Wednesday’s roundup: MSU women fall at Indiana

Associated Press

Bloomington, Ind. — Tyra Buss scored 24 points, Amanda Cahill and Karlee McBride added 17 each and Indiana rolled to an 81-65 win over No. 18 Michigan State on Wednesday night.

The trio combined for the first 13 points of the game as the Hoosiers shot 52 percent and converted 14 Michigan State turnovers to 27 points in the first half for a 39-25 lead. McBride had 13 points.

Indiana (10-7, 2-3 Big Ten) then shot 61.5 percent and made 25 of 32 free throws in the second half to hand the Spartans (12-4, 3-2) their worst loss of the season.

Jasmine Hines had 24 points and Aerial Powers 14 for Michigan State, which finished with 24 turnovers that turned into 41 points. The Spartans shot 36.5 percent (23 of 63), going 4 of 22 behind the arc.

Buss has scored in double figures 21 straight games.

State women

(At) Central Michigan 95, Northern Illinois 63: Cassie Breen scored 23 and Jasmine Harris had 18 for the Chippewas, who pulled away by outscoring the visitors, 74-43, over the last three quarters.

Reyna Frost added 14 rebounds for Central (8-6, 2-1 MAC).

Kelly Smith had 21 points for Northern (8-6, 1-2).

(At) Western Michigan 73, Kent State 52: Miracle Woods went 11-for-11 from the field and scored 23 for the Broncos, who raced to a 43-25 lead at the half.

Alex Morton and Jessica Jessing each scored 10 for Western (10-6, 2-2 MAC).

Jordan Korinek scored 15 for the Flashes (3-11, 0-4).

Ohio 71, (at) Eastern Michigan 64: Phillis Webb had 17 points and 15 rebounds and Chanise Baldwin had 10 points and 12 rebounds for the Eagles (11-4, 2-2) in a rematch of last year’s MAC championship game.

Quiera Lampkins scored 20 for the Bobcats (12-3, 4-0), who outscored their hosts, 42-33, in the second half.

Big Ten men

(At) Ohio State 94, Rutgers 68: Freshman guard JaQuan Lyle had 16 points, a career-high 12 rebounds and 11 assists, and five others scored in double figures as the Buckeyes (12-6, 4-1 Big Ten) used a big second half to take the win.

Corey Sanders had 20 points, 17 in the first half, for the Scarlet Knights (6-12, 0-5).

(At) No. 24 Purdue 74, Penn State 57: Vince Edwards scored 19 points, Isaac Haas had 14 and Caleb Swanigan added 13 as Purdue routed struggling Penn State. The Boilermakers (15-3, 3-2 Big Ten) have won seven of eight in this series and nine straight at home against the Nittany Lions.

Penn State (10-8, 1-4) was led by Brandon Taylor, who finished with 21 points despite playing most of the second half in foul trouble. Donovon Jack scored 12 in the Nittany Lions’ second straight loss.

Purdue’s big men — Haas and A.J. Hammons — simply outmuscled Penn State in the low post, which opened things up for Edwards. And the Boilermakers took advantage of their overwhelming combination.

They finished the first half on a 10-3 run to build a 38-25 lead, then opened the second half on an 8-3 spurt to make it 46-28 with 17:09 to play, sealing the outcome.

Top 25 men

No. 2 Oklahoma 74, (at) Oklahoma State 72: Buddy Hield made 10 of 17 shots to score 26 for the Sooners (14-1, 3-1 Big 12), but he committed 10 turnovers, including a crucial one that gave Oklahoma State a chance to win. Jeffrey Carroll missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer for the Cowboys as time expired.

Jawun Evans scored 42 points, an Oklahoma State (9-7, 1-3) record for a freshman and the third-most points in school history.

Oklahoma is in position to move up to No. 1 after top-ranked Kansas lost at West Virginia on Tuesday night. The Sooners host No. 11 West Virginia on Saturday.

(At) No. 6 Villanova 83, Marquette 68: Kris Jenkins scored 20 points and Jalen Brunson had 14 to lead Villanova (15-2, 5-0 Big East) over Marquette. Daniel Ochefu grabbed 13 rebounds and the Wildcats hit eight 3-pointers to win their seventh straight game.

Haanif Cheatham led Marquette (12-5, 2-3) with 17 points.

At) Clemson 68, No. 9 Duke 63: Jaron Blossomgame scored 17 points, including the clinching dunk with 13.5 seconds left, for Clemson (11-6, 4-1 Atlantic Coast), which has beaten consecutive ranked opponents for the first time since 1989.

Grayson Allen led Duke (14-3, 3-1) with 17 points.

No. 10 SMU 79, (at) East Carolina 55: Ben Moore scored 17, Markus Kennedy had 11 points and 10 rebounds, and and Nic Moore had a career-high 12 assists for the Mustangs (16-0, 5-0 American Athletic).

Caleb White and B.J. Tyson scored 15 points apiece to lead the Pirates (8-9, 0-4).

(At) Alabama 73, No. 19 South Carolina 50: Riley Norris hit his first seven 3-point attempts and scored a career-high 27 points to lead Alabama (1-5, 1-5 SEC) to an upset of previously unbeaten South Carolina (15-1, 2-1).

Michael Carrera led the Gamecocks with 14 points and 10 rebounds.

(At) No. 22 Baylor 82, TCU 54: Terry Maston scored a career-high 17 points and combined with Taurean Prince for all the scoring in the Bears’ game-turning run before halftime.

Baylor (13-3, 3-1 Big 12) went ahead to stay with a 13-0 run over the final 3½ minutes of the first half.

Karviar Shepherd had 13 points for TCU (9-7, 1-3), while Chauncey Collins had 11 points.