BANGOR — Maine roared back to outscore New Hampshire by 22 points in the second half but ended up taking a 99-91 men’s basketball loss Monday night.

The Black Bears (6-12, 3-3 America East) came back from a 52-30 halftime deficit as Kevin Little scored 15 of his team-leading 22 points down the stretch.

Aaron Calixte had 16 points for Maine and Assac Vann added 15. Shaun Lawton had 14 points and six rebounds off the bench.

ST. JOSEPH’S 62, SUFFOLK 56: The Monks (6-10, 3-6 Great Northeast Athletic Conference) took control late in the second half to beat the Rams (4-11, 2-6) at Standish.

Quinn Richardson-Newton led St. Joseph’s with 18 points and Ian Mileikis added 14 points.

(19) IOWA STATE 82, (1) OKLAHOMA 77: Georges Niang scored 22 points, Monte Morris added 20 and host Iowa State beat top-ranked Oklahoma, its first win over a No. 1 team since toppling Wilt Chamberlain’s Kansas Jayhawks in 1957.

Morris had a jumper, a key rebound and two free throws in the final 21 seconds for the Cyclones (14-4, 3-3 Big 12), who were actually slight favorites at home.

SYRACUSE 64, (20) DUKE 62: Tyler Roberson had 14 points and a career-high 20 rebounds as the Orange handed host Duke its third straight loss.

Trevor Cooney, Malachi Richardson and Duke transfer Michael Gbinije all scored 14 points for Syracuse (13-7, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Marshall Plumlee had 19 points and 17 rebounds to lead Duke (14-5, 3-3).

(22) PURDUE 107, RUTGERS 57: Freshman Caleb Swanigan had 12 points and 13 rebounds as the Boilermakers handed the Scarlet Knights their worst home loss.

Vince Edwards had all 12 of his points and eight rebounds in the first half for the Boilermakers (16-3, 4-2 Big Ten).

OREGON STATE: Forward Jarmal Reid was suspended at least four games by the school, a day after sticking out his leg and tripping a referee late in a loss to Utah.

Reid made eye contact with official Tommy Nunez before tripping him. The senior apologized when Oregon State announced the suspension, which was affirmed by the Pac-12 Conference. “I’m well aware that my actions not only embarrassed my family, but also the university and the Oregon State basketball program,” Reid said in a statement.

POLL: Oklahoma didn’t just move to the top of The Associated Press Top 25, the Sooners are a unanimous No. 1.

Coming off a week with two 2-point wins, the Sooners (15-1) received all 65 first-place votes from the national media panel on Monday. The vote, however, took place before the Sooners’ 82-77 loss to Iowa State.

North Carolina jumps three spots to No. 2 and Kansas, which lost to West Virginia last week, dropped two places to No. 3.

Villanova is fourth followed by Xavier, West Virginia, Maryland, SMU, Iowa and Texas A&M.


ST. JOSEPH’S 68, SUFFOLK 50: The Monks (12-3, 3-0 GNAC) took a 20-8 lead at the end of the first quarter and easily handled the Rams (9-7, 1-2) at Standish.

Morgan Cahill led the way with 13 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks for St. Joseph’s.

UMASS-DARTMOUTH 94, COLBY 91: Colleen Kane scored 20 points to lead the Corsairs (10-5) over the Mules (9-6) in a double-overtime win at North Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Desi Smith scored 25 points for Colby.

(3) NOTRE DAME 79, (18) TENNESSEE 66: Brianna Turner and Arike Ogunbowale each scored 14 points and the Irish (17-1) got 24 points off turnovers to win at home.

(10) MISSISSIPPI STATE 79, MISSISSIPPI 51: Morgan William scored 16 points in a win at Starkville, Mississippi.