Tuesday , Jan , 17 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

College Basketball Game Capsules

Syracuse, NY (Sports Network) – Rashad Anderson scored 21 points and
Connecticut put together a huge first half, which propelled the third-ranked
Huskies to an 88-80 victory over the No. 20 Orange in a Big East showdown at
the Carrier Dome. Josh Boone finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds while
Marcus Williams amassed 14 points and 11 assists for Connecticut (15-1, 3-1
Big East), which used a 19-0 run to build a 45-25 halftime lead. Rudy Gay
added 14 points in the win, the Huskies’ third straight in league play.
Demetris Nichols netted a career-best 28 points and Eric Devendorf had 17 for
Syracuse, but the Orange (15-3, 3-1) shot just 32 percent from the floor and
suffered their first conference loss of the season. Syracuse standout Gerry
McNamara ended with 14 points.

Final Score: (6) Gonzaga 92, Loyola-Marymount 80

Spokane, WA (Sports Network) – Adam Morrison had 30 points to lead the sixth-
ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs over the Loyola-Marymount Lions, 92-80, at McCarthey
Athletic Center. The Bulldogs (14-3, 4-0 WCC) now have the longest home
winning streak at 32 games, one in front of Southern Illinois and Illinois.
J.P. Batista had 25 points and 13 rebounds and Derek Raivio added 24 points in
the victory, leaving Gonzaga as the only unbeaten team in West Coast
Conference play. Wes Wardrop had 31 points on 10-of-16 shooting, including 5-
of-8 from beyond the arc, and Matthew Knight netted 18 and pulled down 11
boards for the Lions (6-12, 3-1), who had a three-game winning streak snapped.

Final Score: (16) George Washington 88, Stony Brook 60

Washington, DC (Sports Network) – Omar Williams scored 13 points, as the 16th-
ranked George Washington Colonials routed the Stony Brook Seawolves, 88-60, at
the Smith Center. Mike Hall had 12 points and Danilo Patrick added 11 before
being removed for the Colonials (13-1), who have won five consecutive games
and are off to their best start since the 1953-54 season. Mitchell Beauford
led the Seawolves (3-12) with 19 points on 8-of-13 shooting and Mike Popoko
netted 12 for Stony Brook, which has lost two straight and three of its last
four contests.