College Roundup

Roundup: Michigan hangs on

Michigan guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (right) scored a team-high 21 points to seal the victory for the Wolverines.

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Michigan guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (right) scored a team-high 21 points to seal the victory for the Wolverines.

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 21 points and Trey Burke had 18 points and nine assists to help No. 5 Michigan stave off a No. 9 Minnesota team they had handled for most of the game, 83-75, Thursday night in Minneapolis.

Hardaway hit four 3-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 to fuel their fast break.

Austin Hollins led the Gophers (15-3, 3-2) with 21 points and four steals.

Duke 73, Georgia Tech 57 — Seth Curry scored 24 points to lead the No. 3 Blue Devils (16-1, 3-1 ACC) past the Yellow Jackets (10-6, 0-4).

Florida 68, Texas A&M 47 — Mike Rosario scored 19 points as the No. 10 Gators (13-2, 3-0 SEC) cruised past the host Aggies (12-4, 2-1).

Northwestern 68, Illinois 54 — Reggie Hearn scored 20 points and the visiting Wildcats (11-7, 2-3 Big Ten) handed the No. 23 Illini (14-5, 1-4) their third straight loss.

Women’s basketball

Kentucky 100, Mississippi State 47 — DeNesha Stallworth scored 25 points and the No. 5 Wildcats moved to 17-1 (5-0 SEC) in their 32d straight home win, a rout of the Bulldogs (8-10, 0-5).

California 71, USC 63 — Gennifer Brandon had 23 points and a career-best 26 rebounds, and the Golden Bears (14-2, 4-1 Pac-12) held the Trojans (7-9, 4-1) without a basket in overtime for the win.


Penn St. 84, Wisconsin 40 — Nikki Greene scored a season-high 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the No. 8 Nittany Lions (14-2, 4-0 Big Ten) to a beating of the Badgers (9-10, 0-5) in State College, Pa.

Tennessee 75, Auburn 66 — Meighan Simmons scored 29 points and the No. 9 Lady Vols (14-3, 5-0 SEC) rallied for a victory over the host Tigers (13-5, 2-3).

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Florida St. 67, BC 57 — Chastity Clayton’s 14 points paced four Florida State players in double figures as the No. 22 Seminoles (14-3, 4-2 ACC) topped the Eagles (8-8, 2-3) in Chestnut Hill to sweep the season series.

Northeastern 68, Georgia St. 55 — In Atlanta, Kashaia Cannon scored a season-high 21 points to lead the Huskies (10-6, 3-2 CAA) over the Panthers (9-6, 1-3).

Men’s hockey

UMass-Lowell 2, Providence 1 — Connor Hellebuyck’s 31 saves helped the host River Hawks (12-7-1, 6-6-1 Hockey East) down the Friars (9-9-3, 7-5-2).
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