No. 1 Baylor women run their record to 21-0

Baylor women 74, Kansas 46

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WACO, Texas — Brittney Griner scored 28 points to help No. 1 Baylor beat Kansas 74-46 on Saturday night.

Griner also had seven rebounds and five blocks, moving her into second place on the NCAA career list as she passed Michigan State’s Alyssa DeHaan.

Kimetria Hayden added 10 points for Baylor (21-0, 8-0 Big 12).

Carolyn Davis scored 12 for Kansas (16-4, 5-3).

NO. 2 NOTRE DAME 71,  ST. JOHN’S 56

In New York, Skylar Diggins scored 24 points to help Notre Dame (21-1, 8-0 Big East) beat St. John’s (13-8, 5-3) for the Fighting Irish’s 18th consecutive victory.

NO. 3 CONNECTICUT 77, SOUTH FLORIDA 62

In Hartford, Conn., Tiffany Hayes had 33 points and 10 boards, and Connecticut (19-2, 8-1 Big East) won its 97th game in a row at home, beating South Florida (12-10, 4-4).

NO. 4 STANFORD 74, CALIFORNIA 71 (OT)

In Stanford, Calif., Chiney Ogwumike scored three of her career-high 27 points in overtime and added a career-high 18 rebounds to help Stanford (18-1, 9-0 Pac-12) hold off California (15-6, 6-3).

NO. 12 GREEN BAY 65, VALPARAISO 37

In Vaparaiso, Ind., Julie Wojta scored 14 of her 19 points in the first half and Green Bay (19-0, 9-0 Horizon) remained unbeaten with a victory over Valparaiso (5-15, 1-8) .

IOWA 59, NO. 13 PURDUE 42

In Iowa City, Iowa, Kamille Wahlin scored all 13 of her points in the second half and Iowa (12-10, 4-5 Big Ten) upset Purdue (18-4, 8-1), snapping the Boilermakers’ 11-game winning streak.

NO. 16 LOUISVILLE 62,  VILLANOVA 58

In Louisville, Ky., Asia Taylor scored 12 of her season-high 14 points in the second half and Louisville (17-4, 6-2 Big East) held off Villanova (13-8, 3-5).

NO. 21 TEXAS TECH 75, TEXAS 71

In Lubbock, Texas, Jordan Barncastle scored 19 points, including a key three-point play with 24 seconds left, to help Texas Tech (15-5, 3-5 Big 12 Conference) beat Texas (13-7, 3-5) and end a five-game skid.

NO. 22 GONZAGA 75, SAINT MARY’S 70

In Moraga, Calif., Taelor Karr made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2 minutes left then added three free throws in the final 31 seconds to help Gonzaga (19-3, 8-1 West Coast Conference) beat Saint Mary’s (16-7, 7-3).

NO. 23 DEPAUL 71, SETON HALL 59

In South Orange, N.J., Jasmine Penny scored 19 points and DePaul (16-6, 4-4 Big East), which had lost three in a row, avoided its longest losing streak since the 2003-04 season by holding off Seton Hall (7-15, 0-8).

NO. 23 BRIGHAM YOUNG 74, SANTA CLARA 64

In Santa Clara, Calif., Kristen Riley had 17 points and 11 rebounds to help Brigham Young (20-3, 9-1 West Coast Conference) beat Santa Clara (8-13, 1-7).

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