Jar­reau leads Hous­ton to win over Cincin­nati

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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).

Pac-12 men

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.

Top-10 women

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.

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