NCAAW Large 12: Taiyanna Jackson is conserving Kansas Jayhawks undefeated
Checking in on the groups within the Large 12:
RV (37 factors) Kansas Jayhawks (8-0, 0-0 Large 12)
The Jayhawks dominated the center quarters of their 77-50 Thursday victory over No. 12 Arizona, profitable the second 14-5 and the third 26-11. They have been in a position to achieve a bonus inside, profitable factors within the paint 50-26 and rebounds 51-31. Taiyanna Jackson, a 6-foot-6 heart who leads the Large 12 in discipline aim share, shot her season share (69.2 %) with a 9-of-13 effort and completed with 19 factors, 15 rebounds, two steals and three blocks. Zakiyah Franklin added 14 factors, 11 boards and 5 assists, whereas Chandler Prater had 19 factors, seven boards and three steals. Prater was 13-of-13 on the free throw line.
Of their different sport since our final replace, which was final Sunday, the Jayhawks defeated Southeast Missouri State 88-51. Jackson was 7-of-9 from the sphere with 17 factors, six rebounds and two steals in that one.
The Cyclones had good moments throughout Wednesday’s loss to No. 16 Iowa, however Stephanie Soares’ 0-of-6 efficiency on the stripe was regarding and contributed to the 70-57 setback. Iowa State was additionally not in a position to decelerate Caitlin Clark, no less than not for a full 40 minutes, and one terrible stretch sealed its destiny. It additionally wasn’t simply Clark (19 factors), as Monika Czinano had 18 factors and Kate Martin was the X issue for the Hawkeyes with 13 factors within the 13-point win. You understand Clark goes to get hers and the Cyclones have been unable to close down the remainder of Iowa’s group.
No. 19 Baylor Bears (7-2, 0-0 Large 12)
The Bears are 1-2 this 12 months towards ranked opponents with a win over No. 25 Villanova and losses to No. 14 Michigan and No. 20 Maryland. These days, they’ve had a break from challenges with blowout wins coming over HCU (79-35, final Sunday) and UT Arlington (91-36, Wednesday). Freshman Bella Fontleroy had 17 factors and 11 rebounds towards HCU. Sarah Andrews notched 20 factors, 5 boards and 4 assists towards UT Arlington. The group’s subsequent massive take a look at is towards No. 12 Arizona in Dallas on Dec. 18.
In our final replace, we made it appear to be Oklahoma may lose to Ole Miss. The Sooners had misplaced to now-No. 15 Utah by 46, whereas the Rebels had misplaced to the Utes by simply two. Nevertheless, with robust second and fourth quarters, Oklahoma defeated Ole Miss 69-59 final Sunday. Consequently, the Sooners are nonetheless hanging round within the rankings. They received a balanced scoring effort towards Ole Miss; Nevaeh Tot had group highs in factors (13) and assists (4) whereas Madi Williams had a team-high eight boards to go together with her 10 factors.
The Wildcats had the possibility to choose up a considerably high quality win on Saturday, however fell to previously-ranked South Dakota State, which is not even receiving votes. It was a four-point loss; Kansas State’s late comeback try fell brief. The Wildcats will doubtless fall out of the rankings now; their final sport that was an actual take a look at additionally resulted in a loss (69-53 to now-No. 21 Arkansas). In between, they picked up wins over Houston and Kansas Metropolis. Since our final replace, Gabby Gregory has averaged 21.3 factors and Serena Sundell has averaged 6.7 assists over three video games.
RV (17 factors) Texas Longhorns (4-4, 0-0 Large 12)
Very like preseason-No. 7 Louisville, preseason-No. 3 Texas took out its frustrations on a lesser opponent lately, defeating Southern 92-43 final Sunday. Shaylee Gonzales had a season-high 22 factors, Sonya Morris had 20 factors and Rori Harmon had 9 factors, 10 assists and 4 steals. The Longhorns subsequent face a Energy 5 opponent on Dec. 18 (USC) and subsequent face an opponent that’s presently ranked on Dec. 31 (No. 24 Kansas State).
Texas Tech Woman Raiders (8-1, 0-0 Large 12)
Texas Tech’s one blemish stays its loss to Jackson State on Nov. 15. Since our final replace, it defeated Incarnate Phrase 66-48 and Sam Houston 68-55. In opposition to IW, it had 11 gamers rating between two and 11 factors. In opposition to Sam Houston, Bre’Amber Scott was the star with 15 factors, 10 rebounds, three assists and three steals.
Hours after our final replace, the Mountaineers hosted Delaware State and got here away with a 63-47 victory. They then beat Robert Morris 72-42 on Thursday. Madisen Smith had 24 factors towards Delaware State; Jayla Hemmingway had 14 factors, 11 rebounds and three steals towards Robert Morris.
The Cowgirls’ six-point loss to Purdue seems good after the Boilermakers took No. 20 Maryland to the buzzer. So as to add to the positives, OK State has bounced again from that loss with two straight wins. It beat North Texas 82-64 final Saturday and Loyola Marymount 86-65 on Tuesday. Taylen Collins tied a program record with 23 rebounds within the North Texas sport, whereas Lior Garzon averaged 20.5 factors over the stretch.
The Horned Frogs beat George Washington 70-58 on Monday in a contest that noticed eight gamers, together with three Horned Frogs, get ejected.
Eight gamers have been ejected after an on-court skirmish broke out throughout Monday’s matchup between TCU and George Washington in Fort Value, Texas. https://t.co/TQhBD6znzj
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TCU then misplaced an in depth one to Missouri State on Friday. Missouri State has been a great program lately, however this 12 months is 3-4. TCU’s Tomi Taiwo has scored in double figures eight instances in a row and 20 factors twice in a row.