Monday , Feb , 28 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules

***** Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules *****
(Monday, February 28th)

Final Score: (24) Pittsburgh 72, (5) Boston College 50

Chestnut Hill, MA (Sports Network) – Antonio Graves had 13 points to lead a
balanced Pittsburgh scoring attack, as the 24th-ranked Panthers stopped No. 5
Boston College’s 19-game home win streak with a convincing 72-50 victory at
Conte Forum. Chris Taft finished with 12 points and eight rebounds while
Chevon Troutman recorded 11 points and seven rebounds for Pittsburgh (19-7,
9-6 Big East). prevailed in a must-win situation. Carl Krauser compiled 10
points, seven rebounds and seven assists in the triumph. Craig Smith posted a
game-high 22 points for the Eagles (23-3, 12-3), who have split their last six
games following a tremendous 20-0 start to the season.

Final Score: (12) Gonzaga 87, Northern Colorado 60

Spokane, WA (Sports Network) – Ronny Turiaf scored a game-high 22 points and
grabbed eight rebounds, leading 12th-ranked Gonzaga to an 87-60 demolition of
Northern Colorado on Senior Night from the McCarthey Athletic Center. Sean
Mallon chipped in 17 points and J.P. Batista added 16 for the Bulldogs
(23-4), who ended the regular season with 10 straight wins. Gonzaga, the West
Coast Conference champions, won’t see action until the semifinals of the WCC
Tournament on Sunday, March 6. Kirk Archibeque led the Bears with 17
points. Sean Tabbi contributed 10 points in a losing cause, as Northern
Colorado (8-20) suffered its second consecutive loss and fourth in six games.

Final Score: (20) Oklahoma 74, Texas 58

Austin, TX (Sports Network) – Lawrence McKenzie had 16 points and David
Godbold added 14 to lead the 20th-ranked Oklahoma Sooners past the Texas
Longhorns, 74-58, in a Big 12 matchup at the Frank Erwin Center. Terrell
Everett and Taj Gray chipped in 12 and 10 points, respectively, for the
Sooners (22-6, 11-4 Big 12), who have won five in a row. Daniel Gibson had 16
points and Jason Klotz contributed 15 for Texas (19-9, 8-7 Big 12), which has
lost two of its last three.