Elijah Millsap had 22 points and 15 rebounds to lead Alabama-Birmingham to a 64-47 victory over 25th-ranked Cincinnati last night in Birmingham.
The Blazers (9-1) picked up their eighth straight win, holding the Bearcats (6-3) to 32 percent shooting.
The Bearcats whittled a 15-point halftime deficit down to eight points twice in the opening minutes of the second half, but trailed by as many as 25 before a last-minute spurt.
Howard Crawford added 14 points for the Blazers.
Ohio State 78, Presbyterian 48 - David Lighty had 20 points to propel 18th-ranked Ohio State (8-2) past Presbyterian (2-9) in Columbus, Ohio.
New Mexico 96, Northern Arizona 57 - Roman Martinez scored 17 points, and 19th-ranked New Mexico (11-0) opened with a 14-0 run and trounced Northern Arizona (3-6) in Albuquerque, N.M.
Mississippi 91, Texas-El Paso 81 - Chris Warren had a career high of 32 points, including 11 in overtime, as 20th-ranked Mississippi (9-1) outlasted UTEP (5-2) in Southaven, Miss.
Georgia Tech 65, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 53 - Gani Lawal had 15 points and 15 rebounds, and freshman Derrick Favors added 15 points and 11 rebounds, to lead 22d-ranked Georgia Tech (8-1) past Arkansas-Pine Bluff (0-8) in Atlanta.
Elsewhere: Douglas Davis scored 20 points, and the Princeton defense held its third straight opponent to 50 points or less in a 46-42 victory over visiting Monmouth. . . . B.J. Monteiro scored 27 points, and Duquesne pulled away from Canisius in the second overtime for an 86-77 victory in Pittsburgh. . . . Trevor Booker had 13 points, 12 rebounds, and nine assists to help Clemson beat East Carolina, 80-63, in Greenville, N.C. . . . L.D. Williams scored a career high of 23 points in Wake Forest's 80-69 victory over UNC-Wilmington in Wilmington, N.C.
Tennessee 86, Louisville 56 -
Angie Bjorklund scored 19 points, all but four on three-pointers, and third-ranked Tennessee (9-0) trounced Louisville (6-4) in Knoxville, Tenn.