Kelsey Mitchell scored 31 points and No. 12 Ohio State used a sizzling start to upset second-ranked Maryland 98-87 on Monday night.
The Buckeyes (24-5, 14-1 Big Ten) scored 35 points in the first 10 minutes on 14-for-18 shooting, led by nine at the half and held on as Maryland (26-2, 14-1) rallied in second half.
The victory had Ohio State forward Shayla Cooper, who scored 20 points, waxing lyrical afterward.
"When the ball is moving like that, it's so beautiful," she said. "It's like an orchestra out there. It's just like soft jazz music. It's just so beautiful, and everyone was feeling it. It's just a beautiful sight." Men
No. 12 West Virginia 77, Texas 62: After West Virginia coach Bob Huggins dropped to his knees and clutched his chest in a scary moment before halftime, Jevon Carter finished with 24 points to lead the Mountaineers over Texas (10-18, 4-11 Big 12). Lamont West had 23 points, helping WVU (22-6, 10-5) shake off a slow start. Huggins, 63, returned to coach in the second half. After the game, he said his defibrillator went off and that he got lightheaded from standing up too fast.
Miami 54, No. 18 Virginia 48 (OT): Bruce Brown made a three-pointer with 23.8 seconds left in overtime and the visiting Hurricanes (19-8, 9-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) dealt the Cavaliers (18-9, 8-7) their fourth straight loss.
Terps lose center: Maryland center Michal Cekovsky will miss the rest of the Terrapins' season because of a fractured left ankle suffered in Sunday's 71-60 loss to Wisconsin. Maryland will host the Gophers on Wednesday.