Tuesday , Feb , 28 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

College Basketball Game Capsules

Spokane, WA (Sports Network) – Pierre-Marie Altidor-Cespedes hit a three-
pointer with one second remaining to lift fifth-ranked Gonzaga to a 75-72
victory over the University of San Francisco at McCarthey Athletic Center.
Adam Morrison, who assisted on the game-winning basket, finished with 34
points on 10-of-22 shooting from the field for Gonzaga (25-3, 14-0 WCC), which
closed out the regular season on a 16-game winning streak. J.P. Batista
scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs, who went
undefeated in the West Coast Conference portion of their schedule, and
improved the nation’s longest home winning streak to 38 games. Jerome Gumbs
led San Francisco (11-16, 7-7) with 20 points as the Dons dropped their
fourth game in the last seven overall. Armondo Surratt chipped in 19
points.

Final Score: (16) West Virginia 67, (8) Pittsburgh 62

Morgantown, WV (Sports Network) – Kevin Pittsnogle scored 26 points, as No. 16
West Virginia clinched a bye in the upcoming Big East Tournament with a 67-62
triumph over eighth-ranked Pittsburgh. Pittsnogle, who was held scoreless by
the Panthers on February 9, was 5-of-12 from the three-point line in his final
home game. Senior Johannes Herber added 16 points for the Mountaineers
(20-8, 11-4 Big East), who moved into third place in the conference with
back-to-back victories. Ronald Ramon and Sam Young each tallied 12 points
for the Panthers (21-5, 10-5), who have dropped two of their last three
games. Carl Krauser had 10 points, but was just 3-of-16 from the field.
Levance Fields also ended with 10 points for Pitt, which lost this edition
of the Backyard Brawl despite outrebounding the Mountaineers, 41-24.

Final Score: (19) Oklahoma 67, Oklahoma State 66

Norman, OK (Sports Network) – Terrell Everett hit two free throws with 0.6
seconds remaining, as 19th-ranked Oklahoma won its fourth straight game, all
by one point, this time squeaking past Oklahoma State, 67-66. Taj Gray had 19
points and seven rebounds, while Everett ended with 13 points for the Sooners
(20-6, 11-4 Big 12), who also got 14 points from Kevin Bookout. Nate
Carter tallied 12 points. Mario Boggan had 21 points on 10-of-13 shooting for
the Cowboys (15-14, 5-10), who have lost five of seven. Byron Eaton added 11
points, but made a crucial mistake in the waning moments. JamesOn Curry ended
with 10 points.