Kayla McBride scored 31 points and No. 2 Notre Dame jumped to an 18-point lead early and held on to beat seventh-ranked Duke 81-70 Sunday to claim the Atlantic Coast Conference title in its inaugural season in the league.
Mississippi State 72, Ole Miss 70: MSU knocked off in-state rival Ole Miss. Valencia McFarland of Ole Miss led all scorers with 29 points. MSU's Martha Alwal had 25 points and 23 rebounds.
No. 3 Louisville 73, No. 25 Rutgers 58: Asia Taylor had 25 points and 15 rebounds to lead Louisville (27-2, 15-1 American Athletic Conference) to a win over Rutgers (20-6, 11-4).
No. 4 South Carolina 69, Florida 55: Tiffany Mitchell scored 20 points, Alaina Coates added 16 points and 12 rebounds as South Carolina (25-2, 13-1 Southeastern Conference) won its ninth straight game with a victory over Florida.
The Gamecocks matched their overall win totals of the past two seasons and won their record 13th game in SEC play. They clinched at least a tie for the SEC title with Texas A&M's loss to Kentucky later Sunday.
No. 5 Stanford 65, UCLA 56: Chiney Ogwumike scored 26 points and had 15 rebounds to help No.5 Stanford beat UCLA 65-56 on Sunday.
Ogwumike also had five blocks and four steals while Mikaela Ruef had seven points and 11 rebounds as the Cardinal (26-2, 15-1) clinched its 14th straight Pac-12 regular season title outright. It had already clinched the top seed for the Pac-12 Tournament.
No. 8 Maryland 79, Georgia Tech 62: Alyssa Thomas had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Katie Rutan and Brionna Jones each added 15 points and Maryland 22-5, 10-4 ACC) beat Georgia Tech.
No. 10 Tennessee 56, Missouri 50: Meighan Simmons scored 20 points and Mercedes Russell grabbed 11 rebounds to help Tennessee (22-5, 11-3 SEC) edge Missouri.
Virginia Tech 50, No. 11 North Carolina 47: Vanessa Panousis tied a career-high with 24 points as Virginia Tech won for the first time in Chapel Hill, upsetting North Carolina.
Virginia Tech (13-14, 3-11 ACC) won for the first time in 10 tries at UNC.
No. 12 Oklahoma State 63, Texas Tech 62: Tiffany Bias went the length of the court for the game-winning basket with 1.5 seconds left on as Oklahoma State (21-5, 10-5 Big 12) narrowly avoided an upset with a win over Texas Tech.
No. 14 N.C. State 68, Virginia 66: Markeisha Gatling scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, while Kody Burke sank the game-winning 3-pointer, as N.C. State (23-5, 10-4 ACC) slipped past Virginia.
No. 15 Kentucky 83, No. 16 Texas A&M 74: Jennifer O'Neill had 17 points and Linnae Harper scored 16 on Sunday to lead Kentucky (20-7, 8-6 SEC) to its fifth 20-win season in a row in a victory over Texas A&M (21-7, 11-3).
No. 18 California 76, Southern Cal 67: Reshanda Gray scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead California (20-7, 12-4 Pac-12) past USC.
Arkansas 57, No. 19 LSU 53: Jessica Jackson scored 25 points to lead Arkansas (18-9, 5-9 SEC) in an upset of LSU. LSU (18-9, 7-7 SEC) scored the first seven points of the game -- including a 3-pointer by DaShawn Harden -- en route to a 27-17 lead at the break.
No. 20 Arizona State 60, Utah 40: Promise Amukamara hit a 3-pointer in the closing second seconds of the first half to give Arizona State the lead at halftime and the Sun Devils took charge to start the second half en route to a win over visiting Utah.
No. 21 Purdue 70, Wisconsin 54: April Wilson scored 18 points and dished off eight assists to lead Purdue to a win over Wisconsin, sweeping the season series with the Badgers. The win was the fifth straight for Purdue (20-7, 10-5 Big 10), which got 12 points and 10 rebounds from Whitney Bays.
Creighton 65, No. 22 St. John's 62: Marissa Janning scored 24 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, to lead Creighton to an upset win over St. John's.