January 27, 2023

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Caitlin Clark had 28 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds for her eighth triple-double of her career, and the No. 10 Iowa handed No. 2 Ohio State their first loss of the season 83-72 Monday night .

Monika Czinano added 22 points on 11-of-13 shooting for the Hawkeyes (16-4, 8-1 Big Ten), who won their fifth straight game, three of them away.

Cotie McMahon scored 21 points and Taylor Thierry added 20 for the Buckeyes (19-1, 8-1) who had been 4-0 against ranked opponents.

Ohio State was down 12 points midway through the third quarter and recovered within three points early in the fourth quarter, but the Hawkeyes responded by keeping the Buckeyes scoreless for 2 1/2 minutes to retire.

Clark, a preseason All-American who leads the Big Ten in scoring, extended her conference record for any woman’s or man’s triple-doubles. She went 8 of 19 from the field — including 3 of 10 from 3-point range — and 9 of 10 on free throws.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Jasmine Carson scored 20 points and Angel Reese had 14 points and 14 rebounds for her school record, 20th straight double-double to lead No. 4 LSU to an 89-51 win over Alabama Monday night.

The Tigers (20-0, 8-0 Southeastern Conference) extended the program’s longest winning streak to 20 games. The Crimson Tide (15-5, 4-3) had a three-game winning streak and produced a season-low in points.

Carson made four 3-pointers in the first half and fell a point short of her season high. Reese surpassed Sylvia Fowles’ previous school record of 19 consecutive double-doubles set during the 2006-07 season.

Alexis Morris had 17 points, made three 3-pointers and had seven assists for LSU. LaDazhia Williams had 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Brittany Davis led Alabama with 11 points on 5-of-15 shooting.

NO. 5 UCONN 94, DEPAUL 51

STORRS, Conn. – Aaliyah Edwards had 23 points and 10 rebounds and led UConn to their 11th straight win, a loss to DePaul.

Lou Lopez Senechal had 20 points and Dorka Juhasz had 19 for the Huskies (18-2, 11-0 Big East), who went undefeated in conference play. Aubrey Griffin recorded her fourth double-double of the season, scoring 18 points and catching 11 rebounds.

Edwards also featured the one-on-one match between two of the nation’s best post players, who outplayed Aneesah Morrow, who led the Blue Demons with 20 points and 12 rebounds. It was her 17th double-double of the season and eighth in a row.

DePaul (11-10, 4-6) has lost three straight and six of his last seven.

The game was scheduled to be played on January 8 but had to be postponed after injuries left UConn with just six healthy scholarship holders.

AP Women’s College Basketball: https://apnews.com/hub/womens-college-basketball and https://apnews.com/hub/ap-top-25-womens-college-basketball-poll and https:/ /twitter.com/AP_Top25

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