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Golden Eagles halt Cincinnati's win streak at 20

Posted: Sunday, February 03, 2002

MILWAUKEE -- Dwyane Wade scored 25 points and Cordell Henry had 20 as Marquette routed No. 4 Cincinnati 74-60 Saturday, stopping the nation's longest winning streak at 20.

The Golden Eagles (19-3, 8-1 Conference USA) won their eighth straight and improved to 12-0 at home. They held the Bearcats to 35.7 percent shooting while shooting 45.5 percent against the nation's best defense.

Kansas St. 70, No. 9 Oklahoma St. 61

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Larry Reid had 18 points and seven assists to lead the Wildcats to their first victory over the Cowboys in six tries since the inception of the Big 12 in 1996-97.

Matt Seibrandt and Pervis Pasco added 15 points each for the Wildcats (9-10, 3-5), who outshot the Cowboys (17-5, 4-5) 55 percent to 39 percent from the field.

No. 10 Kentucky 91, South Carolina 74

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Gerald Fitch tied his career-high with 17 points and Tayshaun Prince added 16 for the Wildcats (15-5, 5-3 Southeastern Conference), who have won two straight and six of seven.

Chuck Eidson was 6-of-10 from 3-point range and finished with 25 points to lead South Carolina (13-8, 3-5), which lost its 12th straight to Kentucky.

No. 20 Texas Tech 69, Iowa St. 43

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Kasib Powell had 22 points and eight rebounds to lead the Red Raiders (16-4, 5-3 Big 12), who hit 11 of their first 12 shots over the opening nine minutes of the second half and went on to lead by as many as 28 points.

Tyray Pearson had 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Cyclones (9-14, 1-8), who shot just 24.2 percent from the field (15-of-62).

No. 24 Wake Forest 89, Florida St. 80

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Broderick Hicks scored a career-high 23 points, including eight over the final 77 seconds, and Darius Songaila added 20 for the Demon Deacons (16-6, 6-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), who went 18-of-19 from the free throw line in the second half.

Monte Cummings had 23 points for Florida State (10-10, 3-6), which has lost three straight games and next plays at Duke on Thursday. The top-ranked Blue Devils will be looking to avenge their only loss of the season.

No. 25 Ohio St. 58, Northwestern 57

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Zach Williams hit the second of two foul shots with 16 seconds left to give the Buckeyes (17-3, 8-1 Big Ten) their first lead since midway through the first half.

Winston Blake had 25 points for the Wildcats (12-8, 3-5), who had two shots after Williams gave Ohio State the lead but lost for the 23rd straight time in Columbus.

No. 2 Kansas 100, Colorado 73

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Drew Gooden, Nick Collison and Jeff Boschee each scored 20 points for Kansas and Gooden had 11 rebounds for his 17th double-double of the season.

It was the 26th straight victory over Colorado for the Jayhawks (19-2, 8-0 Big 12) and their 53rd over the Buffs in 60 games in Lawrence.

No. 5 Florida 76, Mississippi St. 48

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Matt Bonner had 25 points -- 20 in the first half -- and eight rebounds, and Florida (16-4, 5-3 Southeastern Conference) snapped a three-game losing streak.

Florida scored the game's first 10 points and the Gators led by as many as 29 points en route to a 47-20 halftime lead.

No. 6 Oklahoma 85, Texas 84, OT

AUSTIN, Texas -- Hollis Price scored 25 points, including the key basket in the final seconds of overtime, for the Sooners (17-3, 6-2 Big 12), who have won six in a row over Texas (14-7, 5-3) and 22 of the last 26 in the series.

Price's pull-up jumper in the lane with 19 seconds left put the Sooners ahead 83-82.

No. 16 Georgia 79, Mississippi 72

ATHENS, Ga. -- Jarvis Hayes scored 19 points and Steve Thomas added 16 in his return to the starting lineup, as the Bulldogs (17-5, 6-3) ended a two-game losing streak.

Thomas, who was suspended for three games while the school investigated a rape allegation, had not been much of a factor since his reinstatement to the team. In two games coming off the bench, he had just 10 points and two rebounds. He responded to the start by going 7-of-12 from the field and grabbing seven rebounds.

No. 21 Pittsburgh 71, Villanova 59

PITTSBURGH -- Julius Page had 18 points for the Panthers (19-4, 7-3 Big East), who pulled away in the second half.

Ricky Wright and Brooks Sales each had 10 points and Wright had 10 rebounds for the Wildcats (12-7, 4-5), playing the first of four consecutive games against ranked teams.

Oregon 73, No. 23 Southern California 69

EUGENE, Ore. -- Luke Jackson's three-point play with 38 seconds left gave Oregon the victory and over sole possession of first place in the Pac-10.

Luke Ridnour added 15 points, including consecutive 3-pointers in the final 4:18, as Oregon (17-5, 9-2) improved to 13-0 at home. The Ducks, 14-14 last season and 5-13 in the league, are contending for their first title since winning the Pacific Coast Conference in 1945.

No. 1 Duke 98, Clemson 88

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Jason Williams scored 28 points to lead the Blue Devils to their eighth straight victory. Duke (20-1, 8-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) has won 13 games consecutive games against Clemson.

Edward Scott and Tony Stockman each had 20 points for the Tigers (11-11, 2-7), who took a 66-65 lead with 11:23 left and were within 77-76 with 5:24 to play. But Duke scored 10 straight points, four by Mike Dunleavy who finished with 22, and the Tigers were never than eight points after that.

No. 7 Alabama 57, LSU 48

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Erwin Dudley had 12 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Crimson Tide (19-3, 7-1 Southeastern Conference), who overcame 36 percent from the field, including 12 percent from 3-point range (2-of-17), to hand the Tigers their fourth straight loss.

Ronald Dupree had 19 points and 14 rebounds for LSU (12-9, 2-6), which was 9-of-20 from the free throw line.

Rutgers 82, No. 14 Syracuse 74

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Jerome Coleman scored 22 of his career-high 27 points in the second half and Rutgers (14-7, 5-4 Big East) used a late 11-0 run to posted consecutive wins over ranked teams for the first time in school history.

Rutgers beat No. 17 Connecticut 61-53 on Wednesday night.

No. 15 Miami 68, No. 17 Connecticut 66

MIAMI -- Elton Tyler made a tie-breaking layup with 13 seconds left and 6-foot-1 Michael Simmons blocked a shot with five seconds remaining for the Hurricanes (19-3, 6-3 Big East).

No. 19 Arizona 88, No. 18 Stanford 82, OT

STANFORD, Calif. -- Channing Fyre scored a career-high 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Luke Walton added 20 points for the Wildcats (15-6, 8-3 Pac-10), who won their third straight at Stanford and improved to 7-3 against ranked opponents this season.

No. 11 Gonzaga 94, Portland 80

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Dan Dickau scored 39 points to lead Gonzaga over Portland.

No. 13 UCLA 70, Oregon St. 48

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Jason Kapono scored 19 points, and Dan Gadzuric added 18 as UCLA beat Oregon State.

Women

No. 4 Oklahoma 79, Kansas 57

NORMAN, Okla. -- Caton Hill scored 21 points, and Stacey Dales added 18 to lead fourth-ranked Oklahoma to a 79-57 victory over Kansas on Saturday.

Texas A&M 70, No. 14 Texas 65

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Toccara Williams scored 18 of her 20 points in the second half, including a go-ahead jumper, as Texas A&M dealt the Longhorns their third straight conference loss.

No. 18 Colorado St. 63, Air Force 55

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Angie Gorton had 17 points, including three key baskets that cooled an Air Force rally.

No. 20 Boston College 75, Georgetown 62

BOSTON -- Clare Droesch scored eight of her career-high 25 points in the final 6 1/2 minutes to lead Boston College.

No. 3 Stanford 79, California 51

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Nicole Powell had 16 points and nine rebounds as No. 3 Stanford rolled to its 14th straight victory and remained unbeaten in the Pac-10.

No. 8 Vanderbilt 76, No. 2 Tennessee 59

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Chantelle Anderson scored all of her 22 points in the second half as No. 8 Vanderbilt rallied from an 11-point deficit.

No. 5 Duke 66, Maryland 55

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Alana Beard scored 19 points to help fifth-ranked Duke overcome a sluggish start and beat Maryland for its 10th straight victory.

No. 10 Baylor 80, Oklahoma St. 62

WACO, Texas -- Sheila Lambert had 24 points and 10 assists, and Baylor achieved its first five-game winning streak in the Big 12.

No. 15 Iowa St. 86, No. 9 Kansas St. 72

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Lindsey Wilson scored 25 points, and Tracy Gahan and Angie Welle had double-doubles for Iowa State.

No. 6 Louisiana Tech 78, Boise State 39

BOISE, Idaho -- Ayana Walker had 16 points and 10 rebounds as Louisiana Tech ran its winning streak to 15 games.



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