- The Washington Times - Monday, December 7, 2009

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VIRGINIA TECH 74, GEORGIA 62: Malcolm Delaney scored 19 of his 31 points in the second half to lift the Hokies past the Bulldogs on Sunday in Blacksburg, Va.

With the score tied at 18-18, the Hokies scored 10 straight to take a 28-18 lead, and they never trailed again.

“This is a good win for us,” Virginia Tech coach Seth Greenberg said. “We’re making progress and finding a way to win. That’s a good thing.”

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JAMES MADISON 75, NO. 14 VIRGINIA 73: Dawn Evans matched her career high with 38 points, and the Dukes beat the Cavaliers in Charlottesville.

Evans, a junior guard, scored 18 points in the second half, including a jumper in the lane that banked in with 52 seconds left to give the Dukes a 75-71 lead.

The Cavaliers answered as Paulisha Kellum hit a left-handed layup with 43.1 seconds remaining. They had a chance to tie the game, but China Crosby missed a driving attempt with five seconds left.

NO. 22 MARYLAND 69, LOYOLA 56: A strong post presence headed by freshman forward Tianna Hawkins propelled the Terrapins to a victory over the Greyhounds in College Park.

Hawkins’ second career double-double of a career-best 22 points and 10 rebounds led the Maryland attack.

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NO. 1 KANSAS 73, UCLA 61: Markief Morris scored a career-high 19 points, and the Jayhawks pulled away in the second half to beat UCLA, sending the Bruins to their fourth consecutive loss.

NO. 14 CONNECTICUT 79, HARVARD 73: Jerome Dyson scored 24 points and came within an assist of a triple-double as the Huskies held off the Crimson in Storrs, Conn.

NO. 18 CLEMSON 72, SOUTH CAROLINA 61: Tanner Smith and Demontez Stitt scored 14 points each, and the Tigers won their sixth straight game over the rival Gamecocks in Clemson, S.C.

NO. 21 FLORIDA ST. 82, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL 62: Deividas Dulkys scored a career-high 19 points, and the Seminoles overcame a slow start to defeat the Panthers in Tallahassee, Fla.

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