College basketball: Pitt 83, Providence 79
The college basketball roundup …
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Gary McGhee scored all of his 13 points in the second half, grabbing a key rebound and making two free throws with 18 seconds left to lead No. 5 Pittsburgh (14-1, 2-0, Big East) past Providence 83-79 on Tuesday night.
No. 12 Texas 79, Arkansas 46.
AUSTIN, Texas — Jordan Hamilton scored 16 points to lead No. 12 Texas to a 79-46 victory over Arkansas 79-46. Hamilton led four Longhorns (12-2) in double figures.
No. 14 Notre Dame 73, No. 8 Connecticut 70
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Ben Hansbrough scored 21 points and Notre Dame survived a late surge for the win.
Kemba Walker, averaging 26.7 points entering the game, scored 19 to lead Connecticut (11-2, 1-2).
Maryland 95, Colgate 40
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Jordan Williams had 12 points and 11 rebounds and the Terrapins used an early 22-0 run to blow past Colgate 95-40.
DURHAM — Another top-10 opponent, another tight game for Duke. That’s when Jasmine Thomas is at her best — even if it was a teammate’s turn to hit the go-ahead shot.
Thomas overcame a rough shooting night and scored 24 points, and the third-ranked Blue Devils used a late surge to stay unbeaten with a 54-48 win over No. 10 Kentucky.
Chelsea Gray added 11 points and put Duke ahead for good by scoring off a defender’s fingers with 39.9 seconds left.