T.J. Bray, coming off a one-game suspension for disciplinary reasons, scored 20 of his 23 points in the second half as Princeton pulled away from Rutgers for a 78-73 win Wednesday night in Piscataway, N.J.

Denton Koon, Hans Brase and Ben Hazel each had 14 points for the Tigers (7-1), who won their sixth straight. Princeton extended its lead to 75-45 in the central New Jersey rivalry, which started in 1917.

Myles Mack had 21 points for the Scarlet Knights (4-7), who have lost four straight and six of their last seven. Kadeem Jack added 14 while J.J. Moore had 10.

Penn State 68, Duquesne 59 - Reserve Allen Roberts had 15 points and D.J. Newbill added 13 points as the Nittany Lions (8-3) won for the sixth time in their last eight games, beating the host Dukes (3-4) in Pittsburgh. Ovie Soko had 19 points to lead Duquesne.

William Paterson 103, Rowan 63 - Sandy Burgos scored 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the host Pioneers (6-2, 3-1 New Jersey Athletic Conference) past the Profs (5-4, 2-3) in Wayne, N.J. Rowan's Rich McNamara had 14 points and Tim McDaniels added 13.

Ohio State 86, Bryant 48 - Lenzelle Smith Jr. scored 19 points and the No. 3 Buckeyes (9-0) pulled away early to beat the visiting Bulldogs (6-5). Dyami Starks had 16 points for Bryant.


South Dakota State 83, Penn State 79 - Ariel Edwards scored 24 points and Maggie Lucas added 20, but the 12th-ranked Nittany Lions (6-3) could not overcome a 55-point first half by the host Jackrabbits (7-4). Steph Paluch and Megan Waytashek each had 18 for the winners.

Penn 67, Army 57 - Alyssa Baron scored 22 points and Sydney Stipanovich added 17 as the Quakers (4-2) won their fourth straight, beating the Cadets (7-2). Kelsey Minato led Army with 20 points.

Widener 78, Swarthmore 60 - Jen Egee scored a career-high 29 points and tied her personal best with six three-pointers, leading the Pride (4-3) over the visiting Garnet (4-5) at Schwartz Center. Katie Lytle had 23 points for Swarthmore.