ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands — Freshman Breanna Stewart scored 17 points to lead No. 2 Connecticut to a 91-57 rout of No. 14 and previously undefeated Purdue on Saturday and the championship of the Paradise Jam.
NO. 6 PENN STATE 85, CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE 73
In Los Angeles, Maggie Lucas scored 23 points and Nikki Greene added 21 points and a career best-tying 20 rebounds and Penn State (5-0) overcame a 17-point first-half deficit.
NO. 8 GEORGIA 72, NEW MEXICO 42
In Albuquerque, N.M., Jasmine James scored 17 points and Jasmien Hassell added 15 as Georgia (7-0) overwhelmed New Mexico (5-1) in the University of New Mexico’s Thanksgiving Tournament.
SOUTH CAROLINA 55, DEPAUL 46
In St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Ashley Bruner had 11 points and 12 rebounds as South Carolina (7-0) defeated DePaul (5-2) to win the Reef Division title in the Paradise Jam.
Aleighsa Welch, who had nine points and 10 rebounds, was named Most Outstanding Player of the tournament. Bruner earned a spot on the all-tournament team.
GEORGIA TECH 66, MILWAUKEE 57
In San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dawnn Maye scored 17 points and Tyaunna Marshall had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Georgia Tech (3-2) past Milwaukee (2-2) in the San Juan Shootout finale.
SIU EDWARDSVILLE 49, CLEMSON 43
In Dallas, SIU Edwardsville (3-3) dropped Clemson to (0-5) with a victory over the Tigers in the SMU Hoops for the Cure Classic.