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No. 5 Baylor 72, McNeese State 36
WACO, Texas (AP) -- Abiola Wabara scored 15 points and Jessica Morrow added 14 to lead No. 5 Baylor to a 72-36 victory over McNeese State on Tuesday night as the defending national champions extended their winning streak to 28 games.
Sophia Young added 13 points and Jordan Davis had 10 for the Lady Bears (8-0).
Baylor played without Angela Tisdale, who was suspended for three games for an unspecified violation of team rules. She averaged 15.7 points and 7.3 assists per game over the first seven games.
Leading 44-20 early in the second half, Baylor went on an 18-6 run to put the game out of reach at 62-26 with just under 8 minutes to play. Davis had 10 points in the run.
Regina Spivey paced McNeese State (3-5) with 11 points.
No. 8 Maryland 69, Coppin St. 38
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Marissa Coleman scored 13 points and Laura Harper and Shay Doron each had 12 for Maryland.
The Terrapins (9-1) outscored their in-state foes 23-4 at the free throw line and finished with a 40-19 rebounding advantage. Maryland is 11-0 against Coppin State in the one-sided rivalry that began in 1991.
The Terrapins played without freshman point guard Kristi Toliver, who has been bothered by a leg injury.
Rashida Suber scored 16 points and Sherrie Tucker had 10 for the Eagles (1-4), off to their worst start in seven seasons under coach Derek Brown.
South Carolina 79, No. 14 Minnesota 61
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Junior Shannel Harris matched her season total of 13 points and South Carolina ended a 17-game losing streak against ranked teams.
The Gamecocks (3-3) hadn't beaten a Top 25 team since defeating No. 13 Arkansas 83-59 on Feb. 16, 2003.
The Golden Gophers (6-2) hit just two of their first 18 shots and South Carolina was ahead 13-2 less than 6 minutes into the game.
Minnesota never got closer, trailing by as many as 27 points in the second half on the way to ending a two-game winning streak.
Liz Podominick led Minnesota with a career-high 21 points.