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College roundup: No.2 UConn women roll

Stefanie Dolson scored 24 points to lead No. 2 Connecticut to an 81-50 romp of No. 16 Texas A&M Sunday in College Station, Texas.

UConn (2-0) is likely to slide into the top ranking after defending national champion Baylor fell to No. 4 Stanford last Friday.

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The Huskies (2-0) hammered the Aggies (0-3) in the paint, 42-12, as A&M had no answer for the 6-foot-5-inch Dolson and forwards Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (16 points) and Breanna Stewart (11 points) down low.

Courtney Walker led A&M with 20 points, the only Aggie to score in double figures.

Notre Dame 94, UMass 50 — Skylar Diggins scored 15 points and Kayla McBride had 18 points to help the No. 7 Fighting Irish blow out the Minutewomen in their home opener.

Jewell Lloyd scored 13 and Michaela Mabrey added 10 for Notre Dame (2-0), which went on a 17-0 run midway through the first half to take control. Jasmine Watson had 8 points for the Minutewomen (1-3).

Baylor 77, Hawaii 42 — Makenzie Robertson scored 23 points and the No. 1 Lady Bears (4-1) routed Hawaii (1-3) at the Rainbow Wahine tournament in Honolulu. Brittney Griner had 10 points in 16 minutes, playing just three minutes in the second half.

Duke 100, Iona 31 — Allison Vernerey scored 20 of her career-high-tying 22 points in the first half and the No. 3 Blue Devils (2-0) romped past the visiting Gaels (2-2).

Stanford 93, UT Martin 67 — Joslyn Tinkle scored a career-high 25 points, and the No. 4 Cardinal (5-0) routed the Skyhawks (1-4) to cap a three-day run with three wins in the Rainbow Wahine tournament in Honolulu.

Men’s basketball

UConn 89, Quinnipiac 83 — Shabazz Napier scored 23 of his career-high 29 points in the final 3:24 of regulation and two overtime periods to help the No. 23 Huskies (4-0) dodge the Bobcats (2-2) at the Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

UConn trailed, 55-45, after Evan Conti’s 3-pointer with 4:56 left in regulation. But Ryan Boatright countered with a three-point play and Napier scored 11 of the Huskies’ next 13 points, including a driving layup with 4.2 seconds left.

Quinnipiac’s Dave Johnson (16 points) hit a 3-pointer with 4.4 seconds left in the first overtime to send it into the second extra period. There, Napier kicked things off with a three and the Huskies never again trailed. UConn increased its winning streak against in-state foes to 67.

Louisville 80, Miami (Ohio) 39 — Russ Smith had a game-high 23 points and the No. 2 Cardinals (3-0) shut down the visiting RedHawks (1-2).

Ohio State 77, Washington 66 — Deshaun Thomas tied a career high with 31 points and led the No. 4 Buckeyes (3-0) over the Huskies (2-2) in the championship of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off tournament in Uncasville, Conn.

Oklahoma State 76, N.C. State 56 — Le’Bryan Nash has 23 points and Marcus Smart added 20, lifting the Cowboys (4-0) to a rout of the No. 6 Wolfpack (3-1) in the title game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off in Bayamon.

Syracuse 88, Wagner 57 — Brandon Triche had 21 points and seven rebounds and the No. 8 Orange (2-0) beat the Seahawks (0-2) for their 23d straight home win and 34th straight win at the Carrier Dome against nonconference foes.

Duke 88, Florida Gulf Coast 67 — Mason Plumlee scored a career-high 28 points, and the No. 9 Blue Devils (3-0) won their school-record 96th straight nonconference game at home.

Florida 66, Middle Tennessee 45 — In Tampa, Kenny Boynton scored 20 points to help the No. 10 Gators (3-0) pull away from the Blue Raiders (2-1).

Creighton 87, Presbyterian 58 — Doug McDermott scored 24 points to lead the No. 15 Bluejays (3-0) past the Blue Hose (0-3) in Omaha.

Baylor 97, St. John’s 78 — Brady Heslip had a career-high 29 points on eight 3-pointers and the No. 16 Bears (4-1) cruised past the Red Storm (2-2) to take third place at the Charleston (S.C.) Classic.

Field hockey

Tufts 2, Montclair State 1 — Freshman Hannah Park scored twice and the Jumbos (19-2) erased a one-goal deficit to beat the Red Hawks (22-2) and win the NCAA Division 3 national championship, the first NCAA title by a women’s team at Tufts.

Men’s soccer

UConn 1, Northeastern 0 — Mamadou Diouf scored in the 24th minute and Andre Blake finished with two saves to lift UConn (16-3-1) past NU (14-3-4) in the second round of the NCAA Division 1 tournament in Storrs, Conn.

Maryland 2, Brown 1 — Dan Metzgher scored in the 90th minute and the Terrapins (18-1-2) got past the Bears (13-3-1) in College Park, Md., in a second-round NCAA Division 1 game.

Mercyhurst 2, Southern N.H. 1 — Alex Manea scored just over 15 minutes into the second half, lifting the Lakers (17-5-1) over the Penmen (19-4) in an NCAA Division 2 quarterfinal in Manchester, N.H.

Women’s soccer

Misericordia 2, Brandeis 0 — Megan Lannigan scored in the fourth minute and the Cougars (20-2-2) made the goal stand up and eliminated the Judges (16-5-2) in an NCAA Division 3 Elite Eight game in Ithaca, N.Y.

Men’s hockey

UMass-Lowell 8, UMass 2 — Riley Wetmore had three goals and three assists, and the River Hawks (3-5-1, 2-4-1 Hockey East) sailed past the Minutemen (3-5-1, 2-5-1) in Amherst.

Vermont 3, Northeastern 2 — Chris McCarthy scored twice and Brett Bruneteau scored the eventual game-winner with 3:14 remaining, lifting the host Catamounts (2-4-2, 2-4-2 Hockey East) over the Huskies (4-6-1, 2-6-1).

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