No. 11 Michigan St. secures OT win
Top 25: No. 12 Maryland wins 56-53 buzzer beater
The Associated Press
No. 3 Duke 82, No. 18 Miami 58 -- Box Score
DURHAM, N.C. -- Freshman Haley Peters scored 15 points and No. 3 Duke bounced back from its first loss by routing No. 18 Miami 82-58 on Thursday night.
Karima Christmas added 14 points, while freshman Richa Jackson had a season-high 13 in her first start for the Blue Devils (21-1, 7-0 Atlantic Coast Conference).
They shot nearly 55 percent, forced 20 turnovers and overcame a rough night from their best player to avoid their first losing streak since 2007-08.
Riquna Williams, the ACC’s leading scorer, finished with 27 points on 8-of-25 shooting for Miami (20-3, 6-2), which shot 32 percent.
The Blue Devils, who suffered a 36-point loss to No. 2 Connecticut three nights earlier, improved to 6-1 against Top 25 opponents, ran their record to 8-0 all-time against Miami and won their 20th straight at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
No. 4 Stanford 72, Arizona State 54 -- Box Score
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Kayla Pedersen had 15 points, 10 rebounds and six assists, and Stanford pulled away in the second half for its 47th consecutive Pac-10 win, one shy of the all-time record.
Jeanette Pohlen had 19 points and Nnemkadi Ogwumike added 17 for the Cardinal (19-2, 10-0), who can tie their own conference record, set from 1995-98, against Arizona on Saturday.
Kimberly Brandon scored 18 points to lead the Sun Devils (13-7, 5-5), who kept it close despite shooting 30 percent from the field and going 1 for 10 from 3-point range.
No. 11 Michigan State 73, Wisconsin 70, OT -- Box Score
MADISON, Wis. -- Kalisha Keane scored 28 points to help Spartans coach Suzy Merchant win her first road game against the Badgers in four trips to the Kohl Center.
Keane drained an off-balance 3-pointer from the right wing to tie it at 60 with 13 seconds to go and added seven points in the extra period for Michigan State (19-3, 7-2 Big Ten).
Lin Zastrow scored 23 points and Alyssa Karel added 21 for Wisconsin (12-10, 7-3).
No. 12 Maryland 56, No. 24 Georgia Tech 53 -- Box Score
ATLANTA -- Kim Rogers hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give No. 12 Maryland the win in a game interrupted by a power outage with just over 2 minutes to play.
Rogers’ winning shot from the baseline came on an inbounds play with 1.2 seconds left after Georgia Tech had tied the game on a foul shot by Sasha Goodlett with 44.4 seconds remaining.
Lynetta Kizer had 19 points and Alyssa Thomas 17 for Maryland (19-3, 5-2 ACC).
Tyaunna Marshall scored 14 points and Alex Montgomery had 13 points and 15 rebounds for Georgia Tech (18-7, 6-3).
No. 17 Kentucky 69, Auburn 38 -- Box Score
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Victoria Dunlap scored 10 points and had 10 rebounds to eclipse 1,000 in her career for Kentucky.
Dunlap also had five assists for the Wildcats (18-4, 7-2 Southeastern Conference) and now sits in second place on the school’s all-time rebound list. Kentucky used an early 19-2 run to take control and went ahead by as many as 17 in the first half.
Blanche Alverson had 12 points for the Tigers (13-9, 6-3), who had 28 turnovers.
Purdue 60, No. 20 Iowa 41 -- Box Score
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Brittany Rayburn scored 23 points to lead Purdue to its first win against a ranked team in more than a year.
Courtney Moses had 12 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Boilermakers (16-7, 6-4 Big Ten), who won for the fifth time in six games overall. Purdue was 0-3 against ranked teams coming in, and its last victory against a Top 25 squad came on Jan. 28, 2010 at Penn State.
Kachine Alexander had 11 points and eight rebounds for the Hawkeyes (17-6, 5-5).
No. 21 Wisconsin-Green Bay 87, Cleveland St. 63 -- Box Score
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Kayla Tetschlag scored 15 of her 25 points in the first half to help Wisconsin-Green Bay win its 12th consecutive game.
Celeste Hoewisch had 17 points, seven assists and five rebounds, Julie Wojta finished with 13 points and eight rebounds, and reserve Lydia Bauer scored 16 for Green Bay (21-1, 10-0 Horizon League), which notched its 18th regular-season conference victory in a row.
Shalonda Winton had 21 points for the Vikings (12-9, 5-5) and Destinee Blue added 12.
No. 24 Georgia 57, Arkansas 54, OT -- Box Score
ATHENS, Ga. -- Jasmine James scored 14 points, Meredith Mitchell added 12 and Georgia stormed back from an 11-0 deficit.
Porsha Phillips had 18 rebounds, one shy of her career high, for the Lady Bulldogs (17-5, 7-2 Southeastern Conference), who put up a season-low for points in the first half with 20.
Lyndsay Harris scored 22 points and Sarah Watkins had 16 points and 14 rebounds for the Razorbacks (16-6, 4-6).