No. 15 Hoyas roll at home

In­di­ana men and Stan­ford women re­main atop their re­spec­tive polls.

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Otto Porter scored a ca­reer-high 22 points, added seven as­sists and four re­bounds, and re­turned af­ter tak­ing an ap­par­ent hit to the head dur­ing the sec­ond half of No. 15 Ge­orge­town’s 8953 win over Long­wood on Mon­day night.

The point to­tal was much big­ger than the host Hoyas man­aged in two of their last three wins. They beat Ten­nessee 37-36 and Tow­son 46-40 around a 64-41 win over Texas.

Be­fore Porter left the game, Ge­orge­town (8-1) had al­ready built a siz­able lead over the Lancers (2-8).

Markel Starks was 4 for 5 from 3-point range and added 17 points for the Hoyas.

Hoosiers top men’s poll again: In­di­ana is No. 1 for a sixth straight week in The As­so­ci­ated Press col­lege bas­ket­ball poll.

The Hoosiers are again fol­lowed in the Top 25 by Duke, Michi­gan and Syra­cuse. The only changes in Mon­day’s poll is the or­der, not who’s ranked.

The Hoosiers (9-0) re­ceived 44 first-place votes from the 64mem­ber na­tional me­dia panel. Duke (9-0) again drew the other No. 1 votes.

Florida and Louisville switched places at fifth and sixth. They were fol­lowed by Ohio State, Ari­zona, Kansas and Illi­nois.

The Illini (10-0) beat fel­low un­beaten Gon­zaga on Satur­day, mov­ing into the top 10 for the first time since the next-to-last poll of 2005-06. Gon­zaga dropped to 14th.

Stan­ford leads women’s Top 25: The Car­di­nal (8-0) re­mains No. 1 in The As­so­ci­ated Press women’s bas­ket­ball poll, nar­rowly ahead of Con­necti­cut.

The Car­di­nal had 22 first-place votes Mon­day, while UConn (8-0) re­ceived 16. Bay­lor (7-1) got the other two.

Stan­ford had the week off for ex­ams, while the Huskies beat Mary­land and Penn State by 15 points each.

The Lady Bears topped Notre Dame (6-1) by 12 in a re­match of last sea­son’s NCAA cham­pi­onship game.

Duke (8-0) and Notre Dame re­main fourth and fifth.

Texas A&M (5-3) re­turned at No. 23.

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