Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules
***** Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules *****
(Thursday, February 10th)
Final Score: (6) Wake Forest 86, North Carolina State 75
Winston-Salem, NC (Sports Network) – Justin Gray scored 18 points and four
other Wake Forest players finished in double figures, as the sixth-ranked
Demon Deacons posted an 86-75 victory over North Carolina State in Atlantic
Coast Conference play at Lawrence Joel Coliseum. Eric Williams had 15 points
and seven rebounds for Wake Forest (20-3, 8-2 ACC), which made 35-of-42 free
throw attempts en route to its fourth straight win. Chris Paul compiled 13
points and eight assists while Taron Downey shot 4-of-4 from three-point range
in a 14-point effort off the bench. Julius Hodge poured in 27 points for the
Wolfpack despite being benched for the first 10 1/2 minutes. The reigning ACC
Player of the Year, who hit his first 10 shots from the field, was punished
for missing a free throw session earlier in the week.
Final Score: (11) Washington 95, Oregon 88 (OT)
Eugene, OR (Sports Network) – Nate Robinson scored 24 points and Brandon Roy
tallied seven of his 18 in overtime, leading No. 11 Washington to a 95-88
victory over Pac-10 rival Oregon at MacArthur Court. Will Conroy added 17
points in the win and Bobby Jones scored 16 for the Huskies (20-3, 10-2
Pac-10), who have won four straight and seven of their last eight games.
Conroy’s three-pointer with 26.5 seconds remaining in regulation tied the
game. Jordan Kent scored 19 points with 16 rebounds to lead the Ducks (11-9,
3-8), whose losing streak reached six games. Aaron Brooks added 15 points
in the loss, Chamberlain Oguchi scored 13 and Marty Leunen had 12.
Final Score: (12) Arizona 88, Southern California 76
Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) – Salim Stoudamire scored 26 points and made
5-of-7 three-point attempts as 12th-ranked Arizona rolled to an 88-76 victory
over fellow Pac-10 member Southern California at the Los Angeles Memorial
Sports Arena. Channing Frye netted 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting and added
seven rebounds and four blocks as the Wildcats gave head coach Lute Olsen
his 300th Pac-10 win. Ivan Radenovic compiled nine points and a game-high
12 rebounds for Arizona (20-4, 10-2 Pac-10), which shot 57 percent from the
field to record its third straight triumph and eighth win in nine games.
Gabriel Pruitt finished with 21 points and Nick Young added 18 for the Trojans
(9-14, 2-10), whose miserable season continued with their fifth consecutive
Final Score: (14) Gonzaga 82, Pepperdine 75
Malibu, CA (Sports Network) – Ronny Turiaf tallied 20 points and 12 rebounds
to help lift No. 14 Gonzaga over Pepperdine, 82-75, in a West Coast Conference
matchup at Firestone Fieldhouse. Turiaf hit several late foul shots down
the stretch to seal the victory for the Bulldogs (18-4, 8-2 West Coast
Conference), who have won five straight games. Adam Morrison added 19 points
in the victory. Yakhouba Diawara registered a game-high 24 points for the
Waves (13-12, 3-7), who have dropped seven of their last eight games. Glen
McGowan netted 22 points in the losing effort.
Final Score: (21) Cincinnati 65, Xavier 54
Cincinnati, OH (Sports Network) – Eric Hicks posted 16 points and Jason
Maxiell netted 15 as No. 21 Cincinnati reclaimed Queen City bragging rights
with a 65-54 victory over Xavier at Fifth Third Arena. Armein Kirkland added
12 points for Cincinnati (18-5), which had dropped two straight and four of
the last five meetings with its crosstown rival but captured this one to
improve to 12-2 at home this season. Stanley Burrell delivered 12 points for
the Musketeers (11-9), who saw a brief two-game winning streak halted. Justin
Cage and Justin Doellman each added 10 points in the losing effort.
Final Score: (24) Pacific 78, Idaho 56
Moscow, ID (Sports Network) – David Doubley scored 21 points to lead 24th-
ranked Pacific to a 78-56 win over Idaho in Big West Conference action from
Cowan Spectrum. Christian Maraker and Guillaume Yango both scored 14
points for the Tigers (19-2, 13-0 Big West), who have won 15 in a row.
Dandrick Jones paced Idaho with 20 points. Tanoris Shepard added eight points
for the Vandals (8-15, 6-6), losers in four of their last five games.