|Top 25 Capsules|
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|Sunday, 03 January 2010 14:32|
Kansas State (13-1) overwhelmed South Dakota from the opening tip and didn't let up, dishing and dunking its way to the program's best start since opening the 1918-19 season with 17 straight wins.
Pullen hit six 3-pointers, Sutton had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Curtis Kelly chipped in 15 points for the Wildcats, who take their longest winning streak in 16 years into Saturday's Big 12 opener at Missouri.
Tyler Cain led South Dakota (6-7) with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
No. 13 Georgetown 67, DePaul 50
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Chris Wright scored 18 points and Austin Freeman added 17 for the Hoyas.
It was the ninth straight victory for Georgetown (11-1, 2-0 Big East) against DePaul, which has lost 21 straight regular-season games in the conference, dating to March 2008.
Michigan 73, No. 15 Ohio State 64
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - DeShawn Sims scored 28 points and Manny Harris added 24 to lead the Wolverines.
Ohio State (10-4, 0-2 Big Ten) led 55-54 with less than seven minutes to play, but Michigan (7-6, 1-1) forced the Buckeyes to miss five straight shots to pull away.
Jon Diebler scored 17 points and William Buford added 16 for the Buckeyes.
No. 20 Texas Tech 86, UTEP 78
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - David Tairu scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half to help Texas Tech hang on after wasting an 11-point second-half lead.
John Roberson led Tech (12-2) with 18 points, D'walyn Roberts had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and Mike Singletary added 16 points.
Derrick Caracter scored 21 points for the Miners (9-3).
No. 23 Wisconsin 63, Penn St. 46
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Trevon Hughes scored 18 points to lead the Badgers to their sixth straight victory and 11th in a row over Penn State dating to 2003.
Wisconsin (12-2, 2-0 Big Ten), which finished 8 of 19 from long range, built a 15-point lead early in the second half and cruised from there.
Talor Battle had 15 points and David Jackson added 13 for Penn State (8-6, 0-2).