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Roundup: Partin helps Terriers halt Wildcats' charge

Darryl Partin scored 20 points and made a clutch free throw with 10 seconds remaining to give Boston University a 52-50 victory over host New Hampshire last night.

UNH tied the score, 32-32, with 15:30 left before BU used a 19-10 run to take a 51-42 lead with 5:19 remaining.

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The Wildcats (6-11, 1-5 America East) fought back, closing the gap to 51-50, but went scoreless over the final 1:32.

BU (9-11, 5-1) forced 23 turnovers and scored 28 points off those errors.

Alvin Abreu led UNH with 16 points and Patrick Konan added 15.

Duke 91, Wake Forest 73 - Andre Dawkins scored all 21 of his points in the first half, Ryan Kelly finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds, and the No. 4 Blue Devils (16-2, 4-0 ACC) beat the Demon Deacons for their 45th straight victory at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

The Blue Devils will match their own mark of 46 consecutive home victories if they beat Florida State tomorrow.

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C.J. Harris had 20 points for Wake Forest (10-8, 1-3).

North Carolina 82, Virginia Tech 68 - Harrison Barnes scored 9 of his 27 points during a 19-0 second-half run and the No. 8 Tar Heels (16-3, 3-1 ACC) rebounded from a 33-point loss at Florida State with a victory over the host Hokies (11-7, 0-4).

John Henson added 16 points, 16 rebounds, and 6 blocks for North Carolina (16-3, 3-1), which trailed, 44-36, before Barnes started the run with two free throws, a jumper, and a dunk.

Virginia 70, Georgia Tech 38 - In Atlanta, Mike Scott scored 18 points and the No. 15 Cavaliers (15-2, 2-1 ACC) bounced back from a tough loss at Duke, holding the Yellow Jackets (8-10, 1-3) to their lowest-scoring game since 1982.

Penn St. 54, Illinois 52 - Tim Frazier hit a floater in the lane with eight seconds left and Jermaine Marshall blocked Sam Maniscalco’s layup at the buzzer to give the Nittany Lions (10-10, 2-5 Big Ten) the win over the No. 22 Illini (5-4, 4-2) at State College, Pa.

Women

Florida St. 68, BC 59 - Alexa Deluzio scored 28 points to lead the Seminoles (11-9, 3-3 ACC) past the Eagles at Conte Forum.

Boston College (5-13, 0-5), which dropped its fifth straight, was led by Kristen Doherty, who scored 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting and had nine rebounds.

UConn 80, Cincinnati 37 - Tiffany Hayes had 17 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 steals, and the No. 3 Huskies (16-2, 5-1 Big East) beat the Bearcats (9-9, 0-5), extending Connecticut’s NCAA record home-winning streak to 96.

Hayes, who scored in double figures for the seventh straight game, eclipsed the 1,500-point plateau, and added seven rebounds and four steals.

Stanford 75, Washington St. 41 - Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Chiney Ogwumike added 19 and 12, and the No. 4 Cardinal (16-1, 7-1 Pac-12) shook off a sluggish start to beat the Cougars (9-9, 2-3) for their 72d straight home win.

BU 79, UNH 39 - Behind a team-high 17 points from Chantell Alford, the Terriers (13-6, 6-0 America East) scored a season high in points and stayed perfect at home (7-0), pounding the Wildcats (10-8, 3-3).

Drexel 66, Northeastern 39 - The Huskies (3-14, 1-5 CAA) fell to the host Dragons (9-7, 5-1). NU’s Deanna Kerkhof and Jamie Conroy each had a team-high 12 points.

Kentucky 69, Georgia 64 - In Athens, Ga., the No. 6 Wildcats (17-2, 6-0 SEC) wore down the shorthanded No. 15 Lady Bulldogs behind a career-high 22 points from Bria Goss.

Georgia (15-4, 4-2), limited by injuries, used only seven players.

Maryland 86, Wake Forest 58 - Tianna Hawkins set a school record with 24 rebounds, scored 18 points, and fueled a second-half surge that carried the eight-ranked Terrapins (18-1, 5-1 ACC) past the visiting Demon Deacons (11-7, 1-4).

Tennessee 65, LSU 56 - Meighan Simmons scored 19 points as the No. 9 Lady Vols (14-4, 5-1 SEC) beat the Tigers (13-5, 4-2) in Knoxville, Tenn.

North Carolina 56, Virginia Tech 37 - Brittany Rountree scored 13 of her 17 points in the second half and Chay Shegog added 14 points as the No. 24 Tar Heels (13-5, 3-2 ACC) gave coach Sylvia Hatchell her 600th win at North Carolina, beating the host Hokies (6-13, 2-4).

Hatchell is one of three coaches to achieve 600 victories with the same ACC program.

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