Top 25 basketball roundup: Penn has first bid in tourney


first_img No. 6 Maryland 75, Georgia Tech 59: Crystal Langhorne scored 14 of her 18 points in the first half for the Terrapins (27-4) in the ACC tournament. No. 10 Georgia 72, Kentucky 40: The Bulldogs (25-5) held the Wildcats scoreless for the first eight minutes before winning in the SEC tournament quarterfinals. No. 11 LSU 52, Mississippi 46: Sylvia Fowles posted her 18th straight double-double (11 points, 14 rebounds) for the Tigers (25-6) at the SEC tournament. No. 13 Vanderbilt 105, Florida 77: The Commodores (25-5) shot 70.4 percent from the field in the first half en route to the SEC tournament victory. No. 15 Purdue 82, Wisconsin 79, OT: Katie Gearlds scored 26 points for the Boilermakers (26-5) in the Big Ten tournament. No. 22 Michigan State 77, Minnesota 68: Freshman Allyssa DeHaan had 27 points for the Spartans (23-7) in the Big Ten tournament. No. 24 North Carolina State 76, Florida 49: Gillian Goring had a career-high 22 points and 19 rebounds for the Wolfpack (22-8) at the ACC tournament quartefinals. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WOMEN No. 1 Duke 79, Virginia 58: Abby Waner scored 17 of her 24 points in the first half to lead the Blue Devils (30-0) in the quarterfinals fo the ACC tournament in Greensboro, N.C. No. 2 Tennessee 81, South Carolina 63: Sidney Spencer scored 22 points and Alexis Hornbuckle added 17 for the Lady Vols (28-2), who are seeking a sixth sweep of the SEC’s regular-season and tournament titles. No. 4 North Carolina 90, Virginia Tech 60: Camille Little scored 20 points for the Tar Heels (28-3) in a quarterfinal of the ACC tournament. No. 5 Ohio St. 72, Indiana 60: Three-time Big Ten player of the year Jessica Davenport scored 30 points for the Buckeyes (27-2) in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals in Indianapolis. Mark Zoller had 22 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, and Pennsylvania beat Yale 86-58 on Friday night in Philadelphia to claim its third straight Ivy League championship and become the first team to secure a berth in the NCAA Tournament. The Quakers (20-8, 11-1) won their eighth straight game and claimed the Ivy title for the fourth time in five years. center_img No. 11 Southern Illinois 71, Drake 59: Jamaal Tatum and Matt Shaw had 19 points apiece for the Salukis (26-5) in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament in St. Louis. The top-seeded Salukis will play Bradley (21-11) in the semifinals today. last_img read more