No. 12 Hous­ton holds off No. 25 Cincin­nati

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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.

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