Baylor drops Texas A&M to remain unbeaten

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WACO, Texas — Perry Jones III had 14 points with 12 rebounds and fourth-ranked Baylor remained undefeated with a 61-52 victory over Texas A&M in the Big 12 opener for both teams Monday night.

Baylor's Perry Jones III drives past Texas A&M defender Keith Davis. Jones recorded a double-double as the Bears won their 14th in a row.  DUANE A. LAVERTY/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Baylor's Perry Jones III drives past Texas A&M defender Keith Davis. Jones recorded a double-double as the Bears won their 14th in a row.

The Bears (14-0) have started the season with the first 14-game winning streak in school history.

Baylor led throughout after scoring the game’s first eight points, and led by as many as 19 points in the second half.

Elston Turner had 21 points for Texas A&M (9-4), which has lost three of its past four games. Khris Middleton had 14 points.

NO. 21 VIRGINIA 57,  LOUISIANA STATE 52

In Baton Rouge, La., Sammy Zeglinski scored 17 points, including a big 3-pointer late in the game, to help Virginia beat Louisiana State University.

Joe Harris added 14 points, also hitting a 3-pointer late, for the Cavaliers (13-1), who have won 11 in a row.

Justin Hamilton had a career high 21 points for the Tigers (10-4).

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NO. 5 MARYLAND 91, FLORIDA STATE 70

In Tallahassee, Fla., Laurin Mincy scored 23 points, Alyssa Thomas added 21 points and 10 rebounds and Tiana Hawkins had 20 points and 13 rebounds as Maryland remained unbeaten.

Hawkins was 7 of 7 from the floor in the first half and had nine rebounds for Maryland (14-0), which won the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams.

NO. 7 DUKE 77, VIRIGINIA 66

In Durham, N.C., Tricia Liston had 18 points to lead four players in double figures for Duke, which beat Virginia in the ACC opener for both teams.

Haley Peters added 13 points, Richa Jackson 12 and Chelsea Gray 11 with eight assists for the Blue Devils (10-2), who have won 19 straight in the series.

Ataira Franklin led Virginia (12-3) with 19 points and 12 rebounds.

NO. 8 OHIO STATE 84, IOWA 71

In Columbus, Ohio, Samantha Prahalis scored 30 points and Tayler Hill added 28 to rally Ohio State from a 15-point first-half deficit for a victory over Iowa, keeping the Buckeyes perfect this season.

The Buckeyes (15-0, 2-0 Big Ten) are off to their best start during the NCAA era.

Morgan Johnson had 25, Kamille Wahlin 17 and Jaime Printy 13 for Iowa (9-6, 1-1), which had a three-game winning streak stopped.

NO. 25 NORTH CAROLINA 65,  NO. 12 MIAMI 63

In Chapel Hill, N.C., Chay Shegog hit the go-ahead free throws with 1:11 left, helping North Carolina rally past Miami (11-3, 0-1 ACC).

Shegog finished with 20 points to lead the Tar Heels (11-2, 1-0).

NO. 18 PURDUE 64, ILLINOIS 63

In Champaign, Ill., Courtney Moses made a 3-pointer from the top of the key as time expired, giving Purdue a win against Illinois.

Brittany Rayburn had 17 points to lead Purdue (12-3, 2-0 Big Ten), including 13 in the second half.

The Boilermakers held Illinois (6-9, 0-2) to 37 percent shooting.

NO. 22 PENN STATE 82, WISCONSIN 49

In Madison, Wis., Maggie Lucas scored 18 points to lead Penn State over Wisconsin.

Lucas led a balanced attack for the Nittany Lions (11-3, 1-1 Big Ten) with Nikki Greene adding 14 points and Mia Nickson with 10 points and 14 rebounds.

Taylor Wurtz led Wisconsin (4-10, 0-2) with 17.

GEORGIA TECH 76,  NORTH CAROLINA STATE 66

In Raleigh, N.C., sophomore Tyaunna Marshall finished with 22 points as Georgia Tech (11-3, 1-0 ACC) beat North Carolina State (10-4, 0-1).

VIRGINIA TECH 55, CLEMSON 33

In Clemson, S.C., Aerial Wilson scored 24 points as Virginia Tech (5-9, 1-0 ACC) picked up a victory over Clemson (4-8, 0-1).


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