No. 12 Houston holds off No. 25 Cincinnati
HOUSTON — DeJon Jarreau scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half, Corey Davis Jr. also had 16 and No. 12 Houston held off No. 25 Cincinnati 65-58 on Sunday.
Jarreau added eight rebounds and five assists. He scored 11 consecutive points in the second half, including six straight to give Houston a 63-58 lead with 3 ½ minutes left. Davis and Jarreau each made free throws in the final 20 seconds to seal it for the Cougars (23-1, 10-1 American Athletic Conference).
Galen Robinson Jr. had 10 points for Houston, which won its eighth straight and extended its home winning streak to 32 games. Houston shot 49 percent from the field.
NO. 20 IOWA 80, NORTHWESTERN 79
In Iowa City, Iowa, Jordan Bohannon hit a 3-pointer from 23 feet with three-tenths of a second remaining and Iowa rallied from a 13-point deficit to beat Northwestern.
Bohannon finished with 15 points with 3-for-4 shooting from 3-point range, including the winner for Iowa (19-5, 8-5, Big Ten). Freshman Joe Wieskamp scored 21 points, Tyler Cook had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and Isaiah Moss scored 16 points as Iowa won its third straight.
WOMEN NO. 2 LOUISVILLE 72, VIRGINIA TECH 63
In Blacksburg, Va., Asia Durr scored 34 points and No. 2 Louisville overcame a near-collapse in a victory over Virginia Tech.
Sam Fuehring added 21 points and 13 rebounds for the Cardinals (23-1, 10-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won their ninth in a row. Fuehring made consecutive driving baskets in the final quarter after the Hokies had closed to within 62-56 with under four minutes to play, allowing Louisville to avoid an upset.
NO. 3 OREGON 88, NO. 11 STANFORD 48
In Stanford, Calif., Sabrina Ionescu had 27 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, and Oregon ran its NCAA-best winning streak to 16 games by running away from Stanford to snap a 29-game losing streak at Maples Pavilion.
NO. 4 NOTRE DAME 97, NO. 24 FLORIDA STATE 70
In South Bend, Ind., Arike Ogunbowale scored 27 points and Jessica Shepard added 26 as Notre Dame got its transition game going again to beat Florida State.
NO. 6 MISSISSIPPI STATE 91, TENNESSEE 63
In Starkville, Miss., Teaira McCowan had 24 points and 15 rebounds, Jordan Danberry added 20 points Mississippi State pulled away late to beat Tennessee.
NO. 7 OREGON STATE 82, CALIFORNIA 74
In Berkeley, Calif., Destiny Slocum scored 26 points and Oregon State overcame an 11-point deficit to beat California.
NO. 8 MARQUETTE 93, VILLANOVA 55
In Milwaukee, Natisha Hiedeman scored 22 points, Allazia Blockton had 19 and Marquette beat Villanova for its 12th consecutive victory.
NO. 10 MARYLAND 62, NO. 20 RUTGERS 48
In Piscataway, N.J., Kaila Charles scored 17 points and Maryland extended its lead in the Big Ten by beating Rutgers.
NO. 15 SYRACUSE 96, BOSTON COLLEGE 69
In Syracuse, N.Y., Miranda Drummond made 6 of 9 3-pointers and scored 24 points, and Syracuse beat Boston College.
NO. 16 IOWA 78, OHIO STATE 52
In Columbus, Ohio, Megan Gustafson had 19 of her 29 points in the second half as Iowa pulled away to beat Ohio State.
UCLA 100, NO. 17 UTAH 90
In Salt Lake City, Kennedy Burke scored 26 points, Michaela Onyenwere added 25 points for the sophomore’s 11th 20-plus game of the season and UCLA beat Utah.
NO. 25 MIAMI 65, PITTSBURGH 51
In Pittsburgh, Beatrice Mompremier scored 23 points with 13 rebounds and Miami kept Pitt winless in the Atlantic Coast Conference.