HAMDEN, Conn. — James Johnson scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures and Quinnipiac defeated Maine 75-67 on Monday night.

Johnson also had seven rebounds, five assists and two steals.

Dave Johnson scored 14 points, Deontay Twyman had 13 and Justin Rutty tallied 12 points and eight rebounds for the Bobcats (4-1).

Quinnipiac trailed 39-34 at halftime before outscoring the Black Bears 9-2 over the first four minutes of the second half. James had five points during the run, including a 3-pointer from well beyond the arc to put the Bobcats up 44-41 with 16:11 left.

Maine (2-3) later regained the lead, going up 50-46, but Dave Johnson scored five straight for Quinnipiac to pull ahead for good 53-52 with 7:48 to go.

Raheem Singleton scored 18 points for the Black Bears. Terrance Mitchell, who returned after missing the season’s first four games, scored 16 for Maine.


(5) KANSAS STATE 85, EMPORIA STATE 61: Jacob Pullen broke the school record for career 3-pointers, leading Kansas State (6-1) over Division II Emporia State (3-3).


(11) BAYLOR 90, PRAIRIE VIEW 45: LaceDarius Dunn had 20 points in his second game back for Baylor (5-0) while freshman Perry Jones had 16 points and 13 rebounds and the Bears beat Prairie View (1-7) in Waco, Texas.


VIRGINIA 87, (15) MINNESOTA 79: Mustapha Farrakhan scored a career-high 23 points and Mike Scott had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead Virginia (4-3) to a win in Minneapolis over the Gophers (6-1).


BATES 84, HUSSON 79: Allie Beaulieu scored 18 points, including two late three-pointers, to lead Bates (3-1) over Husson University (0-3) at Bangor.

Husson stayed close and was within a basket until the final 41 seconds when the Bobcats pulled away at the free-throw line. Meredith Kelly was the high scorer for Bates with 19 points and Laruren Dobish added 14.

For Husson, Brianna Hanscom and Bethany Sevey both finished with 18 points. Hanscom also grabbed 10 rebounds. Husson trailed by 18 points at halftime, but opened the second with a 14-6 run and battled back to tie the game at 74 with 2:20 remaining.


WHEATON 58, UNE 55: Sophomore Jeana Trimbol scored 12 of her team-leading 16 points in the second half to rally Wheaton (2-2) over the University of New England (4-2) at Norton, Mass.

The Nor’easters went ahead 51-47 with a 9-0 run sparked by a pair of baskets from Margo Russell, who led UNE with 18 points. Trimboli put Wheaton back on track with a timely three-pointer with just over two minutes left and was 4 for 4 from the line to put the game away.


(20) ST. JOHN’S 55, ST. BONAVENTURE 44: Da’Shena Stevens had 17 points and 11 rebounds to help St. John’s win in Olean, N.Y. St. John’s (6-1) dropped the Red Storm to 3-3.