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Smith earns 200th win at Kentucky

Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2004

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Freshman center Randolph Morris had a career-high 25 points on 11-of-14 shooting and coach Tubby Smith won his 200th game at Kentucky as the eighth-ranked Wildcats routed Campbell 82-50 on Wednesday night.

Kelenna Azubuike added 14 points for the Wildcats (9-1), who won their fifth straight game.

Anthony Atkinson had 14 points for the Fighting Camels (2-7), who have lost 39 of their last 40 road games.

Smith is 200-53 in eight seasons at Kentucky and 324-115 in 14 seasons overall with the Wildcats, Georgia and Tulsa. He is the fourth coach to win at least 200 games at Kentucky, joining Adolph Rupp, Joe B. Hall and Rick Pitino.

No. 10 Pittsburgh 72, South Carolina 68

PITTSBURGH — Chevon Troutman scored 20 points, including the go-ahead basket with 2:37 remaining, to keep the Panthers unbeaten.

Carl Krauser had six free throws in the final minute for Pittsburgh (10-0), which won its 48th straight non-conference home game.

No. 15 Texas 100, Texas-San Antonio 82

AUSTIN, Texas — P.J. Tucker scored 19 of his 21 points in the second half and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Longhorns.

Texas (9-2) tied the school record with 13 blocked shots led by Jason Klotz's seven.

Wisconsin 76, No. 18 Alabama 62

MADISON, Wis. — Alando Tucker scored 21 points and the Badgers extended the nation's longest home winning streak to 36 games.

Wisconsin (9-2) took a 33-23 halftime lead over Alabama, which came in averaging better than 86 points per game.

Chuck Davis and Kennedy Winston each had 18 points for the Crimson Tide (10-2).

West Virginia 71, No. 20 George Washington 65

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Mike Gansey scored 19 points and D'or Fischer added 14 as the Mountaineers improved to 9-0 for the first time in 44 years.

T.J. Thompson and J.R. Pinnock each had 14 points for the Colonials (8-2), who had theirs eight-game winning streak snapped and were held below 70 points for the first time this season.

No. 23 Michigan St. 92, N.C.-Asheville 63

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Paul Davis and Kelvin Torbert led a balanced offense with 15 points each for the Spartans (8-2), who shot 56.4 percent from the field and led by as many as 37 points in their only game in a 15-day span.

Omar Collington and Steven Rush each had 14 points for the Bulldogs (3-7), who committed 21 turnovers, 13 on Michigan State steals.



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