Albuquerque Journal

No. 13 Ohio State weathers late Penn State storm

Colo. State snaps 13-game win streak of Boise State

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — E.J. Liddell hit two free throws with 59.7 seconds left, Myreon Jones missed a floater in the final seconds that would’ve tied the game and No. 13 Ohio State survived a back-and-forth fight from visiting Penn State, 83-79, Wednesday at Value City Arena.

With Penn State ahead 79-77, Justice Sueing hit two free throws with 1:37 to play that tied the game, and after the Buckeyes stripped Seth Lundy of the ball, Liddell drew a foul on John Harrar on a jumper with 59.7 seconds and hit both free throws to give Ohio State an 81-79 lead.

It marked the fifth lead change in the final 3:13 of the game. Ohio State (13-4, 7-4 Big Ten) closed on a 6-0 run. Penn State is 5-7, 2-6.

COLORADO STATE 78, BOISE STATE 56: In Fort Collins, Colo., David Roddy had a career-high 27 points plus 15 rebounds as Colorado State extended its home win streak to seven games, easily beating Boise State.

Isaiah Stevens had 12 points and 10 assists for Colorado State (12-3, 9-2 Mountain West Conference). Derrick Alston Jr. had 20 points for the Broncos (13-2, 9-1), whose 13-game winning streak came to an end.

No. 2 BAYLOR 107, KANSAS STATE 59: In Waco, Texas, Davion Mitchell made seven 3-pointers while scoring a career-high 31 points and MaCio Teague added 18 points as Baylor battered Kansas State.

The Bears (15-0, 8-0 Big 12) jumped out to a 31-point lead in the first 11 1/2 minutes.

No. 14 WISCONSIN 61, MARYLAND 55: In College Park, Md., Micah Potter had 23 points and 12 rebounds as Wisconsin slipped past Maryland after blowing most of an 18-point halftime lead.

D’Mitrik Trice added 13 to help the Badgers (13-4, 7-3 Big Ten) avenge a surprise loss to the Terrapins (9-8, 3-7) last month .

No. 16 FLORIDA STATE 81, MIAMI 59: In Tallahasse­e, Fla., Malik Osborne had 11 points and 10 rebounds, and RaiQuan Gray added 10 points and 11 rebounds as Florida State (10-2, 6-1 ACC) ripped Miami (6-9, 2-8).

No. 17 CREIGHTON 85, SETON HALL 81: In Newark, N.J., Mitch Ballock hit a goahead 3-pointer with 41 seconds to play to cap a season-high 29-point performanc­e and Creighton overcame a 16-point second-half deficit to beat Seton Hall.

Marcus Zegarowski added 18 points, and the Bluejays (12-4, 8-3) used a 14-2 run the final 2:57 to edge Seton Hall (9-7, 6-4).

No. 20 VIRGINIA TECH 62, NOTRE DAME 51: In South Bend, Ind., Nahiem Alleyne led four Virginia Tech players in double figures with 15 points and the Hokies defeated coldshooti­ng Notre Dame.

Keve Aluma and Justyn Mutts had 14 points each for the Hokies (12-3, 6-2 ACC). The Irish (5-9, 2-6) shot 36%.

CLEMSON 54, No. 25 LOUISVILLE 50: In Clemson, S.C., Aamir Simms had 16 points, Al-Amir Dawes added 15 and Clemson (10-4, 4-4 ACC) beat Louisville.

Women

No. 6 STANFORD 71, WASHINGTON STATE 49: In Pullman, Wash., Lexie Hull scored 17 points as Stanford (13-2, 10-2 Pac12) improved to 68-0 all-time against WSU.

No. 24 WEST VIRGINIA 73, TEXAS TECH 53: In Lubbock, Texas, Kysre Gondrezick had 24 points, six rebounds and four assists to spur West Virginia (12-2, 6-2 Big 12).

 ?? JAY LAPRETE/ASSOCIATED PRESS ?? Penn State’s Seth Lundy, left, and Ohio State’s Seth Towns chase a loose ball during the second half of their Big Ten game in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday night.
JAY LAPRETE/ASSOCIATED PRESS Penn State’s Seth Lundy, left, and Ohio State’s Seth Towns chase a loose ball during the second half of their Big Ten game in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday night.

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