Men's Basketball

College basketball highlights: NKU men win at Morehead; Greenwell scores 15 for Duke women

Tyler White poured in 24 points, Tayler Persons added 16 with eight assists and Northern Kentucky won 83-60 at Morehead State.

The Norse (5-6) shot an efficient 54.7 percent from the field and sank eight three-pointers, with White hitting five of them. Chad Jackson (Rose Hill, Scott County) chipped in 10 points with eight rebounds and Jalen Billups had 10 points with seven boards for Northern Kentucky.

Morehead State (4-10) was limited to 17-for-48 shooting (35.4 percent) and went 3-for-19 from deep. Billy Reader paced the Eagles with 20 points and six rebounds and Corban Collins contributed 11 points.

Tennessee 61, Tennessee Tech 58: Josh Richardson scored 19 points as the Volunteers (5-4) rallied from a six-point halftime deficit in Knoxville. Richardson broke a 46-all tie and put Tennessee ahead for good by making one of two free throws with 7:10 left.

South Carolina 68, Clemson 45: Duane Notice scored 19 points to lead the Gamecocks (6-3) to a win in Columbia, S.C. Clemson (6-4) went scoreless over six minutes in the middle of the second half.

Women's highlights

No. 13 Duke 95, Mass.-Lowell 48: The Blue Devils prepped for Sunday's matchup with Kentucky by cruising to a win at home. Sierra Calhoun scored 19 points to lead six players in double figures.

The Blue Devils (7-3) had a double-figure lead barely five minutes into the game, led by 20 at the eight-minute mark and 50-20 at halftime.

Owensboro Catholic graduate Rebecca Greenwell had 15 points, six rebounds, three assists and four steals.

Transylvania 95, Blackburn 58: The Pioneers shot 50 percent from the field in the first half and cruised to victory in the Pat Deacon Classic in Lexington.

Nicole Coffman (Casey County) scored 22 points for Transylvania. Hannah Neeley (Owen County) came off the bench to hit four three-pointers and finish with 17 points.

Jordin Fender (Paul Laurence Dunbar) added 11 points, nine assists, five rebounds and two steals for the Pioneers. Lindsay Hieronymus, another Dunbar graduate, had 10 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals.

Thomas More 62, Cumberlands 57: Sydney Moss (Boone County) had 18 points, nine rebounds and four assists in Thomas More's win in Williamsburg. Abby Owings (Simon Kenton) added 15 points and two steals for the Saints.

Austin Peay 86, Saint Louis 81: Tearra Banks (Ballard) scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Lady Govs. Kristen Stainback (Scott County) added 16 points and Tiasha Gray had a triple-double with 12 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds.

Northern Kentucky 63, Delaware 58: Melody Doss scored 15 points and Christine Roush (Mercy) added 12 and seven rebounds.

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