|Wednesday's Top 25 Capsules|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 20 December 2007 19:41|
NEW YORK (AP) -Levance Fields hit a 3-pointer with 4.7 seconds left in overtime to give No. 11 Pittsburgh a 65-64 victory over No. 6 Duke in a matchup of unbeatens Thursday night.|
Duke's Jon Scheyer took a running 3 and was able to grab the rebound and get off a final shot but it was another miss for the Blue Devils (10-1).
Fields, who finished with 21 points for the Panthers (11-0), hit all three of Pittsburgh's 3-pointers in the game. The second one he made was part of a 12-0 run that gave the Panthers a 50-49 lead with 5:27 to play in regulation, their first since 2-0.
Sam Young had 17 points for Pittsburgh, while freshman DeJuan Blair had 15 points and 20 rebounds and his energy on the boards was a big key for the Panthers in their comeback from a 13-point deficit four minutes into the second half.
Singler and Henderson both had 17 points for Duke, while DeMarcus Nelson added 14.
No. 7 Washington St. 67, The Citadel 45
SEATTLE (AP) - Aron Baynes scored 16 points, Daven Harmeling added 11 off the bench, and the Cougars improved to 10-0 for the first time in 16 years.
T - before opening Pac-10 play back in Seattle on Jan. 5 against rival Washington.
The Citadel (4-6) became yet another exhibit for just how good the Cougars' defense can be. Kevin Durant, the Seattle SuperSonics' rookie sensation, sat in the first row and nodded with approval at the defensive effort.
Zach Urbanus and Cameron Wells both scored 14 to lead The Citadel, which shot just 33 percent.
No. 15 Clemson 90, Puerto Rico-Mayaguez 73
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (AP) - K.C. Rivers had 21 points and 11 rebounds to help the Tigers beat their Division II opponent.
Rivers, 9-for-12 from the floor, scored eight consecutive points in the second half to give the Tigers their biggest lead of the game, 78-51.
Terrence Oglesby also had 21 points for Clemson (9-0), and Raymond Sykes and Trevor Booker added 11 points each.
Steven Ramirez led Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (1-11) with 21 points and seven assists.
Oklahoma 72, No. 18 Gonzaga 68
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Longar Longar scored 16 points, including the go-ahead basket, and Oklahoma overcame a scintillating performance by Gonzaga's Jeremy Pargo.
For a time, it appeared Pargo would will Gonzaga (9-3) to victory with the most impressive performance of his career but he ran dry with just enough time for Oklahoma (9-3) to rally.
Griffin and Tony Crocker each scored 15 points, and Griffin had 14 rebounds as Oklahoma won its second straight game after a disappointing loss to Stephen F. Austin.
No. 22 Miami 85, North Florida 63
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Jack McClinton and Dwayne Collins each scored 13 points to lead the Hurricanes to their 11th straight win to start the season.
Miami is three shy of the Hurricanes' previous best, to start the 2001-02 season.
Tom Hammonds scored 13 points for North Florida (1-9). For the Ospreys, it was their second consecutive defeat in a two-game South Florida trip after losing at Florida Atlantic 70-64 on Tuesday.
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