Jarreau leads Houston to win over Cincinnati
No. 12 Houston 65, No. 25 Cincinnati 58: DeJon Jarreau scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half, Corey Davis Jr. also had 16 and host Houston (23-1, 10-1 American Athletic Conference) held off Cincinnati 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 3½ minutes left.
Davis and Jarreau each made free throws in the final 20 seconds to seal it for the Cougars.
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.
Jarron Cumberland scored 27 points on 9-of-25 shooting, and Cane Broome added 10 points for Cincinnati (20-4, 9-2), which had its eight-game winning streak snapped. The Bearcats shot 33 percent from the field, including 27 percent in the second half.
After taking a 58-57 lead on Cumberland’s 3-pointer with 6:11 left, Cincinnati missed its last 11 field goals and went scoreless for the rest of the game.
Houston led 34-33 at the half behind Davis’ 11 points.
Outside of Cumberland, Cincinnati struggled to find scoring. The rest of the Bearcats combined for 31 points on 13of-41 shooting. Cincinnati forced Houston into 13 turnovers, which led to nine points. Cincinnati committed four turnovers.
Meanwhile, the Cougars were able to use their size to change shots and prevent the Bearcats from getting any easy looks.
No. 20 Iowa 80, Northwestern 79: Jordan Bohannon hit a 3-pointer from 23 feet with three-tenths of a second remaining as Iowa rallied from a 13point deficit and beat Northwestern .
Bohannon scored his first points with 5:28 to go on a jumper and 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, including a 3-pointer that was part of the Hawkeyes’ comeback with less than six minutes remaining. Tyler Cook had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and Isaiah Moss scored 16 points on 6-for-12 shooting. Iowa has won three straight and sit three games behind Michigan in the Big Ten Conference standings.
Vic Law had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Ryan Taylor scored 16 points, A.J. Turner added 15 and Dererk Pardon scored 13 for Northwestern (12-11, 3-9).
Oregon 69, Stanford 56: Payton Pritchard scored 20 points, Kenny Wooten matched his career high with seven blocks and Oregon never trailed in a over Stanford.
Louis King added 16 points and Victor Bailey Jr. had 11 off the bench for the Ducks (15-9, 6-5 Pac-12), who have won four of their last five games. Oregon used a 20-5 run late in the second half to lead by as many as 26 points.
No. 2 Louisville 72, Virginia Tech 63: Asia Durr scored 34 points and 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.
No. 3 Oregon 88, No. 11 Stanford 48: 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: 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: 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: Destiny Slocum scored 26 points and Oregon State overcame an 11-point deficit to beat California.
No. 8 Marquette 93, Villanova 55: Natisha Hiedeman scored 22 points, Allazia Blockton had 19 and Marquette beat Villanova for its 12th straight win.
No. 10 Maryland 62, No. 20 Rutgers 48: Kaila Charles scored 17 points and Maryland extended its lead in the Big Ten by beating Rutgers.
Houston guards Nate Hinton, front, and guard Dejon Jarreau celebrate after beating Cincinnati on Sunday in Houston.