College Hoops: No. 1 Notre Dame Women Rout Louisville

  • Louisville's Arica Carter (11) drives in next to Notre Dame's Jackie Young (5) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

Thursday, January 10, 2019

South Bend, Ind. — Arike Ogunbowale scored 30 points and No. 1 Notre Dame overcame 18 turnovers to beat No. 2 Louisville, 82-68, on Thursday night.

Brianna Turner added 16 points and Jackie Young had 14 for the Irish (15-1, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference). They regained the top spot in The Associated Press poll this week and won their eighth straight since an 89-71 loss to Connecticut.

Asia Durr had 29 points for Louisville (14-1, 2-1), and Bionca Dunham added 10. The Cardinals cut a 10-point deficit to two twice in the fourth quarter, the last at 68-66 with 1:48 remaining, but Turner’s basket and Ogunbowale’s 3-pointer propelled the Irish to a 14-2 finish.

No. 8 N.C. State 63, Pittsburgh 34

Raleigh, n.c. — Kiara Leslie had 16 points and eight rebounds and North Carolina State beat Pittsburgh to improve to 16-0.

No. 16 Kentucky 73, No. 13 Tennessee 71

Knoxville, Tenn.— Maci Morris scored 27 points before fouling out and Kentucky withstood an injury to Taylor Murray to beat Tennessee.

Ogechi Anyagaligbo added 13 points for Kentucky (15-2, 2-1 SECe).

No. 21 South Carolina 71 Florida 40

Columbia, s.c. — Bianca Cuevas-Moore hit four 3-pointers, two as South Carolina opened with a 19-0 run, and scored 16 points to lead the Gamecocks to their seventh straight victory.

Ohio State 55, No. 25 Indiana 50

Columbus, Ohio — Carmen Grande scored 19 points, including four free throws in the last 20 seconds, and Ohio State outscored Indiana 25-14 in the fourth quarter.


UConn 76, SMU 64

Storrs, Conn. — Jalen Adams scored 21 points, Alterique Gilbert added 19 and UConn snapped a three-game losing streak.

Christian Vital chipped in with 11 points and seven rebounds for the Huskies (10-6, 1-2 American Athletic Conference), who won for the first time this season in conference play.