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College basketball

Balanced Boilers down IPFW

– Courtney Moses scored a game-high 26 points to lead four players in double figures as No. 16 Purdue overpowered IPFW in a 91-70 victory Sunday.

KK Houser contributed 15 points and Whitney Bays had 13 for the Boilermakers (6-2), while Snider grad Liza Clemons added 11 points and made it a double-double with 10 rebounds. Purdue shot 54 percent from the field, including 8 of 18 from 3-point range, and missed just one of its 20 free throws.

IPFW (4-6) battled back in the first half after a 16-3 Purdue run to trail by just five points at the break, 40-35. The Mastadons closed the gap to three early in the second half before Purdue began pulling steadily away to lead by as many as 27 points heading into the final minutes. The Boilermakers out-rebounded IPFW 35-22.

Amanda Hyde led IPFW with 17 points, six rebounds and six assists.

No. 2 DUKE 94, No. 17 OKLAHOMA 85: In Norman, Okla., Tricia Liston scored a season-high 23 points and the Blue Devils (10-0) gave coach Joanne P. McCallie her 500th career victory.

No. 3 TENNESSEE 75, TEXAS 61: In Knoxville, Tenn., Isabelle Harrison had 18 points and eight rebounds to lead the Vols (8-0).

No. 10 PENN STATE 77, GEORGETOWN 68: In Washington, Maggie Lucas scored 30 points and topped 2,000 for her career to lead the Nittany Lions (6-2).

No. 12 SOUTH CAROLINA 76, CHARLOTTE 61: In Charlotte, N.C., Elem Ibiam scored 19 points and Aleighsa Welch added 18 to lead the Gamecocks (9-0).

No. 15 NEBRASKA 95, UTAH STATE 75: In Lincoln, Neb., Jordan Hooper had 33 points and 14 rebounds to pace the Cornhuskers (7-2).

No. 20 IOWA STATE 79, CAL STATE FULLERTON 52: In Ames, Iowa, Hallie Christofferson scored 33 points to lead the Cyclones (8-0).

No. 24 GONZAGA 59, OHIO STATE 58: In Columbus, Ohio, Sonja Greinacher had 18 points and 14 rebounds for the Bulldogs (6-1)..

Shaniqua Nilles gave the Bulldogs the lead with 21 seconds left, but Ohio State countered on Ameryst Alston’s basket. Nilles scores the winner with 7 seconds left.

Alston led Ohio State (6-4) with 18 points.

INDIANA 77, MOREHEAD STATE 54: In Morehead, Ky., Tabitha Gerardot, a Canterbury grad, and Taylor Agler scored 12 points apiece as the Hoosiers (9-0) remained undefeated.


No. 13 OREGON 115, MISSISSIPPI 105, OT: In Oxford, Miss., Mike Moser scored 22 of his 24 points in the second half and overtime to lead the Ducks (8-0), who had six players score in double figures.

No. 24 SAN DIEGO STATE 70, WASHINGTON 63: In San Diego, Xavier Thames scored 19 points, and the Aztecs (7-1) rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to win.

ELMHURST 72, TRINE 68: Despite Will Dixon’s game-high 32 points, the Thunder lost at Elmhurst, Ill.