national roundup

Maryland women win ninth in a row

Brionna Jones had a career-high 24 points with 14 rebounds as No. 8 Maryland (15-2, 6-0 Big Ten) beat visiting Illinois (11-7, 2-4) 74-54 on Sunday to extend its winning streak to nine games. Maryland hasn't lost since Dec. 3, against then-No. 1 Notre Dame.

• IOWA WINS IN EAST LANSING: No. 22 Iowa (14-3, 5-1) beat Michigan State (9-9, 1-6 Big Ten) 52-50 for its first victory in East Lansing in 11 years. Aerial Powers had 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Spartans.

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• FIVE IN A ROW FOR PANTHERS: Seth Tuttle had 22 points and 10 rebounds and No. 23 Northern Iowa (16-2, 5-1 Missouri Valley) cruised past visiting Missouri State (8-10, 2-4) 60-46 for its fifth straight win.

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