Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules
***** Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules *****
(Thursday, January 27th)
Final Score: (22) Georgia Tech 102, (5) Wake Forest 101 (OT)
Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) – Jarrett Jack’s two free throws with 4.4
seconds remaining in overtime lifted No. 22 Georgia Tech over fifth-ranked
Wake Forest, 102-101, in a wild affair at Alexander Memorial Coliseum. Jack
finished with 23 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the floor to go along with
eight rebounds and six assists, while Will Bynum netted a career-high 30
points for Georgia Tech (12-5, 3-3 ACC), which snapped a three-game slide.
Isma’il Muhammad added 17 points and Anthony Marrow chipped in 11 in the win.
Eric Williams paced Wake Forest with a team-high 27 points and 12 rebounds.
Justin Gray scored 22, while Taron Downey and Trent Strickland each added 12
points for the Demon Deacons (16-3, 4-2), who have dropped two of three.
Final Score: (11) Arizona 91, (10) Washington 82
Tucson, AZ (Sports Network) – Salim Stoudamire scored 25 points, and 11th-
ranked Arizona claimed sole possession of first place in the Pac-10 with a
91-82 victory over No. 10 Washington at McKale Center. Mustafa Shakur added
19 points and Channing Frye scored 14 of his 18 in the second half for the
Wildcats (17-3, 7-1 Pac-10), who snapped a three-game losing streak to
Washington and broke a tie with the Huskies for first place in the
conference. Brandon Roy scored 15 points to lead Washington (16-3, 6-2),
which had a three-game overall winning streak snapped. Tre Simmons and
Bobby Jones added 13 points apiece, and Will Conroy scored 12 in defeat.
Final Score: (15) Michigan State 64, Michigan 53
East Lansing, MI (Sports Network) – Maurice Ager had 18 points and six
rebounds to lead 15th-ranked Michigan State to a 64-53 win over Michigan at
the Breslin Center. Paul Davis added 12 points and Alan Anderson tallied
10 for the Spartans (13-3, 5-1 Big Ten), who have won three straight and 10
of 11. Courtney Sims and Dion Harris scored 12 apiece for the Wolverines
(12-8, 3-3), who have lost three in a row after winning six straight. Chris
Hunter and Rod Coleman added 10 points each for Michigan, which has dropped
11 of 12 overall to its in-state rival.
Final Score: (21) Cincinnati 74, South Florida 48
Tampa, FL (Sports Network) – Eric Hicks led the way with 19 points, as No. 21
Cincinnati downed the South Florida Bulls, 74-48, in Conference USA action
from the Sun Dome. Armein Kirkland scored 12 points for the Bearcats
(16-3, 5-1 C-USA), who rebounded from their home loss to third-ranked
Wake Forest on Saturday. Jihad Muhammad added 10 points in the victory.
Brian Swift scored a game-high 27 points for the Bulls (8-9, 1-5), who have
dropped five straight after winning their conference opener versus East
Carolina earlier this month.