College roundup

Last-second tip clips Terriers

Staff Wire Reports / December 30, 2010

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Dominique Langston’s tip-in with three seconds left capped a back-and-forth game and gave Quinnipiac an 82-81 win last night over Boston University at Case Gymnasium.

Justin Rutty scored 26 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the Bobcats (9-2).

John Holland’s 3-point attempt missed at the buzzer as the Terriers (5-8) lost for the fifth time in their last six games. Holland finished with 31 points and nine rebounds to lead BU, while Jake O’Brien scored 18, D.J. Irving 14, and Darryl Partin 10.

The second half saw eight ties and seven lead changes as both teams led by at least 5 points.

Harvard 74, Monmouth 69 — Laurent Rivard scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures as the host Crimson beat the Hawks (4-9) in a game that saw 22 lead changes and 11 ties.

Harvard (8-3) made 28 of 35 free-throw attempts. Oliver McNally scored 14, Brandyn Curry added 12, and Christian Webster and Kyle Casey 11 each.

Princeton 65, Northeastern 63 — Dan Mavraides scored 13 points and made a free throw with 13 seconds left as the Tigers (10-3) held off the Huskies at the UCF Holiday Classic in Orlando, Fla.

Chaisson Allen scored 19 points to lead Northeastern (4-7), which trailed by 10 points with 1:30 left.

Vermont 69, Mount St. Mary’s 61 — Evan Fjeld scored 20 points to lead the host Catamounts to a win in overtime, handing the Mountaineers (3-11) their seventh straight loss.

After Mount St. Mary’s sent the game into overtime on a buzzer-beating layup by Shawn Atupem, Vermont (9-3) started the extra period on an 11-2 run.

UNH 68, Cornell 66 — Tyrone Conley scored 15 points and Ferg Myrick added 14 — including a three-point play with 28 seconds left that snapped a 63-63 tie — to lead the Wildcats (6-5) over the Big Red (2-9) in the opening matchup of the Richmond Marriott Holidays on the Hardwood Classic in Richmond, Va.

Central Conn. St. 67, Brown 51 — Robby Ptacek scored 18 points and Ken Horton had 17 to lead the Blue Devils (7-5) over the visiting Bears (4-6).

Bryant 71, Oberlin 42 — Alex Francis scored a career-high 23 points to lead the Bulldogs over the visiting Yeomen (1-9), a Division 3 team from Ohio.

Francis made 8 of 11 shots and Matthew Lee added 12 points as Bryant (2-10) surpassed its win total from 2009-10.

Duke 108, UNC Greensboro 62 — Mike Krzyzewski moved past longtime rival Dean Smith into second place on the men’s all-time wins list when the No. 1 Blue Devils routed the host Spartans (0-12).

Krzyzewski posted his 880th career victory, and now trails only Bob Knight, who mentored Krzyzewski and coached him at Army on the way to 902 wins.

Duke (12-0) shrugged off an eight-day break and shot a season-best 60.9 percent. Kyle Singler scored 27 points and Nolan Smith had 22 of his season-high 26 points in the first half.

Kansas 82, Texas-Arlington 57 — Thomas Robinson scored a career-high 20 points and added 10 rebounds to help the No. 3 Jayhawks (12-0) beat the Mavericks (5-5) and extend their school-record home court winning streak to 66.

Notre Dame 69, Georgetown 55 — Tim Abromaitis scored 20 points and Tyrone Nash added 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead the No. 15 Irish (12-1) at home over the No. 9 Hoyas (11-2) in the Big East opener for both.

Central Florida 71, Furman 53 — Keith Clanton scored 21 points and Marcus Jordan added 15 to lift the No. 19 Knights (12-0) over the Paladins (8-3) in the first game of the UCF Holiday Classic. Central Florida plays the winner of the second game between Princeton and Northeastern in tonight’s championship.

Illinois 87, Iowa 77 — Demetri McCamey led five players in double figures with 20 points and the No. 23 Illini beat the host Hawkeyes in the Big Ten opener for both. Illinois (11-3) hit 11 of its first 13 tries from 3-point range and shot 66.7 percent from the floor to hold off the rebuilding Hawkeyes (7-6).

Vanderbilt 77, Marquette 76 — Andre Walker scored on a layup with 4.1 seconds left, and the No. 24 Commodores (10-2) held off the visiting Eagles (9-4), who failed to get a final shot off. Vanderbilt improved to 102-8 in nonconference play at home under coach Kevin Stallings.

Women’s basketball Maine 66, UMass 62 — Katelynn Vanderhoff went 5 for 5 on 3-pointers in the second half and scored 18 points, lifting the host Black Bears (2-10) over the Minutewomen (3-10). Megan Zullo scored 16, one of four UMass players in double figures.

Quinnipiac 62, UNH 61 — Lailah Pratt made the first of two free throws with two seconds left, sending the Bobcats (4-8) over the Wildcats (2-10) in the consolation game of the Hawk Classic in Philadelphia. Jill McDonald had 11 points and 11 rebounds for New Hampshire.

N.C. A&T 75, Holy Cross 62 — Amy Lepley scored 14 points, but the Crusaders (4-9) were outrebounded, 52-30, and lost to the Aggies (4-6) at the Cavalier Classic in Charlottesville, Va.

Men’s hockey Miami (Ohio) 4, Maine 1 — Robby Dee had his seventh goal of the season, but Andy Miele scored twice for the No. 6 RedHawks in a win over the No. 9 Black Bears at the Florida College Classic in Estero, Fla.

Miami (11-5-3) meets St. Cloud State, a 4-3 overtime winner over Cornell, in today’s tournament final. Maine (8-5-4) is playing in the event for the 11th straight year, and has won the tournament four times.

UConn 2, Holy Cross 1 — Andrew Olson and Corey Jendras scored third-period goals as the Huskies beat the Crusaders at the Toyota UConn Holiday Classic.

Matt Clune scored in the first period for Holy Cross (6-8-2), but UConn (6-7-3) clinched a spot in the championship game against Princeton, a 4-2 winner over Bowling Green.