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College Roundup

Terriers stay hot, rip UMBC

From Staff And Wire Reports / January 25, 2010

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John Holland’s double double (25 points, 12 rebounds) carried Boston University past host Maryland-Baltimore County yesterday, 79-61, the Terriers’ sixth win in seven games.

Jake O’Brien added 18 points for BU (11-9, 6-2), which remained tied for second in America East, behind Maine.

Binghamton 73, Vermont 67 - Greer Wright scored 30 points as the host Bearcats (8-13, 3-3 America East) beat the Catamounts (14-7, 5-2) despite 29 points from Maurice Joseph.

Seton Hall 64, Pittsburgh 61 - Herb Pope had 19 points as the host Pirates (12-6, 3-4 Big East) beat a top-10 team for the first time in four years, handing the No. 9 Panthers (15-4, 5-2) their second straight loss.

Wisconsin 79, Penn State 71 - Jordan Taylor scored the last 8 points of regulation to tie the game for the No. 18 Badgers (16-4, 6-2 Big Ten), then scored 10 in overtime against the visiting Nittany Lions (8-11, 0-7).

Florida St. 68, Georgia Tech 66 - Solomon Alabi made two go-ahead free throws with 22.8 seconds left as the host Seminoles (15-4, 3-2 ACC) upset the No. 19 Yellow Jackets (14-5, 3-3).

N. Iowa 67, Indiana St. 58 - Kerwin Dunham scored a career-high 14 points and the No. 20 Panthers (17-2, 8-1 Missouri Valley) beat the host Sycamores (11-9, 3-6) for the second time in eight days.

Women’s basketball
Florida St. 85, BC 64 - Alysha Harvin hit six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 22 points, Chasity Clayton added a career-high 21, and the No. 15 Seminoles beat the visiting Eagles.

Florida State (18-3, 4-1 ACC) used a 23-5 run in the first half to turn an 8-7 deficit into a 30-13 lead. Carolyn Swords led BC (11-9, 2-3) with 19 points.

Vermont 67, Stony Brook 45 - Courtnay Pilypaitis had 24 points and the No. 24 Catamounts (16-4, 6-1 America East) used a 30-6 run to beat the visiting Seawolves (5-14, 3-4).

Tennessee 55, LSU 43 - Alyssia Brewer had 14 points and seven rebounds to lead the No. 3 Lady Volunteers (17-2, 5-1 SEC) over the 18th-ranked Tigers (14-4, 3-3) in Baton Rouge, La.

Notre Dame 74, W. Virginia 66 - Lindsay Schrader scored 8 of her 16 points during a decisive 16-3 run in the second half and the No. 4 Irish (17-1, 4-1 Big East) rallied at home to beat the 16th-ranked Mountaineers (18-2, 5-1).

Mississippi 66, Georgia 65 - Bianca Thomas hit a 3-pointer with five seconds left, capping an 11-2 run down the stretch to send the visiting Rebels (14-5, 5-1 SEC) past the Lady Bulldogs (18-2, 5-2) and surprisingly into the conference lead.

NU 62, UNC-Wilmington 52 - Kendra Walton had 14 points as Northeastern (7-11, 2-5 Colonial Athletic Association) overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to beat the Seahawks (6-12, 1-6).

Maryland-Baltimore 65, BU 63 - Chantell Alford scored 16 points to lead the Terriers (9-10, 5-2 America East), but the visiting Retrievers (9-11, 3-4) closed the game with an 18-9 run.

Binghamton 83, UNH 59 - Sophomore Viive Rebane scored a career-high 20 points as the Bearcats (7-13, 3-4 America East) easily handled the visiting Wildcats (7-13, 2-5).

American 64, Holy Cross 51 - Briana McFadden led the Crusaders (5-15, 1-4 Patriot) with 16 points, but the visiting Eagles (12-7, 5-0) won their sixth straight game.

Women’s hockey
Northeastern 6, Niagara 2 - Casey Pickett and Annie Hogan scored two goals and the No. 7 Huskies (16-5-3) had 10 players earn a point in a road win over the Purple Eagles (8-10-4).

Providence 6, BC 3 - Six players scored goals for the No. 9 Friars (12-7-8, 8-3-4-2 Hockey East) in an easy win over the host Eagles (5-12-9, 4-8-4-4). Blake Bolden, Allie Thunstrom, and Danielle Welch found the net for BC.

Men’s hockey
Vermont 3, UMass 0 - Rob Madore stopped 29 shots and the visiting Catamounts (12-8-2, 6-7-2 Hockey East) killed all nine penalties in beating the Minutemen (15-9-0, 10-7-0).