BOSTON — Kelsi McNamara scored 24 points Thursday night as St. Joseph’s won its 11th straight in women’s basketball, dumping Simmons 62-38.

McNamara was 8 of 15 from the field, including 4 of 9 on 3-pointers, and 4 of 4 from the free-throw line for the Monks (12-1, 5-0 GNAC).

Julia Champagne added 10 points and Emily Benway had a game-high 14 rebounds for the Monks.

St. Joseph’s led 21-11 after one quarter and outscored the Sharks 31-14 over the middle quarters.

Presley Silva had 11 points for Simmons (1-8, 3-1).

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 82, WENTWORTH 43: Jocelyn Chaput scored 21 points, Sam MacDonald added 18 and the Nor’easters (10-2, 6-0 Commonwealth Coast) jumped to a 42-17 lead at halftime as they rolled past the Leopards (1-12, 0-6) at Harold Alfond Forum in Biddeford.

Chaput shot 8 of 12 from the field.

Olivia Shaw added 14 points and eight rebounds for UNE, which closed the first quarter on a 20-4 run to take a 24-8 lead.

MacDonald scored 12 of her 18 points in the first half.

(3) Louisville 100, (2) NOTRE DAME 67: Asia Durr scored 36 points, Myisha Hines-Allen had a career-high 31 and the Cardinals (19-0, 5-0 ACC) overwhelmed the visiting Fighting Irish (15-2, 4-1 ACC) on both ends.

(9) South Carolina 71, AUBURN 63: A’ja Wilson had 19 points and 11 rebounds before leaving with a right ankle injury with 16 seconds left as the Gamecocks (14-2, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) topped the visiting Tigers (10-6, 1-3).

MICHIGAN STATE 82, (11) MARYLAND 68: Taryn McCutcheon scored 25 points as the visiting Spartans (13-5, 3-2 Big Ten) ended a 13-game winning streak by the Terrapins(15-3, 4-1 Big Ten).

(13) Florida St. 105, MIAMI 67: Nausia Woolfolk scored a career-high 23 points and the host Seminoles (15-2, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) routed the in-state rival Hurricanes (11-6, 1-3).

(16) DUKE 80, WAKE FOREST 67: Lexie Brown scored 27 points and Rebecca Greenwell became Duke’s all-time leading 3-point shooter as the Blue Devils (13-4, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) topped the Demon Deacons (10-7, 2-2) at Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Greenwell had 23 points, and her three 3s gave her 254, two more than Tricia Liston. Greenwell had been one 3 short of the record for nine games, five of which she missed and two in which she was limited because of a knee injury.

(17) Texas A&M 79, (6) Tennessee 76: Danni Williams scored seven points in overtime and the host Aggies (14-4, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) handed the Lady Vols (15-1, 3-1) their first defeat of the season.


COLBY 79, UM-FARMINGTON 71: Sam Jefferson scored 21 points, all on 3-pointers, as the Mules (9-5) topped the visiting Beavers (4-9) in Waterville.

Jefferson, who was 7 for 13 from behind the arc, put Colby ahead to stay 68-65 with 5:06 left.

Matt Hanna added 12 points with four assists, and Pat Dickert had 10 points with eight rebounds for the Mules.

Milani Hicks had 21 points with eight rebounds for UMF. Eric Berry and Riley Robinson each scored 13 points.

WENTWORTH 97, UNE 89: Stephen Azums scored 27 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead the Leopards (9-4, 4-2 CCC) over the Nor’easters (4-9, 2-4) in Biddeford.

UNE shot just 37 percent, and committed 32 fouls to allow Wentworth 50 free-throw attempts.

Matt Hobbs scored 15 points for UNE, connecting on four 3-pointers. Alex Kravchuk added 14 points.

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