Notre Dame runs winning streak to six games

Notre Dame women 66, Purdue 38

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Natalie Novosel scored 17 points and Devereaux Peters added 16 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 3 Notre Dame defeat No. 12 Purdue 66-38 on Saturday.

Skylar Diggins added nine points, seven assists and six rebounds for the Irish

Notre Dame (9-1) has won six in a row since losing at No. 1 Baylor 94-81 on Nov. 20.

NO. 9 MIAMI 76, MISSISSIPPI 48

In Coral Gables, Fla., Riquna Williams scored 17 points to lead Miami past Mississippi.

The Hurricanes (8-1) secured the win on an 11-0 run during a 2:08 stretch midway through the second half. Williams’ jumper with 6:59 remaining ended the spurt and gave Miami a 58-42 lead.

NO. 13 OHIO STATE 84, CANISIUS 41

In Columbus, Ohio, Tayler Hill scored 21 points and Samantha Prahalis had 20 to help Ohio State beat Canisius.

The Buckeyes worked the ball inside and scored 34 points in the paint compared to eight for Canisius (3-5).

Ohio State’s 8-0 record ties the 2009-10 team for the best start in coach Jim Foster’s 10 seasons at the school

NO. 15 LOUISVILLE 92, GARDNER-WEBB 27

In Louisville, Ky., Antonita Slaughter scored a career-high 23 points to lead Louisville (8-2) past Gardner-Webb.

Slaughter made 7 of 9 3-pointers and Shoni Schimmel added 12 points for the Cardinals.

NO. 25 TEXAS 61, MICHIGAN STATE 53

In Austin, Texas, Cokie Reed returned to the court after an early injury scare and had 14 points and eight rebounds to lead Texas (6-2) to the victory over Michigan State (7-4).

Reed left in the first half following a hard fall. She was back before halftime for the Longhorns (6-2).


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