BANGOR — Sigi Koizar scored 21 points and Liz Wood recorded her 14th career double-double as the University of Maine women’s basketball team earned its 11th straight victory, beating Stony Brook 57-49 in an America East game Sunday at Cross Insurance Center.

Maine improved to 19-6, 11-1 in America East.

It was the seventh straight game Maine held its opponent to less than 50 points. Stony Brook is now 14-11, 7-5 in the conference.

Wood finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Black Bears. Courtney Anderson added 10 points off the bench. Koizar was 9 for 10 from the free-throw line.

Playing in front of 3,454 fans, the Black Bears trailed by as many as eight in the first half. Down 24-18 with 7:11 left in the first, Maine closed the half on a 12-4 run, taking a 30-28 lead on a 3-pointer by Koizar with 4 seconds left.

The Black Bears never trailed again.


Chris Scognamiglio scored 14 points, Kori Bayne-Walker 12 and Brittany Snow 11 for Stony Brook.

(1) SOUTH CAROLINA 89, VANDERBILT 59: Tiffany Mitchell and A’ja Wilson had 20 points apiece and the Gamecocks (24-1, 12-0) capped an eventful week with a victory over the Commodores (13-12, 4-8) in Columbia, South Carolina to stay perfect in Southeastern Conference play.

(3) BAYLOR 79, WEST VIRGINIA 51: Nina Davis scored 22 points with eight rebounds and the Lady Bears (24-1, 13-0 Big 12) stretched their winning streak to 23 games with a victory over the Mountaineers (15-10, 5-8) in Waco, Texas.

(6) TENNESSEE 72, (10) KENTUCKY 58: Ariel Massengale scored 17 points to end her slump and the Lady Vols (22-3, 12-0 SEC) overcame the loss of starting center Isabelle Harrison to beat the Wildcats (19-6, 8-4) in Knoxville, Tennessee.

(7) FLORIDA STATE 65, VIRGINIA 56: Maegan Conwright had 12 points and seven assists and shut down red-hot Mikayla Venson in the second half, leading the Seminoles (23-3, 10-2 ACC) to a victory against the Cavaliers (15-10, 5-7) in Charlottesville, Virginia.

(8) OREGON STATE 73, ARIZONA 48: Sydney Wiese scored 20 points, hitting six 3-pointers, to help the Beavers (23-2, 13-1 Pac-12) rout the Wildcats (9-16, 2-12) in Carvallis, Oregon.


(9) LOUISVILLE 75, (17) NORTH CAROLINA 66: Mariya Moore scored 28 points, including 13 during a second-half rally as Cardinals (22-3, 10-2 ACC) overcame the Tar Heels (20-6, 7-5) in Louisville, Kentucky.

(12) ARIZONA STATE 72, OREGON 52: Promise Amukamara had 16 points, Katie Hempen scored 13 and the Sun Devils (22-4, 11-3 Pac-12) snapped a two-game skid, beating the Ducks (12-13, 5-9) in Eugene, Oregon.

(13) MISSISSIPPI STATE 75, FLORIDA 62: Martha Alwal had 14 points and 13 rebounds, Breanna Richardson scored 16 points, and the Bulldogs (24-4, 9-4 SEC) overcame a slow start to beat the Gators (12-13, 4-8) in Starkville, Mississippi.

(14) IOWA 81, INDIANA 64: Melissa Dixon scored 15 points, including four 3-pointers, and the Hawkeyes (20-4, 11-12 Big Ten) cruised past the Hoosiers (14-10, 4-9) in Iowa City, Iowa.

(19) STANFORD 68, UCLA 50: Bonnie Samuelson scored 24 points, her sister Karlie added 14 and the Cardinal (19-7, 11-3 Pac-12) easily topped the Bruins (10-15, 6-8) in Stanford, California.

(20) GEORGE WASHINGTON 70, ST. BONAVENTURE 48: Jonquel Jones had 13 points, 17 rebounds and a career-high eight assists to help the Colonials (22-3, 11-1 Atlantic 10) roll to a victory over the Bonnies (13-12, 3-9) in Washington.



JAMES MADISON 4, MAINE 0: EmJ Fogel and Rachel Carlson each had two hits for the Black Bears (1-4) in a loss to the Dukes (3-2) in Jacksonville, Florida.

Molly Flowers pitched 6 1/3 innings for Maine, allowing four runs (three earned) on 10 hits, while striking out four and walking three.

Niki Prince had three hits, drove in a run and scored a run for James Madison.

Heather Kiefer pitched 6 1/3 innings to earn the win, allowing five hits, striking out two and walking none.

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