UConn wins 85th in row

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HART­FORD, Conn. — Katie Lou Sa­muel­son scored eight of her 26 points dur­ing a key thirdquar­ter run, and No. 1 UConn beat 12th-ranked Ohio State, 82-63, on Mon­day night for the Huskies’ 85th con­sec­u­tive vic­tory.

Napheesa Col­lier had 27 points and 11 re­bounds for the Huskies (10-0), who are five games away from match­ing their NCAA record 90-game win­ning streak set from 2008-10.

(7) Florida State 95

North Florida 39 At Tallahasse­e, Fla., Leti­cia Romero scored 22 points, help­ing Florida State roll over North Florida.

Florida State had six play­ers score in dou­ble fig­ures, led by Romero’s third 20-point game of her se­nior sea­son. Ivey Slaugh­ter and Imani Wright each scored 14 points for the Semi­noles (11-1), which have won 10 straight games for the eighth time in school his­tory.

(11) Mi­ami 75, Coppin State 35

At Co­ral Gables, Fla., Adri­enne Mot­ley and Erykah Daven­port scored 15 points apiece, and Mi­ami outscored Coppin State, 16-2, in the fourth quar­ter for a vic­tory in the Mi­ami Hol­i­day Tour­na­ment.

Keena Sa­muels scored eight points for Coppin State (0-9), which is off to its worst start since the 2008-09 team also lost nine in a row.

(20) Ok­la­homa 81, Xavier 69

At Las Ve­gas, Pey­ton Lit­tle scored 19 points, Mad­die Man­ning had 17 points and eight re­bounds, and Ok­la­homa beat Xavier in the Puerto Rico Clas­sic.

Sherri Coale won her 450th ca­reer game as a col­le­giate head coach.

The event is be­ing played in Las Ve­gas be­cause of con­cerns over the Zika virus in Puerto Rico.

Long Beach State 73 (21) South Florida 68 At Las Ve­gas, Madi­son Mont­gomery scored 19 points and Long Beach State handed South Florida its first loss of the sea­son in the Play4Kay Shootout.

Gigi Hascheff and Raven Ben­ton each scored 15 points for Long Beach State (8-4), which won its fifth straight.

Ki­tija Laksa led South Florida (8-1) with 18 points.

Ohio 63, Bing­ham­ton 55 At Athens, Ohio, Western Wayne grad­u­ate Re­becca Car­mody had two points, five re­bounds, one block and two steals in 23 min­utes in Bing­ham­ton’s loss to Ohio Univer­sity.

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