Cornell still can't figure out Syracuse

Posted: Tuesday, December 21, 2004

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Hakim Warrick had 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 7 Syracuse to an 82-69 victory over Cornell on Monday night, the Orange's 28th consecutive win over the Big Red.

Syracuse (10-1) hasn't lost to Cornell since Dec. 4, 1968 — or eight years before Jim Boeheim became head coach at his alma mater.

No. 21 Mississippi St. 104, Florida A&M 80

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Lawrence Roberts scored 25 points and Winsome Frazier added 24 to lead the Bulldogs to their fourth straight win.

Shane Power added 18 points and Ontario Harper had 10 for Mississippi State (10-2), which never trailed and led by as many as 31 points.

No. 22 Cincinnati 95, Jackson St. 43

CINCINNATI — Freshman reserve Roy Bright had a career-high 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Bearcats who improved to 8-0 for the fifth time in the last 10 seasons.

Coach Bob Huggins got his 550th career win, improving his record at Cincinnati to 382-119 in 16 seasons. Among current coaches, Huggins ranks sixth in victories.

Antonio Williams-Parker had 12 points for the Tigers (3-8), who committed 24 turnovers.

Women's Capsules

MUNCIE, Ind. — Mistie Williams had 13 points and 10 rebounds, and third-ranked Duke beat Ball State 81-31 Monday night for its ninth straight victory.

No. 17 Maryland 83, Coppin St. 51

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Laura Harper had 19 points and nine rebounds, and keyed one of two 15-0 runs by Maryland.

No. 16 Vanderbilt 86, BYU 47

MALIBU, Calif. — Dee Davis scored 21 points to lead Vanderbilt over BYU in the Hilton Woodland Hills Beach Classic.

Long Beach St. 54, No. 22 Houston 52

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Jayme Connors sank a layup with 7 seconds remaining, and Crystal McCutcheon had 20 points to lead Long Beach State.

Houston's Daphne Andre missed a 3-pointer from the right side with two seconds left, and the 49ers (4-3) beat a ranked opponent for the first time since 1992. Joanna Overstreet had 15 points for Houston (9-2).

Connors, who sat out early in the game with an ankle injury, finished with four points and 10 rebounds for Long Beach State.

Aisha Hollans added 12 points and 13 rebounds, including a key one with 30 seconds left that set up Connors' basket.

The 49ers outrebounded the much taller Cougars 43-36.

McCutcheon was 8-of-11 for the 49ers, who shot 43 percent overall but just 29 percent in the second half.

Sancho Lyttle, Houston's leading scorer and rebounder, had 11 points and 11 boards when she fouled out with 4:49 remaining.

The Cougars were down by 11 points with 17:13 left, but got back in it with a 12-0 run as the 49ers went nearly eight minutes without a basket.

Long Beach State's last win over a ranked opponent was on Jan. 19, 1992, against No. 17 Hawaii. The 49ers then lost 18 straight to ranked teams.

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