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No. 1 UConn women stunned by No. 6 Stanford 88-86

Connecticut guard Moriah Jefferson, center, goes up for a basket against Stanford during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Days before this game, Geno Auriemma credited Stanford and Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer for continuing to play Connecticut when many teams no longer see the point in being beat up by the best program in women’s basketball.

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Wells scores 27 as Maryland beats CCSU, 93-57

Central Connecticut State forward Faronte Drakeford, center, tries to grab a rebound between Maryland guard/forward Jake Layman, left, and guard Melo Trimble in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s Dez Wells has established himself as one of the premier players in college basketball with his ability to drive to the basket and make shots from around the perimeter.

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