- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 18, 2009

From combined dispatches

AP TOP 25

No. 2 MICHIGAN ST. 75, GONZAGA 71: Durrell Summers hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:02 left, made two at the line with 5.7 seconds to go and finished with 21 points to help the Spartans (2-0) rally for a win over the Bulldogs (1-1) on Tuesday night in East Lansing, Mich.

Michigan State won its 41st straight game at home against a nonconference team, extending a streak that started after a loss to Duke on Dec. 3, 2003.

Robert Sacre matched a career high with 17 points for Gonzaga despite foul trouble.

No. 1 KANSAS 57, MEMPHIS 55: Elliot Williams’ 3-point attempt in the waning seconds missed as the Jayhawks held on to beat the Tigers in the Hall of Fame Showcase in St. Louis.

No. 9 DUKE 101, CHARLOTTE 59: Nolan Smith scored a career-high 24 points in his return to the lineup, and Blue Devils (3-0) routed the 49ers (2-1) in the second round of the NIT Season Tip-Off in Durham, N.C.

No. 10 TENNESSEE 124, UNC ASHEVILLE 49: Scotty Hopson had a career-high 25 points, and the Volunteers (2-0) set a school record for points in a game with a home victory over the Bulldogs (0-2) in Knoxville, Tenn.

No. 12 UCONN 76, HOFSTRA 67: Jerome Dyson scored 23 points, and the Huskies (3-0) rallied for a victory over the Pride (1-2) in the second round of the NIT Season Tip-Off in Storrs, Conn.

No. 17 OKLAHOMA 72, LA.-MONROE 61: Willie Warren scored 24 points, Tony Crocker added 13 and the Sooners (2-0) notched the 1,500th win in the program’s history by beating the Warhawks (1-2) in Norman, Okla.

No. 20 LOUISVILLE 96, ARKANSAS 66: Reginald Delk scored 20 points in a reserve role to double his previous career high and sparked key surges in both halves, helping the Cardinals (1-0) open with a victory over the depleted Razorbacks (1-1) in the Hall of Fame Showcase in St. Louis.

No. 22 CLEMSON 79, LIBERTY 39: David Potter scored a career-high 17 points and hit five of Clemson’s 10 3-pointers as the Tigers (2-0) routed the Flames (1-2) in Lynchburg, Va.

No. 23 ILLINOIS 80, NORTHERN ILLINOIS 61: Brandon Paul scored 20 points in the first half, leading the Illini (2-0) Illinois to a victory over the Huskies (0-2) in Champaign, Ill.

AREA

GEORGE WASHINGTON 69, BOSTON U. 59: Lasan Kromah scored 17 points and the Colonials (3-0) beat the Terriers (0-2) in Boston.

After Corey Lowe gave Boston University its only lead other than the game’s first points, George Washington’s Aaron Ware hit a jump shot on the following possession for a 21-20 lead with 3:17 left in the first half.

CENTRAL FLORIDA 68, HOWARD 59: Taylor Young scored 15 points to lead four Central Florida players in double figures as the Knights (2-0) defeated the Bison (0-2) in Orlando, Fla.

UCF held Howard to 42 percent shooting (22-for-53) to open the round-robin Glenn Wilkes Classic.

VA. TECH 59, UNC GREENSBORO 46: Jeff Allen recorded a double-double, and the Hokies (2-0) broke open a tie game with an 11-0 run midway through the second half en route to a victory over the Spartans (0-2) at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va.


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