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Monday, 22 December 2008 18:05
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 HOUSTON (AP) -Freshman Willie Warren scored a career-high 31 points and Blake Griffin added 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 4 Oklahoma over Rice 70-58 on Monday night.
Warren went 4-for-9 from 3-point range and Griffin notched his ninth double-double of the season for the Sooners (12-0), who matched the program's best start since 1989-90.
The Sooners went 5-for-20 from 3-point range, shot 50 percent from the free throw line (17-of-34) and matched a season high with 17 turnovers.
Corey Pflieger had 17 points and Lawrence Ghoram added 16 for the Owls (4-7), who have lost their last 17 games against ranked opponents.
The Sooners broke a 46-all tie with a 14-2 run.
No. 6 Wake Forest 95, East Carolina 54
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Al-Farouq Aminu had 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead Wake Forest.
Chas McFarland had 14 points for the Demon Deacons (11-0), who are off to their best start since winning the first 11 games of 2003-04. Wake Forest led by four points then opened the second half with a 15-3 run.
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Darrius Morrow had 15 points to lead the Pirates (8-3), who lost their first 57 games against ACC opponents before upsetting N.C. State 75-69 here last December.
No. 8 Notre Dame 81, Savannah St. 49
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Luke Harangody had 23 points and 13 rebounds in his worst shooting game of the season for Notre Dame.
The Fighting Irish (9-2) led 37-21 at halftime despite shooting 34 percent, their second worst shooting half this season. Harangody started the half 1-of-9 from the field, but was 8-of-9 from the free throw line and made his final two shots to finish the half with 14 points and 11 rebounds. For the game, Harangody shot 5-of-14 from the field, but was 13-of-14 from the free throw line.
Tory Jackson and Ryan Ayers added 10 points each for the Irish, who shot 67 percent in the second half.
Chris Linton led the Tigers (7-5) with 14 points.
No. 10 Purdue 70, IPFW 55
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - JaJuan Johnson had career highs of 21 points and nine rebounds and blocked three shots for Purdue.
E'Twaun Moore scored 19 points and Marcus Green had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Boilermakers (10-2), who won their fifth straight.
Nick Daniels had a career-high 14 points for the Mastodons (4-8), who lost their third in a row.
Purdue held IPFW to 39 percent shooting and committed just seven turnovers.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Freshman B.J. Mullens, getting the most playing time of his brief career, scored 19 points to lead Ohio State.
The 7-foot Mullens had never played more than 20 minutes nor scored more than 11 points, but he was 8-of-11 from the field, including six dunks, and added eight rebounds and three blocked shots.
Evan Turner had 17 points, freshman William Buford added a career-high 16 and Dallas Lauderdale had 11 for the Buckeyes (9-0).
John Williams had 10 points for the Bulldogs (4-8). Reid Augst, Asheville's leading scorer at 14.5 points a game, didn't score until hitting a 3-pointer 3 minutes into the second half and finished with four points.
No. 17 Syracuse 82, Coppin St. 71
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Andy Rautins equaled a school record with nine 3-pointers and scored a career-high 29 points to lead Syracuse.
It was the final nonconference game for the Orange (12-1), who begin Big East play at home next week against Seton Hall. Coppin State (1-8) lost its eighth straight road game and dropped to 0-22 against the Big East.
Rautins, starting for the second straight game in place of suspended guard Eric Devendorf, tied Gerry McNamara's school record, set against BYU in the NCAA tournament in 2004. Rautins entered the game with 24 3-pointers this season.
Tywain McKee hit five 3s and scored a season-high 31 points for the Eagles.
llanova 78, Navy 68
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) - Dante Cunningham had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Scottie Reynolds added 23 points for Villanova.
Corey Stokes had 11 points and Antonio Pena contributed 12 rebounds for the Wildcats (11-1), who played their first game in eight days since winning at city rival La Salle on Dec. 14.
Chris Harris had career highs of eight 3-pointers and 30 points for the Midshipmen (8-4), while Kaleo Kina added 15 points.
No. 21 Baylor 74, Hartford 59
WACO, Texas (AP) - Curtis Jerrells had 17 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for Baylor's first triple-double since Brian Skinner of the Los Angeles Clippers had one on Dec. 29, 1995.
Henry Dugat scored 16 points, Tweety Carter and LaceDarius Dunn added 14 points each for Baylor (10-1).
Jaret von Rosenberg's 19 points led Hartford (4-8), while Genesis Maciel had 13 points.
No. 24 Michigan 76, Florida-Gulf Coast 59
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - DeShawn Sims had 20 points and a career-high 20 rebounds to lead Michigan to its fourth straight victory.
It was Michigan's first 20-20 since Washington Wizards assistant coach Phil Hubbard had 22 points and 26 rebounds in a victory over Detroit in the 1977 NCAA tournament.
Kelvin Grady added 14 points for the Wolverines (9-2), who moved into the Top 25 on Monday for the first time since February 2006.
ime but got as close as 57-49 late in the second half before Michigan pulled away.
Delvin Franklin had 19 points and Reed Baker, who transferred from Michigan after the 2006-07 season, added 16 for Florida-Gulf Coast.
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