Junior Chiney Ogwumike was named Pac-12 Player of the Year and Cal's Lindsay Gottlieb was Coach of the Year in a vote by media members, the league announced Monday.

Ogwumike follows sister Nneka Ogwumike, who was player of the year the previous two seasons. Chiney Ogwumike also was named Defensive Player of the Year while leading Stanford to a share of its 13th conference title in a row.

Chiney Ogwumike averages league highs of 22.9 points and 12.7 rebounds per game, while shooting 59.1 percent.

The Cardinal (28-2) is the top-seeded team at the Pac-12 tournament, which begins Thursday in Seattle. Cal is seeded second after Gottlieb led the Bears to their first season title in history by tying Stanford.

Cal's Brittany Boyd, Gennifer Brandon and Layshia Clarendon made the 15-member all-conference team, along with Stanford senior Joslyn Tinkle and Ogwumike.

The Bears' Eliza Pierre and Boyd made the all-defensive team, as did Tinkle.

San Jose State: Freshman forward Riana Byrd was named Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week after posting double-doubles in the Spartans' victories over Texas-Arlington and Louisiana Tech.

Baylor 90, Kansas St. 68: Brittney Griner scored a Big 12 single-game record 50 points in her final regular-season game at Baylor, including her first dunk at home since she was a freshman, to lead the No. 1 Lady Bears (29-1, 18-0) past the Wildcats (14-6, 5-13).


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"It means everything to just go out with a bang like that," Griner said. "Got a dunk finally at home, scored 50. I mean there's not a better way to go out."

Baylor wrapped up its second consecutive undefeated conference title, becoming the first team to twice go through Big 12 play without a loss.

Notre Dame 96, Connecticut 87: Skylar Diggins scored 29 points and sparked a decisive run in the third overtime as the second-ranked Irish (28-1, 16-0 Big East) defeated the No. 3 Huskies (27-3, 14-2) in South Bend, Ind.

Notre Dame became the first team to win six of seven against Connecticut in more than two decades.

Men

Top 25 poll: Gonzaga is ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for the first time in school history.

Staying No. 1 has been tough this season, with Gonzaga the fifth school to hold the spot after replacing Indiana this week.

"We have a special team this year," center Kelly Olynyk said. "It shows that college basketball in the rest of the country has a lot of respect for us."

Kansas 79, Texas Tech 42: Jeff Withey scored 22 points as the No. 4 Jayhawks (26-4, 14-3 Big 12), stormed past the visiting Red Raiders (10-18, 3-14).

Louisville 67, Cincinnati 51: Russ Smith scored 18 points and No. 8 Louisville (25-5, 13-4 Big East) gave coach Rick Pitino his 300th win with the Cardinals by beating the visiting Bearcats (20-10, 8-9).

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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