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Roundup: Kentucky men’s basketball rallies for win

Archie Goodwin scored a career-high 28 points, and Alex Poythress added 20 to help the No. 8 Kentucky men’s basketball team rally past Morehead State, 81-70, Wednesday in Lexington, Ky.

Julius Mays added 11 points, and freshmen forward Nerlens Noel and Kyle Wiltjer each had nine for Kentucky (3-1). Noel also had 11 rebounds and three blocks.

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Morehead State (3-2), led by Milton Chavis’s 23 points, took leads behind runs of 16-0 in the first half and 11-4 to start the second.

North Carolina 112, Chaminade 70 — James Michael McAdoo scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures as the ninth-ranked Tar Heels (5-1) routed the Division 2 Silverswords (3-3) in the third-place game of Maui Invitational at Lahaina, Hawaii.

McAdoo had 10 rebounds for a double-double. Reggie Bullock and Leslie McDonald scored 17 points each and Brice Johnson had 16.

Syracuse 73, Princeton 53 — James Southerland scored a career-high 22 points and had five steals, Michael Carter-Williams added 10 points and nine assists, and the No. 6 Orange beat the Tigers for their 24th straight win in the Carrier Dome.

C.J. Fair had 12 points and Brandon Triche and Rakeem Christmas each had 10 for Syracuse (3-0).

Clay Wilson led Princeton (1-3) with 15 points.

Vermont 65, Yale 52 — Candon Rusin scored 18 points and Brian Voelkel pulled down a game-high 12 rebounds for the Catamounts (3-1), who knocked off the Bulldogs (1-5) for their 19th win in their last 25 home openers.

Michael Grace led Yale with 12 points.

Seton Hall 76, Maine 49 — Aaron Cosby scored 19 points and Fuquan Edwin had 15 points and six rebounds to lead the Pirates over the Black Bears in Newark.

Maine (0-4) was led by Justin Edwards, who dropped in 18 points and Alasdair Fraser, who had 13 points and eight rebounds.

Bryant 68, Brown 61 — Dyami Starks scored 16 of his 25 points in the second half as the Bulldogs (2-2) built a 16-point lead, then held off the Bears (2-2) in Providence.

Alex Francis added 18 points and 10 rebounds for Bryant.

Sean McGonagill and Cedric Kuakumensah scored 14 points for Brown, while Rafael Maia added 12.

St. John’s 65, Holy Cross 53 — JaKarr Sampson totaled 20 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals to lead the Red Storm over the Crusaders in New York.

Junior Dave Dudzinski had 12 points and five rebounds for Holy Cross (3-2), despite playing only 21 minutes because of foul trouble. Justin Burrell added 12 points.

N.J. Tech 69, UNH 67 — Senior Chandler Rhoads notched a career-high 21 points but the Wildcats were bested by a last-second lay-in from Chris Flores as the Highlanders pulled out the win in Newark, N.J.

Rhoads, who scored 14 points in the second half, shot 8 of 15 from the field to go along with six rebounds.

Flores led N.J. Tech (2-2) with 23 points, while P.J. Miller added 10.

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West Virginia coach Bob Huggins received a contract extension through 2023 that includes the choice of moving into another role or continuing his coaching duties beyond the 2017-18 season.

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Michigan State freshman guard Gary Harris will be out two to three weeks with a sprained left shoulder. Harris was injured in the 15th-ranked Spartans win over Boise State on Tuesday.

Women’s basketball

Maryland 94, American 54 — Tianna Hawkins had 25 points and nine rebounds, Malina Howard added 17 points, and Alicia DeVaughn had 14 to help the No. 10 Terrapins beat the Eagles in College Park, Md.

Gelesia George had a career-high 13 points for American (0-3).

Hartford 71, UMass 65 — Senior Jasmine Watson tallied a game-high 22 points and eight rebounds, shooting 9 for 15 from the field and 4 for 5 from the free throw line, but it wasn’t enough, as the host Minutewomen fell to the Hawks.

Emily Mital scored 15 points, including four 3-pointers and Rashida Timbilla added 8 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, and 4 steals for UMass (1-4).

Katie Roth led Hartford (5-0) with 17 points.

Brown 55, Rhode Island 51 — Senior Sheila Dixon earned a double-double with 22 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Bears over the Rams in Kingston, R.I.

Lauren Clarke added 10 points and grabbed five rebounds for Brown (2-2). URI (2-2) was led by Tayra Melendez, who had 18 points.

Northwestern 83, Yale 75 — The Bulldogs gave the Wildcats all they could handle for the first 24 minutes before the hosts used a 17-0 run to pull out the victory in Evanston, Ill.

Senior guard Megan Vasquez led Yale (1-4) with 21 points and four assists, and sophomore guard Sarah Halejian and freshman guard Nyasha Sarju each scored 11.

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