Lindsey Pulliam scored 21 points and Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah finished with a double-double to power Northwestern to an 84-58 victory over No. 21 Duke in the Blue Devils season opener on Sunday.
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Five of the 30 players on the Wooden Award preseason list come from top-ranked, defending champion Notre Dame.
- Top-ranked Irish place 5 on Wooden watch list
- Duke's McCallie takes leave with kidney issue
- Duke loses Gorecki for season with hip injury
- UConn places four on Wooden midseason list
Duke women's basketball coach Joanne P. McCallie is taking a medical leave of about two months to treat her kidneys.
Napheesa Collier had 16 points and 11 rebounds to help top-seed UConn beat Duke 72-59 on Saturday and advance to the Elite Eight for the 13th consecutive season.
It wasn't vintage UConn, but it was a 13-point win over Duke in the Sweet 16. It all adds up to a regional final vs. reigning-champion South Carolina.
Neither South Carolina nor UConn was perfect in its Sweet 16 win, but why look back now? The Monday showdown between the defending champion and the pre-eminent program is something to truly look forward to.
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Leaonna Odom scored 16 points and fifth seed Duke's defense was dominant, holding fourth seed Georgia to two second-quarter points in a 66-40 women's NCAA Tournament second-round win on Monday night.
Leaonna Odom scored a career-high 25 points, including nine in Duke's dominant third period, and the fifth-seeded Blue Devils beat No. 12 seed Belmont 72-58 in the first round of the women's NCAA Tournament on Saturday.
After pulling upsets in their conference tournaments, Texas A&M and NC State are now projected among the top 16 seeds, while Missouri and Duke fell out. Nebraska is the last team in. The first automatic bid will be won in Saturday's OVC final.
Chelsea Nelson scored 15 points and grabbed an Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament record 22 rebounds on Friday and No. 23 North Carolina State upended No. 18 Duke 51-45 in quarterfinals.
Maryland and NC State each dropped to No. 5 seeds, and Ohio State and Duke jumped to the 4-seed line, in Charlie Creme's updated bracket projection. Selection Monday is two weeks away.
Rebecca Greenwell tied her career-high with 31 points, Lexie Brown added 22 and both had double-doubles to help No. 20 Duke secure the fourth seed for the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament with a 70-54 win over rival North Carolina on Sunday.
Lexie Brown scored 30 points, and No. 20 Duke upset No. 9 Florida State 79-66 on Monday night.
Tiana Mangakahia scored 19 points, including the winning 3-pointer with 57 seconds left, and Syracuse upended No. 17 Duke 68-65 on Thursday night.
Rebecca Greenwell had 17 points and 11 rebounds and No. 19 Duke reached 20 wins for an Atlantic Coast Conference record 21st straight season on Sunday with a 60-35 win over Clemson.
Lexie Brown scored 21 points, six combing in the last 2 1/2 minutes, and No. 19 Duke turned back Wake Forest 59-51 on Wednesday night in the first game since injured starter Haley Gorecki was lost for the season.
Duke guard Haley Gorecki, who is averaging 17 points and 5.5 rebounds for the No. 19 Blue Devils, is out for the remainder of the season after suffering a left hip injury.