Maya Moore scored a season-high 31 points and Connecticut pulled within a game of UCLA's record 88-game winning streak with a 79-47 victory over Marquette on Thursday night.

Tiffany Hayes and Bria Hartley each added 16 points for the Huskies (9-0, 2-0 Big East), who don't play again until Dec. 19 against No. 6 Ohio State. Angel Robinson led the Golden Eagles (7-2) with 15 points.

The UCLA men's team set the Division I record in 1974.

In the nation: Monique Oliver had a career-high 21 points and 17 rebounds as Rutgers beat No. 11 Georgetown, 70-53. Rutgers (6-3, 1-0 Big East) reeled off a 34-10 run to upset the visiting Hoyas (7-3, 0-1). . . . Duke freshmen Chelsea Gray and Tricia Liston each scored 15 points to help the No. 5 Blue Devils beat visiting Albany, 83-48. . . . Eighth-ranked Texas A&M pounded visiting Purdue, 100-55. . . . Host Iowa beat 15th-ranked Iowa State, 62-40. The 19th-ranked Hawkeyes improved to 9-1. . . . Katherine Harry scored 20 points to power No. 24 DePaul to a 80-48 win over Loyola-Chicago.

In the area: Tiffany Johnson, a 5-foot-7 point guard from Prep Charter in Philadelphia has signed a national letter of intent to attend Drexel in 2011. Johnson was a first-team all-Public League selection as a junior and helped her team win two Public League championships.


Ohio State 75, IUPUI 64 -

Jared Sullinger set an Ohio State freshman record with 40 points, leading the second-ranked Buckeyes back from a nine-point, second-half deficit to beat IUPUI in Columbus, Ohio.

The 6-foot-9 Columbus native hit 12 of 17 shots from the field and 16 of 23 free throws and had 13 rebounds as the Buckeyes (7-0) escaped on a night when the Jaguars (4-6) shot 51 percent from the field.

In the nation: Alex Tyus scored a season-high 20 points and Vernon Macklin added 19 and eight rebounds to lead Florida to a 65-52 victory over Kent State. Tyus made 10 of 15 shots from the field and added five rebounds for the Gators (7-2).

In the area: Visiting Arcadia built a 20-point halftime lead and saw its margin whittled to nine points late in the second half before beating Rutgers-Camden, 66-54, in a nonconference game. . . . Shannon Givens scored a game-high 20 points and Khalif Foster registered a double-double off the bench (14 points, 12 rebounds) to lead West Chester (6-1) to an 82-74 win over visiting Chestnut Hill (2-6).