Caroline Coyer scored 12 points off the bench and Laura Sweeney (Cherokee) had 11 points and nine rebounds as Villanova's women's team defeated visiting Princeton, 61-54, at the Pavilion.

The win was the seventh straight for the Cats (8-1).

The Villanova bench scored 29 points.

Niveen Rasheed had 15 points for the Tigers (6-4).

Penn State 60, Virginia Tech 41 - Maggie Lucas (Germantown Academy) scored 17 points, Mia Nickson added 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Coquese Washington collected her 100th career coaching win as the No. 11 Nittany Lions (8-2) beat the Hokies (4-4) in Blacksburg, Va.

Elsewhere: Chelsey Lee scored 21 points to lift Rutgers (6-3) to a 63-49 win over Southern (0-9) in Piscataway, N.J. . . . Kate Dellinger had 23 points to become the ninth player in Widener history to score 1,000 points in a 106-71 victory for the Pride over Arcadia (4-5) in Glenside.


Ohio State 85, Savannah State 45 - Deshaun Thomas scored all but one of his 22 points in the first 20 minutes as the No. 7 Buckeyes (7-1) showed their firepower, crushing the Tigers (5-5) in Columbus.