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Late rally lifts Notre Dame past Louisville

NATION

• NO. 3 NOTRE DAME 66, NO. 13 LOUISVILLE 61: Madison Cable scored five consecutive points in the fourth quarter, including a big three-pointer with two minutes remaining, to rally the Fighting Irish (23-1, 11-0 ACC) past the host Cardinals (1-6, 10-1) for their 16th consecutive victory. Down 55-49, the Fighting Irish rallied to tie it twice before Cable's two free throws with 3:07 left put them ahead for good at 59-58. Her subsequent long-range jumper provided a four-point cushion, and Notre Dame sealed the hard-fought victory with four more free throws.

• NO. 12 TEXAS A&M 76, NO. 23 TENNESSEE 71 (OT): Courtney Walker scored 29 points, including 10 in overtime, and the Aggies (16-7, 6-3 SEC) bounced back from two consecutive losses to beat the Lady Vols (14-9, 5-5). A&M rallied after trailing 51-40 through three quarters, tying the score on a basket from Khaalia Hillsman with five seconds remaining.

• NO. 8 ARIZONA STATE 69, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 68: Sophie Brunner's three-point play with 1.9 seconds left gave the host Sun Devils (20-4, 11-1 Pac-12) a victory over the Trojans (17-7, 5-7), keeping Arizona State tied for the conference lead.

• NO. 9 OREGON STATE 54, WASHINGTON STATE 45: Sydney Wiese had 11 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter as the Beavers (20-3, 11-1 Pac-12) rallied to win their 10th in a row, beating the Cougars (12-11, 3-9).

• NO. 11 MISSISSIPPI STATE 52, NO. 21 MISSOURI 42: Morgan William scored 17 points and Victoria Vivians 13, and the two guards made big plays late as the host Bulldogs (21-4, 8-3 SEC) beat the Tigers (18-6, 5-6).

BIG TEN

• NO. 17 MICHIGAN STATE 74, IOWA 69: Aerial Powers scored 25 points and had a key steal and two free throws in the closing seconds, Tori Jankoska hit four free throws in the final 23 seconds and the Spartans (18-5, 9-3 Big Ten) beat the host Hawkeyes (15-9, 5-7).

• INDIANA 59, NEBRASKA 47: Tyra Buss had 17 points and 11 rebounds, Amanda Cahill had 16 points and 13 rebounds and the host Hoosiers (15-9, 7-5) forced 25 turnovers from the Cornhuskers (16-7, 7-5). Nebraska leading scorer Jessica Shepard turned the ball over 11 times.

• MICHIGAN 96, ILLINOIS 83: Katelynn Flaherty scored a career-high 36 points to reach the 1,000-point mark as a sophomore as the Wolverines (13-10, 5-7) beat the Illini (8-15, 1-11). Flaherty shot 13-for-18.

• RUTGERS 74, PENN STATE 62: Kahleah Cooper had 20 points and the Scarlet Knights (14-10, 5-7) beat the host Lady Lions (8-15, 3-9).

MEN

• NO. 16 OREGON 76, UTAH 66: Dillon Brooks had 30 points and nine assists, both career highs, to lead the host Ducks (20-4, 9-2 Pac-12) past the Utes (17-7, 6-5). Oregon won its sixth consecutive game and 22nd in a row at home, one shy of the school record.

• NO. 17 MIAMI (FLA.) 75, GEORGIA TECH 68: Sheldon McClellan scored 22 points and Ja'Quan Newton hit a huge three-pointer to lead the Hurricanes (18-4, 7-3 ACC) to their fifth victory in six games, beating the host Yellow Jackets (12-11, 2-8).

• NO. 12 SOUTHERN METHODIST 92, SOUTH FLORIDA 58: Shake Milton scored 22 points and the Mustangs (20-2, 9-2 American) matched their season high with 14 three-pointers in beating the host Bulls (5-20, 2-10).

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