|Top 25 Capsules|
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|Thursday, 17 January 2008 19:05|
J'Nathan Bullock added 14 points, the last one coming on a free throw with 2.6 seconds left for Cleveland State (13-5, 6-0 Horizon League), whose students stormed the floor after the final horn.
The Vikings came in 1-26 in games against ranked opponents, with their only win coming on March 14, 1986, against No. 16 Indiana in the NCAA tournament under coach Kevin Mackey.
Freshman Matt Howard scored 16 points to lead Butler (16-2, 5-2), which missed a barrage of 3-pointers in the final seconds as they tried to tie it. Mike Green, the Bulldogs' leading scored had 12 points of 4-of-11 shooting before fouling out and senior A.J. Graves had 5 and went only 2-of-11 from the floor.
No. 6 Tennessee 80, No. 16 Vanderbilt 60
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Wayne Chism scored a season-high 18 and had a career-high 18 rebounds to help No. 6 Tennessee win a matchup of the Southeastern Conference's best shooters.
The Volunteers (15-1, 3-0 SEC) were 8-for-22 on 3s, while the Commodores (16-2, 1-2) completed only 3 of their 21 attempts. Vanderbilt entered the game averaging 9.29 3-pointers a game, second in the SEC only to Tennessee's 9.73.
The Commodores' 36.8 percent on field goals and 14.3 percent from behind the arc were their worst of the season.
No. 8 Washington St. 69, Oregon St. 46
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Aron Baynes scored 17 points and Derrick Low had 15 for the No. 8 Cougars.
Washington State (15-1, 3-1 Pac-10), coming off its only loss of the season at UCLA, broke open the game at the start of the second half, outscoring the Beavers 20-4 in the first nine minutes.
Oregon State (6-11, 0-5) has lost seven straight games, leaving coach Jay John on the hot seat. Seth Tarver had 12 points for OSU and Josh Tarver added 10.
No. 9 Indiana 65, Minnesota 60
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Hoosiers are so much more than Eric Gordon.
D.J. White had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Lance Stemler hit a crucial 3-pointer to lift the ninth-ranked Hoosiers to a 65-60 victory over Minnesota on Thursday night.
On a night when their super freshman struggled in all areas, Gordon's supporting cast came up huge to extend Indiana's winning streak to 11 games, their longest since a 13-game streak in 1992-93.
Louisville 71, No. 13 Marquette 51.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Terrence Williams scored 20 points and David Padgett had 17 points and 10 rebounds to help the Cardinals upset the No. 13 Golden Eagles.
Derrick Caracter added 11 points as Louisville (13-4, 3-1 Big East) dominated the Golden Eagles (13-3, 3-2), shutting down one of the Big East's most dynamic offenses with a suffocating zone defense that choked off passing lanes and controlled the lane.
Jerel McNeal led the Golden Eagles with 16 points and Wesley Matthews had 14, but Marquette shot just 30 percent from the field and got almost nothing from star guard Dominic James.
Saint Louis 68, No. 23 Rhode Island 61
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Tommie Liddell scored 22 points and Saint Louis held No. 23 Rhode Island to season-lows for points and shooting percentage in a 68-61 upset on Thursday night.
Reserve Paul Eckerle had 13 points and Luke Meyer 12 for Saint Louis (10-7, 1-2 Atlantic 10), which only a week ago set a modern record for futility while scoring only 20 points in a loss at George Washington.
The victory was the Billikens' first significant win under new coach Rick Majerus, and first over a ranked opponent since a 72-61 victory over No. 23 Memphis on March 11, 2004.
Will Daniels managed 12 points before fouling out with 2:45 to go.