Sunday , Jan , 30 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules

***** Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules *****
(Sunday, January 30th)

Final Score: (2) Duke 100, Virginia Tech 65

Durham, NC (Sports Network) – Shelden Williams scored 25 points and grabbed a
game-high 17 rebounds, while J.J. Redick netted 29 as No. 2 Duke pounded
Virginia Tech, 100-65 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Williams scored 21 of his
25 points in the opening frame to help Duke (16-1, 6-1 ACC) rebound from its
loss against Maryland on Wednesday. Daniel Ewing added 17 points and Sean
Dockery finished with 14 in the win. Zabian Dowdell paced the Hokies (11-7,
4-3) with 15 points as Virginia Tech saw its five-game winning streak come to
an end. Jamon Gordon, who was saddled with foul trouble the entire game,
tallied only eight points in the loss. Coleman Collins had 11 points and a
team-high eight rebounds.

Final Score: (9) Oklahoma State 104, Colorado 86

Boulder, CO (Sports Network) – John Lucas finished with 26 points, seven
rebounds and six assists, as ninth-ranked Oklahoma State posted a 104-86
victory over Colorado in a shootout at the Coors Events Center. JamesOn Curry
added 22 points for the Cowboys (15-3, 5-2 Big 12), who rebounded from
Monday evening’s loss to Oklahoma. Ivan McFarlin added 17 points and
nine rebounds to help OSU pick up its first win in Boulder since February
24, 1996. Chris Copeland and Andy Osborn each had 19 points to lead the
Buffaloes (10-8, 2-5), who had a two-game win streak halted and lost for
the fifth time in seven contests. Richard Roby contributed with 14 points
for CU, while Marcus Hall added 12.

Final Score: (10) Washington 79, Arizona State 70

Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) – Nate Robinson scored 23 points, Tre Simmons
added 15, leading No. 10 Washington to a 79-70 victory over Pac-10 rival
Arizona State at Wells Fargo Arena. Brandon Roy chipped in 12 points and
Jamaal Williams had 11 for the Huskies (17-3, 7-2 Pac-10), who rebounded
from a 91-82 loss at No. 11 Arizona on Thursday. Ike Diogu scored 14 and
grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Sun Devils (15-6, 4-5), who had a two-game
win streak snapped. Kevin Kruger added 12 points, Steve Moore scored 11 and
Bryson Krueger had 10 in defeat.

Final Score: (14) Alabama 75, Georgia 47

Tuscaloosa, AL (Sports Network) – Kennedy Winston posted a game-high 18
points, as No. 14 Alabama pounded the Georgia Bulldogs, 75-47, at Coleman
Coliseum. Chuck Davis and Earnest Shelton scored 11 points apiece for the
Crimson Tide (17-3, 6-1 SEC), who have won six straight games. Davis also
grabbed eight rebounds in the victory Younes Idrissi had 14 points for the
Bulldogs (7-10, 1-6), who have dropped seven of their last eight contests.
Dave Bliss and Levi Stukes each added seven points for a Georgia team that
shot just 32 percent from the field (17-of-54).

Final Score: Notre Dame 78, (19) Connecticut 74

South Bend, IN (Sports Network) – Torin Francis scored 19 points and Chris
Thomas added 15 with eight assists to lead Notre Dame to a 78-74 victory over
No. 19 Connecticut at the Joyce Center. Dennis Latimore contributed 12 points
and nine rebounds for the Fighting Irish (13-5, 5-3 Big East), who had lost
their previous two games. Chris Quinn also had 12 points in the win. Denham
Brown led the Huskies (12-5, 4-3) with 20 points. Rudy Gay had 16 points
and Marcus Williams had 10 points and tied a school record with 16
assists, but missed a layup late in the game that would have tied the score.

Final Score: Maryland 79, (22) Georgia Tech 71

College Park, MD (Sports Network) – Nik Caner-Medley scored a game-high 19
points, while John Gilchrist added 15 and dished out seven assists to lead
Maryland past No. 22 Georgia Tech, 79-71 at the Comcast Center. Travis
Garrison pulled down 15 rebounds and Ekene Ibekwe netted 14 points for the
Terrapins (13-5, 4-3 ACC) who won for the fourth time in the last five
games and knocked off their second consecutive ranked Atlantic Coast
Conference opponent. Chris McCray tallied 16 points in the win. Isma’il
Muhammad led Georgia Tech (12-6, 3-4) with 15 points as Luke
Schenscher added 12 and 10 rebounds. The Yellow Jackets have lost four
of five games and fell to 1-4 on the road this season. Will Bynum finished
with 10 points in the losing effort.