Indiana 65, Clemson 51
CLEMSON, S.C. - With the game in the balance with less than eight minutes to play and leading just by two, Indiana shut the door on Clemson, outscoring the Tigers 15-3 in the final moments to notch a 65-51 win on the road. Senior All-America candidate Jori Davis netted a team-high 17 points while grabbing five boards and four steals. Sophomore Aulani Sinclair added 15 points off the bench for the Hoosiers.
North Carolina 79, Iowa 67
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- After falling behind by 20 in the first half, the No. 18/18 Iowa Hawkeyes fought back to within a single point twice in the second half, but it couldn't complete the comeback bid as No. 14/15 North Carolina went on to claim a 79-67 victory in an ACC/Big Ten Challenge contest.
Minnesota 63, VIrginia Tech 58
Minnesota's women's basketball team came out of the gates and built a big lead early in the game, then held on for a 63-58 victory against Virginia Tech in the ACC / Big Ten Challenge at Williams Arena Thursday night.
Ohio State 74, Virginia 46
Lavender had 23 points and 13 rebounds, Samantha Prahalis added 14 points and eight assists and No. 6 Ohio State beat Virginia 74-46 on Thursday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Lavender was 7-for-8 from the floor in the first half and finished 10-for-15. She also became the Buckeyes' career rebounding leader with 1,121. Ohio State (6-0), which hosts No. 11 Oklahoma on Sunday, jumped out to a 21-7 lead in the first eight minutes before the Cavaliers (4-4) whittled the deficit to 25-22 on a consecutive 3-pointers by Lexie Gordon with 4:53 left in the half.
Boston College 113, Penn State 104
CHESTNUT HILL, MASS. - The Penn State Lady Lions (6-2) erased an 11-point second-half deficit to force overtime, but could not come away with the win in a tough 113-104 loss at Boston College (7-0) Thursday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Sophomore Alex Bentley (Indianapolis, Ind.) was 12-for-22 from the field, including the game-tying shot with 0.5 seconds left in regulation, on the way to a career-high 31 points. Penn State has play to overtime in every true road game this season, posting a 2-1 mark in those games.
Maryland 56, Purdue 55
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -Lynetta Kizer scored 20 points to help No. 22 Maryland rally past Purdue 56-55 on Thursday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Alyssa Thomas and Diandra Tchatchouang each scored 12 points for the Terrapins (6-1), who trailed by 11 with 5:24 remaining. Maryland outrebounded Purdue 40-27 and scored 20 points off offensive rebounds. Courtney Moses led Purdue with 12 points and five assists, but she also had seven turnovers and missed what could have been a game-winning shot in the closing seconds.
Duke 59, Wisconsin 51
MADISON, Wis. -- Despite outscoring No. 5 Duke 33-32 in the second half and tying the score at 31-all with 12:45 left in the contest , the Wisconsin women's basketball team fell to the Blue Devils, 59-51, in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. With the Badgers' loss Thursday night at the Kohl Center, the Atlantic Coast Conference won the challenge with six wins to the Big Ten Conference's five.