Jose Juan Barea had 26 points and 10 assists to lead Northeastern past Delaware, 80-66, last night in Newark, Del.
Shawn James added 15 points, 8 rebounds, and 10 blocks for the Huskies (16-10, 11-6 Colonial Athletic Association), who won their third straight and prevailed at Delaware for the first time in their past 10 tries.
Bennet Davis added 21 points on 8-for-9 shooting for Northeastern, which had 14 steals.
Harding Nana had 24 points and eight rebounds for the Blue Hens (8-19, 4-13 CAA).
Northeastern led, 37-35, at halftime, and the Huskies pulled away with a 17-7 run over the first five minutes of the second half.
Delaware never got closer than 11 points after that, and Northeastern led by as many as 21.
BU 69, Vermont 64 -- Kevin Gardner had 17 points and 10 rebounds but it was 4 points and an assist by Brian Macon in overtime that allowed the Terriers to outlast the Catamounts in Burlington, Vt.
BU led nearly all of regulation and by as many as 10 points in the second half before a late Vermont charge brought it back into the game. With 2:35 to go, Timothy McCrory hit a pair of free throws to give UVM a 57-56 lead.
Villanova 74, Cincinnati 72 -- In Cincinnati, Randy Foye had 25 points and Dante Cunningham scored off an inbounds play with 3.2 seconds left, leading the second-ranked Wildcats to their 11th straight win. Washington 75, Stanford 57 -- Forward Mike Jensen made six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 18 points to lead the No. 17 Huskies in Seattle.
UCLA 78, Oregon St. 60 -- Jordan Farmar scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half and Arron Afflalo had 20 points as the host No. 19 Bruins rallied to beat the Beavers.
Maine 69, UMBC 66 -- Ernest Turner hit a 3-pointer from near half-court as time expired and the Black Bears (11-15, 6-9 America East) rallied from a 20-point second-half deficit to win in Orono, Maine.
Hartford 76, Stony Brook 65 -- Paris Carter scored 24 points and Ken Adeleke added 20 points and 16 rebounds to help the visiting Hawks (13-13, 9-6 America East) extend the Seawolves' losing streak to seven games.
WomenMaryland 89, Clemson 63 -- Crystal Langhorne scored 16 points to reach the 1,000 mark quicker than any player in Maryland history, and the fourth-ranked Terrapins extended the visiting Tigers' losing streak to nine.
Tennessee 81, Auburn 56 -- Tye'sha Fluker scored a career-high 22 points and Sidney Spencer added 18 to lead the No. 5 Lady Vols in Knoxville, Tenn.
Michigan St. 68, Michigan 42 -- Liz Shimek had 22 points, moving into second place on Michigan State's career scoring mark, as the 14th-ranked Spartans dominated in Ann
Ohio St. 67, Purdue 58 -- In Columbus, Ohio, Jessica Davenport scored 20 points to lead the No. 6 Buckeyes to their first outright Big Ten title in two decades.
Minnesota 65, Indiana 58 -- In Minneapolis, Jamie Broback scored 20 points as the No. 22 Gophers broke a four-game losing streak, earning them a first-round bye in the Big Ten tournament.
Georgia 86, Arkansas 80 -- Sherill Baker scored 28 points and Tasha Humphrey had 23 in the second half as the visiting No. 13 Lady Bulldogs won in Fayetteville, Ark.
Vanderbilt 72, Kentucky 55 -- Carla Thomas scored 17 points to lead the No. 24 Commodores to victory in Nashville, Tenn.