Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup
No. 5 Oregon 77, No. 19 Arizona State 71
Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and Oregon fought off a late 3-point barrage and outlasted Arizona State on Friday night.
Maite Cazorla added 16 points and Ruthy Hebard had 14 for the Ducks (16-1, 5-0 Pac-12), who won their ninth game in a row. Oregon made its last six free throws to put the game away.
Kianna Ibis had 22 points to lead the Sun Devils (12-5, 3-3), who scored 15 of their final 17 points from beyond the arc. Jamie Ruden added 12 points off the bench.
Oregon led 65-55 with 6:05 left before ASU used three 3-pointers during an 11-2 run to close to 67-66. Cazorla's step-back jumper and Ionescu's two free throws made it 73-68 before Courtney Ekmark's 3 ended the Sun Devils' scoring and they had to resort to fouling.
Charnea Johnson-Chapman had 10 points, all in the third quarter, and nine rebounds to help give ASU a 36-31 edge on the boards.
Arizona State now has four losses to teams ranked in the top six by an average of 5.3 points, with Friday night's six-point margin the largest. The Sun Devils are in a run of four games against ranked opponents, including three in the top 10.
Oregon's superior firepower as the nation's highest-scoring team took a backseat to timely defense in the final three minutes to hold off the Sun Devils. The Ducks finished 14 points off their 91.1-point average.
No. 6 Stanford 91, Washington 54
Alanna Smith scored 11 of her 27 points in the third period and also grabbed 13 rebounds as No. 6 Stanford beat cold-shooting Washington.
Kiana Williams scored 22 points and knocked down four of 13 3-pointers by the Cardinal (15-1, 5-0 Pac-12), who beat Washington for an 18th straight time at Maples Pavilion.
DiJonai Carrington contributed 12 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for Stanford, off to the program's best start since beginning 22-1 in 2013-14.
Amber Melgoza was held to nearly 11 points below her average, scoring eight points and committing five turnovers for Washington (8-10, 1-5), which didn't have a double-digit scorer in losing for the seventh time in eight games.
No. 10 Oregon State 86, Arizona 64
Destiny Slocum had four 3-pointers and finished with 24 points as No. 10 Oregon State defeated Arizona.
Mikayla Pivec added 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Taya Corosdale tied a career-high with 14 points and added nine rebounds for the Beavers (15-2, 5-0 Pac-12), who won their seventh in a row.
Aari McDonald had 20 points and Cate Reese scored 18 points for the Wildcats (13-4, 3-3), who lost to a top-10 opponent for the second game in a row.
No. 14 Marquette 96, Seton Hall 60
Natisha Hiedeman scored 28 points to lead Marquette past Seton Hall.
Amani Wilborn added 20 points for the Golden Eagles (15-3, 6-0 Big East). Erika Davenport had 12 points and 10 rebounds. Danielle King had 12 points, eight rebounds and six assists.
Marquette scored 35 points in the first quarter and led 56-31 at halftime.
Victoria Cardaci led Seton Hall (11-6, 3-3) with 16 points, making 4 of 9 attempts from beyond the arc.
No. 24 DePaul 73, St. John's 64
Chante Stonewall scored 22 points, and DePaul used an early fourth-quarter burst to hold off St. John's.
Stonewall, who sank four 3-pointers, scored 16 points in the first half for the Blue Demons (13-5, 4-2 Big East).
Campbell and Millender both scored 12 for the Blue Demons, while Dahlman added 10 points and seven rebounds.
Alisha Kebbe sank three 3-pointers and topped St. John's with 13 points.
No. 16 Buffalo 77, Eastern Michigan 65
CJ Massinburg ended a four-game slump by scoring 31 points, leading Buffalo to a win over Eastern Michigan.
Nick Perkins scored 21, and the Bulls (17-1, 5-0 Mid-American Conference) extended what's become their best start in school history. Buffalo has also won 20 straight home games, which ranks as the third-longest streak in the nation.
Perkins and Massinburg formed an inside and outside scoring threat by combining to score 32 of Buffalo's 41 points in the first half in a game Buffalo never trailed. Massinburg hit 4 of 7 3-point attempts for 17 points in the first 20 minutes.
Massinburg is Buffalo's leading scorer, but had combined to score just 52 points in his past four outings.
Paul Jackson led Eastern Michigan (8-10, 2-3) with 12 points, but finished hitting just 5 of 17 attempts.
No. 19 Maryland 75, Ohio State 61
Anthony Cowan Jr. scored 20 points, and Maryland won its seventh straight game.
Bruno Fernando added 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting and had 15 rebounds for the Terrapins (16-3, 7-1 Big Ten), who shot 58.1 percent from the field. Aaron Wiggins and Darryl Morsell each scored 11, and Jalen Smith had 10. Maryland went 11 of 17 (64.7 percent) from 3-point range.
C.J. Jackson scored 15 points for the Buckeyes (12-5, 2-4), who lost their fourth straight. Duane Washington Jr. scored 14 and Kaleb Wesson had 11.
No. 22 Villanova 85, Xavier 75
Phil Booth scored 22 points, Collin Gillespie added 18 and Villanova beat Xavier for its sixth straight win.
Eric Paschall added 17 points and eight rebounds for the Wildcats (14-4, 5-0 Big East), who shot 50 percent from the field and made 15 3-pointers to remain the only unbeaten team in the conference.
Tyrique Jones led Xavier (11-8, 3-3) with 21 points and 12 rebounds while Naji Marshall scored 15.
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