Top 25 Capsules
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kylee Shook scored a season-high 17 points to help No. 5 Louisville to a 95-73 rout of Miami (Ohio) on Monday night.
The Cardinals (6-0) started strong and never looked back. They jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the first 2:30 as they forced the RedHawks (4-1) into four turnovers in that span. Three baskets came on fast break opportunities.
A balanced attack propelled the Cardinals to victory. Shook, a junior forward, made 6-of-9 shots and was one of six Louisville players to score in double figures. The Cardinals shot 51.5 percent and forced Miami into committing 21 turnovers.
Asia Durr scored 10 of her 16 points in the second half for Louisville, which also got a season-high 15 points from Bionca Dunham. Five Cardinals also pulled down at least six rebounds.
Durr ended the first half in spectacular fashion, getting a backcourt turnover in the waning seconds and converting a reverse layup just before the buzzer to give the Cardinals a 46-28 lead at the break.
Freshman guard Nia Clark scored 17 points to lead the RedHawks.
No. 16 DEPAUL 124, SAVANNAH STATE 61
CHICAGO (AP) — Lexi Held made five 3-pointers and scored a season-high 28 points, Chante Stonewall had 20 points, five rebounds and three steals, helping DePaul beat Savannah State.
DePaul scored 24 straight points in the first quarter and held Savannah State in single digits until Myasia Jones’ basket with 11 seconds left in the quarter. DePaul led 33-12 entering the second quarter, and the Lady Tigers had just 23 points by halftime.
Dee Bekelja added 16 points with 12 rebounds and Sonya Morris made four 3-pointers and scored 13 points for DePaul (4-2). Stonewall had 50 points, 28 rebounds, 10 steals and seven assists in three games at the Cancun Challenge over the weekend.
DePaul, which was edged Saturday on a last-second shot in overtime by No. 14 Syracuse, played its fourth of five games in a seven-day stretch. The Blue Demons play at No. 2 UConn on Wednesday.
Heniaya Moton scored 11 points for Savannah State (2-3), which was held to 30.3 percent shooting.