MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Brittney Griner recorded her first triple-double in more than two years and top-ranked Baylor (28-1, 17-0 Big 12) built a big early lead in defeating West Virginia 80-49 on Saturday night.
The largest crowd ever for a women’s game at West Virginia saw Griner finish with 28 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots. It was her fifth career triple-double, but the first since November 2010.
Christal Caldwell led West Virginia (17-11, 9-8) with 14 points.
NO. 2 NOTRE DAME 92,
In Providence, R.I., Skylar Diggins scored 28 points and No. 2 Notre Dame clinched a share of its second straight Big East regular-season title with a rout of Providence.
Kayla McBride added 24 points and Natalie Achonwa chipped in 14 for the Irish (27-1, 15-0 Big East) who extended their winning streak to 22 games.
Symone Roberts had 22 points for Providence (7-21, 2-13), which has lost six in a row.
NO. 3 CONNECTICUT 85,
SOUTH FLORIDA 51
In Tampa, Fla., Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored a career-high 32 points and Stefanie Dolson added 25 as Connecticut (27-2, 14-1) tuned up for a Big East rematch with Notre Dame by racing past South Florida (19-9, 8-7).
NO. 4 STANFORD 72, WASHINGTON STATE 50
In Pullman, Wash., Chiney Ogwumike had 28 points and 13 rebounds to help Stanford (28-2, 17-1) clinch a share of the Pac-12 conference title with a win over Washington State (10-19, 6-12).
NO. 6 CALIFORNIA 78, WASHINGTON 50
In Seattle, Talia Caldwell made 10 of 11 shots and finished with 22 points, and No. 6 California claimed a share of the Pac-12 Conference regular season title for the first time in school history with a win over Washington (19-10, 11-7).
NO. 22 SYRACUSE 75 (3OT)
In Syracuse, N.Y., Laura Sweeny scored a season-high 29 points and Rachel Roberts added 20 to help Villanova upset Syracuse in triple overtime.
NO. 21 GREEN BAY 67,
In Chicago, Sarah Eichler scored 16 points, Lydia Bauer added 13 and Green Bay steamrolled Illinois-Chicago for its 19th consecutive victory.
TEXAS CHRISTIAN 61,
NO. 23 IOWA STATE 58
In Fort Worth, Texas, Zahna Medley scored 18 points and Texas Christian (9-19, 2-15 Big 12) upset Iowa State (20-7, 11-6).