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|Monday, 31 December 2007 13:17|
Austin Freeman had 12 points and Jessie Sapp and Roy Hibbert added 11 each for the Hoyas (10-1), who open Big East play Saturday at Rutgers.
Marcus Stout led Fordham (6-6) with 27 points and Bryant Dunston added 20 points and 16 rebounds. The Rams, who had won three of four, fell to 27-23 against Georgetown in the first meeting between the private Jesuit universities since the 1978-79 season.
Wallace became the Hoyas' career leader in 3-pointers made, breaking the record of 189 set by Kevin Braswell from 1998-02 on a shot from the top with 14:32 left in the first half.
With 18:50 left in the second half, Wallace scored on a one-handed floater down the middle of the lane, becoming the 39th player in Georgetown history to reach the 1,000 points.
M 68, Rice 41
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Josh Carter and DeAndre Jordan scored 16 points apiece, and the Aggies rolled to their sixth-straight win.
M (13-1), which is tied for the second-best start in school history. It's the first time since the 1959-60 season the Aggies have been 13-1.
Joseph Jones added 14 points and nine rebounds for the Aggies, who closed out the first half with an 11-0 run. They led by 15 at halftime and pushed the lead to 47-27 on a layup by Jordan midway through the second half. A 6-0 spurt made it 59-33 with about 5 minutes left.
Lawrence Ghoram had 16 points and six rebounds for Rice (3-8).
No. 15 Vanderbilt 97, Iona 73
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A.J. Ogilvy and Shan Foster scored 20 points each, and the Commodores beat Iona to get off to their best start in school history.
Alan Metcalfe added 14 points for Vanderbilt (13-0), which won its first 12 games in 2003-04 and advanced to the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament. The Commodores are one of six unbeaten Division I teams.
Gary Springer led Iona (5-9) with 17 points, and Devon Clarke added 15 points.
A 26-5 spurt by the Commodores to begin the second half stretched their lead to 72-46, turning a competitive game into the expected blowout.