UCLA women breeze past Texas

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HOUSTON — Alyssia Brewer had 12 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 17 UCLA held No. 12 Texas to 24 percent shooting en route to a 62-42 victory Saturday in the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Showcase.

UCLA's Alyssia Brewer (left) had a double-double  as the Bruins pounded 12th-ranked Texas by 20.  DAVID J. PHILLIP/ASSOCIATED PRESS
DAVID J. PHILLIP/ASSOCIATED PRESS
UCLA's Alyssia Brewer (left) had a double-double as the Bruins pounded 12th-ranked Texas by 20.

Jasmine Dixon chipped in with 10 points for the Bruins (5-1).

Nneka Enemkpali had 16 points and 12 rebounds for Texas (5-1) – her school-record sixth straight double-double. No other Longhorn player had more than six points as Texas hit just 15 of 63 field goals and committed 29 turnovers.

NO. 5 NOTRE DAME 109, UTAH STATE 70

In South Bend, Ind., Natalie Achonwa had 23 points and 12 rebounds as Notre Dame (6-1) cruised past Utah State (2-7).

Markisha Wright had 14 points with 11 rebounds and Skylar Diggins added 12 points and 10 assists, marking the first time in seven years that three players had double-doubles for the Irish (6-1).

NO. 8 LOUISVILLE 96, VALPARAISO 40

In Louisville, Ky., Antonita Slaughter and Sara Hammond scored 13 points each as Louisville (9-1) routed Valparaiso (3-6).

NO. 9 MARYLAND 90, GEORGE MASON 40

In College Park, Md., Alyssa Thomas had a triple double with 11 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists to lead Maryland (6-2) over George Mason (4-4).

NO. 19 DAYTON 60, MICHIGAN STATE 53

In Dayton, Ohio, Cassie Sant scored 19 points, grabbed five boards and had four assists as Dayton (10-0) defeated Michigan State, snapping a nine-game winning streak for the Spartans.

Becca Mills’ 17 points led Michigan State, but the Spartans made just 19 of 64 field goal attempts.

NO. 23 MIAMI 67, DAVIDSON 35

In Coral Gables, Fla., Morgan Stroman posted 17 points and nabbed 13 rebounds to lead Miami (7-1) over Davidson (3-5).

Stroman was 8 of 11 from the floor and also led the Hurricanes with six assists and four steals.

NO. 25 NEBRASKA 78, NO. 24 FLORIDA STATE 77

In Lincoln, Neb., Jordan Hooper had a career-best 36 points and 12 rebounds to help Nebraska slip by Florida State, handing the Seminoles (7-1) their first loss.

Hooper was 6 of 11 from 3-point range in her double-double performance. Emily Cady had 15 points. Lindsey Moore had 14 points and eight assists for the Cornhuskers (7-3).


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