Harrison Barnes scored a season-high 26 points to help No. 5 North Carolina beat Texas, 82-63, on Wednesday night in Chapel Hill, N.C.
John Henson added 14 points for the Tar Heels (11-2), who won their fifth straight and avenged last season's last-second loss to the Longhorns (9-3). North Carolina went on a 13-1 run to build a double-digit lead midway through the first half and never looked back.
Penn State 74, Cornell 67 - The Nittany Lions overcame a cold night of shooting with some clutch three-pointers to hold off host Cornell. Big Red (4-6), which squandered an eight-point first-half lead, shot 38 percent from the field.
Georgetown 71, Miami 46 - Sugar Rodgers scored 24 points as the 17th-ranked Hoyas routed No. 7 Miami by holding the visiting Hurricanes to 21 percent shooting.
Host Georgetown (10-2) limited the nation's highest-scoring team to its smallest output of the season. They stifled the Hurricanes (9-2) from the start, going ahead by 34-21 at halftime while holding Miami to just one field goal in the last six minutes.
Baylor 90, McNeese State 50 - Brittney Griner had 15 points, 13 rebounds, and four blocks in just 24 minutes to help the top-ranked Bears (12-0) beat the visiting Cowgirls in Waco, Texas. Caitlyn Baggett scored 18 for McNeese State (9-3), which was picked to repeat as Southland Conference champions in a preseason media poll.
Kentucky 90, Samford 61 - Samantha Drake scored 18 points as the No. 8 Wildcats rebounded from their first loss of the season by routing the visiting Bulldogs. Kentucky (11-1) never trailed against Samford (6-5) after falling at No. 3 Notre Dame on Sunday.