College Park, Md. — Ashley Owusu had 22 points, six rebounds and eight assists, Taylor Mikesell added 21 points and No. 13 Maryland beat Michigan State, 94-53, on Monday for their seventh straight victory.
Maryland jumped out to a 24-14 lead after the first quarter and extended it with a 15-0 run in the second quarter for a 45-20 lead as Michigan State went five-plus minutes without a point. Maryland opened the third with 20 points in the first five minutes for a 39-point lead.
Kaila Charles had 17 points, Shakira Austin, returning from injury, added 13 for Maryland (18-4, 10-2), which moved into a first-place tie with Iowa and Northwestern.
Nia Clouden led Michigan State (11-11, 4-7) with 17 points. Taryn McCutcheon, No. 24 on MSU’s career scoring list, went to the floor holding her left ankle and was helped off with 3:58 remaining in the third.
No. 1 Baylor 73, (at) Kansas State 67: Jared Butler scored 20 points and No. 1 Baylor extended its school-record winning streak to 19 games, beating Kansas State 73-67 on Monday night.
MaCio Teague added 15 points and Davion Mitchell scored 13 for the Bears (20-1, 9-0 Big 12), who are off to the best start in league play by any Big 12 team since 2011.
Xavier Sneed tied a career high with 23 points, Cartier Diarra scored 11 and Makol Mawien had 10 for the Wildcats (9-13, 2-7), who lost to Baylor for the first time since 2017.
(At) No. 3 Kansas 69, Texas 58: Udoka Azubuike scored 17 points and Kansas beat Texas.
Devon Dotson added 16 points and Marcus Garrett scored 11 for the Jayhawks (19-3, 8-1 Big 12), who have won seven straight, including four since an ugly brawl in the closing seconds of a win over rival Kansas State.
Matt Coleman III scored 20 points to lead the Longhorns (14-8, 4-5), who stayed within a possession of the lead for much of the game.
A lob from Marcus Garrett to Azubuike fueled an 8-0 run for Kansas midway through the second half, building a 52-42 lead for the Jayhawks.
(At) No. 8 Florida State 65, North Carolina 59: Patrick Williams had 14 points and nine rebounds, Trent Forrest also scored 14 and No. 8 Florida State beat North Carolina 65-59.
RaiQuan Gray had 10 second-half points as the Seminoles (19-3, 9-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) moved within a win of their best-ever start in league play. Florida State opened 10-2 in ACC play in 2011-12.
Florida State has won 19 straight home games – 11 this season and the last eight in 2018-19.
Cole Anthony started in his second game back from knee surgery for UNC (10-12, 3-8). The freshman guard scored 16 points on 5-of-23 shooting and added seven rebounds.