Hawkins helps Ea­gles pull away


Deon­tae Hawkins scored 22 points with eight re­bounds, and the Bos­ton Col­lege men’s bas­ket­ball team ran away from Sa­cred Heart in the sec­ond half to win, 7353, last night at Conte Fo­rum. The Ea­gles (3-0) trailed al­most the en­tire first half, then went on a 19-3 run in the sec­ond to turn a five-point game into a blowout. Ky Bow­man scored 14 and St­ef­fon Mitchell added 13 and nine re­bounds for BC, which has never lost in nine tries against Sa­cred Heart (0-2).

Joseph Lopez had 15 points and 14 re­bounds for the Pioneers, and Mario Mataso­vic scored 14. Sa­cred Heart shot nearly 50 per­cent for the first half; in the sec­ond, the Pioneers made 7-of-30 shots from the field and missed all nine 3-point at­tempts.

Yale 86, South Carolina State 54 — In New Haven, Conn., Miye Oni scored 20 points and Noah Yates added an­other 16 off the bench as the Elis (1-2) routed the Bull­dogs (0-3).

Dart­mouth 78, Emer­son 43 — Chris Knight scored 16 points and Tay­lor John­son 11 as the Big Green (1-1) crushed the Di­vi­sion 3 Lions (0-1) in Hanover, N.H.

UConn 72, Stony Brook 64 — Jalen Adams came back from a one-game sus­pen­sion to score 19 points and the Huskies (2-0) ral­lied to beat the Sea­wolves (0-2) in Hart­ford.

In AP Top 25 games:

Duke 88, Michi­gan State 81 — Grayson Allen scored a ca­reer-high 37 points, fresh­man Trevon Du­val had 17 points and 10 as­sists, and the top-ranked Blue Devils (3-0) beat the No.2 Spar­tans (1-1) in the Cham­pi­ons Clas­sic in Chicago de­spite los­ing Marvin Ba­gley III to an eye in­jury mid­way through the first half.

Kansas 65, Ken­tucky 61 — Svi Mykhail­iuk scored 17 points, and Devonte Gra­ham hit the clinch­ing free throws to lead the No. 4 Jay­hawks (20) past the No. 7 Wild­cats (21) in Chicago, putting coach Bill Self in a tie for sec­ond with Roy Wil­liams on KU’s all-time wins list.

Vil­lanova 113, Ni­cholls 77 — Mikal Bridges set ca­reer highs with 23 points and four blocks, and the No.5 Wild­cats (2-0) swat­ted away a school-record 13 shots in a rout of the Colonels (1-1) in Philadel­phia.

Gon­zaga 106, Howard 69 — Zach Norvell Jr. scored 18 points, fel­low fresh­man Corey Kis­pert added 13 and the No.17 Bull­dogs (2-0) had no trouble with the Bi­son (0-3) in Spokane, Wash.

Pur­due 86, Marquette 71 — Isaac Haas, a 7-foot-2 cen­ter, scored 22 points as the No.19 Boil­er­mak­ers (3-0) used their size ad­van­tage to beat the Golden Ea­gles (1-1) in Milwaukee.

Women’s hoops

Providence 98, North­east­ern 95 — Jo­vana Nogic scored 31 points to lead the Fri­ars (2-1) to the nar­row win against the Huskies (02), whose Stella Clark had 28 points, at the Cabot Cen­ter.


ONE TOUGH BAT­TLE: Duke’s Grayson Allen drives on Michi­gan State’s Joshua Lang­ford in a matchup of the top two teams in the na­tion last night in Chicago.

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