No. 14 Auburn 81, Furman 78, OT

AUBURN, Ala. — Christian Okoro scored a season-high 18 points, including two free throws with 1.6 seconds left in overtime, to lift No. 14 Auburn to an 81-78 victory over Furman on Thursday night.

The Tigers (8-0) rallied from a 14-point second-half deficit, easily their largest of the season, to remain unbeaten.


Ohio State 67, No. 2 Louisville 60

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dorka Juhasz scored 15 points and Kierstan Bell added 14 to help Ohio State knock off No. 2 Louisville 67-60 on Thursday night in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge game.

Ohio State (5-3) took a 60-53 lead with 5 minutes left after Bell turned a steal into a layup and Juhasz scored from underneath. The Cardinals closed to 62-57 at the 3-minute mark and were within five points with 17 seconds left, but couldn’t score. A pair of foul shots by Madison Greene sealed it late for the Buckeyes.

No. 4 UConn 92, Seton Hall 78

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — Man Walker scored 29 points and Aubrey Griffin added 25 in UConn’s victory over Seton Hall.

No. 8 Florida State 78, No. 19 Michigan State 68

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Kiah Gillespie scored 18 of her season-high 24 points in the second half and Florida State remained undefeated by rallying to beat Michigan State.

Valencia Myers scored 10 of her 12 points in the second half as the Seminoles (8-0) rallied to outscore Michigan State 29-16 in the final period. Florida State approved to 11-2 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

No. 13 N.C. State 66, No. 9 Maryland 59

RALEIGH, N.C. — Kai Crutchfield made five 3-pointers and scored 19 points and No. 13 N.C. State used a high-intensity halfcourt defense and strong rebounding to beat Maryland in an ACC-Big Ten Challenge game.

No. 18 Gonzaga 70, Montana State 55

BOZEMAN, Mont. — Jill Townsend scored 16 points and Gonzaga pulled away to beat Montana State.

No. 24 Michigan 84, Syracuse 76, OT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Kayla Robbins scored 23 points and Michigan overcame a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime and beat Syracuse in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge game.

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