No. 6 Hoosiers top No. 9 Maryland behind Parrish’s 18 points

January 13, 2023 GMT
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Maryland guard Diamond Miller (1) defends Indiana guard Sydney Parrish (33) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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Maryland guard Diamond Miller (1) defends Indiana guard Sydney Parrish (33) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Sydney Parrish scored 18 points and No. 6 Indiana’s defense stifled No. 9 Maryland in a 68-61 win Thursday.

Maryland guard Diamond Miller led a late fourth-quarter charge, scoring 12 of her 19 points in the fourth quarter as the Terrapins (13-4, 4-2 Big Ten) closed an eight-point deficit.

But after Miller’s layup tied the game at 50, Indiana (15-1, 4-1) responded with four different players scoring in a 9-0 run that put the game away.

Maryland shot 37% from the field and 6 for 18 from beyond the arc, while Indiana shot 51% and 6 for 15 from 3-point range.


LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Aliyah Boston had 21 points and 11 rebounds, Zia Cooke scored 10 of her 20 points during a 16-0 second-quarter rally and South Carolina pulled away in the fourth quarter to rout Kentucky.

Kentucky’s 14-1 run provided a 31-21 lead midway through the second quarter but South Carolina (17-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) quickly seized momentum and led 37-33 at the break. The Gamecocks maintained a small cushion after three quarters before going 13 of 17 from the floor in the fourth to pull away.

Maddie Scherr scored a career-high 25 points with five 3s for the Wildcats (8-9, 0-4), who fell to their second top-10 opponent this week.

Kamilla Cardoso added 12 points and Laeticia Amihere 11 for the Gamecocks.


COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Alexis Morris hit five 3-pointers and scored 24 points, Angel Reese overcame early foul trouble to score 20 points with 12 rebounds, and LSU weathered a second-half lull for a win over Missouri.

Jasmine Carson also had 12 points for LSU (17-0, 5-0 SEC), which extended the best start in school history.

Lauren Hansen hit four 3-pointers and scored 22 points to lead Missouri (14-4, 3-2), which has now lost back-to-back games after three straight wins to open league play. Mama Dembele also had 11 points.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Maddy Westbeld matched her career-high with 25 points and No. 7 Notre Dame bounced back from its worst offensive game of the season with a win over Wake Forest.

Westbeld made 10 of 15 shots (the 10 field goals also a career-best) almost two years to the day she had 25 points against the Demon Deacons. Olivia Miles had 13 points for the Fighting Irish (13-2, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), freshman Cassan Prosper had 12 points and Texas transfer Lauren Ebo scored 10.

Elise Williams scored 13 points for Wake Forest (11-7, 2-5), which shot just 31% and was outrebounded by 22.


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Freshman sensation Ta’Niya Latson set a school record with 31 points on 13-of-16 shooting in Florida State’s big win over N.C. State.

Latson reached 30 points for the sixth time this season, a Seminoles record. Sara Bejedi added 21 points for Florida State (16-3, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) and Makayla Timpson had 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Four players reached double figures for the Wolfpack (13-4, 3-3), led by Saniya Rivers with 12 off the bench. It was their biggest ACC loss since losing by 30 at Louisville on Feb. 28, 2019.


BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Taylor Soule scored 24 points, Elizabeth Kitley had 20 points and 13 rebounds and Virginia Tech beat Louisville in a game that featured 17 ties and 13 lead changes.

Neither team led by double-digits and the largest lead of the fourth quarter was Louisville at 70-65 with 5:33 left.

Morgan Jones completed a three-point play with 2:58 left to give Louisville a four-point lead but the Cardinals only made one more field goal the rest of the way. Virginia Tech’s Kayana Traylor and Georgia Amoore each made a 3-pointer for a two-point lead and the Hokies didn’t trail again.

Traylor finished with 17 points and Amoore added 13 points and eight assists for Virginia Tech (14-3, 9-1 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Hailey Van Lith scored 29 points, and Jones had 19 points and nine rebounds for Louisville (13-6, 5-3).

NO. 16 DUKE 66, CLEMSON 56

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Celeste Taylor scored 19 points and Duke beat Clemson for its 10th straight win.

Duke pulled away on a 16-6 run between the third and fourth quarters, during which Elizabeth Balogun made a pair of 3-pointers and Taylor scored four points during the stretch.

Shayeann Day-Wilson added 12 points and Vanessa de Jesus 11 for Duke (15-1, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Amari Robinson scored 10 of her 16 points in the second half to lead Clemson (11-7, 2-4). Ruby Whitehorn had added 12 points, and Hannah Hank had eight points and 11 rebounds before fouling out with 1:36 remaining.


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kennedy Todd-Williams and Deja Kelly each scored 21 points and North Carolina dominated the fourth quarter to beat Virginia.

Virginia built a 57-48 lead with 6:46 to play but only made one more field goal the rest of the way, while North Carolina had a scoring run of 13-0 before closing the game on a 9-0 run.

Alyssa Ustby had 15 points, seven rebounds, four steals and three blocks for North Carolina (11-5, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Taylor Valladay scored 16 points and Sam Brunelle had 15 points and nine rebounds for Virginia (13-4, 2-4).


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