Wednesday , Dec , 15 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules

***** Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules *****
(Wednesday, December 15th)

Final Score: (3) Georgia Tech 72, James Madison 47

Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) -Isma’il Muhammad scored a team-high 14 points,
Jarrett Jack added 13 and third-ranked Georgia Tech rolled over James Madison,
72-47, in a non-league tilt at the Alexander Memorial Coliseum. Anthony
McHenry and Will Bynum each netted 10 points for Georgia Tech (7-0), which
has won seven straight to start the season. Luke Schenscher added nine points
with 10 boards in the rout as Yellow Jackets head coach Paul Hewitt beat
his former assistant Dean Keener. Ray Barbosa paced James Madison with 15
points. Cavell Johnson chipped in 11 for the Dukes (2-4), who have dropped
four in a row after starting the season with back-to-back victories. Keener,
who is currently the Dukes head coach, was a former assistant on Hewitt’s
staff that went to the NCAA championship game last season.

Final Score: (6) Wake Forest 85, Elon 67

Winston-Salem, NC (Sports Network) – Chris Paul scored 14 points and
handed out 11 assists to lead sixth-ranked Wake Forest to an 85-67 win over
Elon at Lawrence Joel Coliseum. Kyle Visser netted 13 points for the Demon
Deacons (8-1), who have won three straight since dropping an 18-point decision
at Illinois. Chris Ellis and Eric Williams each chipped in 10 points in the
win. Chris Chalko scored a game-high 16 points and Scottie Rice added 15
for the Phoenix (2-7), who have lost seven of their last eight contests.

Final Score: (12) North Carolina State 78, Louisianna-Lafayette 72

Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) – Andrew Brackman scored 16 of his 20 points in
the second half to lead 12th-ranked North Carolina State to a hard-fought
78-72 win over Louisiana-Lafayette at the RBC Center. Julius Hodge added 16
points, five rebounds and five assists for the Wolfpack (8-0), who won their
first eight games for the first time since opening the 1988-89 season with
10 consecutive victories. Tony Bethel contributed 14 points and Cameron
Bennerman added 11 in the win. Tiras Wade poured in a career-high 37 points
for the Ragin’ Cajuns (3-5), who have dropped four of their last five
contests. Chris Cameron chipped in 11 points in the loss.

Final Score: (14) Texas 85, Texas-Arlington 70

Austin, TX (Sports Network) – P.J. Tucker scored 17 points and grabbed 10
boards to lead 14th-ranked Texas to an 85-70 win over Texas-Arlington at the
Frank Erwin Center. LaMarcus Aldridge and Jason Klotz each added 14 points
for the Longhorns (7-1), who have won five straight since dropping a two-
point decision to Iowa back in November. Brad Buckman contributed 13 points
and eight boards in the victory. Jarrett Howell poured in a game-high 24
points while Steven Thomas added 12 for the Mavericks (4-3), who had their
two-game winning streak halted.