UConn women past Purdue

No. 2 Connecticut women 91, No. 14 Purdue 57

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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.


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