Michigan's Graham Brown saves the ball from going out-of-bounds in the second half of their 61-60 win over Notre Dame Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, in Ann Arbor, Mich.
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Eric Williams had a season-high 21 points Saturday and No. 1 Wake Forest rebounded from its first loss by beating Richmond 90-73.
No. 2 Kansas 81, Pacific 70
LAWRENCE, Kan. Keith Langford had 21 points and a career-high seven assists and Wayne Simien had his fourth straight double-double, leading No. 2 Kansas past scrappy Pacific.
No. 5 Illinois 72, Arkansas 60
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Roger Powell scored 19 points and Dee Brown and Deron Williams added 13 each, helping No. 5 Illinois overcome a sluggish offense and poor free throw shooting to defeat Arkansas.
No. 7 Connecticut 74, Indiana 69
HARTFORD, Conn. Rashad Anderson scored 17 points and Rudy Gay had 10 rebounds to rally No. 7 Connecticut past Indiana.
No. 9 North Carolina 91, No. 8 Kentucky 78
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Rashad McCants scored 28 points, Sean May had 14 points and 19 rebounds and Jawad Williams tipped in a miss to thwart a second-half rally, helping ninth-ranked North Carolina beat No. 8 Kentucky in a game between the two winningest programs in college basketball history.
No. 10 Duke 93, Valparaiso 61
CHICAGO J.J. Redick scored 26 points and No. 10 Duke used a smothering defense to rout Valparaiso and give coach Mike Krzyzewski his 699th career win.
No. 12 Maryland 78, George Mason 54
WASHINGTON Chris McCray and Nik Caner-Medley each scored 20 points and 12th-ranked Maryland limited George Mason to four first-half baskets to advance to the championship game of the BB&T Classic.
No. 17 Louisville 98, Lafayette 57
LOUISVILLE, Ky. Francisco Garcia scored 25 points and Ellis Myles grabbed 16 rebounds to lead No. 17 Louisville to a rout of Lafayette.
No. 18 Texas 70, Seton Hall 62
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. Freshman Daniel Gibson scored 15 points and No. 18 Texas overcame its worst shooting game of the season to beat Seton Hall.
Miami 72, No. 19 Florida 65
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Anthony Harris scored 18 of his career-high 23 points in the second half to help Miami upset No. 19 Florida and give first-year coach Frank Haith his biggest victory.
Michigan 61, No. 20 Notre Dame 60
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Daniel Horton's three-point play with 20.7 seconds to go lifted Michigan to a win over No. 20 Notre Dame.
No. 6 Oklahoma St. 81, Washington St. 29
STILLWATER, Okla. John Lucas III and Joey Graham combined to outscore Washington State and No. 6 Oklahoma State beat the Cougars to move Eddie Sutton into eighth place on the career coaching wins list.
George Washington 96, No. 11 Michigan St. 83
WASHINGTON Pops Mensah-Bonsu scored 23 points, and George Washington forced No. 11 Michigan State into committing 22 turnovers in a surprisingly easy victory.
No. 13 Pittsburgh 87, Duquesne 57
PITTSBURGH Chris Taft and Chevon Troutman controlled the inside and Carl Krauser led No. 13 Pittsburgh's improved guard play in a win over city rival Duquesne.
No. 3 Syracuse 68, Colgate 55
SYRACUSE, N.Y. Hakim Warrick scored 23 points and Terrence Roberts scored six of his 13 points during a decisive second-half spurt to help No. 3 Syracuse beat Colgate for the 39th straight time.
No. 25 Wisconsin 70, Rutgers 62
PISCATAWAY, N.J. Senior forward Mike Wilkinson scored a career-high 26 points and No. 25 Wisconsin handed Rutgers its second home loss to a Big Ten team in a week.
No. 22 Alabama 102, Charlotte 101, 3OT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Kennedy Winston scored a career-high 33 points and hit a 16-foot jumper with 20.5 seconds left in the third overtime to lift Alabama past Charlotte.
No. 23 Iowa 83, UNC-Greensboro 58
IOWA CITY, Iowa Pierre Pierce and Adam Haluska scored 17 points apiece and Iowa overcame a sloppy effort to beat UNC-Greensboro and win the Hawkeye Challenge.
ALBUQUERQUE Senior guard Jamie Carey scored a career-high 28 points, including six 3-pointers, to lead No. 7 Texas past New Mexico 73-56 on Saturday.
No. 9 Baylor 73, Jackson State 56
GREENVILLE, N.C. Steffanie Blackmon scored 17 points and had nine rebounds to lead Baylor in the opener of the Lady Pirate Invitational.
No. 13 Vanderbilt 93, Miami (Ohio) 50
OXFORD, Ohio Ashley Earley and Carla Thomas combined for 46 points to lead Vanderbilt.
Earley made 10-of-12 shots for 25 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for her third double-double of the season. She made all five of her free throws.
No. 15 Michigan St. 77, Cincinnati 61
CINCINNATI Lindsay Bowen made 10-of-20 shots and scored 28 points for Michigan State.
Liberty 77, No. 19 Kansas State 56
MANHATTAN, Kan. Kristal Tharp had 26 points and Liberty took advantage of Kansas State without Kendra Wecker in the championship game of the Wildcat Classic.
No. 20 Boston College 90, Northeastern 63
BOSTON Jessalyn Deveny scored six of her season-high 22 points in a key 12-1 run to lead Boston College.
Illinois 71, No. 21 Louisiana Tech 65, OT
RUSTON, La. Angelina Williams scored 24 points, including a 3-pointer that forced overtime, to upset Louisiana Tech.
The Illini (4-1) snapped La Tech's 30-game home winning streak. Tech had not lost a home game since a 69-54 setback against New Orleans on Jan. 30, 1992.
No. 22 Maryland 74, Xavier 72
CINCINNATI, Ohio Kalika France scored 13 of her 21 points in the second half for Maryland (5-1). Crystal Langhorne added 18 points and 11 rebounds to help edge Xavier.
Tara Boothe had 23 points, including 9-of-10 from the free-throw line, for Xavier (1-3).
Maryland led by as many as 12 points in the second half before the Musketeers closed within one point twice in the final eight minutes.
In the final seconds, Maryland blocked a shot by Kristy Wallner, and Boothe caught the loose ball but missed a jumper at the buzzer.
No. 10 Duke 86, Pacific 30
DURHAM, N.C. Freshman Laura Kurz scored a season-high 20 points Saturday to lead Duke over Pacific.
Monique Currie added 18 points, Jessica Foley had 15, and Mistie Williams scored 12 to help the Blue Devils (7-1) to their fifth straight victory.
No. 11 Ohio St. 75, Dayton 42,
DAYTON, Ohio Caity Matter scored 19 points and Jessica Davenport added 16 in Ohio State's victory against Dayton.
Davenport, a 6-foot-3 center, also had 13 rebounds and eight blocks to help the Buckeyes (7-1) win their fourth straight game.
Brandie Hoskins added 13 points for Ohio State.
Cara Wright led Dayton (3-3) with 16 points.
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