BURLINGTON, Vt. — Ida Kuoppala’s second goal of the game broke a 1-1 tie with 7:13 remaining, lifting Maine to a 3-1 win over Vermont in a Hockey East women’s quarterfinal Sunday afternoon.

Celine Tedenby added a late insurance goal and Loryn Porter made 33 saves for the fifth-seeded Black Bears (8-8-1), who advance to the semifinals on Wednesday at No. 3 Providence.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

UNE 69, UMAINE-AUGUSTA 60: Avery DeBrito sank two 3-pointers during a 14-0 run in the last five minutes as the Nor’easters (1-1) rallied past the Moose (2-1) in Biddeford.

Alex Kravchuk led UNE with 22 points. DeBrito and Ryan Lin each finished with 13.

Jovan Sisovic scored 16 points, Elijah Smith had 14 and Jalaughn Jackson added 10 for the Moose.

(9) IOWA 73, (4) OHIO STATE 57: Luka Garza had 24 points and 11 rebounds, leading the Hawkeyes (18-7, 12-6 Big Ten) to a win over the Buckeyes (18-7, 12-7) in Columbus, Ohio.

BUTLER 73, (8) VILLANOVA 61: Chuck Harris scored 20 points as the Bulldogs (9-13, 8-11 Big East) upset the Wildcats (15-4, 10-3) in Indianapolis.

(12) HOUSTON 98, SOUTH FLORIDA 52: Quentin Grimes scored 22 points, all in the first half, to lead the Cougars (20-3, 13-3 American Athletic) to a rout against the Bulls (8-10, 4-8) in Houston.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

SOUTHERN MAINE 69, UNE 62: Victoria Harris and Michelle Rowe combined for 29 points off the bench, leading the Huskies (1-3) past the Nor’easters (1-1) in Gorham.

Harris finished with 15 points and four blocked shots, while Rowe scored 14 points.

Jordyn Franzen and Allie Goodman each scored 15 points for UNE.

(2) NORTH CAROLINA STATE 68, SYRACUSE 61: Elissa Cunane had 17 points and nine rebounds for the Wolfpack (17-2, 12-2 Atlantic Coast) in a win over the Orange (12-7, 9-7) at Syracuse, New York.

(3) TEXAS A&M 65, (5) SOUTH CAROLINA 57: Aaliyah Wilson scored 17 points and N’dea Jones added 16 as the Aggies (22-1, 13-1 SEC) won their first regular-season Southeastern Conference title with a victory over the  visiting Gamecocks (19-4, 14-2).=

(4) STANFORD 72, CALIFORNIA 33: Kiana Williams scored 12 points in her final home game, and the Cardinal (22-2, 19-2 Pac-12) routed the visiting Bears (1-15, 1-12).

(6) LOUISVILLE 78, NOTRE DAME 61: Dana Evans scored 26 points and the Cardinals (21-2, 14-2 Atlantic Coast) wrapped up their fourth straight regular-season conference title with a victory over the Irish (10-9, 8-7) in South Bend, Indiana.

(8) MARYLAND 62, NORTHWESTERN 50: Mimi Collins had 18 points and 10 rebounds to help the Terrapins (19-2, 15-1 Big Ten) beat the Wildcats (13-6, 11-6) in Evanston, Illinois.

ARIZONA STATE 66, (9) ARIZONA 64: Taya Hanson scored 19 points to lead the Sun Devils (11-9, 6-9) to an overtime win against the Wildcats (15-4, 13-4) in Tempe, Arizona.

OREGON STATE 88, (14) OREGON 77: Aleah Goodman scored 20 points, and the Beavers (9-6, 7-6 Pacific-12) knocked off the Ducks (13-7, 10-7) in Eugene, Oregon.

(16) ARKANSAS 94, ALABAMA 76: Amber Ramirez scored a career-high 35 points with eight 3-pointers, and the Razorbacks (19-7, 9-6 SEC) set a team record with 19 3-pointers in a win over the visiting Crimson Tide (15-8, 8-8).

(17) GEORGIA 95, FLORIDA 80: Jenna Staiti scored 30 points, Maya Caldwell added 27, and the Bulldogs (18-5, 10-5 SEC) defeated the Gators (10-12, 3-11) in Gainesville, Florida.

MISSISSIPPI 73, (19) KENTUCKY 69: Shakira Austin had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and the visiting Rebels (10-10, 4-10 SEC) beat the Wildcats (16-10, 9-6) for the second time this season.

(20) TENNESSEE 88, AUBURN 54: Rennia Davis scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help the Vols (15-6, 9-4 SEC) send the visiting Tigers (5-18, 0-15) to their 15th straight loss.

(25) RUTGERS 60, PENN STATE 55: Tyia Singleton and Tekia Mack led a fourth-quarter rally as the Scarlet Knights (12-3, 8-3 Big Ten) beat the Lions (9-12, 6-11) in University Park, Maryland.

FIELD HOCKEY

BOSTON COLLEGE 5, MAINE 3: Tereza Holubcova, Madisyn Hartley and Chloe Walton scored for the Black Bears as they opened their season with a loss to the Eagles at Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.


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