Men's Basketball

No. 3 Purdue's 10-game streak can't withstand loss of Hummel

Raymar Morgan had 16 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 14 Michigan State beat No. 3 Purdue 53-44 on Sunday and snap the host Boilermakers' 10-game win streak.

Draymond Green added 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Spartans (22-7, 12-4 Big Ten), who avenged a 76-64 loss to the Boilermakers on Feb. 9 in East Lansing, Mich.

E'Twaun Moore scored 12 points, and JaJuan Johnson and Chris Kramer scored 11 for Purdue (24-4, 12-4) in its first game since losing versatile forward Robbie Hummel. The junior tore the ACL in his right knee last Wednesday against Minnesota and will miss the rest of the season.


Xavier 78, No. 23 Richmond 76 (2OT): Terrell Holloway scored seven of his 24 points during the second overtime, and Xavier held on to defeat Richmond in an Atlantic 10 first-place showdown at Cincinnati. Both teams came into the game as part of a three-way tie with No. 20 Temple for a share of first.

Marquette 84, Seton Hall 83 (OT): Lazar Hayward scored 23 points and Marquette won its third straight overtime game, defeating host Seton Hall. Jimmy Butler had five of his 13 points in the extra session.

Penn State 79, Northwestern 60: Taylor Battle had 16 points and six assists and hot-shooting Penn State easily exploited Northwestern's defense. Doss graduate Jeff Brooks added 11 points and seven rebounds for the Nittany Lions.

Northern Kentucky 66, Saint Joseph's 60: Tony Rack scored 13 points to lead the Norse to the semifinals of Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament at Rensselaer, Ind. Rack drained a three three-pointers for the Norse, who shot 53 percent from the field. Northern will play Kentucky Wesleyan in the semifinals at Springfield, Ill.

Bellarmine 76, Quincy 60: Luke Sprague and Jeremy Kendle both had 20 points and the host Knights advanced to the semifinals of the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament. Bellarmine will play tournament host Illinois-Springfield on Saturday.


South Carolina 73, Vanderbilt 70: Valerie Nainima scored 23 points and hit a free throw with 10.1 seconds left to lift South Carolina over Vanderbilt. Louisville Christian graduate Meredith Marsh, playing in her last home game for the Commodores, finished with 27 points including six three-pointers. Marsh missed another three at the buzzer that would have tied it.

No. 4 Tennessee 75, Mississippi 63: Shekinna Stricklen scored 23 points, Alicia Manning added a career-high 15 and Tennessee fought off a second-half rally by Mississippi at Knoxville.

No. 20 Louisiana State 76, Mississippi St. 47: Allison Hightower scored 26 points in her home game, and LSU closed its regular season with its fifth win in six games.

No. 24 Georgia 69, Arkansas 48: Ashley Houts scored 15 points in her final home game to lead Georgia past Arkansas.

Wisconsin-Parkside 50, Northern Kentucky 36: A game-changing 17-0 run keyed Wisconsin-Parkside's defeat of the Lady Norse in the second round of the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament at Somers, Wis. Northern led 13-7 before the Rangers broke out of a 1-for-15 shooting slump.

DePauw 63, Centre 37: Centre's six-game win streak came to a halt with a decisive loss to DePauw in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference finals at Jackson, Miss. Emily Marshall had 13 points and 15 boards for the Tigers.