The Times-Tribune

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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