Bucks Thump Hens
Columbus, Ohio — LaQuinton Ross scored 19 points, including eight in a decisive 15-0 run, to lead No. 3 Ohio State past Delaware 76-64 on Wednesday night.
Lenzelle Smith Jr. added 14 points, Aaron Craft had 12, Amir Williams had 11 points and 12 rebounds and Amedeo Della Valle added 10 points for the Buckeyes (11-0), who have won every game by double figures.
Stanford 53 No. 10 UConn 51
Hartford, Conn. — Chasson Randle scored 22 points and Stanford handed No. 10 UConn its first loss of the season.
Josh Huestis added 13 points and Dwight Powell had 10 points and 15 rebounds for Stanford (8-2), which overcame a 10-point halftime deficit in earning their first signature win of the season.
DeAndre Daniels had 15 points for UConn (9-1).
Texas 86, No. 14 UNC 83
Chapel Hill, n.c. — Demarcus Holland scored on a stickback of his own free throw with 4.1 seconds left for Texas.
Holland finished with 15 points for the Longhorns (10-1), who survived a missed 3-pointer from UNC’s Marcus Paige on the final play to earn their sixth straight win.
No. 22 UMass 83, Ohio 71
Athens, Ohio — Maxie Esho had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Chaz Williams had 11 points and 11 assists and Massachusetts remained undefeated
Sampson Carter added 14 points, including eight straight in the second half, for the Minutemen (10-0), who shot 60.4 percent from the field (32 of 53) and led by as many as 19 points.
Vermont 62 UMass-Lowell 48
Lowell, Mass. — Clancy Rugg scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Vermont (4-7, 1-0 league) surged back to defeat Massachusetts-Lowell (1-10, 0-1) in the America East Conference opener for both teams.
Sandro Carrisimo scored 14 points and Luke Apfeld added 12 for Vermont.
Akeem Williams led the River Hawks with 16 points.
No. 9 Baylor 87 Mississippi 80
Waco, Texas — Odyssey Sims scored 39 points, including six the final minute, and Baylor held off Mississippi to extend its home winning streak to 66 games.
No. 14 N. Carolina 74 No. 10 S. Carolina 66
Myrtle Beach, s.c. — Freshman Stephanie Mavunga had 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead North Carolina over South Carolina, ending the Gamecocks perfect start.
Diamond DeShields, the daughter of former Major Leaguer Delino Deshields, added 17 points and Xylina McDaniel, the daughter of ex-NBA standout Xavier McDaniel, had 14 for the Tar Heels (10-2), who have won five straight.