NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia — Andrea Watkins scored 24 points and third-seeded Penn State Lehigh Valley eliminated No. 6 Southern Maine Community College with a 74-67 win in a U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association Division II women’s basketball quarterfinal Thursday night.

The Nittany Lions (17-5) pulled away from a 58-all tie in the last 6 minutes.

Jaimi Poland scored 15 points to lead the Seawolves (20-9).

(15) UNC 84, GEORGIA TECH 64: Stephanie Mavunga had 23 points, 16 rebounds and eight blocks to lead the sixth-seeded Tar Heels (24-7) past 11th-seeded Georgia Tech (18-14) in the second round of the ACC tournament at Greensboro, North Carolina.

WAKE FOREST 85, (22) SYRACUSE 79: Dearica Hamby had 23 points and 10 rebounds and 13th-seeded Wake Forest (13-19) upset the fifth-seeded Orange (21-9) in a second-round ACC tournament game.

(17) CHATTANOOGA 78, UNC-GREENSBORO 44: Jasmine Joyner had 22 points and the top-seeded Mocs (27-3) beat eighth-seeded UNC-Greensboro at Asheville, North Carolina in the opener of the Southern Conference tournament.

(18) TEXAS A&M 57, AUBURN 47: Courtney Williams scored 14 points to lead the fifth-seeded Aggies (23-8) past 13th-seeded Auburn at Little Rock, Arkansas in the second round of the SEC tournament.


PENN STATE MONT ALTO 71, SMCC 67: Corey Meyers scored 24 points, and the No. 9 Nittany Lions (19-10) used a 27-10 second-half run to get past the top-seeded Seawolves (23-4) in a USCAA Division II quarterfinal at Newport News, Virginia.

Tyheem Simon had 15 points for Southern Maine CC.

(6) WISCONSIN 76, MINNESOTA 63: Frank Kaminsky had 25 points on 10-for-15 shooting, Sam Dekker added 20 points and the Badgers (27-3, 15-2) became Big Ten regular-season champions with a win at Minnesota.

(18) ARKANSAS 78, SOUTH CAROLINA 74: Michael Portis had 24 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 18 Arkansas (24-6, 13-4 SEC) at South Carolina.


VILLANOVA 4, MAINE 3: The Wildcats (4-6) used four runs in the fourth inning to rally past the Black Bears (4-7) at Clearwater, Florida. EmJ Fogel hit a two-run triple for Maine.


ST. JOSEPH’S 17, HUSSON 8: Mary Leasure scored five goals as the Monks (1-1) handled the Eagles (0-1) at Bangor.