Collier scores 22, No. 1 UConn tops Saint Louis 98-42
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier had 22 points and 11 rebounds, Katie Lou Samuelson scored 20 points and top-ranked UConn beat Saint Louis 98-42 on Tuesday night.
The Huskies (8-0) have won 123 consecutive regular season games. Crystal Dangerfield added 18 points, and Christyn Williams had 17.
Myia Clark led Saint Louis (4-5) with 18 points.
UConn rolled to a 15-2 lead and never looked back. Samuelson propelled the early outburst with a pair of 3-pointers, and Collier had a short jumper. Williams hit a 3-pointer with less than a minute to go in the first quarter to push the lead to 23-8.
NO. 5 LOUISVILLE 102, UT MARTIN 62
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Asia Durr scored 25 points, Arica Carter had 16 and Louisville’s defense stifled UT Martin.
Durr provided Louisville’s initial boost with 16 first-half points, while Carter added 12. The margin quickly reached 40 in the third quarter as the Cardinals (9-0) hit the century mark for the second game in a row.
Sam Fuehring had 10 rebounds and nine points, Bionca Dunham scored 14 and Dana Evans 11 as Louisville improved to 8-0 against UT Martin (5-3).
Chelsea Perry had 12 points and eight rebounds for UT Martin, which had won two of three coming in.
NO. 21 DRAKE 91, CLARKE 43
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Becca Hittner scored 23 points to lead Drake.
Sara Rhine had 22 points, making all 10 of her shots for Drake (8-1). A record crowd of 6,031 at the Knapp Center was on hand for the annual game for elementary and middle school students.
Tina Ubl led Clarke (7-3) with 14 points and Makenna Haase added 12 points, 13 rebounds and two blocks.