Kruz Perrott-Hunt ran up 19 points, making 3 from 6 from beyond the arc, as South Dakota earned an 81-60 win against St Thomas. Perrott-Hunt is averaging 17 points a game at home during Summit League play and went two better in this one, moving past 600 career points in the process. South Dakota 9-6 in league play with three regular season games remaining.
Also in double figures was Callum McRae as UC Riverside beat CSU Bakersfield 79-69. The former Palmerston North Boys High standout finished with an outstanding stat line of 16 points (7/11FG), 7 assists and 7 rebounds.
Sam Waardenburg was the cornerstone of Miami’s defence as the Hurricanes moved to 11-4 in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 70-63 win at Louisville. Waardenburg had team high’s in rebounds (9) and blocks (3) along with 8 points.
Tobias Cameron had a productive 12 points, 7 rebounds and a pair of assists as Abilene Christian lost 75-71 in overtime to Sam Houston.
St Mary’s 69 (Dan Fotu 6 points, 1 rebound, 1 block) San Francisco 64
Colorado State 83 (James Moors 4 points, 5 rebounds) New Mexico 68
New Mexico State 75 (Yuat Alok 2 points, 1 rebound, 1 block) Dixie State 64
After 14 straight losses Virginia Cavaliers gained their first Atlantic Coast Conference win beating Duke 67-54. McKenna Dale had 5 points, and one each in blocks, steals, rebounds and assists in the win.
BYU 77 (Tegan Graham 5pts, 4rebs, 2a, 1stl, Kaylee Smiler 3a, 2rebs, 1stl, Arielle Mackey-Williams 2pts, 1a, 1stl)Loyola Marymount 54
Florida International 49 (Grace Hunter 5 points, 2 assists) Middle Tennessee 63
Portland 72 (Emme Shearer 7 points, 2 assists) San Francisco 80
Georgia Southern 68 (Tsubasa Nisbett 6 points, 2 rebounds) South Alabama 56
Fresno State 59 (Amiee Book 3 points, 2 steals) Nevada, Las Vegas 69