GUILFORD 85, CASE WESTERN RESERVE 82: Jordan Snipes led five players in double-figure scoring with a career-high 18 points in Guilford’s win over visiting Case Western Reserve. The New Year’s Eve matinee featured 15 lead changes and nine ties before the Quakers (6-4) prevailed for their fourth win in five outings.

Case Western’s Carson Oren matched his season high with a game-best 28 points and grabbed a game-high eight rebounds. He made three 3-pointers and 11 of 13 free throws.

Caleb Kimbrough and Patrick Stephenson each set career highs with 12 points for Elon.

CASE WESTERN RESERVE (2-6): Oren 7-13 11-13 28, Lafe 10-22 0-3 21, Cannan 2-5 4-4 9, Impastato 3-7 0-0 9, Mullen 2-7 0-0 5, Sallee 2-5 0-0 4, Conrad 1-5 1-2 3, Bradford 1-3 0-0 3, Lenzer 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 28-68 16-22 82.

GUILFORD (6-4): Snipes 6-13 3-3 18, Stephenson 4-7 0-0 12, Kimbrough 3-6 4-4 12, Lawhorn 1-3 8-10 10, Edmond 4-8 1-4 10, Burge 2-8 2-2 7, Belkoski 3-7 0-0 7, Strong 2-6 0-0 4, Atkinson 2-7 0-2 4, Gray 0-4 1-2 1, Sharpe 0-4 0-0 0, Miller 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 27-74 19-27 85.

Halftime—Case Western Reserve 40-37. 3-point goals—Case Western Reserve 10-21 (Oren 3-4, Impastato 3-6, Mullen 1-4, Bradford 1-1, Lafe 1-3, Cannan 1-3), Guilford 12-39 (Stephenson 4-6, Snipes 3-7, Kimbrough 2-4, Edmond 1-4, Burge 1-7, Belkoski 1-3, Gray 0-4, Atkinson 0-3, Strong 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Case Western Reserve 43 (Oren 8), Guilford 50 (Lawhorn 7). Assists—Case Western Reserve 14 (Oren, Mullen 3), Guilford 18 (Burge 5). Total fouls—Case Western Reserve 18, Guilford 20. A-235.

UNC WILMINGTON 74, ELON 48: Halston Lane scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half and UNC Wilmington cruised to a win over Elon on Friday.

The Seahawks (6-4) held Elon (2-10) to a season-low point total. The Phoenix dropped their fifth straight game.

Lane drained 5 of 7 shots in the first half and connected on all three of his second-half attempts. He helped give the Seahawks a 47-13 advantage from bench players.

Taylor Lay added 11 points for UNC Wilmington.

Montell Watson scored 12 points and Scottie Rice had 10 for Elon, who shot just 32.6 percent from the floor and only 48.3 percent at the free-throw line.

ELON (2-10): Rice 3-9 4-7 10, Wyatt 1-8 4-9 7, Gamble 0-2 0-0 0, Watson 4-6 2-2 12, Harvin 1-4 3-4 6, Jordan 4-7 0-2 8, Harris 2-4 1-4 5, Jones 0-1 0-0 0, Waters 0-2 0-1 0, Brandon 0-0 0-0 0, Chalko 0-2 0-0 0, Haymond 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 15-46 14-29 48.

UNC WILMINGTON (6-4): Lay 4-7 2-2 11, Laue 4-7 0-1 8, Wyrick 1-3 0-0 2, King 0-3 0-0 0, Spencer 1-4 0-0 3, Coombs 2-3 2-2 6, Carter 2-4 0-0 5, Fountain 3-7 0-0 6, Grkovic 2-5 1-2 5, Kuljanin 2-3 0-0 4, Lane 8-10. Totals 29-56 5-7 71.

Halftime—UNC Wilmington 37-20. 3-point goals—Elon 4-18 (Watson 2-4, Wyatt 1-4, Harvin 1-4, Waters 0-1, Chalko 0-1, Haymond 0-1, Rice 0-3), UNC Wilmington 8-19 (Lane 5-7, Lay 1-1, Spencer 1-3, Carter 1-3, Fountain 0-1, Grkovic 0-1, King 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Elon 29 (Wyatt 8), UNC Wilmington 38 (Laue 9). Assists—Elon 7 (Watson 3), UNC Wilmington 17 (King, Grkovic 3). Total fouls—Elon 12, UNC Wilmington 21. A—5,803.

STATE

michigan 75, unc asheville 54: Chris Hunter scored 20 points and freshman Ron Coleman added a career-high 17 to lead four Michigan players in double figures as the Wolverines beat UNC Asheville.

Courtney Sims and Dion Harris had 11 and 10 points, respectively, for the Wolverines (8-5), who open the Big Ten season Wednesday at Iowa.

Brian McCullough scored 14 points and K.J. Garland had 11 for the Bulldogs (3-8), who finished their nonconference schedule with an 0-7 record on the road.

UNC ASHEVILLE (3-8): McCullough 5-6 3-4 14, Mohn 1-7 2-2 4, Walker 2-4 1-2 5, Garland 5-10 0-0 11, Collington 3-9 0-0 9, Warner 1-2 0-0 2, Holmes 1-3 1-2 4, Harrell 1-1 0-0 2, Vibbert 1-5 1-2 3. Totals 20-47 8-12 54.

MICHIGAN (8-5): Andrews 2-7 0-3 4, Hunter 8-12 3-4 20, Sims 4-5 3-3 11, Harris 5-11 0-0 10, Coleman 8-14 0-0 17, Petway 4-4 0-0 8, Harrell 0-0 1-2 1, Bell 0-0 0-0 0, Mathis 1-2 0-0 2, Brzozowicz 0-0 0-0 0, Ba 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 33-56 7-12 75.

Halftime—Michigan 38, UNC Asheville 23. 3-point goals—UNC Asheville 6-14 (Collington 3-6, McCullough 1-1, Garland 1-1, Holmes 1-3, Vibbert 0-3), Michigan 2-11 (Hunter 1-2, Coleman 1-4, Harris 0-2, Andrews 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—UNC Asheville 21 (Mohn, Walker 4), Michigan 30 (Sims 6). Assists—UNC Asheville 9 (Collington 4), Michigan 22 (Harris 8). Total fouls—UNC Asheville 20, Michigan 11. A—10,786.

TOP 25

NO. 13 WASHINGTON 81, CALIFORNIA 67: Tre Simmons scored 18 points and Bobby Jones had 16, leading five Washington players in double figures as the Huskies beat California in the Pac-10 opener for both schools.

Will Conroy and Jamaal Williams each scored 11 points and freshman Joel Smith added 10 as Washington (11-1) extended its home-court winning streak to 14 games, the longest in six years.

Richard Midgley led California (7-4) with 18 points.

No. 16 Iowa 67, Saint Louis 58: Pierre Pierce scored 24 points and led a late 10-0 run that enabled Iowa to finally pull away from surprisingly stubborn Saint Louis.

Adam Haluska added 13 points for the Hawkeyes (12-1). Izik Ohanon led Saint Louis (2-10) with 15 points, and Anthony Drejaj had 14.

AREA WOMEN

NO. 2 DUKE 80, AUBURN 61: Wanisha Smith scored 12 of her 15 points in the second half, leading Duke to a victory over Auburn in the final round of the Auburn Holiday Classic.

Alison Bales had 14 points and Jessica Foley added 11, including three from 3-point range. Mistie Williams, Monique Currie and Laura Kurz scored 10 points apiece for the Blue Devils (13-1).

Williams pulled down a game-high 13 rebounds for Duke, which dominated the boards 45-35.

Natasha Brackett led the Tigers (9-3) with 16 points.

DUKE (13-1): Williams 4-8 2-2 10, Currie 3-8 4-5 10, Bales 7-12 0-0 14, Smith 5-8 3-4 15, Foley 4-7 0-0 11, Kurz 4-6 0-0 10, Black 2-6 0-1 4, Whitley 2-4 2-3 6, Howe 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 31-60 11-15 80.

AUBURN (9-3): Emeagi 5-15 0-0 13, Payne 3-8 0-0 6, Brown 2-8 2-2 7, Louden 2-9 3-4 8, Brackett 6-17 2-3 16, Presley 0-3 3-4 3, Ogubie 3-6 2-2 8, Rossouw 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 21-67 12-15 61.

Halftime—Duke 39-28. 3-Point goals—Duke 7-13 (Smith 2-4, Foley 3-5, Kurz 2-3, Whitley 0-1), Auburn 7-21 (Emeagi 3-5, Brown 1-4, Louden 1-3, Brackett 2-8, Presley 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Duke 45 (Williams 13), Auburn 35 (Emeagi 10). Assists—Duke 22 (Williams, Currie, Bales 4), Auburn 12 (Louden 5). Total fouls—Duke 19, Auburn 12. A—2,216.

USC UPSTATE 81, WINSTON-SALEM STATE 78: Winston-Salem State let a lead slip away in the final five minutes of the game as USC Upstate pulled out a come-from-behind win in the final game of the 2004 Allstate Insurance basketball classic in Spartanburg, S.C.

USC Upstate’s Toya Shuler was named tournament MVP after leading the Spartans in scoring. She was joined on the all-tournament team by teammate Yakeeshia Ross, Francis Marion’s Jennifer Howard, Winston-Salem State’s Shalonda Carter, and North Carolina Central’s Cassie King.

WINSTON-SALEM STATE (8-3): Robinson 7-15 0-1 14, Carter 5-7 2-4 12, Tonkins 2-5 1-1 5, Baldwin 1-2 0-0 2, Eason 3-11 3-4 10, Armstrong 5-15 2-2 15, Rudd 1-2 0-0 3, Motley 6-7 2-2 15, Alston 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 31-65 10-14 78.

USC UPSTATE (7-3): Miles 1-4 3-7 5, Ross 6-10 4-4 16, Shuler 7-11 2-5 19, Worthy 5-6 5-5 15, Thompson 0-2 1-2 1, Redd 3-8 3-4 10, Wynne 1-3 2-4 4, Feyes 4-10 0-0 11, Pallardy 0-0 0-0 0, Blandin 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 27-58 20-37 81.

Halftime—Winston-Salem State 35, USC Upstate 34. 3-point goals—Winston-Salem State 6-18 (Eason 1-6, Armstrong 3-9, Rudd 1-2, Motley 1-1), USC Upstate 7-16 (Shuler 3-5, Redd 1-3, Feyes 3-8). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Winston-Salem State 40 (Carter, Tonkins 8), USC Upstate 35 (Miles 12). Assists—Winston-Salem State 22 (Baldwin, Eason 6), USC Upstate 17 (Shuler 5). Total fouls—Winston-Salem State 26, USC Upstate 12. A—124.

acc women

georgia tech 62, alcorn state 43: Stephanie Higgs scored 19 points and Jessica Williams added 14 to lead Georgia Tech to a victory over Alcorn State in the championship game of the Atlanta Marriott Northwest Holiday Invitational.

The Yellow Jackets (8-2) pulled away in the second half after Alcorn (4-3) trailed only 23-19 at halftime.

Williams also had 12 rebounds for her second career double-double, an effort that helped her win the Most Valuable Player award in the tournament.

florida state 64, colgate 43: Florida State outscored Colgate 39-17 in the second half and Linnea Liljestrand recorded a career-high six 3-pointers as the Seminoles upended the Raiders at the Donald L. Tucker Center.

Liljestrand had 18 points, five assists, and five rebounds.

state women

radford 72, western carolina 56: Radford had three players score in double figures and five players grab six or more rebounds as it topped Western Carolina. The Highlanders were led by Serena White’s game- and career-high 16 points.

Shavon Earp and Sarah Stephens added 13 and 11 points, respectively, and each grabbed six boards.

top 25 women

new mexico 63, san francisco 52: New Mexico’s Jana Francis led the Lobos with 14 points and seven rebounds in the win. Dominique Carter scored 14 for the Dons.

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