TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Shakayla Thomas scored 21 points, Ama Degbeon had a double-double and No. 13 Florida State tied a school record en route to a 107-62 win over Virginia Tech on Sunday.
Degbeon had 10 points and 13 rebounds for her third career double-double and seven players scored in double figures as the Seminoles (16-2, 4-1 ACC) tied the 1990-91 team with their fifth 100-point game of the season. FSU earned its largest win ever over the Hokies (13-5, 2-3).
Taylor Emery scored 17 points for the Hokies, who shot 31 percent (22 of 72).
No. 16 Duke 55, UVa 48
DURHAM, N.C. — Lexie Brown, held scoreless in the first half, had nine of her 14 points in the fourth quarter and No. 16 Duke ended Virginia’s eight-game winning streak .
After missing all seven of her shots before halftime, Brown made all the plays down the stretch to help the Blue Devils (14-4, 3-2 ACC) improve to 11-0 at home and knock the Cavaliers (12-7, 5-1) out of a first-place tie.
Aliyah Huland El had 14 points for the Cavs, who were off to their best start in league play since 2000, and Jocelyn Willoughby had 11 points and 10 boards.
Ferrum 79, Averett 72
FERRUM — All five starters scored in double figures, as the Panthers built a first-quarter lead and never trailed from there in their USA South victory over the visiting Cougars (8-7, 5-2).
Zarkia Mattox (Franklin County) led the way for Ferrum (8-7, 7-0) with 23 points, while Jalexus Mitchell (Martinsville) added 15, Maggie Self (William Byrd) tallied 13 and both Brooke Lewis and Erin March had 11.
Brooke Carthon led Averett with 18 points.
No. 1 Villanova 78, St. John’s 71
NEW YORK — Donte DiVincenzo hit six 3-pointers and scored 25 points to help Villanova (16-1, 4-1 Big East) hold off St. John’s .
Shamorie Ponds scored a career-high 37 points to lead the Red Storm (10-8, 0-6).
No. 15 Gonzaga 75, San Francisco 65
SAN FRANCISCO — Johnathan Williams scored 17 points and Josh Perkins added 16 to lead Gonzaga (16-3, 6-0 West Coast).
Souley Boum scored 22 for San Francisco (10-9, 2-4).
WVU reviewing court storm incident
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia’s athletic department said Sunday it is reviewing an incident in which a player is seen striking a Texas Tech fan who had joined thousands of others in a postgame celebration.
Video posted on social media by fans at the game in Lubbock, Texas, show forward Wes Harris and other West Virginia players trying to reach the sideline as fans swarmed the court Saturday in celebration of Texas Tech’s 72-71 win . The videos appear to show Harris striking a fan who had run into him .
Big 12 schools keep bruising one another
The Big 12 can stake a claim as the nation’s best conference. It has the top RPI rating, five teams ranked in the AP Top 25 and eight teams in the top 50 of the KenPom.com rankings.
The only problem: The teams have been beating up on one another .
No. 2 West Virginia (15-2, 4-1 Big 12) extended the nation’s longest winning streak to 15 games by edging Baylor 57-54 on Tuesday. The Mountaineers will likely drop in Monday’s poll after losing 72-71 to No. 8 Texas Tech. The Red Raiders (15-2, 4-1)
lost to No. 9 Oklahoma 75-65 on Tuesday, creating a four-way tie atop the Big 12 with West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kansas.