NEW YORK (AP) - Johnny Boychuk scored the tiebreaking goal on a slap shot with 4:25 remaining and the New York Islanders rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-4 Thursday night. Sebastian Aho had a goal and an assist, and Elias Lindholm, Noah Hanafin and Derek Ryan also scored for Carolina, which was 3-0-2 in its last five.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Lexie Brown scored 24 points, Leaonna Odom had 16 points and nine rebounds, and the Duke women beat High Point 77-50 Thursday night in the Blue Devils' home opener. High Point went scoreless for the first two minutes of the fourth quarter and later had a nearly three-minute field-goal drought.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Lennard Freeman scored a career-high 23 points and added 18 as North Carolina State improved to 4-0 with an 86-68 win over Presbyterian on Thursday night. The last time the Wolfpack started with four straight wins was the 2014-15 season.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Lindsey Spann made six of seven 3-pointers and scored 20 points in No. 4. South Carolina's 66-36 victory over Clemson on Thursday night. Spann's outside accuracy freed up defending national champion South Carolina in the paint. A'ja Wilson scored 19 points and had 11 rebounds, her third double-double in three games.
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