Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules
***** Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules *****
(Wednesday, December 29th)
Final Score: (8) Kentucky 82, Campbell 50
Lexington, KY (Sports Network) – Randolph Morris poured in a career-high 25
points on 11-of-14 shooting, as eighth-ranked Kentucky rolled to an 82-50
victory over Campbell at Rupp Arena. Kelenna Azubuike chipped in 14 points
for the Wildcats (9-1), who have won five in a row. Kentucky head coach
Tubby Smith recorded his 200th victory at the school (200-53). Anthony
Atkinson netted 14 points for the Fighting Camels (2-7), who suffered their
fourth consecutive setback. Comerlee Poole collected nine points and nine
rebounds for Campbell.
Final Score: (10) Pittsburgh 72, South Carolina 68
Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) – Chevon Troutman scored a game-high 20 points
and grabbed 12 rebounds as 10th-ranked Pittsburgh beat South Carolina, 72-68,
in a non-league clash at the Petersen Events Center. Carl Krauser added 14
points and Chris Taft scored 12 for Pittsburgh (10-0), which shot 25-of-50
from the floor in its 25th straight home victory against non-conference foes.
Carlos Powell and Josh Gonner scored 15 points apiece to pace the Gamecocks
(7-3). Tre’ Kelley added eight for South Carolina, which saw its brief two-
game winning streak come to an end.
Final Score: (15) Texas 100, Texas-San Antonio 82
Austin, TX (Sports Network) – P.J. Tucker scored 21 points and grabbed 12
rebounds to lead 15th-ranked Texas to a 100-82 win over Texas-San Antonio at
the Frank Erwin Center. Daniel Gibson added 19 points and Kenny Taylor
chipped in 13 points and seven boards for the Longhorns (9-2), who have won
seven of their last eight games. Justin Harbert scored a game-high 25 points
and Andre Owens pitched in 16 for the Roadrunners (4-5), who have dropped
three straight contests.
Final Score: Wisconsin 76, (18) Alabama 62
Madison, WI (Sports Network) – Alando Tucker racked up 21 points, seven
rebounds and five assists as Wisconsin posted a convincing 76-62 victory over
18th-ranked Alabama at the Kohl Center. Mike Wilkinson recorded 15 points on
6-of-9 shooting for the Badgers (9-2), who connected on 11-of-22 attempts from
three-point range to earn their fourth straight win. Zach Morley added 13
points and Sharif Chambliss compiled 11 along with five assists as Wisconsin
put an end to Alabama’s six-game winning streak. Chuck Davis and Kennedy
Winston each had 18 points for the Crimson Tide (10-2), whose lone
previous loss came to No. 13 Washington.
Final Score: West Virginia 71, (20) George Washington 65
Morgantown, WV (Sports Network) – Mike Gansey made 4-of-5 three-point
attempts for a game-high 19 points as unbeaten West Virginia knocked off 20th-
ranked George Washington 71-65 at WVU Coliseum. D’or Fischer added 15 points
for the Mountaineers (9-0), who are off to their best start since the 1959-60
squad won their first 10 contests of that year. J.R. Pinnock and T.J. Thompson
each had 14 points for the Colonials (8-2), who had won eight in a row
since a season-opening loss to Wake Forest, which included wins over
nationally-ranked foes Maryland and Michigan State. Mike Hall compiled 13
points and 12 rebounds in the loss.
Final Score: (23) Michigan State 92, UNC-Asheville 63
East Lansing, MI (Sports Network) – Paul Davis and Kelvin Torbert scored 15
points apiece, as No. 23 Michigan State rolled to a 92-63 victory over UNC-
Asheville. Alan Anderson added 14 points for the Spartans (8-2), who
have won five straight since a loss to George Washington on December 4.
Shannon Brown chipped in 13 points and Maurice Ager had 11 in the win.
Omar Collington and Steven Rush scored 14 points each to lead the Bulldogs
(3-7), who fell to 0-6 on the road this season.