BOSTON – St. Joseph’s built a seven-point halftime lead and held off Emerson for a 58-53 victory Thursday night in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference men’s basketball game.

Tyler Kelley had 13 points and nine rebounds to lead the Monks (12-5, 9-1 GNAC), who used an 18-9 surge late in the first half on the way to a 28-21 lead.

Matthew Medeiros and Zach O’Brien each scored 11 for St. Joseph’s.

Alex Dempsey and Nathan Firn had 10 points apiece for the Lions (7-9, 4-5).

REGIS 66, UNE 64: Ryan Chambers hit a 35-foot bank shot at the final buzzer to lift the Pride (12-6, 5-1 Commonwealth Coast) over the Nor’easters (2-16, 0-6) at Biddeford.

UNE overcame a 60-55 deficit in the final 2:38, taking a 64-63 lead on a 3-pointer by Marcus Winn with 4.4 seconds left.

Charles Fenner led the Nor’easters with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Winn added 16 points.

SOUTHERN MAINE CC 100, UM-AUGUSTA 66: Coleman Findlay had 17 points to lead the Seawolves (13-10) in a victory at South Portland.

Daniel Foster and Josh Micke each scored 16 points for SMCC.

(3) DUKE 84, BOSTON COLLEGE 68: Nolan Smith had 28 points and Seth Curry scored a season-high 20, leading Duke (19-1, 6-1 ACC) past Boston College (14-7, 4-3) at Durham, N.C.

Corey Raji had 18 points and Joe Trapani scored 14 for BC.

(19) VANDERBILT 81, MISSISSIPPI STATE 74: Jeffery Taylor scored 25 points and John Jenkins added 21, leading Vanderbilt (15-4, 3-2 SEC) over Mississippi State (10-9, 2-3) at Starkville, Miss.

INDIANA 52, (20) ILLINOIS 49: Jordan Hulls scored 12 of his 18 points in the second half, and Tom Pritchard’s tip-in with 44.2 seconds left helped Indiana (11-10, 2-6 Big Ten) upset Illinois (14-7, 4-4) at Bloomington, Ind.

MICHIGAN 61, (25) MICHIGAN STATE 57: Zack Novak scored 19 points and Stu Douglass hit a big 3-pointer with 20 seconds left, lifting Michigan (12-9, 2-6 Big Ten) over Michigan State (12-8, 4-4) at East Lansing, Mich.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

SOUTHERN MAINE CC 70, UM-AUGUSTA 56: Christina Ricci had 25 points as the Seawolves won at South Portland.

Alisa Sweet added 17 points for SMCC. Jessica St. Amand had 20 points for the Moose.

(4) STANFORD 91, OREGON 56: Chiney Ogwumike had 18 points and 12 rebounds as visiting Stanford (17-2, 8-0 Pac-10) handed Oregon (12-7, 3-5) its most lopsided loss of the season.

(5) TENNESSEE 81, MISSISSIPPI STATE 55: Glory Johnson had a career-high 22 points, 18 rebounds and seven assists as Tennessee (20-2, 8-0 SEC) beat Mississippi State (8-11, 0-7) at Knoxville, Tenn.

(16) MIAMI 84, N.C. STATE 77: Riquna Williams scored 27 points to lead Miami (19-2, 5-1 ACC) past North Carolina State (9-11, 1-5) at Coral Gables, Fla.

(17) KENTUCKY 74, MISSISSIPPI 68: Victoria Dunlap had 18 points and Kentucky (16-4, 5-2 SEC) scored 21 points off 18 second-half turnovers to beat Mississippi (9-10, 2-5) at Oxford, Miss.

(18) IOWA 66, (10) MICHIGAN STATE 64: Kachine Alexander had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Iowa (16-5, 4-4 Big Ten) held off visiting Michigan State (18-3, 6-2) when Lykendra Johnson missed a shot at the buzzer after an offensive rebound.

SOUTH CAROLINA 57, (20) GEORGIA 48: Courtney Newton shot 5 of 5 on 3-pointers and finished with 16 points as South Carolina (12-9, 4-4 SEC) upset visiting Georgia (16-4, 6-1).

(21) FLORIDA STATE 102, BOSTON COLLEGE 93: Cierra Bravard scored 11 of her 21 points in the final 61/2 minutes and Alexa Deluzio hit two key 3-pointers, helping Florida State (17-4, 5-1 ACC) hold off Boston College (15-6, 2-4) at Boston.

(22) WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY 66, BUTLER 62: Celeste Hoewisch scored 23 points, Julie Wojta added 20 and Wisconsin-Green Bay (19-1, 8-0 Horizon League) held off Butler (13-7, 7-1) at Indianapolis.

MICHIGAN 69, (24) OHIO STATE 66: Rachel Sheffer scored five of her 23 points down the stretch and Michigan (13-7, 6-2 Big Ten) rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat Ohio State (13-7, 4-4) at Columbus, Ohio.