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OMAHA, Neb. — Doug McDermott scored 30 points for No. 16 Creighton, which broke away late in the first half and beat Akron 77-61 on Sunday.

McDermott, who made a career-high six 3-pointers, also had 30 points against Wisconsin last month and on seven other occasions in his career for the Bluejays (9-1).

Gregory Echenique added nine points and seven rebounds for Creighton.

UNLV 76, California 75

BERKELEY, Calif. — Quintrell Thomas grabbed Anthony Marshall's airball under the basket and scored on a short hook shot with 1.2 seconds remaining to lift No. 21 UNLV to a win over California.

WOMEN Duke 60, St. John's 42

NEW YORK — Elizabeth Williams had 16 points and five blocks to help No. 4 Duke beat St. John's in the seventh annual Maggie Dixon Classic.

Kentucky 68, Middle Tennessee State 56

LEXINGTON, Ky. — DeNesha Stallworth had 16 points, and the Wildcats used a first-half surge to get the win.

Penn State 97, Georgetown 74

STATE COLLEGE — Maggie Lucas scored a career-high 39 points to lead the Lady Lions over the Hoyas.

Lucas was 11 of 21 from the field, including 7 of 13 from 3-point territory. She had 26 in the first half in which Penn State (7-2) led by as many as 34.

Purdue 68, Tennessee-Martin 60

MARTIN, Tenn. — Sam Ostarello scored 14 of her 16 points in the second half and Taylor Manuel also scored 16 as the Boilermakers rallied for the win.

Kansas 97, Newman 64

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Carolyn Davis scored 24 points and the Jayhawks never trailed in a victory over Division II Newman.

Ohio State 81, Lafayette 41

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Tayler Hill scored 19 points and the Buckeyes never trailed in defeating the Leopards for their 28th consecutive victory at home.

Iowa St. 60, Fairfield 43

AMES, Iowa — Hallie Christofferson scored 18 points and the Cyclones defeated the Stags.

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