No. 16 Colorado 68, No. 17 Oregon 60
EUGENE, Ore. — Will Richardson scored 21 points, including 17 in the second half, and No. 17 Oregon rallied for a 68-60 victory over 16th-ranked Colorado on Thursday night.
The Ducks (19-6, 8-4 Pac-12) trailed by 12 points early in the second half but went on a 10-0 run in the waning minutes to overtake the Buffaloes (19-6, 8-4). The two teams are tied for the league lead.
Richardson also had nine rebounds. Payton Pritchard added 15 points for the Ducks.
Evan Battey and D’Shawn Schwartz each had 14 points for Colorado.
Indiana 89, No. 21 Iowa 77
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Devonte Green scored 18 of his 27 points in the first half and Trayce Jackson-Davis added 17, helping Indiana beat Iowa.
The Hoosiers (16-8, 6-7 Big Ten) snapped a four-game losing streak overall and a two-game skid in the series.
Luka Garza scored 38 points, falling two short of tying the Assembly Hall single-game scoring record by an opponent. Joe Wieskamp added 16 for Iowa (17-8, 8-6), which has lost three of five following a five-game winning streak.
No. 1 South Carolina 79, Auburn 53
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Freshmen Aliyah Boston and Zia Cooke had 13 points apiece, and No. 1 South Carolina overcame a sluggish start before rolling past Auburn 79-53 for its 18th straight victory on Thursday night.
No. 9 Louisville 66, No. 4 N.C. State 59
RALEIGH, N. C. — Jazmine Jones scored 19 points, and Louisville locked down defensively to beat fourth-ranked North Carolina State in a matchup of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s top two teams.
Kylee Shook added 10 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocks for the Cardinals (22-3, 11-2 ACC).
N.C. State (22-2, 11-2) entered the night with the program’s highest ranking since January 2000, but the Wolfpack shot just 32%, including 5 of 20 from 3-point range, after entering the night ranked in the top 20 nationally in 3-point percentage.
No. 10 Maryland 93, No. 17 Iowa 59
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Kaila Charles scored 21 points, and Maryland turned a showdown for first place in the Big Ten into a full-fledged blowout by taking charge early against Iowa and coasting.
Maryland (21-4, 12-2 Big Ten) never trailed and pushed its winning streak to 10 games. The Terrapins led by 11 after the first quarter, expanded the margin to 25 at halftime and took a staggering 74-38 lead into the fourth quarter.
Ashley Owusu had 17 points and 10 assists, Shakira Austin scored 20 points and Stephanie Jones added 16, making all eight of her shots from the floor for Maryland.
No. 15 Gonzaga 56, San Francisco 38
SPOKANE, Wash. — LeeAnne Wirth and Melody Kempton scored 10 points apiece, and Gonzaga rebounded from the loss that ended its 21-game winning streak by defeating San Francisco.
No. 16 Texas A&M 74, Vanderbilt 53
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Chennedy Carter scored 18 points, and Texas A&M was never threatened in a blowout win over Vanderbilt.
No. 19 Northwestern 66, Michigan 60
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Veronica Burton hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 2:35 to play, Sydney Wood drained the clinching free throws with seven seconds left, and Northwestern edged Michigan.
No. 20 Indiana 59, Illinois 54
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Ali Patberg had 17 points and nine assists on Thursday night, and Indiana pulled away late to beat Illinois.
No. 21 South Dakota 88, Western Illinois 51
VERMILLION, S.D. — Hannah Sjerven scored 18 points with 11 rebounds, and South Dakota defeated Western Illinois for its 12th consecutive victory.
Taylor Frederick added 13 points and Chloe Lamb and Ciara Duffy 11 each with Duffy adding seven assists for the Coyotes.
LSU 75, No. 25 Tennessee 65
BATON ROUGE, La. — Khayla Pointer scored 24 points with 10 rebounds and six assists to help LSU beat Tennessee.
Awa Trasi had five 3-pointers and scored 22 points for LSU, which handed Tennessee its third-straight loss.