CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Adrienne Motley had 21 points, Jessica Thomas scored her 1,000th career point, and No. 11 Miami beat Maine 76-51 on Tuesday night for the Miami Holiday Tournament championship.

Miami (11-1) won its 11th straight game for the first time since the 2011-12 season.

Thomas came off a screen and hit a jumper with 6:36 left in the fourth quarter to become the 25th player in program history to reach the milestone. She also had a season-high seven assists.

Erykah Davenport had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Miami, which made 51.7 percent of its shots and outrebounded Maine 40-23.

Tanesha Sutton scored 13 points and Julie Brosseau added 10 for Maine (7-6), which shot just 34.7 percent from the field. Sigi Koizar, averaging a team-high 14.8 points, was held to seven points.

(2) NOTRE DAME 79, MICHIGAN STATE 61: Brianna Turner had 19 points, seven rebounds and five blocks, leading the Fighting Irish (11-1) to a win at Michigan State (10-3).

(5) MISSISSIPPI STATE 90, ALABAMA STATE 47: Victoria Vivians scored 28 points to lead the host Bulldogs (13-0) past Alabama State (1-8) and surpass 1,300 points in her career.

(10) UCLA 83, NORTH CAROLINA A&T 42: Monique Billings and Kari Korver scored 15 points apiece to lead five players in double figures as the Bruins (9-2) coasted to a win at North Carolina A&T (2-9).


PROVIDENCE 79, MAINE 59: Emmit Holt scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and the Friars (10-2) pulled away early to beat Maine (4-8) at Providence, Rhode Island, for their sixth straight win.

Jalen Lindsey added 12 points and Providence never trailed, outrebounding the Black Bears 43-37 and outscoring them 32-22 in the paint. The Friars are 12-1 all-time against Maine.

Wesley Myers scored 13 points and Andrew Fleming added 12 and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds for his first double-double for Maine.

(11) WEST VIRGINIA 84, RADFORD 57: Esa Ahmad led three West Virginia players in double figures with 17 points and the Mountaineers (10-1) beat Radford (4-7) at home.

The game was closely contested during the first 10 minutes as Radford pulled within five points midway through the first half. Jevon Carter then led the Mountaineers on a 30-4 run to go to halftime with a 53-22 lead.

(17) XAVIER 85, EASTERN WASHINGTON 56: Edmond Sumner scored 12 of his 14 points while Xavier took control in the first half, and the Musketeers (10-2) picked up their third straight win, beating Eastern Washington (8-4) at Cincinnati.

(18) ARIZONA 77, NEW MEXICO 46: Chance Comanche scored a career-high 14 points and host Arizona (11-2) had five players reach double figures in a rout of the Lobos (7-5).


BOCA RATON BOWL: Senior Anthony Wales gained 329 yards from scrimmage and Western Kentucky earned a bowl victory for the third year in a row by beating Memphis 51-31 at Boca Raton, Florida.

Wales ran for a career-high 245 yards on 35 carries, added 84 yards on four catches and scored three times.

Teammate Mike White threw for 336 yards and three touchdowns. Taywan Taylor had nine catches for 144 yards and his 17th touchdown of the season.

Oddsmakers had projected the game to be the highest-scoring of the bowl season, and even Western Kentucky left tackle Forrest Lamp got into the act, scoring on a 9-yard razzle-dazzle run. The Hilltoppers (11-3) totaled 598 yards for interim head coach Nick Holt, who was filling in after coach Jeff Brohm left this month to become coach at Purdue.

Memphis (8-5) lost in a bowl game for the second straight year.

Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.