|Top 25 Capsules|
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|Tuesday, 09 December 2008 16:51|
A preseason All-American who became a national story during Davidson's NCAA tournament run last season, Curry made his final three shots from behind the arc. The last of those 3s gave the Wildcats (7-1) the lead for good at 64-62 with 39 seconds to play.
He finished with 27 points, 4.3 below his average, on 9-of-27 shooting. Curry entered the game shooting 50.4 percent from the field and 40.9 percent from behind the arc.
Playing without second-leading scorer Alex Ruoff, the Mountaineers (6-2) got a career-high 24 points and 14 rebounds from Da'Sean Butler. Devin Ebanks added 13 points and 17 rebounds.
The Mountaineers finished with a 58-32 rebound advantage, 29-12 on the offensive end.
No. 14 Purdue 68, Ball St. 39
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - Robbie Hummel had 15 points and nine rebounds to lead Purdue, after sitting out Saturday's win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff due to back spasms.
nson scored 12 points and E'Twaun Moore and Nemanja Calasan added 10 points for the Boilermakers (7-2).
Anthony Newell led Ball State (4-4) with 11 points and eight rebounds.
Purdue held the Cardinals to 26 percent shooting and forced 21 turnovers after holding Pine Bluff to 23 percent shooting in a 90-42 win.