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Motley keys Miami's upset of No. 6 UNC
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Motley keys Miami's upset of No. 6 UNC

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Adrienne Motley scored a career-high 27 points Sunday, and Miami upset No. 6 North Carolina 83-80 in Chapel Hill.

Keyona Hayes added 14 points, including a crucial second-chance layup with a minute to go, to help the Hurricanes (12-10, 4-5 ACC) end a three-game losing streak.

Xylina McDaniel and Diamond DeShields had 18 points each for the Tar Heels (17-5, 5-3). UNC fell behind by 19 in the first half after a 22-4 Miami, making just one field goal in seven minutes during that stretch.

UNC closed the first half with a 15-2 run and briefly went ahead in the second half, but Miami sealed the win with 57-percent shooting.

North Carolina honored its 1994 national championship team at halftime to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the program's only title. Coach Sylvia Hatchell, who has missed the season while being treated for leukemia, joined her team for the ceremony.

No. 4 Stanford 79, No. 21 California 64: Chiney Ogwumike had 29 points, eight rebounds and four assists, and Stanford ran its winning streak to 20 games with a victory at California. It was the second meeting between the Pac-12 rivals in four days.

No. 5 Louisville 79, South Florida 59: Tia Gibbs had 19 points and hit five 3-pointers to help host Louisville win its 15th straight. Shoni Schimmel added 14 points as the Cardinals (22-1, 10-0 American Athletic Conference) matched longest winning streak in school history, set in 2006-07.

Louisville closed the first half on a 13-0 run to go ahead 45-28 at halftime, and South Florida came no closer than 13 the rest of the way.

No. 7 South Carolina 78, Missouri 62: Tiffany Mitchell scored 20 points, and host South Carolina reached 20 victories for the third straight season.

The Gamecocks (20-2, 8-1 SEC) won their fourth straight and moved into first place as the only one-loss team in SEC play after No. 16 Vanderbilt defeated No. 17 Texas A&M earlier in the day. South Carolina and A&M had been tied for the top.

No. 8 Maryland 89, Syracuse 64: Freshman guard Lexie Brown scored a season-high 31 points and made 7 of 8 3-point shots as Maryland ended a three-game losing streak.

The Terrapins were coming off two losses in a four-day span — 87-83 at home to No. 2 Notre Dame on Monday and a 72-63 defeat at No. 18 N.C. State on Thursday night.

The Orange (16-6, 5-4 ACC) dropped to 0-4 all-time against Maryland (17-4, 5-3), including a 77-62 loss two weeks ago.

No. 10 Tennessee 64, Alabama 54: Cierra Burdick scored 21 points, and Tennessee rallied to win at Alabama. Burdick's 3-pointer with 7:27 left in the second half gave Tennessee its first lead since two minutes into the game. Meighan Simmons hit a 3 moments later for a 45-39 lead.

No. 12 Penn State 79, Northwestern 75: Maggie Lucas scored 19 points, and Ariel Edwards added 15 as Penn State held on for a Big Ten win at Northwestern.

Maggie Lyon's 3-pointer with 58 seconds to play pulled Northwestern to 74-73. Lauren Douglas fouled Edwards with 43 seconds left, and Edwards made both shots for a 76-73 Penn State lead. Ashley Deary and Alex Cohen each made a free throw for Northwestern, but Kaliyah Mitchell sealed the Penn State win with two free throws with two seconds left.

No. 13 Kentucky 63, No. 14 LSU 56: Bria Goss scored 11 points and made two free throws with 10.8 seconds remaining to lift Kentucky over visiting LSU.

Kentucky (17-5, 5-4 SEC) led 48-33 with 11:22 remaining, but LSU (17-5, 6-3) fought back, narrowing the deficit to 60-56 with 17 seconds remaining. The Wildcats then made three of four free throws to seal the win.

No. 15 Arizona State 97, Oregon 94: Joy Burke had 22 points and 15 rebounds, and Promise Amukamara scored 21 points as Arizona State won at home.

Burke and Amukamara scored all of the Sun Devils' points in an 8-2 run that made it 91-85 with 1:14 left and finished with five of Arizona State's final six points.

No. 16 Vanderbilt 71, No. 17 Texas A&M 69: Morgan Batey made two free throws with 2.2 seconds to play to lift Vanderbilt over Texas A&M in Nashville. Batey drove from the right wing to draw the foul on A&M's Tori Scott for the winning free throws.

Karla Gilbert had just pulled Texas A&M even on a three-point play with 10.2 seconds left.

Michigan State 89, No. 19 Purdue 73: Aerial Powers had 19 points, 11 rebounds and five assists to lead Michigan State past visiting Purdue. The Spartans (15-7, 7-2 Big Ten) opened the second half on a 28-13 run and lead 67-51 with 9:24 left and by double digits from there.


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