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.

Lafayette 46, St. Francis 33 - The Leopards (4-7) put forth their best defensive effort since 1992 in their trouncing of their hosts in Brooklyn Heights, N.Y. Lafayette's Danielle Fiacco led all players with 11 points. The Terriers fell to 1-11, their eighth straight loss.