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Roundup: Otto Porter’s layup does in UConn

Otto Porter Jr.’s layup with 9.5 seconds left in the second overtime erased a 7-point deficit and gave No. 7 Georgetown a 79-78 win over Connecticut in Storrs, Conn.

DeAndre Daniels had 25 points for the Huskies (19-8, 9-6), who overcame a 12-point deficit late in regulation.

Penn State 84, Michigan 78 — Jermaine Marshall scored 25 points as the host Nittany Lions (9-18, 1-14 Big Ten) stunned the No. 4 Wolverines (23-5, 10-5).

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Miami 76, Virginia Tech 58 — The No. 5 Hurricanes (23-4, 14-1 ACC) pulled away from the Hokies (12-16, 3-12) in Coral Gables, Fla., led by Shane Larkin’s 22 points and six assists.

Louisville 79, DePaul 58 — Russ Smith scored 17 points and Peyton Siva 16 to lead the No. 10 Cardinals (23-5, 11-4 Big East) past the Blue Demons (11-17, 2-13) in Rosemont, Ill.

Southern Cal 89, Arizona 78 — Eric Wise scored 22 points as the host Trojans (13-15, 8-7 Pac-12) upset the No. 11 Wildcats (23-5, 11-5) in Los Angeles.

New Mexico 70, San Diego St. 60 — The host No. 14 Lobos (24-4, 11-2 Mountain West) beat the Aztecs (20-8, 8-6) behind 20 points from Alex Kirk.

Oklahoma State 64, TCU 47 — Le’Bryan Nash had 28 points as the No. 15 Cowboys (21-6, 11-4 Big 12) beat the Horned Frogs (10-18, 1-14) in Fort Worth.

St. Louis 70, St. Joseph’s 53 — Dwayne Evans had 21 points to help the No. 18 Billikens (22-5, 11-2 Atlantic 10) top the Hawks (15-11, 6-7) in St. Louis.

Pittsburgh 64, South Florida 44 — Tray Woodall scored 14 points as the No. 23 Panthers (22-7, 10-6 Big East) beat the visiting Bulls (10-17, 1-14).

Army 69, Holy Cross 62 — Ella Ellis had 31 points as the host Black Knights (15-13, 8-5 Patriot League) beat the Crusaders (11-17, 3-10).

Dave Dudzinski’s 15 points led Holy Cross.

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Lasell senior Sean Bertanza, who died unexpectedly Dec. 20 at home in Seymour, Conn., was named a first team all-conference guard by the Great Northeast Athletic Conference.

Women

St. Joseph’s 87, UMass 50 — Chatilla van Grinsven’s 21 points lifted the host Hawks (20-7, 11-2 Atlantic 10) over the Minutewomen (3-25, 1-12).

 Jasmine Harris led UMass with 11 points.

Army 62, Holy Cross 35 — Anna Simmers had 21 points to lead the Black Knights (21-7, 10-3 Patriot League) over the host Crusaders (15-13, 7-5).

Alex Smith led Holy Cross with 16 points.

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BU’s game against Maine was postponed because of an accident involving Maine’s team bus Tuesday night in Georgetown. No makeup date was announced.

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