Erica Morrow scored a season-high 27 points, Tasha Harris hit a key late three-pointer and inbounded to Iasia Hemingway for a big layup in the final minute, and Syracuse upset No. 6 Ohio State, 75-66, in Syracuse, N.Y., on Saturday.
The Orange (8-0) have now won 36 straight nonconference home games, and none was bigger than this one. Ohio State (7-1), bidding for its second straight 8-0 start under coach Jim Foster, lost to Syracuse for the first time in 10 meetings.
Jantel Lavender led Ohio State with 26 points.
West Virginia 71, Prairie View 39 - Madina Ali had 20 points and nine rebounds to give the No. 9 Mountaineers (10-0) their best start in school history, beating the Panthers (4-4) in Morgantown, W.Va.
Liz Repella added 15 points and Korinne Campbell scored 11 as West Virginia extended their school-record home winning streak to 25 games.
Georgetown 81, Rider 54 - Adria Crawford scored 19 points and reserve Alexa Roche had all of her 14 points in the second half to help the No. 11 Hoyas (8-3) overcome a sluggish start to beat the Broncs (0-8) in Lawrenceville, N.J.
Ali Heller had 13 points and Sara Homan added eight points and 13 rebounds for Rider.
Kentucky 79, Chattanooga 64 - Victoria Dunlap had 26 points and seven rebounds for the No. 14 Wildcats (7-1) as they beat the Mocs (3-5) in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Notre Dame 91, Creighton 54 - Skylar Diggins scored 18 points, and Becca Bruszewski added 17 points and six rebounds for the No. 18 Fighting Irish (8-3) in a win over the Blue Jays (4-4) in South Bend, Ind.
St. John's 73, Rhode Island 49 - Da'Shena Stevens scored 17 points and Shenneika Smith added 15 to lead the No. 20 RedStorm (9-1) over the Rams (5-5) in Kingston, R.I.
DePaul 72, Northern Illinois 52 - Keisha Hampton scored 11 points to eclipse 1,000 for her career as the No. 24 Blue Demons (11-1) topped the Huskies (5-4) in Chicago.
Local games: Lauren Jackson scored 17 points as Lafayette beat La Salle, 60-51, in Easton. Nadia Duncan poured in 18 for the Explorers, with Michea Bryant and Ebonee Jones notching 11 and 10, respectively. Jess Koci added a team-high 10 rebounds. . . . Ursinus held Dickinson to just 26 percent shooting as the Bears grabbed a 44-33 win over the Red Devils in Carlisle, Pa. St. Basil's grad Lindsey Teuber had 13 points for Ursinus.
Caitlin Shaw recorded her second double-double of the season with 16 points and 12 rebounds, Marissa Chesnavich went 7-7 from the field and had 14 points as the University of the Sciences routed Wilmington University, 71-27. Colleen Christian added 11 points and a career-high seven assists and Becca Ruggear came off the bench for 10 points.
Freshman Joanna Persiano came off the bench to score 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting, including 4 of 8 from beyond the arc, to lift Widener to a 73-54 win over Rutgers-Camden in Chester. . . . Allison Hostetter scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Alex Lennon posted 13 points and nine rebounds to lead West Chester to an 83-40 victory over visiting Lincoln in the second game of the 25th annual Carol Eckman Memorial Classic. DeJuana Mosley led Lincoln with 11 points. . . . Mashira Newman scored 16 points and Sophia Waters netted 10 to lead Millersville to a come-from-behind 64-55 victory over Bowie State in the first game.