Jon Diebler matched an Ohio State record with nine three-pointers, scoring a career-high 29 points to lead the second-ranked Buckeyes past visiting Florida Gulf Coast, 83-55, Wednesday night.

Diebler, who has now made a school-best 291 shots beyond the arc, shot 9 for 14 from three-point territory.

Jared Sullinger scored 11 points for Ohio State (9-0).

In the nation: LaceDarius Dunn scored 24 points, and Quincy Acy had 14 points with 10 rebounds as ninth-ranked Baylor beat visiting Bethune-Cookman, 83-39. The Bears (7-0) went ahead early and led 38-22 by halftime. . . . No. 21 Minnesota beat visiting Akron, 66-58. Steve McNees scored 12 for Akron, which led 32-27 at halftime and gave the bigger and stronger Gophers all they could handle the first 30 minutes. . . . UC Santa Barbara shot 50 percent from the field to beat host UNLV, 68-62. The 22d-ranked Runnin' Rebels shot only 29 percent.

In the area: Lincoln picked up its first win under first-year head coach John Hill, a 70-57 victory over visiting Central State University. It was the 1-6 Lions' final nonconference game before the start of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association schedule. . . . Scranton beat visiting Cabrini, 77-64. The Cavaliers (4-2) took a 33-32 lead at the half, and pushed it to 37-33 in the opening minutes of the second period, but then faltered. The Royals improved their record to 6-2. . . . Rutgers-Camden got its first win of the season, defeating visiting Berkeley, 62-51. The Scarlet Raptors (1-7) were led by Kyle Bowman's 24 points.


Cierra Bravard had 14 points and 10 rebounds and No. 17 Florida State cruised to a 69-51 win over visiting Central Florida.

Bravard had her fourth double-double of the season and Alexa Deluzio added 11 points for the Seminoles (9-1).

D'Nay Daniels had 17 points and eight rebounds for UCF (4-5).

In the area: Cabrini lost, 63-39, on the road to Scranton. The Cavaliers (2-5) trailed the Royals, 37-16, at the half and never recovered. Senior guard Julie Bonomo netted a team-best 13 points for Cabrini. . . . Rutgers-Camden beat visiting Berkeley, 60-34. The Scarlet Raptors' record improved to 3-6. . . . Eastern was pounded by host Alvernia, 78-47. The Eagles (4-4) trailed at the half, 29-16, and never got close to the Crusaders (4-4).