE 26
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Asia Durr scored 19 points in 20 minutes for Louisville.
Louisville (11-0) had a 28-1 first-quarter runs abd shot 70.8 percent in the first half and 56.3 percent for the game. Bionca Dunham added 14 points on 5-for-6 shooting.
Jess Louro led Middle Tennessee (5-3) with seven points.
NO. 9 OREGON 98, SOUTHERN UTAH 38
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had 16 points and 12 assists, and Lexi Bando scored 17 points to help Oregon overpower Southern Utah.
Ionescu had her fifth double-double of the season and the Ducks (8-1) won their fifth in a row. Ruthy Hebard added 13 points, and Mallory McGwire had 10.
Breanu Reid had 11 points for the Thunderbirds (1-8).
OKLAHOMA 79, NO. 16 SOUTH FLORIDA 74
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Gabbi Ortiz had eight 3-pointers and 31 points, both career highs, and Oklahoma beat South Florida to snap a four-game losing streak.
Vionise Pierre-Louis added 18 points, and Ana Llanusa had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Sooners (4-5). Kitija Laksa had 21 points for the Bulls (7-2).
NO. 21 TEXAS 72, CENTRAL ARKANSAS 61
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Khaalia Hillsman scored half of her 26 points in the fourth quarter, and Anriel Howard tied the Texas A&M record for career double-doubles.
Howard had 20 points and 10 rebounds to tie Daniel Gant and Kelsey Bone with 19 double-doubles, one ahead of Hillsman. Hillsman was 10 of 14 and had six rebounds and three blocks for the Aggies (8-2).
Taylor Baudoin had 18 points for the Sugar Bears (5-3).