|Sunday's Top 25 Capsules|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 22 February 2009 10:58|
Syracuse missed six shots in the final minute, including three 3-point attempts in the final 8 seconds before the buzzer sounded as Jonny Flynn's shot from the left corner bounced off the rim.
Shane Clark and Dwayne Anderson both scored 20 points for the Wildcats (22-5, 10-4 Big East), who won for the eighth time in nine games.
Eric Devendorf scored 22 points for Syracuse (19-8, 7-7), which dropped to 2-6 in its last eight.
No. 13 Clemson 81, Georgia Tech 73
ATLANTA (AP) - Trevor Booker had 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead Clemson, which overcame a 15-point deficit.
The Tigers (22-4, 8-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) have won six of eight and improved to 9-0 this season when Booker has a double-double.
Lewis Clinch had a career-high 27 points for the Yellow Jackets (10-16, 1-12), who have lost 11 of 12 to remain in the ACC cellar.
g minute of the second half. Freshman Andre Young finished with 12 points, going 4-for-4 on 3-pointers.
Clemson swept the season series with Georgia Tech for the first time since 2005-06 and for the second time in 12 years.
No. 16 Xavier 71, George Washington 53
CINCINNATI (AP) - C.J. Anderson led five players in double figures with 14 points and Xavier moved back into first place in the Atlantic 10.
The Musketeers (22-5, 10-3) steadied themselves after having lost three of four and moved a half-game ahead of No. 25 Dayton for the conference lead.
Damian Hollis scored 15 points for the Colonials (8-16, 2-10), who fell behind 26-8 and trailed by as many as 25 points.
No. 18 Illinois 70, Ohio St. 68
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Four days after mustering just 33 points in a pitiful home loss, Illinois placed three players in double figures, led by Mike Davis' 22 points, and shot 58 percent from the field.
The victory kept the Illini (22-6, 10-5) alone in third place in the Big Ten and gave coach Bruce Weber his 150th win at the school.
Trent Meacham added 17 points for Illinois, while Demetri McCamey had 15 points and seven assists.
Jon Diebler and Evan Turner each had 17 points for Ohio State (17-8, 7-7), which has lost three straight Big Ten games on the heels of winning four straight.