Late charge pushes West Virginia women to win

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Freshman Bria Holmes scored 13 of her 18 bench points in the second half and West Virginia closed with a 6-0 run to snap No. 24 Iowa State's four-game winning streak, 68-66, Sunday in Morgantown, W.Va.

The Mountaineers (15-10, 7-7 Big 12 Conference) trailed, 66-62, with 2 1/2 minutes remaining. Ayana Dunning hit a layup, and Averee Fields followed with a free throw at 0:48 and then a go-ahead layup with 12 seconds left. Brooke Hampton added a free throw with three seconds remaining.

During the 6-0 run, Iowa State (18-6, 9-5) failed to take a shot, committing six turnovers in the final 1:52.

Holmes entered averaging 4.5 points in league play. Dunning added 13 points, all in the second half.

Hallie Christofferson tied the career high she set Thursday against No. 22 Oklahoma with 27 points for Iowa State and became the 25th Cyclone to reach 1,000 points for her career.

Other Top 25 games

• Notre Dame 87, Marquette 49: Skylar Diggins scored 23 points and Natalie Achonwa added 17 points and 10 rebounds as the visiting No. 2 Fighting Irish (24-1, 12-0 Big East) rolled to a rout of the Golden Eagles (12-13, 4-8).

• Stanford 68, UCLA 57: Chiney Ogwumike scored 26 points to help the visiting No. 4 Cardinal (24-2, 13-1) beat the 15th-ranked Bruins (19-6, 10-4).

• Duke 81, Wake Forest 70: Tricia Liston scored a career-high 29 points and the host No. 5 Blue Devils (24-1, 14-0 ACC) beat the Demon Deacons (11-15, 4-10) after losing star Chelsea Gray to a knee injury.

• California 72, Southern California 64: Layshia Clarendon scored 22 points and the visiting No. 6 Golden Bears (23-2, 13-1 Pac-12) held off a late rally to beat the Trojans (8-17, 5-9).

• Maryland 73, Virginia 44: Alyssa Thomas had 27 points and 13 rebounds and the visiting No. 7 Terrapins (21-4, 12-2 ACC) used a 26-3 run spanning the halves to beat the Cavaliers (15-10, 7-7).

• Louisville 81, DePaul 55: Bria Smith scored a career-high 21 points and Sara Hammond had 17 points and 13 rebounds to help the host No. 10 Cardinals (21-5, 9-3 Big East) rout the Blue Demons (18-8, 7-5).

• Tennessee 83, Vanderbilt 64: Meighan Simmons scored 17 points and was one of five players to reach double figures as the host 12th-ranked Lady Volunteers (20-5, 11-1 SEC) defeated the Commodores (16-9, 6-6).

• Georgia 62, Florida 57: Jasmine Hassell scored 16 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as the visiting No. 13 Lady Bulldogs (21-4, 9-3 SEC) defeated the Gators (15-11, 4-8).

• Florida State 80, North Carolina 73: Leonor Rodriguez scored 22 points and Chelsea Davis had 21 as the host No. 19 Seminoles (20-5, 10-4 ACC) defeated the No. 14 Tar Heels (23-4, 11-3).

• South Carolina 62, Mississippi 47: Ashley Bruner had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and the visiting No. 16 Gamecocks (21-5, 9-4 SEC) got a victory against the Rebels (9-16, 2-10).

• Iowa 72, Purdue 52: Samantha Logic scored 26 points Sunday to lead the visiting Hawkeyes (17-10, 6-7 Big Ten) to a win against the No. 18 Boilermakers (19-6, 8-4).

• Delaware 66, William & Mary 44: Elena Delle Donne scored 24 points and the visiting No. 20 Blue Hens (22-3, 13-0 CAA) never trailed while defeating the Tribe (6-18, 4-9).

• Colorado 71, Arizona State 63: Jen Reese scored 22 points and the visiting No. 21 Buffaloes (20-5, 9-5 Pac-12) won their fifth consecutive game, defeating the Sun Devils (11-15, 3-11).

• Kansas 81, Oklahoma 71: Carolyn Davis had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Angel Goodrich became Kansas' all-time assists leader as the host Jayhawks (16-8, 7-6 Big 12) defeated the 22nd-ranked Sooners (18-7, 8-5).

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