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Women’s Top 25 Capsules: Naphessa Collier leads UConn’s rout of Wichita State

Connecticut's Napheesa Collier, right, looks to shoot as Wichita State's Sabrina Lozada-Cabbage defends during the first half of Saturday’s game. (Jessica Hill / Associated Press)
Connecticut's Napheesa Collier, right, looks to shoot as Wichita State's Sabrina Lozada-Cabbage defends during the first half of Saturday’s game. (Jessica Hill / Associated Press)

HARTFORD, Conn. – Napheesa Collier scored 26 points and Katie Lou Samuelson added 22 to lead UConn to a 124-43 rout of Wichita State on Saturday, for the second-most lopsided win in Huskies’ history.

The 124 points was two shy of the program record, which was set against Providence in 1998.

Gabby Williams added 17 points, Azura Stevens 16 and Kia Nurse 14 for the Huskies (24-0, 12-0 American), who won their 75th straight home game.

Rangie Bassard had 20 points to lead Wichita State (10-16, 5-7 American).

(3) Baylor 83, (24) Tcu 63

WACO, Texas – Kalani Brown scored 23 points, Lauren Cox had another double-double and Baylor won its 20th game in a row.

Cox had 16 points and 11 rebounds for her ninth double-double this season, fifth in Big 12 play. Brown had her 13th game this season with at least 20 points. Juicy Landrum added 15 points on five 3-pointers, plus eight assists and six rebounds. Baylor (23-1, 13-0 Big 12) has won 23 straight games in the series.

Jayde Woods had 14 points for TCU (16-8, 7-6)

(6) Texas 76, Kansas State 54

AUSTIN, Texas – Brooke McCarty scored 13 of her 17 points in the pivotal third quarter and Texas beat Kansas State.

McCarty, a senior and reigning Big 12 player of the year, scored 10 points in a 1:49 span.

Texas (20-4, 11-2 Big 12) led by 11 when McCarty began her surge. The Longhorns were ahead by 19 when she finished and well on their way to a seventh straight victory against Kansas State.

Peyton Williams led Kansas State (13-12, 5-9) with 13 points.

(20) Green Bay 65, Milwaukee 36

MILWAUKEE – Allie LeClaire scored 16 points, Jessica Lindstrom added 13 and Green Bay beat Milwaukee for its 11th straight win.

LeClaire was 6 of 9 from the field with two 3-pointers and had five assists and three rebounds. Lindstrom was 5 of 8 from 3, with five rebounds and four assists.

The Phoenix (22-2, 12-1 Horizon League) closed the first quarter with a 10-0 run to lead 18-8 and had a 14-2 run, including the last seven points of the second quarter, to lead 34-17 at the break. With the first 13 points of the third, Green Bay had a 20-0 run to make it 47-17.

No player had more than seven points for the Panthers (17-8, 8-5).

(22) Oklahoma State 81, Iowa State 73

AMES, Iowa – Kaylee Jensen scored 16 straight points in the fourth quarter for Oklahoma State and finished with a career-high 35.

Jensen steadied Oklahoma State (18-6, 9-4 Big 12) after Iowa State (10-14, 4-9) cut a 26-point deficit late in the second quarter to two points with a 30-12 third quarter.

Madison Wise had a career-high 21 for Iowa State.