STORRS, Conn. — Maya Moore scored a season-high 31 points and Connecticut pulled within a game of UCLA's record 88-game winning streak with a 79-47 victory over Marquette on Thursday night.
The senior All-American was 12-for-18 from the field and had eight rebounds, four steals and five blocks.
Tiffany Hayes and Bria Hartley each added 16 points for the Huskies (9-0, 2-0 Big East), who don't play again until Dec. 19 against No. 6 Ohio State.
The UCLA men's team set the Division I record in January 1974.
Angel Robinson led Marquette (7-2) with 15 points.
Connecticut had a 21-0 second-half run, turning a 49-36 lead into a 70-36 advantage. UConn held Marquette without a point for over 8 minutes as the Golden Eagles missed 16 consecutive shots.
The Huskies have won 23 consecutive Big East home openers, 63 consecutive regular-season home games, and 144 straight games against unranked teams.
They also have gone 236 straight games without allowing an opponent to shoot over 50 percent from the field, holding the Golden Eagles to 26 percent and 18 field goals. The Huskies also blocked 11 shots.
Alabama's Green reinstated
Alabama Coach Anthony Grant says suspended forward JaMychal Green has been reinstated to the team.
Grant said Thursday that the pre-season All-Southeastern Conference first-team pick will play, but not start, Saturday at Providence.
Green was suspended indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team on Nov. 27, and has missed three games.
Grant says he doesn't consider it a big deal whether Green starts.
He wouldn't say what Grant did to earn his return.
Green averaged 13.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in five games this season. He missed one game late last season for a suspension.
Temple 68, No. 9 Georgetown 65: Ramone Moore scored a career-high 30 points and host Temple held on to upset No. 9 Georgetown.
Hollis Thompson missed a shot underneath that would have put Georgetown ahead with a few seconds left. Kahlir Jefferson iced it with two free throws and the fans stormed the court after Austin Freeman's desperation halfcourt shot was off.
The Owls (6-2) handed the Hoyas (8-1) their first loss of the season thanks to a spectacular effort by Moore, who was 12-for-18 from the field.
No. 2 Ohio St. 75, IUPUI 64: Jared Sullinger set an Ohio State freshman record with 40 points, leading the second-ranked Buckeyes back from a nine-point second-half deficit to beat IUPUI at home.
The 6-foot-9 Columbus native hit 12 of 17 shots from the field and 16 of 23 free throws — both of which were also records — and had 13 rebounds as the Buckeyes (7-0) escaped on a night when the pesky Jaguars (4-6) shot 51 percent from the field and constantly applied pressure.
William Buford added 14 points and Jon Diebler 13 for the Buckeyes, who looked rusty at times after a nine-day layoff.
Alex Young had 20 points, Leroy Nobles 16 and Donovan Gibbs 12 for the Jaguars.
Florida 65, Kent St. 52: Alex Tyus scored a season-high 20 points and Vernon Macklin added 19 and eight rebounds to lead Florida to a home victory over Kent State.
Tyus made 10 of 15 shots from the field and added five rebounds for the Gators (7-2). Macklin went 9-for-12 from the floor to finish in double figures for the third game in a row. He had 20 points against Central Florida on Dec. 1 and 12 against American on Dec. 5.
Justin Greene and Carlton Guyton led Kent State (7-3) with 14 points each. It was the third consecutive road loss for the Flashes, who were playing in the state of Florida for just the third time in program history.
This was by far Tyus' best game of the season, and it came shortly after his worst — zero points on 0-for-5 shooting against Central Florida.
Bowling Green St. 72, Western Ky. 68: Bowling Green State went a perfect 15-for-15 at the free-throw line and hit six in the final 27 seconds to pick up a home victory over Western Kentucky in a tight game down the stretch.
The loss dropped WKU to 2-6 on the year, while the Falcons improved to 9-1. "This was obviously a disappointing loss," said Lady Toppers Coach Mary Taylor Cowles.