men's highlights

Gonzaga holds off Hawks

NO. 19 GONZAGA 70, ST. JOSEPH'S 65 (OT): Matt Bouldin scored 16 points, including the go-ahead free throws in overtime, and the Bulldogs (6-1) beat the Hawks in Philadelphia. Austin Daye scored 17 points and David Pendergraft had 13 for the Bulldogs. Pat Calathes scored 24 for the Hawks, who fought back from a 17-point deficit in the first half.

NO. 22 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 66, OKLAHOMA 53: David Jefferson and O.J. Mayo combined for 40 points and 15 rebounds for the host Trojans (7-1).

• COLORADO 60, AIR FORCE 50: Jeff Bzdelik weathered taunts and jeers as the Buffaloes (5-2) ended the Falcons' 38-game home winning streak vs. nonconference foes. Bzdelik coached the past two seasons at Air Force (5-3).

• NORTH DAKOTA STATE 95, MAYVILLE STATE 73: Brett Winkelman had 30 points, 13 rebounds and six assists as the Bison (4-3) won in Fargo, N.D.

women's highlights

Chancellor, LSU roll

• NO. 8 LOUISIANA STATE 77, HOUSTON 46: Sylvia Fowles had 19 points, seven rebounds and three blocks, and the Lady Tigers (5-2) won in coach Van Chancellor's return to the city where he led the WNBA's Comets for 10 seasons. Chancellor, hired by LSU in April to replace Pokey Chatman, won in his 600th college game. He went 439-154 in 19 seasons at Mississippi between 1978-97.

NO. 2 CONNECTICUT 80, BRIGHAM YOUNG 34: Freshman Maya Moore became the first UConn player ever to hit double figures in each of her first six starts, and finished with 17 points for the Huskies (6-0) in a rout of the Cougars (3-3) in Hartford, Conn.

• NO. 4 NORTH CAROLINA 90, PURDUE 72: Rashanda McCants' 28 points helped the host Tar Heels (9-0) beat the Boilermakers (2-4) for the third year in a row.

• NO. 7 GEORGIA 69, OAKLAND (MICH.) 59: Tasha Humphrey scored all 19 of her points in the second half for the host Lady Bulldogs (7-0).

• NO. 13 TEXAS A&M 69, MICHIGAN 41: Takia Starks scored 23 points and the Aggies (5-1) extended their home winning streak to 20 games.

• NO. 20 MICHIGAN STATE 68, CLEMSON 51: Alyssa DeHaan had a season-high 26 points and 13 rebounds for the host Spartans (6-1) in their victory over the Tigers (4-3) in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.


• Oklahoma women's center Courtney Paris had her double-doubles streak restored -- it's now at 66 games -- when a review of a game last week found dozens of scoring errors in the first game she'd failed to record 10 rebounds in nearly two years. Officials credited Paris with two more rebounds.