Jackets blow out Michigan

Posted: Wednesday, December 01, 2004


  Kentucky's Kelenna Azubuike hooks Tennessee Tech's Milone Clark as he drives to the basket during the second half of their game Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, in Lexington, Ky. AP Photo/Ed Reinke

Kentucky's Kelenna Azubuike hooks Tennessee Tech's Milone Clark as he drives to the basket during the second half of their game Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, in Lexington, Ky.

AP Photo/Ed Reinke

ATLANTA B.J. Elder scored 27 points, Will Bynum had 19 and Jarrett Jack added 16 for No. 4 Georgia Tech in a 99-68 victory over Michigan on Tuesday night in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

The Yellow Jackets (4-0) shot 54 percent from the field and led by as many as 35 points. They took control with a 20-0 run on the way to a 59-32 halftime lead.

No. 7 Connecticut 99, Fla. International 48

STORRS, Conn. Rashad Anderson scored 17 points and Hilton Armstrong had five of Connecticut's school-records 19 blocked shots.

Josh Boone had four blocked shots and 11 rebounds for the Huskies (2-0), who outrebounded FIU 57-36.

No. 8 Kentucky 92, Tennessee Tech 63

LEXINGTON, Ky. Kelenna Azubuike scored 21 points and Chuck Hayes overcame foul trouble to add 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Wildcats (4-0).

Azubuike went 7-of-12 from the field and made half of his six 3-point attempts. He just missed his career high of 23 points, set last season in a loss to Georgia.

No. 10 Duke 81, No. 11 Michigan St. 74

DURHAM, N.C. J.J. Redick and Daniel Ewing each scored 29 points to lead the Blue Devils, who are 6-0 all-time in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

No. 25 Wisconsin 69, No. 12 Maryland 64

MADISON, Wis. Alando Tucker scored a career-high 27 points and Zach Morley had 12 for the Badgers (3-1), who won their 31st straight home game. That ties Stephen F. Austin for the longest current Division I home winning streak.

No. 19 Florida 88, Florida A&M 51

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Mohamed Abukar was 8-for-10 from the field, including 4-of-6 from 3-point range, and had a career-high 22 points for the Gators (4-0). His previous career-best was 12 points against Florida A&M last season. He struggled much of last season with a shoulder injury, but had offseason surgery and has fully recovered.

No. 21 Arizona 98, Wyoming 70

TUCSON, Ariz. Salim Stoudamire and freshman Jawaan McClellan each scored 19 points and the Wildcats pulled away in the second half.

McClellan was 5-for-10 from the field, including 2-of-4 on 3-pointers, and was 7-for-8 from the foul line. Stoudamire was 3-of-4 on 3s.

No. 23 Iowa 91, Drake 75

DES MOINES, Iowa Jeff Horner and Adam Haluksa each scored 21 points and Horner added eight rebounds and six assists for the Hawkeyes (4-1), who beat Drake for the 26th consecutive time.

Pierre Pierce scored 15 points for Iowa, which shot 53.6 percent.


No. 1 LSU 77, North Texas 51

BATON ROUGE, La. Seimone Augustus scored 22 points on 11-for-11 shooting from the field, leading LSU to a victory over North Texas.

No. 3 Notre Dame 69, Valparaiso 59

VALPARAISO, Ind. Jacqueline Batteast had 25 points and 10 rebounds to lead Notre Dame past Valparaiso.

No. 6 Georgia 61, Georgia Southern 50

ATHENS, Ga. Cori Chambers scored all 14 of her points in the second half, helping Georgia rally past Georgia Southern.

No. 9 Baylor 77, Rice 65

WACO, Texas Steffanie Blackmon scored 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Baylor over Rice.

Houston 63, No. 14 Purdue 60

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. Daphne Andre scored 21 points, including two free throws that sealed the win following a key steal, and Houston upset Purdue.

No. 17 DePaul 97, Ill.-Chicago 54

CHICAGO Khara Smith had 20 points and 12 rebounds in DePaul's victory over Illinois-Chicago.

Mississippi State 72, No. 21 Louisiana Tech 55

STARKVILLE, Miss. Tan White scored 28 points to lead Mississippi State to an upset victory over Louisiana Tech.

No. 22 Maryland 77, Loyola, Md. 36

COLLEGE PARK, Md. Laura Harper scored 18 of her career-high 22 points in the first half, and Maryland cruised past winless Loyola, Md.

The Terrapins (4-1) outrebounded Loyola 29-11 in building a 46-24 halftime lead. Despite committing 15 turnovers, Maryland made 15 of 29 field-goal attempts and went 13-for-16 at the foul line in the first half.

Loyola (0-3) made only basket in the opening 14 minutes of the second half and missed 45 of its 60 field-goal attempts overall.

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