CHARLESTON, Ill. – Jeremy Granger scored all nine Eastern Illinois points in overtime Wednesday night as the Panthers beat the University of Maine, 85-80.

Alfonzo McKinnie had 24 points and 14 rebounds to lead Eastern Illinois (4-2). Joey Miller added 19 points, Granger finished with 14 and L.C. Doss had 12.

The Black Bears (2-2) got 26 points from Gerald McLemore, who hit five 3-pointers and scored seven points in the final 22 seconds of regulation to force overtime.

Justin Edwards added 14 points, Raheem Singleton 13 and Andrew Rogers 11 for Maine.

McLemore hit a 3-pointer to cut the Panthers’ lead to 74-72 with 22 seconds left in regulation. After Miller sank two free throws, McLemore was fouled as he made a 3-pointer. The free throw forced overtime.

Maine committed 26 fouls and had two players foul out, allowing Eastern Illinois to make 26 of 35 free throws. The Black Bears were 4 of 4 from the line.

ST. JOSEPH’S 70, HUSSON 58: Chris Petzy scored 31 points, including five 3-pointers, and Julio Vazquez had seven assists as St. Joseph’s (4-0) overcame Husson (0-4) at Standish.

The Monks trailed 32-30 at halftime but put up 40 points in the second half, shooting better than 47 percent from the floor.

WENTWORTH 58, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 54: Corey Therriault scored 21 points and the Leopards (4-0) held off a late charge by the Nor’easters (0-5) at Boston.

Wentworth opened the second half with a 12-0 run for a 40-26 lead. The Leopards increased their lead to 49-32 with 11 minutes left before UNE rallied.

The Nor’easters got within nine with an 8-0 run, and after a 3-pointer by Therriault, put together a 13-2 rally to trail 54-53 with 2:32 remaining.

Jordan Ferreira had 17 points for UNE.

(15) KANSAS 77, FLORIDA ATLANTIC 54: Thomas Robinson had 19 points and 17 rebounds for his sixth straight double-double, and Kansas (4-2) overcame some sloppiness on offense to rout Florida Atlantic (4-4) at Lawrence, Kan.

(17) PITTSBURGH 80, DUQUESNE 69: Ashton Gibbs scored 18 points and Pittsburgh (6-1) downed crosstown rival Duquesne (4-3).

(25) TEXAS A&M 56, ALCORN STATE 44: Ray Turner scored 16 points and Texas A&M (5-1) overcame a sleepy start and awful shooting to defeat Alcorn State (1-6) at College Station, Texas.


ST. JOSEPH’S 65, THOMAS 27: Ashley Gel scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead St. Joseph’s (4-1) over Thomas (0-4) at Waterville.

Megan McDevitt added 11 points and Lindsay Moore scored 10 for the Monks, who opened a 41-18 lead in the first half and held the Terriers to nine points in the second half.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 76, WENTWORTH 36: Liz LeBlanc scored 17 points, including five 3-pointers, as the Nor’easters (3-1) won a conference opener by trouncing the Leopards (0-5) at Boston.

Beth Suggs contributed 14 points with 11 rebounds, and Kelley Paradis and Margo Russell ended with 13 points apiece.

The Nor’easters used a 16-2 run late in the first half to coast into halftime with a 41-16 lead, which didn’t drop below 24 points in the second half.

UNE held the Leopards to six field goals in each half.

BATES 84, UM-FARMINGTON 46: Allie Beaulieu scored 22 points to lead Bates College (2-1) over the Beavers (1-4) at Farmington.

The Bobcats outscored Farmington 50-20 in the first half. Meredith Kelly added 15 points and Annie Burns had seven assists for Bates.

(1) BAYLOR 91, TEXAS SOUTHERN 39: Brittney Griner had 23 points and 14 rebounds for Baylor (7-0), which stretched its home winning streak to 27 games with a victory against Texas Southern (1-4) at Waco, Texas.

(2) CONNECTICUT 92, TOWSON 31: Bria Hartley had 24 points and five assists as Connecticut (7-0) routed Towson (4-2) at Hartford, Conn.

(6) MARYLAND 74, MICHIGAN 65: Alyssa Thomas scored 24 points, and Maryland (8-0) used a late surge to top Michigan (7-1) at College Park, Md.