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College Basketball: No. 1 Irish Drub Wake

  • Notre Dame's Brianna Turner (11) goes up to shoot in front of Wake Forest's Maya Banks during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)



Sunday, January 13, 2019

South Bend, Ind. — Marina Mabrey scored 18 points and No. 1 Notre Dame dominated from start to finish in a 78-48 victory over Wake Forest on Sunday.

Jessica Shepard had 16 points while Brianna Turner had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Fighting Irish (16-1, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who got a rare off-day from leading scorer Arike Ogunbowale. Ogunbowale, who had 30 points on Thursday in Notre Dame’s 82-68 win over No. 2 Louisville, saw her 37-game double-digit scoring streak end. She scored just four points on 1-of-11 shooting from the field.

No. 2 Louisville 61Georgia Tech 44

Louisville, Ky. — Asia Durr scored 21 points and Louisville bounced back nicely from its first loss of the season, topping Georgia Tech.

The Cardinals (15-1, 3-1 ACC) shot 38 percent from the field in Thursday’s 82-68 loss at top-ranked Notre Dame. But they put together a fast start against Georgia Tech and then used their defense to put away the Yellow Jackets (12-5, 2-2) after they made a charge in the third quarter.

No. 3 UConn 63South Florida 46

Storrs, Conn. — Katie Lou Samuelson scored 19 points to reach the 2,000-point milestone and UConn overcame a sluggish start to beat South Florida.

No. 5 Oregon 72, UCLA 52

Los Angeles — Ruthy Hebard had 19 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, Satou Sabally added 19 points and Oregon routed UCLA for its eighth straight victory.

No. 6 Stanford 78Arizona 48

Tucson, Ariz. — Alanna Smith scored 20 points, DiJonai Carrington added 19 and Stanford rolled past Arizona to complete a two-game Pac-12 road sweep in the desert.

No. 8 N.C. State 66Virginia 38

Charlottesville, Va. — Erika Cassell had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and North Carolina State remained the only unbeaten Division I women’s team with a victory over Virginia.

No. 10 Oregon State 76USC 52

Los Angeles — Mikayla Pivec scored 19 of her 21 points in the second half and Oregon State routed USC.

Men

No. 2 Michigan 80Northwestern 60

Ann Arbor, Mich. — Jon Teske scored all 17 of his points in the first half, and No. 2 Michigan is now off to its best start in program history after a victory over Northwestern.

No. 6 Michigan State 71Penn State 56

State College, Pa. — Nick Ward had 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead Michigan State past Penn State.

Matt McQuaid added 15 points and Cassius Winston chipped in 11 for the Spartans (15-2, 6-0 Big Ten), who have won 10 straight. They also beat the Nittany Lions (7-10, 0-6) for the 10th consecutive time.

Kenny Goins added 10 rebounds for the Spartans, who only trailed for 10 seconds and led by as many as 21 with 6:44 to play.

Lamar Stevens led Penn State (7-10, 0-6) with 20 points. Myles Dread, Josh Reaves and Mike Watkins all scored 11 points.