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College roundup

Brown slips past winless Bryant

Wisconsin’s Trevon Hughes tries to get the handle on a loose ball with Adrian Bowie (22) and Greivis Vasquez defending. Wisconsin’s Trevon Hughes tries to get the handle on a loose ball with Adrian Bowie (22) and Greivis Vasquez defending. (Eugene Tanner/Associated Press)
Associated Press / November 26, 2009

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Garrett Leffelman hit a last-second layup to lift Brown to a 70-68 victory over Bryant yesterday in Smithfield, R.I., as the Bears denied the Bulldogs their first win of the season.

Matt Mullery’s free throw gave Brown (3-3) a 68-63 lead with 1:41 left. Adam Parzych then hit two free throws for Bryant and Nick Pontes tied the score on a 3-point play with 40 seconds on the clock.

Brown held the ball until six seconds remained, then missed two shots. Leffelman scored off an offensive rebound and was fouled on the play, but missed both of his free throws.

Bryant (0-5) jumped out to an 19-5 lead and led, 38-28, at halftime. The Bears used an 11-0 run to pull ahead, 55-52, and stretched the lead to 9, but Bulldogs tied it again with a 10-1 run.

Mullery led the Bears with 21 points and Peter Sullivan had 17.

Cecil Gresham had 16 points for Bryant.

Kansas 89, Oakland, Mich. 59 - Marcus Morris and Xavier Henry each scored 19 points, leading the No. 1 Jayhawks (4-0) over the Golden Grizzlies (2-3) in Lawrence, Kan., stretching the nation’s longest home-court winning streak to 44 games.

Morris added 11 rebounds. He shot 6 for 10 from the field, including 2 of 3 from 3-point range, and committed only one turnover for the Jayhawks.

Connecticut 81, LSU 55 - Jerome Dyson and Kemba Walker each scored 20 points, and the No. 13 Huskies (4-0) routed the previously unbeaten Tigers in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off in New York.

Duke 64, Arizona St. 53 - Jon Scheyer had 16 points and six assists, and the No. 7 Blue Devils (5-0) used a 19-3 second-half run to take control over the Sun Devils (4-1) in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Wisconsin 78, Maryland 69 - Jason Bohannon scored 20 points and Jon Leuer added 16 to lead the Badgers (4-1) over the No. 21 Terrapins (4-2) in the third-place game of the Maui Invitational in Lahaina, Hawaii.

Vanderbilt 84, Arizona 72 - A.J. Ogilvy scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Jermaine Beal added 18 points and five assists to lead the No. 24 Commodores (4-1) win over the Wildcats (3-2) in the fifth-place game of the Maui Invitational.

Harvard 78, New Hampshire 60 - Jeremy Lin scored 18 points and Christian Webster added 15 in his first start as the host Crimson (4-1) coasted over the Wildcats (1-2).

Radar Onguetou’s 12 points led New Hampshire.

Women’s basketball
Ohio St. 89, UNC Greensboro 56 - Jantel Lavender scored 27 points and Samantha Prahalis added 13 points and 11 assists to lead the No. 3 Buckeyes (6-0) over the visiting Spartans (1-3), who lost their third straight.

North Carolina 92, Presbyterian 37 - Waltiea Rolle scored a career-high 17 points to help the No. 4 Tar Heels rout the Blue Hose in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Tennessee 69, Middle Tennessee 52 - Glory Johnson scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and the sixth-ranked Lady Vols (4-0) beat the Blue Raiders (2-2) in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

LSU 73, Tulane 65 - LaSondra Barrett scored seven of her game-high 22 points in overtime to lead the seventh-ranked Tigers over the Green Wave.

Vermont 83, Dartmouth 59 - Kendra Seto had a team-high 15 ponts as the Catamounts (4-0) cruised past the Green Wave (1-3) in Burlington, Vt.

Women’s hockey
Northeastern 1, Vermont 0 - Alyssa Wohlfeiler crashed the net and scored a second-period goal to lift the No. 7 Huskies (10-2-2, 6-1-2 Hockey East) over the visiting Catamounts (5-7-1, 1-5-1). Florence Schelling stopped 25 shots for her ninth win. Vermont’s Kristen Olychuck had 19 saves.

Harvard 3, Dartmouth 2 - Jillian Dempsey and Josephine Pucci each had a goal and an assist and Liza Ryabkina netted the winning goal in the final period as the host Crimson (6-3-1, 6-3-0 ECAC) stopped the Big Green (4-4-1, 3-2-0). Jenna Hobeika and Sally Komarek scored for Dartmouth.