District roundup: No. 6 Kansas thumps WVU
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LAWRENCE, Kan. — Ben McLemore scored a Kansas freshman-record 36 points, and Jeff Withey came within one block of a triple-double as the sixth-ranked Jayhawks beat West Virginia, 91-65, on Saturday.
Jeff Withey had 14 points, 10 rebounds and nine blocks for the Jayhawks (25-4, 13-3 Big 12).
Terry Henderson had 20 points for the Mountaineers (13-16, 6-10), including 6 of 9 from 3-point range.
“We're not good enough to get down 10 or 12 or 14 to a team as good as they are and be able to come back,” WVU coach Bob Huggins said.
Minnesota 73, Penn State 44 — In Minneapolis, Trevor Mbakwe had 13 points and 13 rebounds and Minnesota (20-9, 8-8 Big Ten) held Penn State scoreless for the first 11 minutes of the game to cruise to a victory.
Julian Welch had 10 points and seven assists for the Golden Gophers, who didn't let the Nittany Lions (9-19, 1-15) spoil their Senior Day and capped a big week in which they also toppled No. 1 Indiana at home.
D.J. Newbill scored 15 points for Penn State (9-19, 1-15) but made just 2 of 16 field goals, and the Lions weren't able to sneak up on Minnesota like they did No. 4 Michigan earlier this week.
Ohio Wesleyan 84, St. Vincent 75 — In Delaware, Ohio, Andy Winters scored 21 points as Ohio Wesleyan (23-5) defeated St. Vincent in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.
Isaac Turner scored 29 points for St. Vincent (23-6).
Wooster 62, Penn State Behrend 44 — In Wooster, Ohio, the Fighting Scots (24-5) used a 19-7 first-half run to take control and beat Penn State Behrend (20-9) in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.
Seniors Russ Conley led the Lions with 15 points.
No. 1 Baylor 80, West Virginia 49 — In Morgantown, W.Va., Brittney Griner recorded her first triple-double in more than two years and Baylor (28-1, 17-0 Big 12) defeated West Virginia (17-11, 9-8).
The largest crowd ever for a women's game at WVU saw Griner finish with 28 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots.
CCSU 69, Robert Morris 60 — In New Britain, Conn., Mt. Lebanon sisters Jessica and Jaclyn Babe led Central Connecticut State (15-13, 9-8 Northeast Conference) past Robert Morris (7-21, 6-11).
Jessica Babe, a junior guard, had 21 points and 12 rebounds and Jaclyn, a senior guard, added 18 points and eight assists.
RMU junior forward Artemis Spanou had 28 points and 16 rebounds for her 23rd consecutive double-double.
Fairmont State 65, Seton Hill 54 – In Charleston, W. Va., Fairmont State used a 26-6 run to erase a 12-point second-half deficit and defeat Seton Hill in the WVIAC championship game.
Fifth-seeded Seton Hill (19-13) led, 32-20, early in the second half, before the No. 2 seed Falcons (23-9) rallied to win the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Division II Tournament.
Paige Alviani scored 18 points and Katie Gattuso had 13 points and eight rebounds for Seton Hill.
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