STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Center Jessika Carter had 23 points on 9-of-12 shooting and added 10 rebounds in No. 6 Mississippi State’s 106-51 victory over New Orleans on Wednesday night.
With a significant size advantage, the Bulldogs (2-0) outrebounded the Privateers (1-1) 51-16 and outscored them 72-12 in the paint. JaMya Mingo-Young added 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting and had eight rebounds and five assists. Rickea Jackson scored 16 points, and Yemiyah Morris had 14.
Mississippi State led 25-9 in the first quarter and 57-28 at the half. The Bulldogs shot 63% and held the Privateers to 32%.
Dionjhae Thomas led New Orleans with 11 points, and Erin Randle had 10
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — N’dea Jones had 16 points and 11 rebounds, Aaliyah Wilson added 14 points and 10 rebounds and Texas A&M beat Lamar.
Texas A&M (3-0) also beat Lamar 77-61 in the season opener Nov. 25. Lamar coach Aqua Franklin played at A&M.
Jordan Nixon added eight points, a career-high 10 assists and three steals for Texas A&M. The Aggies scored the final seven first-half points and opened the third quarter with a 12-3 spurt to make it 50-34.
Angel Hastings scored 18 points for Lamar (0-4) .
NO. 19 OHIO STATE 103, KENT STATE 47
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dorka Juhasz and Jacy Sheldon each scored 16 points for Ohio State.
The Buckeyes (2-0) scored the first 26 points, led 31-4 after a quarter and 52-14 at the half. Juhasz had 12 points and eight rebounds in the first half, and Sheldon added 11 points, Juhasz finished with 10 rebounds.