Men's Basketball

College basketball highlights: Transylvania men trip Caltech in double overtime

Sophomore guard Alex Jones poured in 32 points, hitting 14 of 21 shots, to lead Transylvania to a 93-81 victory over host Caltech in double overtime Tuesday night in Pasadena.

Parker Stansberry had 18 points and 12 rebounds for Transy before fouling out.

Winless Caltech got 20 points from Andrew Hogue.

The Pioneers (2-5) tied the game after trailing by seven at halftime and dominated the second overtime 16-4. Transy outshot Caltech 57 percent to 43 percent.

Chattanooga 93, Northern Kentucky 81: Greg Pryor scored 24 points, and Ronrico White added 20 and five assists as the host Mocs (6-5) outshot the Norse 63 percent to 49 percent and outrebounded them 25-22.

Tayler Persons led Northern Kentucky (4-6) with 30 points and five assists.

No. 24 North Carolina 79, UNC Greensboro 56: Kennedy Meeks scored 18 points as the Tar Heels (7-3) regrouped from a weekend loss at top-ranked Kentucky with an easy win against an instate opponent. They shot 49 percent and had a 20-point lead midway through the first half.

Preseason All-American Marcus Paige struggled with his shot again for the Tar Heels, finishing with five points on 1-for-8 shooting. He came in shooting just 37 percent on the season.

No. 15 Oklahoma 85, Oral Roberts 53: Buddy Hield scored 16 points to lead host Oklahoma.

TaShawn Thomas got 14 points for the Sooners. He got up holding his right wrist after going after a loose ball with 15:17 to play and did not return.

State women

Western Kentucky 91, Austin Peay 68: Senior All-America candidate Chastity Gooch had 32 points, 24 in the first half, as WKU won big on the road.

Gooch hit 14 of 26 shots and had eight rebounds. She became WKU's 10th player to score 1,500 points in her career. Little sister Sydney Gooch, a freshman at Austin Peay, had two points and four rebounds. Tiasha Gray led the Govs with 33 points.

WKU (9-2) scored 90 points or more for the fourth straight game and has won each of its last four outings by at least 23 points.

Georgetown College 64, Indiana Wesleyan 59: Georgetown rallied from an eight-point deficit at halftime to tie the game with an 8-0 run early in the second half. Jessica Foster had 16 of her game-high 24 points in the second half. Freshman Tralyn Woodard had 15 points and senior Devanny King had 11 points and 13 rebounds, including several big offensive boards down the stretch.

Hanover 101, Centre 58: Visiting Hanover hit 17 of 28 three-point shots. The Panthers jumped out to a 34-11 lead and never looked back. Megan Caudill led the way with 22 points.

Asbury 88, Union 68: Host Asbury (9-1) gained a 29-4 lead with 12:23 remaining in the first half. Union drew close with a 29-9 run in the second half before Asbury iced the game with a 24-7 run. Savannah Taylor led the way with 23 points.

Weekly honors

Oklahoma State point guard Anthony Hickey, a senior from Christian County, was named the Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Week after getting 19 points, six assists, five rebounds and five steals in a win over Memphis.

  Transylvania's Katelyn Smith, a junior guard from Hazard, was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week. She scored 24 points and pulled down seven rebounds to lead the undefeated Pioneers past Defiance.

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