College Basketball Roundup

Roundup: DePaul women oust Duke

Harvard women can’t extend season

Megan Rogowski scored 22 points and Megan Podkowa added 18 to help DePaul upset Duke, 74-65, on Monday night at Durham, N.C., in the Lincoln Regional’s second round of the NCAA Women’s Tournament.

Brittany Hrynko added 14 for the seventh-seeded Blue Demons (29-6). They earned their third appearance in the round of 16 by hitting 14 3-pointers and forcing second-seeded Duke into 21 turnovers.

Elizabeth Williams scored 12 points, and seniors Haley Peters and Tricia Liston each added 11 in their final game at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Duke (28-7) led for only 12 seconds and became the first top-four seed to lose this year.

BYU 80, Nebraska 76 — Morgan Bailey tied her career high with 18 points, and the 12th-seeded Cougars (28-6) held on to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2002.

Big Ten player of the year Jordan Hooper added 20 points for fourth-seeded Nebraska (26-7), which now hosts a regional it won’t be playing in.

Notre Dame 84, Arizona St. 67 — In Toledo, Ohio, Natalie Achonwa had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and the top-seeded Irish (34-0) pulled away in the second half.

Oklahoma St. 73, Purdue 66 — Brittney Martin had 20 points and 20 rebounds, helping the Cowgirls (25-8) end a 15-game stretch in which they had alternated wins and losses.

Kentucky 64, Syracuse 59 — Bria Goss had 17 points and the third-seeded Wildcats (26-8) survived the sixth-seeded Orange in Lexington, Ky.

Syracuse (23-10) couldn’t follow up its first NCAA Tournament win.

Baylor 75, California 56 — Odyssey Sims scored 27 points in her last home game and Baylor (31-4) advanced to its sixth straight Sweet 16, taking over in the second half against California (22-10), a Final Four team last season.

Tennessee 67, St. John’s 51 — Cierra Burdick had 21 points and 11 rebounds as the Lady Vols (29-5) relied on its smothering defense to pull away from the Red Storm (23-11) in Knoxville, Tenn.

Stanford 62, Florida St. 44 — Chiney Ogwumike had 19 points and nine rebounds, and the second-seeded Cardinal (31-3) broke open the game with a 30-2 run for a victory in Ames, Iowa.

Women’s NIT

Rutgers 63, Harvard 52 — Kahleah Copper’s 19-point, 12-rebound effort helped the host Scarlet Knights (24-9) win the second-round contest, ending the Crimson’s season.

 Jasmine Evans scored 15 points and Christine Clark added 11 for Harvard, which finishes at 22-8.

Men’s NIT

Florida St. 101, Georgetown 90 — Aaron Thomas matched a career-high with 26 points as the top-seeded Seminoles (21-13) advanced to the quarterfinals by shooting a season-high 68.2 percent against the Hoyas (18-15).

SMU 80, LSU 67 — Nic Moore and Nick Russell each scored 16 points as the Mustangs (25-9) rallied from a 10-point first-half deficit to defeat the Tigers in Dallas.

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