• Covile gives Temple women 68-66 upset of No. 19 USF

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Erica Covile had 15 points and 10 rebounds, including the game-winning putback with one second left, and Temple upset No. 19 South Florida 68-66 on Saturday to move past the Bulls into second place in the American Athletic Conference.

  • Connecticut's Kia Nurse (11) dribbles during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against East Carolina in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Nurse scores 20 as UConn women rout East Carolina 92-46

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Kia Nurse scored a season-high 20 points as top-ranked UConn routed East Carolina 92-46 on Saturday in the Huskies’ final tuneup before a showdown with No. 2 South Carolina.

  • South Carolina guard Tiffany Mitchell (25) grimaces in pain after an injury during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

    Injured South Carolina’s Mitchell expects to play vs UConn

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Injured South Carolina forward Tiffany Mitchell says she’s got a sore back but is ready to play against top-ranked Connecticut on Monday night.

  • Alleyne ties Oregon record in 73-48 win over WSU women

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Jillian Alleyne had 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting and 14 rebounds to tie the school record with her 88th career double-double and Oregon used a dominating start to defeat Washington State 73-48 on Friday night.

  • Jaco’s 4 3s, 18 points lead USC women past Arizona 67-57

    TUSCON, Ariz. (AP) — Courtney Jaco hit eight of 14 field goals, including four 3-pointers, and finished with a career-high 24 points to lead Southern California to a 67-57 win over Arizona on Friday night.

  • Oregon State's Jamie Weisner, right, is trailed by teammate Deven Hunter (32) and Washington's Katie Collier during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Weisner leads No. 9 Oregon St over No. 24 Washington 61-53

    SEATTLE (AP) — Scott Rueck and Oregon State jumped and screamed six years ago on the Washington court like they had just won a title. In reality, it was just Rueck’s first conference win, deep into an abysmal initial season at the helm of the Beavers.

  • Arizona State guard Katie Hempen (0) reacts after scoring against UCLA during the third quarter of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Tempe, Ariz. Arizona State defeated UCLA 65-61. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

    Hempen leads No. 8 Arizona State over No. 14 UCLA 65-61

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — When No. 8 Arizona State’s 15-game winning streak came to a crashing halt, nobody felt worse than Katie Hempen. The senior missed all nine of her shots and managed two points.

  • Maryland's Brionna Jones drives to the basket as Michigan State's Jasmine Hines defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

    No. 5 Maryland beats No. 17 Michigan State 85-76

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 30 points, Brionna Jones had 17 points and 17 rebounds, and No. 5 Maryland defeated No. 17 Michigan State 85-76 Friday night for its ninth straight victory.

  • South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley, left, talks with an official during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky Thursday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina defeated Kentucky 78-68. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

    No. 2 South Carolina vs. No. 1 UConn Gamecocks 1st sellout

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 South Carolina will have a packed house when the Gamecocks host No. 1 Connecticut on Monday night, the program’s first sellout at 18,000-seat Colonial Life Arena.

  • South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley, left, talks with an official during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

    Coates 27 points lead No. 2 South Carolina to 78-68 victory

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 South Carolina got some great play from Alaina Coates to outlast No. 18 Kentucky, then some even better news about injured star Tiffany Mitchell heading to Monday night’s showdown with No. 1 Connecticut.