Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules
***** Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules *****
(Thursday, January 20th)
Final Score: (1) Illinois 73, (23) Iowa, 68 (OT)
Champaign, IL (Sports Network) – Luther Head scored four of his game-high 25
points in overtime, and top-ranked Illinois held on for a 73-68 victory over
No. 23 Iowa in Big-10 action at Assembly Hall. Dee Brown added 12 points for
the Illini, also scoring four in overtime. Illinois (19-0, 5-0 Big 10)
extended its record-best season start and improved to 10-0 at home. Pierre
Pierce scored 22 points to lead the Hawkeyes (13-4, 1-3), who have lost three
of their last four to open conference play. Brunner collected 16 points and 11
rebounds for his ninth double-double of the season.
Final Score: San Francisco 73, (11) Gonzaga 70
San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) – Jerome Gumbs scored 18 points and grabbed
a game-high 13 rebounds to lead San Francisco to a 73-70 upset over 11th-
ranked Gonzaga at Memorial Gym. John Cox had 13 points and seven boards for
the Dons (10-7, 2-2 West Coast Conference), who have won two straight games.
Johnny Dukes netted 12 points in the win. Ronny Turiaf had 18 points and 10
rebounds for the Bulldogs (13-4, 3-2), who had their two-game winning streak
halted. Derek Raivio also had 18 points and J.P. Batista netted 15 in the
loss. The win snapped San Francisco’s 12-game losing streak in the series and
marked the school’s first win over Gonzaga since 1998.
Final Score: (13) Arizona 74, Oregon 66
Eugene, OR (Sports Network) – Salim Stoudamire scored 27 points and Channing
Frye added 17, leading No. 13 Arizona to a 74-66 victory over Pac-10 rival
Oregon at McArthur Court. Hassan Adams chipped in 13 points for the
Wildcats (15-3, 5-1 Pac 10), who have won three straight and 12 of their last
13. Bryce Taylor scored 20 points to lead Oregon (11-4, 3-3), which has lost
three of five on the heels of a five-game winning streak. Aaron Brooks
added 15 points and Malik Hairston scored 11 in defeat.
Final Score: DePaul 85, (25) Marquette 72
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – Sammy Mejia scored a career-high 26 points to
lead the DePaul Blue Demons over the 25th-ranked Marquette Golden Eagles,
85-72, at Allstate Arena. Lorenzo Thompson added 17 points, while Quemont
Greer netted 15 for the Blue Demons (11-4, 3-1 C-USA), who won their third
straight game and sixth out of their last seven. Dameon Mason paced
Marquette (14-3, 2-2) with 24 points and Travis Diener added 15 in the
setback. The Golden Eagles lost for the second time in three tries.