November 25, 2012

Basketball Roundup: Duke gets a win over Louisville

The Associated Press

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Quinn Cook scored 11 of his 15 points in the final 7:46, including No. 5 Duke's last eight of the game, and the Blue Devils beat No. 2 Louisville 76-71 on Saturday night in the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

Neither team led by more than four points over the final 10 minutes until Cook's second free throw with 6.7 seconds left made it 76-71.

Cook had six assists and four turnovers against Louisville's pressure defense. He was 4 of 8 from the field and 6 of 6 from the line.

Mason Plumlee had 16 points for Duke (6-0). Peyton Siva had 19 points for the Cardinals (5-1) and Russ Smith added 17.

(13) MISSOURI 68, VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH 65: Laurence Bowers had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Phil Pressey had 11 points and eight assists, leading Missouri (5-1) over VCU (3-3) in the third-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis at Paradise Island, Bahamas.

(18) UNLV 82, IOWA STATE 70: Freshman Anthony Bennett scored 22 points and UNLV (3-1) beat Iowa State (4-2) at Las Vegas.

(19) MEMPHIS 52, NORTHERN IOWA 47: Chris Crawford scored 18 points and Joe Jackson added 15 points as the Tigers (3-2) avoided losing all three games in the Battle 4 Atlantis, beating Northern Iowa (3-3) at Paradise Island, Bahamas.

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON 63, (24) BAYLOR 59: Willis Hall scored six consecutive points to break the final tie and the Cougars (3-2) held off Baylor (4-2) at Waco, Texas.

WOMEN

(2) CONNECTICUT 91, (14) PURDUE 57: Freshman Breanna Stewart scored 17 points to lead Connecticut (5-0) over Purdue (5-1) at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

(6) PENN STATE 85, CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE 73: Maggie Lucas scored 23 points, and Nikki Greene added 21 points and a career best-tying 20 rebounds for Penn State (5-0), which overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to beat the Matadors (3-2) at Los Angeles.

(8) GEORGIA 72, NEW MEXICO 42: Jasmine James had 17 points and six steals, and Georgia (7-0) shut down New Mexico (5-1) at Albuquerque, N.M.

(11) CALIFORNIA 72, GEORGETOWN 56: Layshia Clarendon scored 20 points, and Gennifer Brandon added 13 points and 13 rebounds to lead California (5-0) over Georgetown (4-2) at Berkeley, Calif.

(13) OKLAHOMA 100, OREGON 61: Aaryn Ellenberg scored 27 points and Oklahoma (4-1) beat Oregon (0-4) at Honolulu.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at PressHerald.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)


 

Blogs

Clearing the Bases - Yesterday
Pitching, pitching, pitching

More PPH Blogs

Winter sports 2013-2014

High School Football 2013

Fall sports photos