December 9, 2013

College Basketball: Maine falls to Fairfield in women’s Brown Classic

Black Bears lose title game in Providence, R.I.

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Guard Felica DaCruz scored 19 points to lead Fairfield to an 80-59 victory over Maine Sunday in the title game of the Brown Classic.

Fairfield led 37-32 at halftime, then opened a 19-point lead with an 11-2 run midway through the second half. DaCruz netted 14 of her points in the second half.

The Black Bears were led by Ashleigh Roberts’ 19 points. Liz Wood helped out with 12.

Fairfield is 4-3 on the season while Maine is 5-2.

(2) DUKE 94, (17) OKLA. 85: Tricia Liston scored a season-high 23 points and the Blue Devils (10-0) gave Coach Joanne P. McCallie her 500th career victory on the Sooners’ (6-3) floor.

McCallie, who also coached at Maine and Michigan State, became the 30th active Division I coach to reach the 500-win mark.

(3) TENNESSEE 75, TEXAS 61: Isabelle Harrison had 18 points to lead host Tennessee (8-0) past Texas (6-3).

(10) PENN STATE 77, GEORGETOWN 68: Maggie Lucas scored 30 points to help the Lions (6-2) beat the host Hoyas (5-3).

MEN’S TOP 25

(13) OREGON 115, MISSISSIPPI 105: Mike Moser’s 25 points led the Ducks (8-0) over the host Rebels (6-2).

(24) SAN DIEGO STATE 70, WASHINGTON 63: Xavier Thames scored 19 points, and the Aztecs (7-1) beat the host Huskies (4-4).

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