- The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 11, 2009

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) Scottie Reynolds scored 27 points, Corey Fisher had 21 and No. 13 Villanova continued its dominant Big East run in a 102-84 win over No. 10 Marquette on Tuesday night.

Dante Cunningham had 15 points for the Wildcats (20-4, 8-3) and Shane Clark had 16. The Wildcats knocked off their third Top 25 team in their six-game winning streak and won their 26th straight game at the Pavilion.

They reached the 100-point mark in consecutive Big East games for the first time in team history.

Marquette (20-4, 9-2) was unranked when it came away with a home victory against Villanova in the conference opener, a win that sparked the Golden Eagles to a 9-0 start in the Big East. Now, they’ve lost two straight on the road.

No. 9 Michigan St. 54, Michigan 42

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Freshman Delvon Roe scored 11 of his season-high 14 points in the first half and Kalin Lucas had 13 of his 15 points after halftime, leading Michigan State.

The Spartans (20-4, 10-2 Big Ten) have won three straight to open a 2[1/2]-game lead over Illinois and Ohio State, moving closer to their first conference championship since 2001.

DeShawn Sims scored 18 points for the Wolverines (15-10, 5-7), who will have to finish the season strong, after beating Duke and UCLA, to play in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1998.

No. 12 Clemson 87, Boston College 77

BOSTON (AP) Trevor Booker had 21 points and 13 rebounds, and Terrence Oglesby scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half to lead Clemson.

Oglesby went 6-for-10 from 3-point range, one on a four-point play with 11:54 left to put the Tigers (20-3, 6-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) ahead for good at 61-57. K.C. Rivers added 17 points and Raymond Sykes scored 12 with nine rebounds as Clemson reached 20 wins for the third consecutive season a first in school history.

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