District roundup: West Virginia wins in Huggins' 1,000th game
FORT WORTH, Texas — Terry Henderson led West Virginia with 17 points as the Mountaineers won their third in a row, defeating TCU, 63-50, on Saturday.
Eron Harris added 14 points for West Virginia (12-11, 5-5 Big 12), cooling off the Horned Frogs, who were coming off their biggest win in program history, 62-55, over No. 5 Kansas on Wednesday night.
Kyan Anderson led TCU (10-13, 1-9) with 16 points, while Connell Crossland scored 13.
It was the 1,000th game for West Virginia coach Bob Huggins, who is 722-278. Huggins is in 19th place all time in Division I victories, two wins behind the next coach on the list, Ray Meyer. He's third on the active list behind Mike Krzyzewski and Jim Boeheim.
Point Park 110, Berea (Ky.) 97 – Senior guard T.J. Heatherington matched a career high with 42 points and added 10 assists to lead Point Park (13-9, 7-7 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) over Berea College (15-12, 7-5).
Heatherington was 8 of 20 from the field and 22 of 25 from the foul line.
Nebraska 67, Penn State 53 — In Lincoln, Neb., D.J. Newbill scored 17 points and Jermaine Marshall had 16, but the Nittany Lions (8-15, 0-12 Big Ten) lost their 12th straight game.
Dylan Talley led Nebraska (12-12, 4-8) with 16 points.
No. 11 Louisville 78, Pitt 45 — In Louisville, Ky., Pitt committed 26 turnovers and saw its Big East regular-season losing streak extended to 30 games.
Brianna Kiesel led Pitt (9-14, 0-10) with 14 points. Shoni Schimmel scored 22 points to pace Louisville (20-4, 8-2).
West Virginia 72, Kansas 56 — In Lawrence, Kan., senior Ayana Dunning scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds to propel West Virginia past Kansas (14-8, 5-6 Big 12).
The Mountaineers (14-9, 6-6) held Kansas to 36.8 percent from the floor.
Robert Morris 57, Wagner 39 — Junior forward Artemis Spanou scored a career-high 32 points and added 18 rebounds as Robert Morris (6-16, 5-6 Northeast Conference) routed Wagner (2-20, 1-10).
It was the 17th consecutive double-double for Spanou, who added four steals, three assists and a blocked shot.
“Artemis' performance was amazing,” RMU coach Sal Buscaglia said.
Berea (Ky.) 49, Point Park 48 — Quaker Valley product DeAnn Ryan hit a layup with 7 seconds to play and Berea College (10-15, 6-6 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) rallied from a 16-point deficit in the final 9:00 to stun Point Park (19-5, 10-4).