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Gonzaga women back in 1st
Sunny Greinacher led a balanced scoring attack with 17 points as the Gonzaga women defeated Brigham Young 74-59 Thursday night at the McCarthey...
SPOKANE — Sunny Greinacher led a balanced scoring attack with 17 points as the Gonzaga women defeated Brigham Young 74-59 Thursday night at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
The Zags (14-5, 4-1 West Coast Conference) dealt the Cougars (12-5, 3-1) their first loss in conference play. Saint Mary's, which beat Gonzaga, lost to San Diego 73-70 — its first loss in league — to create a tie for first place.
Shelby Cheslek scored 16 points for the Bulldogs, Taelor Karr had 15 and Haiden Palmer 11.
MINNEAPOLIS — Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 21 points and Trey Burke had 18 points and nine assists to help No. 5 Michigan stave off No. 9 Minnesota 83-75.
Hardaway hit four three-pointers in the first half for the Wolverines (17-1, 4-1 Big Ten), who had the lead for the final 33 minutes of the game and finished with 13 steals.
Austin Hollins led the Gophers (15-3, 3-2) with 21 points and four steals, and Trevor Mbakwe had 13 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks.
Other Top 10 men
At No. 3 Duke 73,
Georgia Tech 57
Seth Curry scored 24 points to lead Duke. Mason Plumlee added 16 points and 13 rebounds as the Blue Devils (16-1, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) shot 53 percent from the field over the final 20 minutes to bounce back from their only loss.
Freshman Chris Bolden's 20 points were the most scored by a Georgia Tech player this season. But the Yellow Jackets (10-6, 0-4) had 21 turnovers in losing their fourth straight.
No. 10 Florida 68,
at Texas A&M 47
Mike Rosario scored 19 points and Patric Young added 18 as the Gators (13-2, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) won their fifth straight game.
The Aggies (12-4, 2-1) led by one point midway through the first half before a big run by Florida gave it a 35-18 halftime lead.
Top 5 women
At No. 5 Kentucky 100, Mississippi State 47
DeNesha Stallworth scored 25 points as Kentucky established the best start in school history. A'dia Mathies added 21 points as Kentucky (17-1, 5-0 SEC) also extended its school-record winning streak to 16 games and its record home win streak to 32.
Kendra Grant had 11 points for the Bulldogs (8-10, 0-5).