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Men’s Top 25 No. 9 Mary­land 75, No. 20 Illi­nois 66

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Anthony Cowan scored 20 points and ninth-ranked Mary­land held on to beat No. 20 Illi­nois 75-66 on Fri­day night.

The Ter­rap­ins (19-4, 9-3 Big Ten) took sole pos­ses­sion of first place in the con­fer­ence with the win. Illi­nois (16-7, 8-4) fell into sec­ond place.

Illi­nois led by as many as 14 points mid­way through the first half, but the Ter­rap­ins fought back and pulled to within 42-40,with a 3-pointer by Wig­gins at the half­time buzzer.

Mary­land opened the sec­ond half with an 11-0 run to take a lead it never re­lin­quished.

Dar­ryl Morsell scored 18 and Eric Ayala added 12 for Mary­land.

Ayo Do­sunmu led Illi­nois with 16 points. An­dres Feliz added 12.

Women’s Top 25 No. 3 Ore­gon 85, No. 12 Ari­zona 52

EU­GENE, Ore. — Sab­rina Ionescu recorded her lat­est triple-dou­ble as Ore­gon over­came a slow start and went on to a rout of Ari­zona.

The Ore­gon se­nior scored 15 points to go with 11 re­bounds and 10 as­sists to reach dou­ble fig­ures in all three sta­tis­ti­cal cat­e­gories for the 24th time in her ca­reer, adding to her NCAA record.

Ruthy He­bard added 22 points for the Ducks (21-2, 10-1 Pac-12) and Sa­tou Sa­bally fin­ished with 17 points and 11 re­bounds, plus six as­sists in Ore­gon’s ninth con­sec­u­tive vic­tory. Taylor Chavez added 17 points in a re­serve role.

Cate Reese led Ari­zona (18-4, 7-4) with 17 points and

Ari McDon­ald added 13, keep­ing alive her streak of hav­ing scored in dou­ble fig­ures in each of her 58 ca­reer games, though it matched her sea­son low. The loss ended Ari­zona’s five-game win­ning streak and was the worst de­feat of the sea­son, by mar­gin, for the Wild­cats.

No. 4 UConn 94, Mem­phis 55

STORRS, Conn. — Me­gan Walker scored 26 points and grabbed 11 re­bounds to lead No. 4 UConn to a 94-55 rout of Mem­phis on Fri­day night.

Christyn Wil­liams added 20 points and Olivia Nel­son Ododa had 19 points, mak­ing all nine of her shots for the Huskies (20-2, 10-0 Amer­i­can), who have won 20 games for the 27th straight year.

Madi­son Griggs scored 15 points for Mem­phis (12-11, 3-7), which lost for the first time in three games.

This game was sand­wiched be­tween the UConn’s em­bar­rass­ing 74-56 loss Mon­day night to Ore­gon and next Mon­day’s game at topranked South Carolina.

No. 9 Ore­gon State 64, No. 19 Ari­zona State 62

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Mikayla Pivec hit a 10-foot jumper at the buzzer, lift­ing No. 9 Ore­gon State to a 64-62 vic­tory over No. 19 Ari­zona State on Fri­day night.

The Beavers (19-4, 7-4 Pac-12) trailed most of the game, but ral­lied late to snap a four-game los­ing streak against the Sun Devils (16-7, 6-5).

Ore­gon State was trail­ing 62-60 af­ter Ja’Tavia Tap­ley hit a 15-footer with 2.6 sec­onds left. But the Beavers re­sponded.

Aleah Good­man in­bounded the ball to Maddie Wash­ing­ton, who found Kat Tu­dor open un­der the bas­ket for an un­con­tested layup with 0.4 on the clock. ASU had a turnover at­tempt­ing to in­bound the ball, and that set up Pivec’s gamewin­ning field goal in the lane.

Des­tiny Slocum led the Beavers with 20 points. Good­man added 14 points and Pivec had 11 points and 11 re­bounds.

No. 14 DePaul 71, St. John’s 65

NEW YORK — Kelly Camp­bell scored all 10 of her points and Sonya Morris eight of her 18 in a 31-point fourth quar­ter to rally

DePaul to a vic­tory over St. John’s.

No. 24 Mis­souri State 66, North­ern Iowa 55

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Brice Calip and Alexa Wil­lard scored 13 points each, and Mis­souri State handed North­ern Iowa its first home loss of the sea­son.

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