Samantha Prahalis had 18 points and six assists and Ohio State (No. 14 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP) held off California 77-75 on Saturday to remain unbeaten and give coach Jim Foster his 750th career victory.
Chassidy Fussell gave Texas its only lead of the game when she scored with 1:11 left Saturday to lift the Longhorns (No. 22 ESPN/USA Today, No. 24 AP) over California 61-60 in the Rainbow Wahine Showdown.
Alexis Gray-Lawson scored 15 points, freshman DeNesha Stallworth added 14 points and California (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 20 AP) defeated Colorado State 78-44 on Saturday in the Colliers International Classic.
Jantel Lavender broke out of a shooting lump to score 11 points during a big second-half surge, and No. 3 Ohio State beat California (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) on Sunday 83-71 in the finals of the Buckeye Classic.
DeNesha Stallworth scored 13 points and three teammates also hit double figures to lead California (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) past Southern U. 78-47 in Saturday's opening game of the Buckeye Classic.
Baylor's 6-foot-8 freshman sensation did enough work to alter shots on the defensive end in the Lady Bears' 69-49 rout of No. 17 California on Sunday, a highly anticipated matchup pitting two of the country's top young teams.
Freshman Layshia Clarendon hit a go-ahead jumper with 48 seconds left and a free throw with 7 seconds remaining and California (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 17 AP) overcame a cold shooting night to beat Saint Mary's 68-65 on Tuesday.
Jayne Appel scored 22 points and had 14 rebounds, Jillian Harmon added 18 points and Stanford (No. 5 ESPN/USA Today, No. 6 AP) overcame its lowest scoring half of the season to beat No. 3 California 58-41 on Saturday night.