- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 2, 2016

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Bryn Forbes scored a career-high 33 points, hitting a conference record 11 3-pointers, and No. 2 Michigan State woke up in the second half to rout Rutgers 97-66 on Wednesday night, handing the Scarlet Knights their 17th straight loss.

Eron Harris added 15 points, Denzel Valentine 14 for Spartans (25-5, 12-5 Big Ten), who made 16 3-pointers in winning their fifth straight game and ninth in 10. Matt Costello had 10 points and matched his career-best with 15 rebounds.

Forbes’ 11th 3-pointer broke the single-game record of 10 set by John Diebler of Ohio State against Penn State in 2011.

If Michigan State beats Ohio State on Saturday in its regular-season finale it will earn a double bye in the conference’s upcoming tournament and the No. 2 seed.

Corey Sanders, who was returning from a four-game suspension, had 19 points for Rutgers (6-23, 0-17).

No. 7 MIAMI 68, NOTRE DAME 50

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Angel Rodriguez matched his season high with 19 points, Sheldon McClellan added 17 and No. 7 Miami jumped to an early 18-point lead and beat Notre Dame to move back into a tie with North Carolina for first-place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

The Hurricanes (24-5, 13-4) held the Fighting Irish (19-10, 10-7) to a season-low 34 percent shooting as Notre Dame struggled offensively for the fourth straight game, losing three of those. The Hurricanes also had an 39-16 advantage in rebounds and a 32-24 edge in points in the paint.

Zach Auguste led the Irish with 18 points and 11 rebounds and Bonzie Colson add 11 points.

The Hurricanes jumped to a 21-3 lead early and never let the Irish get any closer than seven points.

No. 9 OREGON 76, UCLA 68

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points and Oregon rallied in the second half to beat UCLA, giving the Ducks at least a share of the Pac-12 title for the first time since 2002.

Dillon Brooks added 15 points, and Elgin Cook had 14 points, making all six of his free throws for the Ducks (24-6, 13-4 Pac-12), who won their fourth in a row and 10th in 12 games. Dorsey had a team-high nine rebounds, helping the Ducks control the boards, 40-28.

Isaac Hamilton scored 19 points, Tony Parker added 18, and Bryce Alford 16 points for the Bruins (15-15, 6-11). They have lost three straight and six of eight with one game remaining in the regular season.

No. 10 WEST VIRGINIA 90, TEXAS TECH 68

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Senior Jaysean Paige and Daxter Miles Jr. each scored 15 points and No. 10 West Virginia closed out its home regular season on senior night by trouncing Texas Tech.

Paige was honored pregame with fellow seniors Jonathan Holton and Richard Romeo III. He connected on 7 of 15 field goals, grabbed five rebounds and had five assists.

A sixth man, Paige was averaging a team-leading 14.3 points per game heading into this Big 12 conference game. No reserve has ever led the Mountaineers in scoring.

The victory for the Mountaineers (23-7, 12-5) keeps them in sole possession of second place in the Big 12 with a game to go at No. 19 Baylor Saturday.

Justin Gray’s 15 points and Aaron Ross’ 14 led the Red Raiders (18-11, 8-9).

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