WBB: Thursday's ACC/Big Ten Challenge Results

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The ACC/Big Ten Challenge concluded with the ACC claiming a 6-5 win over the Big Ten in the fourth annual challenge. Indiana, Minnesota and Ohio State earned victories on Thursday, with Penn State, Purdue and Wisconsin suffering narrow defeats. To find out how Thursday's games turned out, check out the game recaps below.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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