STONY BROOK, N.Y. — Anne Simon scored with 1:49 left to get the University of Maine within a point, but Stony Brook made seven foul shots down the stretch and held for a 59-54 win on Saturday that snapped the Black Bears’ nine-game winning streak.

Stony Brook (11-4, 9-2 America East) led by two at the half and stretched the margin to seven at the end of the third quarter. Maine (14-2, 11-2) scored 19 points in the fourth quarter but couldn’t finish the comeback.

Asiah Dingle had 16 points for Stony Brook. Hailey Zeise added six points and eight rebounds.

Simon scored 17 points, Maeve Carroll added 13 points and eight rebounds, and Blanca Millan had 12 points and seven rebounds for the Black Bears.

(23) SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 82, ORAL ROBERTS 60: Myah Selland scored 18 points, Sydney Stapleton had all nine of her points in a stunning second quarter and the Jackrabbits (16-2, 9-0 Summit Conference) rolled to a win over the Golden Eagles (16-11, 4-5) in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The Jackrabbits bolted to their 13th straight win by hitting all 11 of their field-goal attempts, seven from 3-point range, to outscore the Golden Eagles 32-13 in the second quarter. They were 3 of 4 from the foul line.



MAINE 2, MERRIMACK 1: Ida Kuoppala scored midway through the third period to lift the Black Bears (6-7-0, 6-7-0 Hockey East) over the Warriors (1-14-0, 1-14-0) in North Andover, Massachusetts.

The Black Bears took a 1-0 lead when Rachel Enzler scored a power-play goal just three minutes into the first period, with assists from Celine Tedenby and Taylor Leech. Ally Qualley tied it in the second period for Merrimack, with assists from Raice Szott and Kiki Roust.

Morgan Trimper assisted on the winning goal.

Loryn Porter finished with 24 saves for Maine, while Emma Gorski had 25 saves for Merrimack.



(1) GONZAGA 100, SAN FRANCISCO 61: Drew Timme scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Bulldogs (20-0, 11-0 West Coast) won at San Francisco (10-10, 4-6), reaching 20 wins for the 24th consecutive season.

(4) OHIO STATE 78, INDIANA 59: E.J. Liddell scored 19 points and Justin Sueing had 16 as the Buckeyes (17-4, 11-4 Big Ten) pulled away to rout the Hoosiers (11-9, 6-7) in Columbus, Ohio, for their sixth consecutive victory.

The Buckeyes have won nine of their last 10 and have settled into a style of play that has become their identity – good shooting, timely 3-pointers, multiple contributors and fewer mistakes than their opponents. They shot 48% against Indiana and had 21 points on the Hoosiers’ 15 turnovers.

(19) CREIGHTON 86, (5) VILLANOVA 70: Marcus Zegarowski scored a season-high 25 points, Mitch Ballock got 17 of his 20 points in the second half and the Blue Jays (16-5, 12-4 Big East) routed the Wildcats (13-3, 8-2) in Omaha, Nebraska.

(9) VIRGINIA 60, NORTH CAROLINA 48: Jay Huff had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cavaliers (15-3, 11-1 Atlantic Coast) took control early as they beat the visiting Tar Heels (12-7, 7-5) for the seventh consecutive time.

ARKANSAS 86, (10) MISSOURI 81: Justin Smith scored 19 points to lead the Razorbacks (16-5, 8-4 SEC) to an overtime win over the Tigers (13-5, 6-5) in Columbia, Missouri.


(11) ALABAMA 115, GEORGIA 82: Herbert Jones scored 17 of his career-high 21 points in the first half and the Crimson Tide (17-5, 12-1 SEC) had a blistering shooting night against the Bulldogs (12-8, 5-8) in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

(12) OKLAHOMA 91, (14) WEST VIRGINIA 90: Austin Reaves scored four of his 28 points in the final minute of the second overtime and the Sooners (13-5, 8-4 Big 12) held off the Mountaineers (14-6, 7-4) in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Umoja Gibson added 21 for the Sooners, who had relinquished a nine-point lead in regulation.

(13) TEXAS 70, TCU 55: Andrew Jones scored 19 points to lead the Longhorns (13-5, 7-4 Big 12) to a win over the Horned Frogs (11-8, 4-6) in Austin, Texas.

Matt Coleman added 15 points and Jericho Sims had 11 points and eight rebounds for Texas, which had lost three of its last four at home, including the last two.

(15) IOWA 88, MICHIGAN STATE 58: Joe Wieskamp scored 21 points to lead a balanced offense for the Hawkeyes (15-6, 9-5 Big Ten) in a win over the Spartans (10-8, 4-8) in East Lansing, Michigan.


The Hawkeyes  had three players score in double figures and Luka Garza wasn’t one of them. Garza had a season-low eight points on 3 of 11 from the field, but his teammates more than made up for the star senior being held well below his 20-point average.

LSU 78, (16) TENNESSEE 65: Cam Thomas scored 25 points, JaVonte Smart added 20 and the Tigers (13-6, 8-4 SEC) beat the Volunteers (14-5, 7-5) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The Volunteers trailed for most of the game but were within 50-46 nearly midway through the second half. Tennessee made just six field goals over the final 12 minutes, though, and the Tigers stretched their lead as big as 17.

(17) FLORIDA STATE 92, WAKE FOREST 85: RaiQuan Gray had career highs in points (24) and rebounds (12) as the Seminoles (11-3, 7-2 ACC) defeated the Demon Deacons (6-9, 3-9) in overtime in Tallahassee, Florida.

(22) LOYOLA CHICAGO 81, DRAKE 54: Aher Uguak scored 20 points while leading the Ramblers (18-3, 13-1 Missouri Valley Conference) to a win over the Bulldogs (19-2, 20-2) in Des Moines, Iowa.

(23) OKLAHOMA STATE 67, KANSAS STATE 60: Cade Cunningham scored 15 points to help the Cowboys (13-6, 6-6 Big 12) beat the Wildcats (5-17, 1-12) in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

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