Virginia Tech ties mark

Hokies match record with their 23rd regular-season win

BLACKSBURG, VA - MARCH 08: Nickeil Alexander-Walker #4 of the Virginia Tech Hokies looks to run while being guarded by Chris Likes #0 and Anthony Lawrence #3 of the Miami Hurricanes at Cassell Coliseum on March 08, 2019 in Blacksburg, Virginia. (Photo by Lauren Rakes/Getty Images)
BLACKSBURG, VA - MARCH 08: Nickeil Alexander-Walker #4 of the Virginia Tech Hokies looks to run while being guarded by Chris Likes #0 and Anthony Lawrence #3 of the Miami Hurricanes at Cassell Coliseum on March 08, 2019 in Blacksburg, Virginia. (Photo by Lauren Rakes/Getty Images)Lauren Rakes

Blacksburg, Va.

Nickeil Alexander-Walker had 21 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists and No. 15 Virginia Tech beat Miami 84-70 on Friday night to tie the school record for regular-season victories with 23.

Playing mostly at the point guard, Alexander-Walker was 6-for-14 from the floor, including three 3-pointers for the Hokies (23-7, 12-6 Atlantic Coast Conference). He tied his career high with the eight assists.

Buffalo 84, Bowling Green 73: Nick Perkins scored 22 points and No. 19 Buffalo beat Bowling Green in its regular-season finale for its 26th consecutive home victory.

Maryland 69, Minnesota 60: Anthony Cowan scored 21 points, Jalen Smith had 19 points and 11 rebounds and No. 24 Maryland beat Minnesota.

Women

Louisville 75, Clemson 67: Asia Durr scored 24 points, and No. 3 Louisville pulled away to beat Clemson in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.

Notre Dame 95, North Carolina 77: Arike Ogunbowale scored 28 points, and No. 4 Notre Dame beat North Carolina in an ACC quarterfinal.

Mississippi State 83, Tennessee 68: Anriel Howard scored 26 points, Southeastern Conference player of the year Teaira McCowan had 17 points and 13 rebounds and No. 5 Mississippi State beat Tennessee in the SEC Tournament.

Oregon 77, Arizona 63: Sabrina Ionescu had 18 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds to lead No. 6 Oregon past Aari McDonald and Arizona in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Tournament.

Stanford 72, California 54: Kiana Williams scored 23 points and No. 7 Stanford beat rival Cal in the Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinals.

Maryland 71, Michigan State 55: Kaila Charles scored 16 of her 21 points in the second half and No. 8 Maryland beat Michigan State in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals.

N.C. State 69, Florida State 62: Elissa Cunane had 22 points, and No. 9 North Carolina State held on to beat No. 22 Florida State in an ACC quarterfinal.

Iowa 70, Indiana 61: Megan Gustafson scored 30 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to help No. 10 Iowa beat Indiana in the Big Ten quarterfinals.

Arkansas 95, South Carolina 89: Chelsea Dungee scored 31 points and Arkansas upset No. 12 South Carolina to end the Gamecocks' run of four straight SEC Tournament titles.

Missouri 70, Kentucky 68 (OT): Sophie Cunningham scored 29 points, including seven in overtime, and Missouri beat No. 13 Kentucky to advance to the SEC Tournament semifinals.

Texas A&M 64, Auburn 62: Kayla Wells scored 28 points and hit the game-winner with 5.3 seconds left to push No. 15 Texas A&M past Auburn in an SEC Tournament quarterfinal.

Syracuse 92, Miami 85: Tiana Mangakahia had 25 points and 13 assists, and No. 18 Syracuse made an ACC Tournament-record 14 3-pointers to beat No. 16 Miami in a quarterfinal.

UCLA 73, Arizona State 69: Japreece Dean scored 24 points to help No. 25 UCLA beat No. 20 Arizona State in a Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinal.

Note: LSU Chancellor F. King Alexander and athletic director Joe Alleva announced Friday that they suspended men's basketball coach Will Wade indefinitely and appointed assistant Tony Benford interim head coach. The suspension came a day after reports that an FBI wire-tap captured Wade's telephone conversations with a person convicted last year of funneling money to the families of basketball recruits.