Ohio State snaps No. 22 Indiana's 14-game winning streak with win
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Ameryst Alston tied a career-high with 29 points Saturday and Ohio State upset a cold-shooting No. 22 Indiana 70-51, snapping a program-best 14-0 winning streak for the Hoosiers.
The Hoosiers (14-1, 1-1 Big 10 Conference) shot just 28.8 percent (17 of 59) compared with 53.4 percent (31 of 58) for the Buckeyes.
Raven Ferguson came off the bench to score a career-high 18 for Ohio State, and Martina Ellerbe added 10.
Ohio State (12-7, 2-1) led 39-29 at halftime, with the Buckeyes shooting 62.1 percent to 40.7 percent for the Hoosiers.
Indiania State was scoreless for nearly four minutes in the second half and had made only six points at the 13:36 mark. They ripped an 11-0 run, including a Karlee McBride trey, but Ohio State replied with three quick buckets and the Hoosiers didn't make a basket for four more minutes.
Larryn Brooks led Indiana with 11 points.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Connecticut center Kiah Stokes doesn't usually get a chance to make an impact in a game unless other front-court players are having problems.
On Saturday, UConn played without injured Morgan Tuck, and Stefanie Dolson and Breanna Stewart were on the bench early with foul trouble.
Stokes responded by hauling down a career-high 18 rebounds, scoring six points and blocking three shots to help UConn to an 80-36 rout of Temple.
Bria Hartley led the Huskies with 19 points. Moriah Jefferson added 13 points and Stewart scored 12 for the Huskies (17-0, 5-0 American), who extended their winning streak to 23 games in a home game played 80 miles from campus in Bridgeport.
WACO, Texas -- Odyssey Sims scored 28 points and No. 7 Baylor led throughout its 80-46 victory against TCU on Saturday night that extended the Lady Bears' national-best home-court winning streak to 69 games.
After being recognized during pregame for breaking the school's career record for 3-pointers in the previous game, national scoring leader Sims made six more shots from long-range. She had two from beyond the arc when the Lady Bears (14-1, 4-0 Big 12) scored the game's first 14 points in just over 3 minutes.
Sims has never lost at home, but a big test comes Monday night when Baylor hosts top-ranked Connecticut (17-0).
AMES, Iowa -- Tiffany Bias scored 22 points and 15th-ranked Oklahoma State beat No. 11 Iowa State 69-62 on Saturday, knocking the Cyclones from the ranks of the unbeaten.
Brittney Martin had 14 for the Cowgirls (14-1, 3-1 Big 12), who used a 12-0 run to take control of the first matchup between top-15 teams in Ames in 12 years.
Iowa State (14-1, 3-1) had pulled within 63-60 before Bias hit a floater in traffic and a pair of free throws with 14 seconds left.
Hallie Christofferson had 20 points to lead the Cyclones, who shot just 3 of 17 from 3-point range. Iowa State entered Saturday as the only school in the country with unbeaten men's and women's teams - but both lost in a span of seven hours.
SPOKANE, Wash. -- Haiden Palmer scored a jumper on the first play of the game and the Gonzaga Bulldogs raced out to an initial lead of 16-2, scored 50 in the first half and pounded No. 24 San Diego 79-50 on Saturday.
The loss was the second consecutive for the Toreros (15-2, 4-2 West Coast Conference), who began the week undefeated and nationally ranked for the first time in program history. San Diego lost at Portland Wednesday.
Palmer scored 19 for the Zags (14-3, 4-1), who are nine-time defending WCC champs and who were ranked as high as 23rd earlier in the season.
Palmer and Keani Albanez each had four of GU's 12 steals as the Bulldogs forced 18 turnovers and held San Diego to less than 37 percent shooting, including 0-7 from 3-point range.
Malina Hood scored 13 for the Toreros. Sonja Greinacher added 14 for Gonzaga, Kiara Kudron 10.