January 27, 2013

Top 25 Men: Hoyas deal Cardinals their third straight loss

The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Otto Porter had 17 points and grabbed the game’s decisive rebound with 1.4 seconds to play Saturday, leading Georgetown to a 53-51 win over No. 5 Louisville, the Cardinals’ third straight loss.

Porter finished with 12 rebounds for the up-and-down Hoyas (14-4, 4-3 Big East), who prevailed in another fast-paced entertaining game to go with the poor-shooting clunkers they have had this season.

Georgetown has beaten ranked teams Notre Dame and Louisville in consecutive games – posing quite a contrast from laborious losses to South Florida, St. John’s and Pittsburgh.

(1) DUKE 84, MARYLAND 64: Rasheed Sulaimon had a season-high 25 points and Duke (17-2, 4-2 ACC) bounced back from one of its worst losses under Mike Krzyzewski, routing the Terrapins (15-5, 3-4) at Durham, N.C.

(3) KANSAS 67, OKLAHOMA 54:  Ben McLemore scored 18 points, Jeff Withey added 13 points and nine rebounds and the Jayhawks (18-1, 6-0 Big 12) shut down the Sooners (13-5, 4-2) at Lawrence, Kan., pushing Kansas’ winning streak to a nation-leading 17 games.
Withey had four blocks and three steals, and Travis Releford added 10 points for the Jayhawks.

(8) FLORIDA 82, MISSISSIPPI STATE 47: Kenny Boynton and Erik Murphy each scored 18 points, as Florida (16-2, 6-0 SEC) cruised to awin at Starkville, Miss.

(9) BUTLER 83, TEMPLE 71: Rotnei Clarke scored 24 points in his return from a severely sprained neck and Khyle Marshall added 19 points, as Butler won at Indianapolis.

(10) GONZAGA 66, SAN FRANCISCO 52: Kelly Olynyk scored 13 points, helping Gonzaga extended its home winning streak to 24 games with a win at Spokane, Wash.
Elias Harris had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Gonzaga (19-2, 6-0 West Coast Conference).

IOWA STATE 73, (11) KANSAS STATE 67: Will Clyburn had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Iowa State (14-5, 4-2 Big 12) upset Kansas State (15-4, 4-2) at Ames, Iowa, handing the Wildcats a second straight loss.

WISCONSIN 45, (12) MINNESOTA 44: Traevon Jackson just beat the shot clock and hit a 15-foot jumper from the right side with 4 seconds left as the Badgers (14-6, 5-2) upset Minnesota (15-5, 3-4 Big Ten) at Madison, Wis.

(14) OHIO STATE 65, PENN STATE 51: Sam Thompson scored 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting, and the Buckeyes (15-4, 5-2 Big Ten) took advantage of the cold-shooting Nittany Lions (8-12, 0-8) at State College, Pa.

DeShaun Thomas added 11 points.

SAN DIEGO STATE 55, (15) NEW MEXICO 34: JJ O’Brien had 12 points and 10 rebounds, Jamaal Franklin added 10 points and San Diego State (16-4, 4-2 MWC) rolled to an easy upset of the Lobos (17-3, 4-1) at San Diego.

(16) OREGON 81, WASHINGTON 76: E.J. Singler scored 18 points and Oregon (18-2, 7-0 Pac-12) stayed undefeated at home.

(18) NC STATE 91, UNC 83: Lorenzo Brown had 20 points and 11 assists to help North Carolina State (16-4, 5-2) win at Raleigh, N.C., ending a 13-game losing streak in the long rivalry.

LASALLE 69, (19) VCU 61: Ramon Galloway scored 31 points and La Salle (14-5, 4-2 Atlantic 10) beat a top 25 team for the second straight game for the first time in 60 years, upsetting  VCU (16-5, 4-2) at Richmond, Va.

(20) WICHITA STATE 73, BRADLEY 39: Nick Wiggins had 12 points and fueled a 16-0 second-half run with three 3-pointers at Wichita, Kan.

Jake White added 11 points for the Shockers (19-2, 8-1 Missouri Valley Conference).

(22) MISSOURI 81, VANDERBILT 59: Jabari Brown scored 21 points, Alex Oriakhi tied a career high with 18 and  Missouri (15-4, 4-2 SEC) cruised at Columbia, Mo.

(24) NOTRE DAME 73, SOUTH FLORIDA 65: Jerian Grant scored 18 points and Tom Knight had 17 as the Irish (16-4, 4-3 Big East) won at Tampa, Fla.

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