BOSTON – Carrie Bunnell and Kelley Paradis sparked a spurt early in the second half that carried the University of New England to a 62-50 victory over Wentworth in a Commonwealth Coast Conference women’s basketball game Thursday night.

Bunnell and Paradis provided all the points in a 26-6 run that helped the Nor’easters (14-6, 7-1 CCC) take control after trailing 24-18 in the first minute of the second half.

Bunnell finished with 22 points and Paradis added 19 points and nine rebounds.

Kendra Kerr had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Leopards (8-12, 2-6), and Kirsten Vallone added 12 points and 12 rebounds.

NEW HAMPSHIRE TI 64, SOUTHERN MAINE CC 59: Lindsey Carr had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Lynx (11-13, 5-5 YSCC) past the Seawolves (10-13, 7-3) at Concord, N.H.

Alisa Sweet and Christian Ricci each scored 21 for SMCC, with 14 and 12 rebounds, respectively.

(3) DUKE 82, (18) MIAMI 58: Freshman Haley Peters scored 15 points and Duke (21-1, 7-0 ACC) bounced back from its first loss by routing Miami (20-3, 6-2) at Durham, N.C.

Karima Christmas added 14 points and freshman Richa Jackson had a season-high 13 in her first start for the Blue Devils, who shot nearly 55 percent and forced 20 turnovers. 

(4) STANFORD 72, ARIZONA STATE 54: Kayla Pedersen had 15 points, 10 rebounds and six assists, and visiting Stanford (19-2, 10-0 Pac-10) pulled away in the second half to beat Arizona State (13-7, 5-5) for its 47th straight conference win. 

(11) MICHIGAN STATE 73, WISCONSIN 70: Kalisha Keane scored 28 points to lead Michigan State (19-3, 7-2 Big Ten) to an overtime win against Wisconsin (12-10, 7-3) at Madison, Wis.

Keane made an off-balance 3-pointer from the right wing to tie it at 60 with 13 seconds to go and added seven points in the overtime. 

(12) MARYLAND 56, (24) GEORGIA TECH 53: Kim Rogers hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Maryland (19-3, 5-2 ACC) a win over Georgia Tech (18-7, 6-3) at Atlanta. 

(17) KENTUCKY 69, AUBURN 38: Victoria Dunlap scored 10 points and had 10 rebounds as Kentucky (18-4, 7-2 SEC) beat Auburn (13-9, 6-3) at Lexington, Ky. 

PURDUE 60, (20) IOWA 41: Brittany Rayburn scored 23 points to lead Purdue (16-7, 6-4 Big Ten) to an upset over Iowa (17-6, 5-5) at West Lafayette, Ind. 

(21) WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY 87, CLEVELAND STATE 63: Kayla Tetschlag scored 15 of her 25 points in the first half, helping Wisconsin-Green Bay (21-1, 10-0 Horizon League) beat visiting Cleveland State (12-9, 5-5). 

(24) GEORGIA 57, ARKANSAS 54: Jasmine James scored 14 points and Georgia (17-5, 7-2 SEC) stormed back from an 11-0 deficit to beat Arkansas (16-6, 4-6) at Athens, Ga.


ST. JOSEPH’S 80, SUFFOLK 75: Chris Petzy made four foul shots in the final 39 seconds to help the Monks (15-5, 12-1 GNAC) hold off the Rams (5-13, 3-8) at Standish.

Tyler Kelley made a layup with 1:48 left that gave the Monks a 76-75 lead. Kelley finished with a game-high 27 points and Petzy scored 20. 

WENTWORTH 56, UNE 49: Corey Therriault scored 12 of his game-high 16 points in the first half as the Leopards (11-8, 6-2 Commonwealth Coast Conference) built a 14 point halftime lead and held off the Nor’easters (3-17, 1-7) at Boston.

Jordan Stinglen had 13 points and nine rebounds for UNE, and Charles Fenner added 11 points. 

(1) OHIO STATE 62, MICHIGAN 53: Jared Sullinger had 19 points and 15 rebounds, and Ohio State (23-0, 10-0 Big Ten) came back from a sluggish first half to beat Michigan (13-9, 3-6) at Columbus, Ohio. 

(9) NOTRE DAME 83, DEPAUL 58: Ben Hansbrough scored 24 points and Notre Dame (18-4, 7-3 Big East) used runs at the end of the first half and beginning of the second to rout DePaul (6-15, 0-8) at Rosemont, Ill. 

OREGON STATE 68, (20) WASHINGTON 56: Jared Cunningham had 19 points and Oregon State (9-12, 4-6 Pac-10) snapped a three-game losing streak by beating Washington (15-6, 7-3) at Portland, Ore. 

(21) ARIZONA 78, STANFORD 69: Derrick Williams had 21 points and eight rebounds, and visiting Arizona (19-4, 8-3 Pac-10) beat Stanford (11-10, 4-6) for its fourth straight victory.


COLBY: Tina Cormier has been named head field hockey coach at Colby, the school announced.

Cormier was an assistant at Providence for six seasons before being promoted to associate head coach in 2008. 

MAINE: Forward Joey Diamond will receive a one-game suspension today from Hockey East for tripping Boston University goalie Kieran Millan in a game Friday night.

Diamond, who will sit out tonight’s game at New Hampshire, was penalized two minutes each for roughing and hitting after the whistle, and he received a 10-minute misconduct.