|Wednesday's Top 25 Capsules|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 17 December 2008 18:07|
Jon Scheyer added 13 points for the Blue Devils (9-1), who juggled the lineup after they were upset 11 days earlier at Michigan. Coach Mike Krzyzewski benched his regular starting lineup in favor of five players who had combined to make one start this season.
The Blue Devils took control with an early 27-8 run and coasted to their 65th consecutive nonconference victory at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Duke made it a 20-point game roughly 1 1/2 minutes after halftime and stretched it to 30 with 8 1/2 minutes left.
Reid Augst scored 15 points for the Bulldogs (4-6), who lost their sixth straight against Division I opponents and fell to 0-50 all-time against Atlantic Coast Conference teams.
No. 11 Syracuse 82, Canisius 60
m its first loss of the season.
The Orange (10-1) seemed to still be thinking about Cedric Jackson's buzzer-beating shot from beyond halfcourt that gave Cleveland State a 72-69 victory Monday night. But after yet another sluggish start, Syracuse settled down and handed Canisius (3-7) its fourth straight loss.
Jonny Flynn finished with 12 points for Syracuse and Arinze Onuaku added 12 points and nine rebounds.
Frank Turner led the Golden Griffins with 18 points.
No. 19 Michigan St. 79, The Citadel 65
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Raymar Morgan had 26 points and 10 rebounds as Michigan State survived a 3-point barrage.
Morgan was 6-for-6 from the field in the first half and 11-for-12 overall for the Spartans (7-2), who led 37-19 in the first half.
Austin Dahn had 17 points, including five 3-pointers, for The Citadel (5-6), which cut the deficit to 41-33 at halftime and stayed competitive with the Spartans throughout the second half.
Michigan State got four points in 17 minutes from center Goran Suton, who returned after undergoing arthroscopic surgery 13 days ago and played for the first time since Nov. 19.
No. 23 Memphis 59, Ark.-Little Rock 51
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Robert Dozier scored 15 points and Shawn Taggart and Tyreke Evans both added 12 for Memphis, which weathered a late rally by Arkansas-Little Rock.
Dozier missed only one of his four shots from the field and was 9-of-12 from the line as the Tigers (6-2) rebounded from a 79-70 overtime loss at Georgetown on Saturday.
Memphis led by 18 points with just under 10 minutes left. But a rally by the Trojans that included 3-pointers from Curtis Jackson, Matt Mouzy and Steven Moore cut the deficit to 51-45 with 2:26 left.
UALR (7-3) got within five points on several occasions late, but Memphis was able to hold on down the stretch, despite not scoring from the field over the final 8:07.
Moore led UALR with 16 points.