January 25, 2013

College Roundup: St. Joseph's rallies late; Husson gets past Colby

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BOSTON - Nicholas Jobin had 20 points and made two free throws with 1:07 remaining Thursday night to lead St. Joseph's College to a 61-60 victory against Emmanuel in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference men's basketball game.

Terone Johnson, Glenn Robinson III
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Terone Johnson of Purdue, left, passes the ball Thursday night while guarded by Glenn Robinson III of second-ranked Michigan during Michigan’s 68-53 victory.

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Matthew Medeiros also scored 20 points for St. Joseph's (10-6, 6-4), which rallied from a 49-40 deficit in the final 11 minutes against the Saints (4-12, 4-5).

HUSSON 63, COLBY 52: Marc Zaharchuk finished with 16 points and nine rebounds to lead the Eagles (11-5), who opened on an 11-2 run and never trailed against the Mules (6-11) at Waterville.

Eric Cottonham added 13 points and seven rebounds for Husson, which led by as many as 21 points in the second half.

Ryan Jann and Chris Hudnut paced Colby with nine points apiece.

(2) MICHIGAN 68, PURDUE 53: Trey Burke had 15 points and eight assists and gave Michigan (18-1, 5-1 Big Ten) a boost on defense, helping the Wolverines shake free of Purdue (10-9, 3-3) in the second half at Ann Arbor, Mich.

UCLA 84, (6) ARIZONA 73: Shabazz Muhammad scored 23 points, Jordan Adams added 15 and UCLA (16-4, 6-1, Pac-12) rode a dominating start to beat Arizona (16-2, 4-1) at Tucson, Ariz.

RICHMOND 86, (19) VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH 74: Kendall Anthony scored 21 of his 26 points after halftime and Darien Brothers hit two huge 3-pointers as Richmond (13-7, 3-2 Atlantic 10) ended a 13-game winning streak for the visiting Rams (16-4, 4-1), in overtime.

(23) MISSISSIPPI 62, TENNESSEE 56: Marshall Henderson scored 28 points, hitting six 3-pointers in the second half, and Mississippi (16-2, Southeastern) rallied past Tennessee (9-8, 1-4) at Oxford, Miss.

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(4) DUKE 60, CLEMSON 46: Tricia Liston scored 22 points and visiting Duke (17-1, 7-0 Atlantic Coast) bounced back from a blowout loss to Connecticut earlier this week, beating Clemson (5-13, 1-6).

(18) SOUTH CAROLINA 55, (5) KENTUCKY 50: Ieasia Walked had 16 points and eight rebounds as South Carolina (17-3, 5-2 Southeastern) beat Kentucky (18-2, 6-1) at Columbia, S.C., ending the nation's top winning streak at 17 games.

(8) PENN STATE 64, MINNESOTA 59: Maggie Lucas scored 26 points, and Nikki Greene had 13 rebounds and hit three pivotal second-half buckets to help Penn State (16-2, 6-0 Big Ten) hold off Minnesota (13-7, 2-4) at State College, Pa.

(9) TENNESSEE 83, VANDERBILT 75: Taber Spani scored a career-high 24 points and Meighan Simmons added 23 as Tennessee (16-3, 7-0 Southeastern) beat Vanderbilt (13-6, 3-3) at Nashville, Tenn., for its ninth straight victory.

(10) MARYLAND 85, (11) NORTH CAROLINA 59: Tianna Hawkins scored 25, Alyssa Thomas had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Maryland (16-3, 7-1 Atlantic Coast) beat North Carolina (18-2, 6-1) at College Park, Md., to end the Tar Heels' 11-game winning streak.

(15) PURDUE 77, NORTHWESTERN 73: Courtney Moses scored 26 points and Purdue (16-3, 5-1 Big Ten) held off Northwestern (9-10, 1-5) at West Lafayette, Ind.

(16) TEXAS A&M 81, MISSISSIPPI STATE 33: Kristi Bellock scored 18 points on 9-of-10 shooting to lead Texas A&M (15-5, 5-1 Southeastern) over Mississippi State (8-11, 0-6) at Starkville, Miss.

(17) DAYTON 80, GEORGE WASHINGTON 52: Amber Deane had 22 points, leading a group of four players in double figures for Dayton (16-1, 4-0 Atlantic 10) against visiting George Washington (7-11, 1-3).

(23) MICHIGAN 61, INDIANA 43: Rachel Sheffer scored 19 points, helping Michigan (16-3, 5-1 Big Ten) top Indiana (10-9, 1-5) at Bloomington, Ind.

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