BANGOR — John Carroll scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half to lift Hartford to a 63-60 win over Maine in men’s basketball Wednesday night.

Trailing by five at halftime, Hartford (14-14, 7-8 America East) took the lead for good with 5-0 spurt capped by Carroll’s basket to make it 46-43 with 7:25 to go and then hung on down the stretch.

Kevin Little finished with 22 points for Maine (3-25, 2-13).

(1) KENTUCKY 74, MISSISSIPPI STATE 56: Trey Lyles scored a career-high 18 points and Aaron Harrison added 16 as the Wildcats (28-0, 15-0 Southeastern Conference) beat the Bulldogs (12-16, 5-10) at Starkville, Mississippi.

(2) VIRGINIA 70, WAKE FOREST 34: Anthony Gill scored 11 points as the visiting Cavaliers (26-1, 14-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) crushed the Demon Deacons (12-16, 4-11).

(4) Duke 91, Virginia Tech 86: Jahlil Okafor scored a career-best 30 points, including four in overtime, as the Blue Devils (25-3, 12-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat the Hokies (10-18, 2-13) at Blacksburg, Virginia.

(11) WICHITA STATE 63, INDIANA STATE 53: Darius Carter had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Shockers (26-3, 16-1 Missouri Valley) over the Sycamores (14-15, 10-7) at Indianapolis.

RICHMOND 67, (22) VCU 63: Terry Allen had a key block and two free throws in the closing seconds of the second overtime to help the Spiders (16-12, 9-6 Atlantic 10) beat the visiting Rams (21-7, 11-4).

(23) BUTLER 73, MARQUETTE 52: Kellen Dunham scored 22 points and Kameron Woods added 14 to lead the Bulldogs (20-8, 10-5 Big East) over the Golden Eagles (11-16, 4-12) at Indianapolis.

A Kansas State student was cited for disorderly conduct for body-checking a Kansas player during an on-court celebration following the Wildcats’ upset over the visiting eighth-ranked Jayhawks.

University police said in a statement they identified Nathan Power as the Wildcats fan who collided with Kansas forward Jamari Traylor after Kansas State’s 70-63 victory Monday night. The win prompted a wave of Kansas State fans to rush onto the Bramlage Coliseum court in celebration.

The university said Power met voluntarily with police.


OKLAHOMA 68, (3) BAYLOR 64: Kaylon Williams and Sharane Campbell-Olds each scored 15 points as the host Sooners (18-9, 12-4 Big 12) ended a 25-game winning streak by the Bears (26-2, 15-1).


UM-FARMINGTON: The University of Maine at Farmington is adding men’s and women’s outdoor track as varsity sports beginning in the 2015-16 academic year.

The school is part of the North Atlantic Conference, which recently added the sports.

Farmington has club teams that will compete in the inaugural conference championship this spring but will not score.

The teams will continue to practice at Mt. Blue High.