South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston looks to make a pass while being defended by Missouri guard Haley Troup on Sunday in Columbia, S.C. Sean Rayford/Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Aliyah Boston had 20 points and 10 rebounds for her 71st career double-double and No. 1 South Carolina won its 24th straight with a 81-50 victory over Missouri on Sunday.

Boston’s 11th game with double-figure points and rebounds moved her with one of program-record holder Sheila Foster – and kept the Gamecocks perfect at 18-0 and 6-0 in the Southeastern Conference.

It also completed a week of revenge for South Carolina: Between Sunday’s win and a 95-66 drubbing at Kentucky this past Thursday night, the Gamecocks defeated the only two teams to beat them last season in consecutive games.

Zia Cooke added 16 points and Ashlyn Watkins 13 for the Gamecocks.

Missouri (14-5, 3-3) lost its third straight after opening SEC play with three consecutive victories. Lauren Hansen finished with 14 points to lead the Tigers.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 55, (2) STANFORD 46: Destiny Littleton scored 18 points with six assists as the Trojans (13-4, 3-3 Pac-12) pulled off a program-defining victory with an upset victory over the Cardinal (17-2, 5-1) in Los Angeles.


Okako Adika scored 11 points with 11 rebounds, while Taylor Bigby and Kayla Williams added nine points each as the Trojans set the tone with their defense and held on late to end a 14-game losing streak against the Cardinal who had won 51 straight against unranked opponents.

It was USC’s first victory over Stanford since the 2014 Pac-12 Tournament.

(4) UCONN 65, GEORGETOWN 50: Aaliyah Edwards scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Huskies (15-2, 8-0) opened up a close game in the second half to beat the Hoyas (8-9, 1-7) in Hartford, Connecticut.

But the Huskies, who were forced to postpone a game a week ago because of a lack of healthy players, saw leading scorer Azzi Fudd go down in the first half when she appeared to reinjure her right knee. Fudd was playing in just her second game back after missing the previous eight after hurting that knee in December.

“She just tweaked something and they got some ice on it,” UConn Coach Geno Auriemma told television network SNY after the game. “It didn’t sound serious at all.”

(5) LSU 84, AUBURN 54: Angel Reese had 23 points and 15 rebounds to maintain her streak of double-doubles in every game this season, and the Tigers (18-0, 6-0 SEC) beat the Tigers (10-7, 0-5) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


Jasmine Carson scored 18 points, and Alexis Morris had 12 points and 10 assists for LSU, which led the entire way.

(6) INDIANA 93, WISCONSIN 56: Gorham’s Mackenzie Holmes scored 29 points and Yarden Garzon added 19 to help the Hoosiers (16-1, 5-1 Big Ten) run to a win over the Badgers (6-12, 2-5) in Bloomington, Indiana.

Indiana shot 55% from the field, including 8-for-20 from beyond the arc, while its defense held Wisconsin to 35% shooting.

The Badgers had no answers for Holmes, who shot 11 for 15 from the field in her 26 minutes. Holmes was part of the Hoosiers’ 50-30 advantage in points in the paint.

Indiana started hot, scoring 20 points in the first five minutes of the game, including Garzon scoring the game’s first seven points and Holmes scoring 10 of the next 13.

(7) NOTRE DAME 70, SYRACUSE 58: Olivia Miles scored 13 of her game-high 23 points during the second half and the Irish (14-2, 5-1 ACC) beat the Orange (13-5, 4-3) in Syracuse, New York.


After a back-and-forth opening three quarters, the Fighting Irish went on an 11-2 run to start the fourth quarter. While Notre Dame and Syracuse traded baskets through the final minutes of the fourth quarter, the Irish did enough to hold on for the double-digit victory.

(8) UCLA 87, CAL 70: Freshman Londynn Jones had 18 points and Charisma Osborne added 17 to lead the Bruins (15-3, 4-2 Pac-12) to a win over the Bears (10-7, 1-5) in Los Angeles.

UCLA star freshman Kiki Rice had a double double with 15 points and a career-high 12 assists.

(9) MARYLAND 80, RUTGERS 56: Diamond Miller had 17 points, six rebounds and five steals, and the Terrapins (14-4, 5-2 Big Ten) forced 17 first-half turnovers in a win over the Scarlet Knights (8-11, 2-5) in College Park, Maryland.

The Terrapins rebounded from a loss at No. 6 Indiana earlier in the week. Brinae Alexander led Maryland with 20 points, surpassing 1,000 for her career in the process, and Abby Meyers added 14 with three steals.

(10) UTAH 80, (14) ARIZONA 79: Alissa Pili scored 27 points, including the winning free throws with 0.3 seconds left, to lead the Utes (15-1, 5-1 Pac-12) to a victory over the Wildcats (14-4, 4-3) in Salt Lake City.


Pili went 11 of 16 from the field, while Gianna Kneepkens finished with 20 points and seven rebounds for the Utes. Issy Palmer added 10 points. Utah snapped a five-game losing streak against Arizona dating back to 2019.

(22) NORTH CAROLINA 56, (11) N.C. STATE 47: Kennedy Todd-Williams scored eight of her 15 points in the fourth quarter, Destiny Adams scored all of her eight points in the final 4 minutes and the Tar Heels (12-5, 3-3 ACC) beat the Wolfpack (13-4, 3-3) in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

(16) DUKE 65, GEORGIA TECH 47: Celeste Taylor scored 13 points, Elizabeth Balogun added 12 and the Blue Devils (16-1, 6-0 ACC) overcome a halftime deficit to defeat the Yellow Jackets (9-9, 0-7) in Atlanta.

WEST VIRGINIA 75, (18) BAYLOR 65: Madisen Smith and Ja’Naiya Quinerly scored 17 points apiece, Jayla Hemingway added 15 points and 14 rebounds and West Virginia’s defense forced seven fourth-quarter turnovers as the Mountaineers (12-4, 3-2 Big 12) beat the Bears (12-4, 3-1) in Morgantown, West Virginia.

WASHINGTON STATE 85, (21) OREGON 84: Bella Murekatete scored 20 points, Jessica Clark scored six of her career-high 14 in overtime and the Cougars (13-3, 3-3 Pac-12) defeated the Ducks (13-5, 4-3) in Eugene, Oregon, Washington State’s first win over a ranked team since 1998.

(24) ILLINOIS 70, MINNESOTA 57: Makira Cook scored 20 points, Genesis Bryant added 18 and the Illini (15-3, 5-2 Big Ten) celebrated their first game as a ranked team in 23 years with a win over the Golden Gophers (8-10, 1-6) in Minneapolis.


SMCC 83, UCONN-AVERY POINT 77: Aija Andrews scored 20 points, while Tara Flanders had 19 points and 14 rebounds as the Seawolves (11-4) beat the Pointers (6-7) in South Portland.

Maddy York added 13 points and Bailey Whitney had 18 rebounds for SMCC.


ST. JOHN’S 85, (6) UCONN 74: Joel Soriano scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and the Red Storm (13-6, 3-5 Big East) beat the Huskies (15-5, 4-4) – their first victory in Hartford since 1988.

The double-double was the 16th of the season for Soriano. AJ Storr and Posh Alexander each added 14 points for the Red Storm, which has won two in a row after a five-game losing streak. Dylan Addae-Wusu and Rafael Pinzon added 12 points each and Andre Curbelo had 10.

Jordan Hawkins led all scorers with 29 for UConn, which has lost four of its last five games after starting the season 14-0. Alex Karaban had 16 points and Adama Sanogo added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Huskies.


(12) XAVIER 80, (25) MARQUETTE 76: Souley Boum and Jack Nunge each scored 16 points and the Mustketeers (15-3, 7-0 Big East) won their 11th straight game with a victory over the Golden Eagles (14-5, 6-2) in Cincinnati.

The final few seconds were close, with Olivier-Maxence Prosper making a jumper to cut Xavier’s lead to 78-76 with 8 seconds left. Boum then hit two free throws to seal the victory as the Musketeers went 6 for 6 from the line in the final 28 seconds.

SMCC 106, UCONN-AVERY POINT 52: Jack Pyzynski scored 18 points as the Seawolves (13-4) beat the Pointers (1-13) in South Portland.

Luke Gabloff, Zach Oliver and Bode Meader each added 10 points for SMCC.

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