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Marquette freshman scores 32

• MARQUETTE 75, BUTLER 69: Henry Ellenson scored 32 points, including a critical bucket in the final minute, and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the host Golden Eagles (15-7, 4-5 Big East) over the Bulldogs (14-7, 3-6). Ellen- son's point total was the most by a first-year player at Marquette since Dwyane Wade had 35 against DePaul on Jan. 19, 2002.

• NO. 2 NORTH CAROLINA 89, BOSTON COLLEGE 62: Brice Johnson had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the host Tar Heels (19-2, 8-0 ACC), who won their 12th straight.

• NO. 11 VIRGINIA 63, NO. 16 LOUISVILLE 47: The host Cardinals (17-4, 6-2 ACC) saw their four-game winning streak end. The Cavaliers (17-4, 6-3) won their fourth straight. It was their largest margin of victory on the road against a ranked team since they beat No. 24 Georgia Tech 83-60 on Feb. 22, 1995.

• SYRACUSE 60, GEORGIA TECH 57: The host Orange (15-8, 5-5 ACC) won for the fifth time in six games.

• SOUTHERN CAL 98, WASHINGTON 88: Nikola Jovanovic scored a season-high 28 points as the host Trojans (17-5, 6-3) beat the Huskies (14-7, 6-3) and moved into a tie for second place in the Pac-12. USC has its best record through 22 games since going 18-4 in 1992.

• UTAH 96, STANFORD 74: Jakob Poeltl scored 23 points and the host Utes (17-5, 6-3) moved within a half-game of first-place Oregon in the Pac-12.

• NO. 5 TEXAS A&M 72, NO. 14 IOWA STATE 62: The Aggies (18-3) improved to 13-0 at home this season with a victory over the Cyclones (16-5).

• TEXAS 72, VANDERBILT 58: Kerwin Roach Jr. had 15 points and 11 rebounds and center Prince Ibeh added 13 points and 11 boards for the host Longhorns (14-7), who have won five of six.

• FLORIDA 88, NO. 9 WEST VIRGINIA 71: Dorian Finney-Smith scored 24 points for the host Gators (14-7), who had lost their past 12 games against top-10 teams. The Mountaineers dropped to 17-4.

• SOUTH CAROLINA 78, ALABAMA 64: Michael Carrera had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lift South Carolina to a victory over the Crimson Tide and continue the Gamecocks' best start in 46 years. The Gamecocks (6-2 SEC) matched the 19-2 start of the 1969-70 team.

• NO. 10 PROVIDENCE 73, GEORGETOWN 69: Ben Bentil and Kris Dunn each scored 26 points as the visiting Friars (18-4, 6-3 Big East) held off a Hoyas team (13-9, 6-3) looking to pull off its second upset of a top-10 team in the past two weeks.

• UAB 81, MARSHALL 78: The visiting Blazers (18-4, 8-1) took sole possession of first place in Conference USA.

• SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 67, DENVER 56: Mike Daum scored 15 points off the bench for the visiting Jackrabbits (18-5, 7-2 Summit).

• COLUMBIA 55, HARVARD 54: Alex Rosenberg hit a buzzer-beating jumper to give Columbia (15-6, 4-0) a win over the host Crimson (9-11, 1-3), extending the Lions' best Ivy League start in 22 years.

• MINNESOTA DULUTH 103, SW MINNESOTA STATE 88: Pierre Newton scored 42 points, five short of the school record, for the host Bulldogs (15-7, 11-5 NSIC). Newton also had seven assists, five steals and four rebounds.

• MSU Moorhead 94, MSU Mankato 89 (OT): Isaac Sevlie scored 33 points to lead the visiting Dragons (22-3, 14-2 NSIC) over the Mavericks (15-7, 10-6). Jalen Pendleton had 28 points and six assists for Mankato.

• CONCORDIA (MOORHEAD) 86, AUGSBURG 78: Jordan Bolger had 21 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists as the visiting Cobbers (12-7, 9-5) moved into a tie for second place in the MIAC.

• BETHEL 81, ST. JOHN'S 72: Alex Schmitt scored 26 points to lead the host Royals (13-5, 8-5 MIAC) over the Johnnies (14-5, 9-5).

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• NO. 1 UCONN 83, MEMPHIS 40: Breanna Stewart had 19 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals for the host Huskies, who extended their winning streak to 57 games. UConn (10-0 American Athletic) is 20-0 for the ninth time in program history.

• NO. 5 MARYLAND 86, INDIANA 63: The host Terrapins (19-2, 8-1 Big Ten) won their seventh straight and moved into a first-place tie with Ohio State.

• PURDUE 88, PENN STATE 78 (2OT): Bridget Perry scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the visiting Boilermakers (16-5, 7-3 Big Ten) rallied from 17 points down to win in double overtime.

• WINONA STATE 96, MINNESOTA CROOKSTON 72: Connor Nagle tied a career high with seven three-pointers for the visiting Warriors (21-2, 14-2).

• CONCORDIA (ST. PAUL) 83, NORTHERN STATE 79: Mishayla Jones scored 23 points as the host Golden Bears (10-12, 6-10) took down the top team in the NSIC North. The Wolves (16-5, 12-4) shot 34.8 percent from the field.

• St. Thomas 72, St. Catherine 67: Kaitlin Langer had 27 points and 14 rebounds and keyed a game-closing 12-2 run as the host Tommies (16-3, 10-2 MIAC) beat the Wildcats (9-9, 4-8). The Tommies have won six in a row.

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