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Miami moved up to third spot on the Atlantic Coast Conference ladder with a resounding 85-64 win against Pittsburgh. All the Miami starters scored in double figures with Sam Waardenburg making 3 from 5 from beyond the arc as he accumulated 12 points, 3 rebounds an assists and a steal.

Hartford 74 (Thomas Webley 1 points, 1 rebound, 2 blocks) Stony Brook 70

Portland University Pilots (7-6) snapped a three game losing streak with an 89-84 win at St Mary’s (7-9) and in the process moved up to 4th spot on the West Coast Conference ladder.

In a game that featured 22 lead changes Emme Shearer, in her 50th game for Portland, had 4 points, 4 rebounds and a game high 4 steals. Tall Ferns forward Amy West scored 8 points for St Mary’s, all in the fourth quarter, while Tayla Dalton mustered 12 points plus a pair of rebounds and assists.

St Mary’s guard Jade Kirisome will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing shoulder surgery.

Grace Hunter scored 8 points and snared 3 rebounds as Florida International slipped to 4-10 in Conference-USA play after being beaten 53-39 by Charlotte.

Kael Robinson finished with 2 points, 4 assists and 2 rebounds as Rocky Mountain went down 74-67 to MSU-Northern Northern in the NAIA Frontier Conference quarter-final.

Dallas Clayton scored 10 points (4/5FG) as fourth seeded Missouri State-West Plains were defeated 96-53 by State Fair in the Junior College Region 16 play-offs.

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