College basketball roundup: WVU nips Va. Tech on late basket
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Juwan Staten, who missed 5 of 6 from the floor Saturday afternoon, sank a layup with five seconds left to hand West Virginia a 68-67 victory over previously undefeated Virginia Tech (7-1).
The score by Staten, a transfer from Dayton, came 4 seconds after his shot was blocked on a similar try. The out-of-bounds ball was awarded to the Mountaineers (4-3), leading to the second chance by Staten.
Virginia Tech's Erick Green, the nation's third-leading scorer, missed a jumper as time ran out.
Penn State 78, Army 70 – In State College, D.J. Newbill scored 19 points and Jermaine Marshall added 16 as the Nittany Lions survived a second-half surge by the Black Knights (4-4).
Penn State (5-4) led by as much as 15 in the first half and carried a 12-point lead into the break, only to see its lead cut to two with 12 minutes remaining in the game.
Robert Morris 66, Hampton 54 – In Hampton, Va., Coron Williams and Karvel Anderson each scored 12 points to lead the Colonials over the woeful Pirates (1-7).
Lucky Jones had 10 points, seven rebounds and three steals for Robert Morris (6-4), which has won three straight games.
No. 1 Indiana 100, C. Connecticut St. 69 — In Bloomington, Ind., Christian Watford scored 21 points, Cody Zeller had 19 points and 19 rebounds, and the Hoosiers (9-0) routed the Blue Devils (4-4).
No. 2 Duke 90, Temple 67 — In East Rutherford, N.J., Seth Curry scored 23 points, big men Mason Plumlee and Ryan Kelly had double-doubles and the Blue Devils (9-0) beat the Owls (6-1).
No. 3 Michigan 80, Arkansas 67 — In Ann Arbor, Mich., Jordan Morgan scored a season-high 12 points and matched a season high with 10 rebounds to help the Wolverines (9-0) beat the Razorbacks (4-4).
No. 4 Syracuse 108, Monmouth 56 — In Syracuse, N.Y., Michael-Carter Williams had 15 points and a career-high 16 assists, C.J. Fair had 14 points and 10 rebounds, the second straight double-double for both players, and the Orange (8-0) beat the Hawks (5-5).
No. 5 Louisville 99, Missouri-Kansas City 47 — In Louisville, Ky., Russ Smith scored a career-high 31 points and the Cardinals (8-1) cruised past the Kangaroos (4-5).
No. 7 Ohio State 89, Long Beach St. 55 — In Columbus, Ohio, Deshaun Thomas had 18 points to lead the Buckeyes (6-1) past the 49ers (3-6).
No. 8 Arizona 66, Clemson 54 – In Clemson, S.C., Mark Lyons scored a season-high 20 points and the Wildcats used a late second-half run to improve to 7-0 for the first time in 14 years with a victory over the Tigers (5-3).
No. 9 Kansas 90, Colorado 54 — In Lawrence, Kan., Ben McLemore scored 24 points, Kevin Young added 16 points and eight rebounds and the Jayhawks (7-1) rolled over former Big 12 member Colorado (7-2).
No. 11 Cincinnati 92, Md-Eastern Shore 60 — In Cincinnati, point guard Cashmere Wright hit career high six 3-pointers, and Sean Kilpatrick scored 19 of his 23 points in the first half, as the Bearcats (9-0) beat the Hawks (0-9).
No. 12 Missouri 68, Tennessee State 38 — In Columbia, Mo., Stefan Jankovic scored all 14 of his points in the second half, helping Missouri (8-1) overcome a sloppy first half en route to a victory over Tennessee State (4-6).
No. 15 Georgetown 46, Towson 40 — In Washington, Georgetown (7-1) held Towson scoreless over the final 4½ minutes and recovered from a 17-point first half to beat the Tigers (4-5).
No. 19 Michigan State 73, Loyola (Ill.) 61 — In East Lansing, Mich., Gary Harris scored 20 points and the Spartans (8-2) broke away in the second half to beat the Ramblers (6-3).
No. 20 North Carolina 78, East Tenn. State 55 — In Chapel Hill, N.C., Leslie McDonald scored 14 points and the Tar Heels (7-2) held the Buccaneers (2-5) to 12 points in the first half.
No. 22 Notre Dame 84, Brown 57 — In South Bend, Ind., freshman Cameron Biedscheid had a career-high 17 points and the Fighting Irish (8-1) beat the Bears (3-5).
No. 23 Oklahoma State 62, Missouri State 42 — In Stillwater, Okla., Markel Brown scored 15 points as the Cowboys (7-1) beat the Bears (2-7).
No. 24 Wichita State 80, No. Colorado 54 – In Wichita, Kan., Cleanthony Early scored 16 points to lead the Shockers (9-0) past the Bears (1-6).
No. 25 N.C. State 80, Cleveland State 63 — In Raleigh, N.C., Richard Howell had 17 points and 10 rebounds to help the Wolfpack (6-2) beat the Vikings (6-3).
West Virginia 67, St. Bonaventure 47 — In Morgantown, W.Va., Ayana Dunning and Christal Caldwell each scored 17 points to lead the Mountaineers (6-2) past the Bonnies (5-6).
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