Monday , Dec , 20 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules

***** Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules *****
(Monday, December 20th)

Final Score: (7) Syracuse 82, Cornell 69

Syracuse, NY (Sports Network) – Hakim Warrick finished with 19 points and 10
rebounds to lead seventh-ranked Syracuse to an 82-69 win over Cornell at the
Carrier Dome. Josh Pace and Terrence Roberts each scored 16 points for the
Orange (10-1), who have won 28 straight in the series. Pace pulled down nine
rebounds. Cody Toppert scored 23 points for the Big Red (3-6), who have
lost two straight and three of their last five games overall. Ryan Rourke
and Will Scott each posted nine points.

Final Score: (21) Mississippi State 104, Florida A&M 80

Starkville, MS (Sports Network) – Lawrence Roberts finished with 25 points,
nine rebounds and three steals to lead 21st-ranked Mississippi State to a 104-
80 win over Florida A&M at the Humphrey Coliseum Winsome Frazier added 24
points for the Bulldogs (10-2), who have won three straight games. Shane
Power contributed 18 points. Tony Tate scored 17 points for the Rattlers
(2-6), who have lost two of their last three games. Darius Glover notched 15
points.

Final Score: (22) Cincinnati 95, Jackson State 43

Cincinnati, OH (Sports Network) – Eric Hicks scored 18 points and Roy Bright
compiled 17 points and 11 rebounds as 22nd-ranked Cincinnati pounded Jackson
State, 95-43, at Fifth Third Arena. The Bearcats (8-0) used a smothering
effort on defense to build a 30-point halftime lead and easily hand head
coach Bob Huggins his 550th career victory. Jihad Muhammad made four three-
point field goals in a 14-point performance for the Bearcats, while Jason
Maxiell finished with 12 points and eight rebounds. Antonio Williams-Parker
netted 12 points for Jackson State (3-8), which had won two straight and
three of four after an 0-6 start to the year.