Men's Basketball

College basketball roundup: Transy women's streak broken

Bailey Howard scored 26 points to lead host Franklin past Transylvania 97-91, dropping the Pioneers to 6-10, 4-5 in the Heartland Conference.

Guards George Dorfman and Mason Monroe score 19 and 16 points respectively for Transylvania, which was outrebounded 39-26 and outshot 57 percent to 46 percent.

Transylvania led 46-41 at halftime.

Kentucky Wesleyan 101, Oakland City 65: Center Devin Langford scored 23 point and pulled down 20 rebounds to lead host Kentucky Wesleyan.

The winners won the rebounding battle 53-26 and only turned the ball over four times.

Indiana Southeast 81, Berea 70: With seven players in double figures, the visitors remained unbeaten (8-0) in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Guard Daishon Robinson led the losers, who hit only 27 percent of their shots, with 20 points, nine rebounds and five assists.

State women

Franklin 91, Transylvania 83: The host Lady Pioneers fell short of a comeback that would have give them a school record 14 straight wins.

Franklin stymied Transy's usual ball movement and hit 21 of 25 free throws in the second half.

Katelyn Smith lead Transy with 28 points and Nicole Coffman had 19. Kayle Comer led the winners with 20 points.

Union 85 Montreat 68: Sophomore Haley Perkins got her second double-double of the season with 19 points and 10 rebounds as the visiting Bulldogs got their third straight win, recovering from a slow start with 50 points in the second half.

Amber Taylor led Union with with 24 points, leaving her with 999 in her career.

Indiana-Southeast 77, Berea 66: Berea's Johnesha Warren led all scorers with 24 points, but the hosts were outrebounded 59-36 and committed 28 fouls, giving the winners 42 foul shots.

National men

Georgia 97, South Carolina 76: Nemanja Djurisic shook a recent scoring slump with a career-high 22 points for host Georgia leaving South Carolina with its worst SEC start in 15 years.

The Bulldogs (10-7, 4-1) have their best start in the league since the 2002-03 season. South Carolina (7-11, 0-5 SEC) has lost its first five conference games for the first time since a 0-6 start in the 1998-99 season.

Tennessee 81, Arkansas 74: Jordan McRae scored 34 points and made a 3-pointer that put Tennessee ahead for good with 2:46 remaining in a game that featured 10 ties and 15 lead changes.

Arkansas (12-6, 1-4 SEC) is 45-6 at home and 2-21 in true road games during Mike Anderson's three-year coaching tenure.

No. 18 Duke 67, Miami 46: Jabari Parker had 17 points and a season-high 15 rebounds as Duke got its first league road win of the season.

Parker helped the Blue Devils to a 42-28 advantage on the boards, which allowed them to overcome a poor shooting night.

A sellout crowd included Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, all seated in the front row. Bryant was at the other end of the court from the Heat stars.

No. 21 Michigan 75, No. 10 Iowa 67: Nik Stauskas scored 26 points Michigan held remain unbeaten in the Big Ten to set up a showdown Saturday with rival Michigan State, the Big Ten's only other unbeaten team in conference play.