|Tuesday's Top 25 Capsules|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 02 December 2008 18:35|
Jon Scheyer scored 20 points and Nolan Smith added 12 for the Blue Devils (8-0).
Robbie Hummel had 15 points and eight rebounds and JaJuan Johnson added 12 for the Boilermakers (5-2). Moore, Purdue's leading scorer, went scoreless in the first half and finished with 10 points.
Duke outrebounded Purdue 49-29 and held the Boilermakers to 37 percent shooting. Purdue was just 2-of-13 on 3-pointers.
Duke improved to 10-0 all-time in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. It was the Blue Devils' first game against a ranked team this season.
Purdue lost to No. 6 Oklahoma in overtime last Friday in the NIT Season Tip-Off final.
No. 7 Notre Dame 102, South Dakota 76
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Ryan Ayers was 9-of-14 from 3-point range for a career-high 35 points and Kyle McAlarney was 7-of-13 on 3 for 27 points for Notre Dame.
Irish in 2000. McAlarney just missed a third straight 30-point game as the Irish (6-1) were 19-of-37 from 3-point range.
Ayers, who set his previous career high with 19 points against Furman on Sunday, had 25 points by halftime, making 7-of-10 3-pointers. The Irish were 14-of-23 to set a school record for 3s made in half, opening a 60-30 lead.
Jesse Becker had 24 points for the Coyotes (3-5).
No. 17 Villanova 69, Penn 47
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Dante Cunningham had 20 points and 11 rebounds and Corey Stokes scored 14 points for Villanova.
The Wildcats (7-0) have won every game this season by at least 13 points.
Harrison Gaines led Penn (1-5) with 14 points.
Cunningham made his first four shots from the field and the Wildcats took a 22-9 lead.
Scottie Reynolds opened the second half with a 3 and Corey Fisher's steal led to Cunningham's baseline jumper for a 41-24 lead. Stokes quickly hit Villanova's sixth 3-pointer for a 20-point lead.
No. 18 Memphis 100, Marist 61
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Shawn Taggart had 21 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks and freshman Tyreke Evans added 24 points for Memphis.
Antonio Anderson scored 12 points and Roburt Sallie finished with 11 for Memphis (5-1). Evans was 10-of-13 from the field.
David Devezin led the Red Foxes (2-4) with 11 points.
inued to extend it through the first half and kept the pressure on after the break, leading by 40 with 10 minutes left.
The Tigers would finish the night shooting 53 percent, and holding the Red Foxes to 35 percent and causing 21 turnovers. Memphis blocked 14 shots, one short of the school record set against Arkansas-Pine Bluff in 1998.
Ohio St. 73, No. 21 Miami 68
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Ohio State erased a 14-point second-half deficit, mounting the comeback after the ejection of Miami scoring leader Jack McClinton.
Jon Diebler scored 20 points and Evan Turner had 19 for the Buckeyes (4-0), who won for only the second time in seven games in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. Miami (4-2) fell to 0-3 in the series.
Miami led 38-24 early in the second half but sorely missed McClinton. The senior guard was ejected for a flagrant foul midway through the first half after he took a swipe with the palm of his hand at Ohio State's Anthony Crater, brushing his face. The contact came almost immediately after Crater hit McClinton in the face while guarding him. The officials consulted a TV replay, then ejected McClinton.
Turner's layup with 7:28 left tied the game at 54, and the Buckeyes took their first lead on their next possession when Jeremie Simmons hit a 3-pointer.
Lance Hurdle scored 14 points to lead Miami.
k Calathes had 16 points, five rebounds and seven assists and Chandler Parsons added 15 points for Florida.
The Gators (6-1) improved to 10-0 all time against the Rattlers, to 18-0 against teams from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and to 20-2 in December over the last three years.
The Rattlers (1-6), coming off a 25-point defeat at Arkansas and having been outmatched in every loss this season, played the Gators tight most of the way.
Lamar Twitty led FAMU with 20 points and six rebounds, while Brandon Bryant added 16 points. Twitty and Bryant were a combined 8-of-16 from 3-point range.
No. 25 Marquette 81, Central Michigan 67
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Wesley Matthews scored 18 points and Marquette bounced back from its first loss of the season.
Back at home, Marquette (6-1) looked little like the team that got outrun by Dayton in the Chicago Invitational three days earlier.
Instead, the Golden Eagles, who came in averaging 89 points per game, took it to the Chippewas in a game that featured 49 fouls and a plodding pace. Dominic James scored 15 points and Lazar Hayward added 14 for Marquette.
Jacolby Hardiman had 20 points for Central Michigan (2-4).