Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun says he loves the Big East and would like the Huskies to remain in the conference -- but only if that is what is best for the school.
Madina Ali scored a career-high 32 points and West Virginia (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 6 AP) bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 70-61 win over Syracuse (No. 25 AP) on Saturday.
Monique Oliver scored a career-high 27 points, Khadijah Rushdan had 15 points and matched her career high with nine assists, and Rutgers beat Syracuse (No. 25 AP) 78-67 on Tuesday night.
Elashier Hall had 16 points, Carmen Tyson-Thomas and Erica Morrow each added 15, and No. 23 Syracuse overcame a shaky start to beat Seton Hall 75-50 on Saturday.
Monica McNutt scored a career-high 27 points and Sugar Rodgers had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Georgetown (No. 14 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) cruised to an 80-62 win over Syracuse (No. 23 AP) on Tuesday night.
Kayla Alexander had 21 points and 14 rebounds while Elashier Hall added 18 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 24 Syracuse beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 91-56 on Saturday.
Kayla Alexander scored 23 points, Elashier Hall had career highs of 17 points, 12 rebounds and five assists, and No. 24 Syracuse beat Bryant 90-31 on Thursday.
Iasia Hemingway had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Kayla Alexander added 20 points and 11 rebounds and Syracuse beat St. Francis (Pa.) 94-60.
Kayla Alexander had 23 points and 10 rebounds to help Syracuse beat Clemson 77-58 in the finale of the Sunshine Shootout.
Odyssey Sims scored 25 points and Brittney Griner added 15 to help No. 2 Baylor beat Syracuse (No. 23 AP) on Tuesday night.
Erica Morrow scored a season-high 27 points, Tasha Harris hit a key late 3-pointer and inbounded to Iasia Hemingway for a big layup in the final minute, and Syracuse upset No. 6 Ohio State 75-66.
Connecticut won its 70th consecutive game, routing Syracuse 77-41 in the Big East quarterfinals on Sunday to tie its own record for the longest winning streak in women's college basketball.
Erica Morrow scored 23 points, Syracuse's efficient zone defense shut down West Virginia in the second half, and the Orange beat the seventh-ranked Mountaineers 67-48 on Monday night.
Maya Moore had a season-high 38 points and a career-high 20 rebounds to help top-ranked Connecticut beat Syracuse 87-66 for its 67th straight victory.
Ashley Barlow swished a 3-pointer with 34.2 seconds left, and No. 3 Notre Dame held off Syracuse 74-73 on Saturday.
Syracuse coach Quentin Hillsman is OK after collapsing on the sideline late in the second half of a game at Louisville.