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College basketball: Stanford hands No. 10 UConn its first loss of the season
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Hartford, Conn. • Chasson Randle scored 22 points and Stanford handed No. 10 UConn its first loss of the season, 53-51 on Wednesday night.

Josh Huestis added 13 points and Dwight Powell had 10 points and 15 rebounds for Stanford (8-2), which overcame a 10-point halftime deficit in earning their first signature win of the season.

DeAndre Daniels had 15 points for UConn (9-1), which was 6 of 10 from behind the arc in the first half and 0 for 12 in the second.

Randle's jump shot with 3½ minutes left gave the Cardinal a 52-49 lead. The Huskies pulled within a point when Daniels tipped in a missed 3-point attempt by Niels Giffey.

But Shabazz Napier missed three shots in the final 40 seconds with a chance to put the Huskies ahead. He gave up an opportunity on UConn's final possession, passing the ball to Omar Calhoun, whose 3-pointer from the right wing bounced off the rim.

Stanford came in 0-4 against UConn and had not beaten a Top 25 team away from Palo Alto since the 2008 NCAA tournament.

The Cardinal's previous seven wins came over teams that were a combined 32-41.

Napier, who finished with 12 points and eight assists, missed two 3-pointers on a key possession with the Huskies trailing 52-51. Stanford got the ball back with 28 seconds left after a scrum underneath the basket.

Napier fouled Huestis on the inbounds play and he hit one of two foul shots.

Napier, who beat Florida with a jumper at the buzzer earlier this month, missed another shot with 8 seconds left, forcing UConn to foul again.

He got the ball back on a rebound after Huestis missed another free throw attempt. He dribbled down the court, but instead of trying a shot, he passed to Calhoun.

No. 12 Baylor 91, Northwestern State 84 (OT) • In Waco, Texas, Kenny Chery scored 12 of his 20 points in overtime and No. 12 Baylor returned from an extended break with a win over Northwestern State.

Chery had a steal in the first minute of overtime after Sabri Thompson lost control of the ball. Chery picked it up and drove to make a tough short jumper while being fouled. He shouted out while still sitting on the court after the ball went through the hoop to put the Bears (9-1) ahead to stay. He added the free throw.

Texas 86, No. 14 North Carolina 83 • In Chapel Hill, N.C., Demarcus Holland scored on a stickback of his own free throw with 4.1 seconds left to help Texas hold on and beat North Carolina.

Holland finished with 15 points for the Longhorns (10-1), who survived a missed 3-pointer from UNC's Marcus Paige on the final play to earn their sixth straight win.

Isaiah Taylor scored 16 points to lead Texas. —

Wednesday's scores

• No. 3 Ohio State 76, Delaware 64

• Stanford 53, No. 10 UConn 51

• No. 12 Baylor 91, Northwestern St. 84 (OT)

• Texas 86, No. 13 North Carolina 83

• No. 22 UMass 83, Ohio 71

• No. 24 San Diego State 76, Southern Utah 39

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