The momentum has come from Notre Dame's star players. Skylar Diggins started to turn the series around by averaging 28 points in three straight wins over Tennessee and then last season Kayla McBride had 22 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in a win. On Monday night it was Jewell Loyd hitting 13-of-23 shots for 34 points with five rebounds and four assists in an 88-77 victory.
Now, South Carolina (18-0, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) gets a week off before starting a considerably tougher stretch that includes games against No. 10 Texas A&M, Mississippi, 22nd-ranked Georgia and No. 2 Connecticut.
For the second straight week, Kentucky was No. 1 in 63 of 65 votes cast Monday, while Virginia stayed at No. 2. The Wildcats (17-0) have been No. 1 in every poll and were the unanimous choice for five straight weeks before two voters switched to the Cavaliers (17-0) last week.
A year after defeating No. 1 Serena Williams to reach the quarterfinal at the Australian Open, the Serbian lost to 142nd-ranked Czech qualifier Lucie Hradecka on Monday.
Rafael Nadal is using a new racket these days. It has an on-off switch.
Tanner Sutton recorded a career-high 24 points in the Cougars' 20-point win Saturday at Benedictine University-Springfield.
The Wildcats (17-0, 4-0) withstood an early second-half rally by the Crimson Tide (12-5, 2-2) before brushing off the potential challenge. The win gives Kentucky the program's third-best start.
The Bulldogs topped the Gators 73-61. Florida hadn't lost against a conference foe since 2013.
The agreement, swiftly approved Friday by the boards of the NCAA and the university after intermittent talks heated up this week, lifts the last of the sanctions imposed in 2012 and wipes away the black marks that had tainted one of the nation's most celebrated college athletics programs.
Heyward was traded from Atlanta to St. Louis in mid-November. The 25-year-old outfielder is set to make $7.8 in the last season of his contract.
Legislative autonomy for the Big Five — the Big Ten, Big 12, Atlantic Coast Conference, Pac-12 and Southeastern Conference — was voted in last year and Saturday at the NCAA convention was its first chance to use it.
The CBS basketball analyst was arrested on a charge of soliciting a prostitute.
The men's and women's teams competed Friday at the Missouri Invitational at MU.
The Aggies completed a 13-point comeback to notch their first road win of the season. They host Missouri on Wednesday.
Columbia trailed 18-10 midway through the first half before going on a 19-3 run to lead 29-21 at halftime. In the second half, the Cougars outscored the Owls 43-17 to pick up the victory.
After shooting only 12.5 percent from the floor in the first half, the Stars (2-15, 2-10 American Midwest Conference) would go on to lose their sixth straight conference game.
Columbia trailed 45-30 at halftime before Williams Woods used a 9-1 run to begin the second half, stretching their lead to 54-31. The Cougars cut the lead to nine points later in the half, but were never able to get closer.
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously Thursday that the claims were barred by baseball's antitrust exemption, established by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1922 and upheld in 1953 and 1972.
The three-time former heavyweight champion was admitted to an undisclosed hospital earlier this week, Ali family spokesman Bob Gunnell said Thursday. Ali is in stable condition.
This summer's game will be played in Cincinnati on July 14. The same league hasn't hosted the game in consecutive years since 2006 at Pittsburgh's PNC Park and 2007 at San Francisco's AT&T Park.