Wednesday , Dec , 27 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules

Madison, WI (Sports Network) – Brian Butch scored 17 points and grabbed 12
rebounds as fourth-ranked Wisconsin crushed Gardner-Webb, 98-40. Kammron
Taylor posted 13 points and dished out five assists while Alando Tucker netted
11 points for the Badgers (13-1), who have won nine consecutive games. Jason
Bohannon added 10 points and five boards in the blow-out win. Wisconsin
finished a sizzling 59 percent shooting from the floor and 60 percent from
three-point range. Ricky McPhee led the Runnin’ Bulldogs (2-9) with 17 points
on 6-of-11 shooting and Thomas Sanders donated nine points in defeat.

Final Score: (12) Connecticut 84, Coppin State 41

Hartford, CT (Sports Network) – Jeff Adrien paced six Connecticut players in
double figures with 16 points and also pulled down 11 rebounds to lead the
12th-ranked Huskies to an 84-41 rout of Coppin State at Hartford Civic Center.
Curtis Kelly netted 14 while A.J Price and Hasheem Thabeet each added 11
points for the Huskies (11-0), who won the rebounding battle 64-33. Price also
dished out eight assists and Thabeet grabbed 12 boards. Ethan Kennedy scored
12 points and Tywain McKee had 11 points and nine rebounds for Coppin State
(2-10), who have lost five straight. Darryl Roberts chipped in 10 points in
the loss.

Final Score: (17) LSU 71, Wright State 45

Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Network) – Glen Davis had 26 points and 12 rebounds to
lead the 17th-ranked LSU Tigers to a 71-45 stomping of the Wright State
Raiders in opening-round action of the Hispanic College Fund Classic. Dameon
Mason and Terry Martin scored 14 points apiece for LSU (8-3), which won for
the third time in four games. DaShaun Wood led Wright State (5-6) with 17
points. Drew Burleson scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds for the
Raiders, who had won back-to-back games entering the contest.