|Top 25 Capsules|
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|Saturday, 29 November 2008 14:09|
The victory moves Calhoun into a tie with Lou Henson and Lute Olson for eighth on the all-time list.
Thabeet led five Huskies in double figures. Craig Austrie scored 15, A.J. Price and Jeff Adrien each had 14, and Jerome Dyson added 11 for UConn (6-0).
Cecil Gresham, who is from the Hartford suburb of Bloomfield, scored 15 of his 19 points in the first half for Bryant (1-3), which is playing its first year in Division I. He was 6-of-9 from 3-point range.
The Huskies closed the first half with a 23-8 run and led 45-28 at intermission.
No. 16 Xavier 60, Miami (Ohio) 53
CINCINNATI (AP) - Derrick Brown scored a career-high 23 points Saturday, and Xavier overcame cold shooting and the loss of another point guard to stay unbeaten.
The Musketeers improved to 6-0 for the first time since 1996-97, when they won their first 10 games. Xavier pulled it out even though its two points guards were hurt.
Freshman Terrell Holloway suffered a stress fracture in his left foot during the Musketeers' three wins at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off last week, culminating in their 63-58 win over Memphis. Dante Jackson appeared to pull a leg muscle in the second half Saturday and left with 6:20 to go.
Kenny Hayes scored 19 points for Miami (2-3), which has played nationally ranked teams in three of its first five games. The RedHawks also lost to UCLA 64-59 and Pittsburgh 82-53.
No. 22 Miami 79, Stetson 65
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Cyrus McGowan scored 14 points to lead Miami to the win.
Dwayne Collins and Jack McClinton had 12 points apiece for the Hurricanes (4-1). James Dews finished with 10. McClinton also had six assists.
Garfield Blair - whose younger sister, Briyana, plays for the Hurricanes - led Stetson (2-3) with 25 points. Kris Thomas added 14 points and Sheldon Oliver scored 11.
McClinton scored all of his points in the second half. He passed Kevin Presto for 22nd place on Miami's career scoring list with 1,164 points.
No. 25 Wisconsin 67, Wis.-Milwaukee 46
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Trevon Hughes scored 16 points and Joe Krabbenhoft added 12 points and 10 rebounds for Wisconsin.
Wisconsin is 24-1 overall against the Panthers and has outscored Wisconsin-Milwaukee by more than 15 points a game under coach Bo Ryan, who coached the Panthers before coming to Madison.
Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3-4) was without senior guard Ricky Franklin, who was suspended for the game after he was arrested early Thursday morning and accused of driving while intoxicated. Coach Rob Jeter said Franklin, a starter averaging 11.3 points and 4.5 rebounds, would be out of the lineup indefinitely.
Marcus Landry finished with 12 points for the Badgers (5-1).