Junior guard Sam Schuring had a big night in Lake Forest's loss to No. 2 Chicago.
Katie Kitchen scored 39 points and No. 18 Thomas More needed every one of them to beat Centre 80-79 in overtime.
With Centre leading 69-66, Thomas More's Allison Long hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime. The Saints erased another late Colonels' lead on a three-point play by Kitchen that gave the Saints an 80-79 lead with four seconds left. Kitchen's career night made a first time winner of new Thomas More head coach Jeff Hans. Paige Baechle had 22 points and seven rebounds off the bench for Centre.
No. 2 Chicago withstood a Lake Forest rally and edged the Foresters 61-59. The Maroons built a 16-point lead early in the second half, but Lake Forest put together a 19-5 run to get back in the game. The Foresters briefly took the lead 56-55 before Taylor Simpson tied the game from the foul line. The teams were scoreless for two-plus minutes until Joann Torres drained a three-pointer to give Chicago the lead for good. Sisters Morgan and Meghan Herrick combined for 28 points for the Maroons. Sam Schuring notched 23 points and seven rebounds for Lake Forest.
No. 11 UW-Stevens Point made sure that Millikin didn't pick up back-to-back wins over ranked WIAC opponents. The Pointers topped the Big Blue 66-45 by limiting Millikin to 19 percent shooting from behind the arc (4-for-21) and forcing 22 turnovers. No. 1 Amherst shook off a slow start and expanded a three-point halftime lead into a 67-41 win over Mount Holyoke. First year forward Megan Robertston led the Lord Jeffs with 16 points and seven rebounds.
Outside the Top 25, Moravian picked up its first win thanks to its brutal early season schedule. The Greyhounds downed MAC Freedom champion DeSales 66-50. Moravian lost its first three games to No. 20 Muhlenberg, No. 4 William Paterson and GNAC champion Emmanuel. Chanlir Segarra hit a layup at the buzzer to lift Berry over Birmingham-Southern 76-74 in overtime. Segarra finished with a team-high 24 points. Tara Gabelman scored a team-best 16 points to help Connecticut College rally from an early 15-0 deficit to defeat host WPI, 64-55.