Women's basketball roundup

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Top-ranked UConn rolls past SMU

2014-02-25T20:30:00Z 2014-02-26T02:16:10Z WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Top-ranked UConn rolls past SMUThe Associated Press The Associated Press
February 25, 2014 8:30 pm  • 

Bria Hartley scored 25 points; Breanna Stewart added 23, and No. 1 Connecticut broke open a close game late in the first half on the way to a 81-48 victory against SMU on Tuesday night.

The Huskies (29-0, 16-0 American Athletic) won their 35th straight game, halfway to the second-longest winning streak in school history.

Keena Mays scored 13 points to lead the Mustangs (16-11, 7-9).

OSU's Bias a Lieberman Watch List finalist: Oklahoma State's Tiffany Bias has been selected as one of 22 women's college basketball players as a finalist on the Nancy Lieberman Award watch list.

The award is named after Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman and is presented each year to the player chosen as the top point guard in women's NCAA Division I college basketball.

Bias is averaging 14.5 points, 6.3 assists and 2.3 steals per game for the 21-5 and No. 15-ranked Cowgirls.

The list will be narrowed down to a final five by March and the winner will be announced during Final Four weekend activities.

Reynolds expected back for No. 10 Lady Vols vs LSU: Tennessee guard Jordan Reynolds is expected to be available Thursday at LSU after she missed one game with an injured left ankle.

Tennessee coach Holly Warlick said Tuesday "she'll probably play" when the 10th-ranked Lady Vols (22-5, 11-3 SEC) face LSU (18-9, 7-7).

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