LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Breanna Stewart had 22 points and 14 rebounds and top-ranked Connecticut blew out No. 3 Louisville 68-48 Monday night to complete an unbeaten regular season in women’s basketball.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 13 points and 10 boards for the Huskies (31-0, 18-0 American Athletic Conference), who outrebounded Louisville (28-3, 16-2) by 47-30.
The game attracted a Louisville school record crowd of 22,163.
CONNECTICUT, at 31-0, remains No. 1 in The Associated Press poll while Notre Dame, at 29-0, stays unanimous at No. 2.
LOYOLA MARYMOUNT 7, MAINE 1: The Lions (8-8) scored all seven runs during the final two innings to beat the Black Bears (0-2) at Clearwater, Fla.
EmJ Fogel’s second-inning single drove in Jessica Burk with Maine’s lone run.
(14) NORTH CAROLINA 63, NOTRE DAME 61: James Michael McAdoo hit the go-ahead shot in the lane with 3:09 left to help the Tar Heels (23-7, 13-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) win at Chapel Hill, N.C.
FLORIDA, WICHITA State and Arizona are the top three teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the second straight week.
The Gators (27-2), on a school-record 21-game win streak, were a solid No. 1, receiving 46 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel.
Wichita State (31-0), was No. 1 on 14 ballots, while Arizona (27-2) got the other five first-place votes. Duke moved up to fourth while Virginia jumped from 12th to fifth.
MORRISVILLE STATE 10, UNE 3: Morrisville State (2-0) pulled away from a 4-3 halftime lead against the Nor’easters (0-2)at Biddeford.
Dan Auger had a goal and two assists for UNE while Patrick Wolfe and J.T. Oliver also scored.
STANFORD: Junior Patrick Rodgers, the No. 1 ranked amateur in the world, says he will forgo his final year of eligibility to pursue a professional career after this season.
Rodgers arrived at Stanford as one of the nation’s top recruits from Avon, Ind. The two-time All-American has won seven tournaments in less than three full seasons at Stanford.
Only Tiger Woods, with 11 career wins, has more.