Reddish trey lifts No. 1 Duke over FSU

Duke 80 Florida State 78


— Cam Reddish hit a 3-pointer with

0.8 sec­onds left to lead No.

1 Duke past No. 13 Florida State 80-78 on Satur­day.

Reddish caught the ball on the wing off the in­bounds pass and made a wide open

3-pointer to en­sure Duke

(14-1, 3-0 ACC) would win its ninth straight game. He fin­ished with 23 points on

9-of-15 shoot­ing.

Duke played the se­cond half with­out star fresh­man Zion Wil­liamson, who left af­ter get­ting poked in the eye late in the first half. He didn’t re­turn and had 11 points and eight re­bounds in 17 min­utes.

P.J. Savoy made a pair of free throws with 15.8 sec­onds left, just sec­onds af­ter forc­ing a turnover, to put Florida State ahead 78-76. RJ Bar­rett, who fin­ished with

32 points on 10-of-19 shoot­ing, then hit the first of two free throws with 5 sec­onds left. He missed the se­cond, but the Blue Devils re­tained pos­ses­sion af­ter a re­view over­ruled a call on the floor that the ball had gone out of bounds off a Duke player. That set up Reddish’s win­ner.

Mfiondu Kaben­gele came off the bench to record his third ca­reer dou­ble-dou­ble, record­ing ty­ing a ca­reer­high with 24 points and 10 re­bounds for Florida State

(13-3, 1-2). Phil Cofer made five 3-point­ers and had a sea­son-high 21 points.

Louisville 83, North Carolina 62 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Roy Wil­liams suf­fered his worst home loss in 16 sea­sons with No. 12 North Carolina as Louisville stunned the

12th-ranked Tar Heels. Con­necti­cut trans­fer Steven Enoch had sea­son highs of 17 points and 11 re­bounds to lead the Car­di­nals. Dwayne Sut­ton added

17 points and 10 re­bounds while flirt­ing with at triple­dou­ble, and Louisville (11-5,

2-1 At­lantic Coast Con­fer­ence) bounced back from a frus­trat­ing loss to longstrug­gling Pitts­burgh.

The Car­di­nals jumped on the Tar Heels in the open­ing min­utes and led nearly the en­tire game, turn­ing a 43-34 half­time lead into a lop­sided mar­gin. Louisville shot 52 per­cent, made 11 3-point­ers and fin­ished with a 40-31 edge on the glass against one of the na­tion’s best re­bound­ing teams.

Kenny Wil­liams scored

12 points for the Tar Heels

(12-4, 2-1), who shot 35 per­cent — in­clud­ing 3 of 22 on

3-point­ers — and com­mit­ted

11 se­cond-half turnovers. Ten­nessee 78, Florida 67

GAINESVILLE, FLA. (AP) — Grant Wil­liams scored 20 points, Jor­dan Bow­den added 17 off the bench and No. 3 Ten­nessee ral­lied to beat Florida for its 10th con­sec­u­tive vic­tory.

Ad­mi­ral Schofield, who sat out much of the se­cond half with four fouls, pro­vided the big­gest bucket with a 3-pointer from the cor­ner with 41.3 sec­onds re­main­ing. Jalen Hud­son mis­fired on the other end, and the Ga­tors were forced to foul in the wan­ing sec­onds. Schofield’s shot came af­ter Wil­liams ap­peared to get away with a travel in the lane.

The Vol­un­teers (14-1, 3-0 South­east­ern Con­fer­ence) have their first dou­ble-digit win­ning streak since 2008.

KeVaughn Allen led the

Ga­tors (9-6, 1-2) with 18 points.

Vir­ginia 63, Clem­son 43

CLEM­SON, S.C. (AP) — Kyle Guy had 13 points, De’An­dre Hunter scored 12 and No.

4 Vir­ginia im­proved to 15-0. Clem­son started the day with a na­tional cham­pi­onship foot­ball pa­rade and cel­e­bra­tion just a few steps away at Death Val­ley. The bas­ket­ball Tigers (10-6, 0-3 At­lantic Coast Con­fer­ence) had hoped to add to the good feel­ings with their first win over Vir­ginia since 2012.

In­stead, the Cava­liers turned up their trade­mark de­fense to make it a long af­ter­noon for Clem­son and main­tain their run as the ACC’s only un­de­feated squad at 3-0.

The Tigers cut a dou­bledigit lead to 29-27 on Mar­c­quise Reed’s bas­ket early in the se­cond half. Vir­ginia, though, fol­lowed with an

18-5 run where it made five

3-point­ers to re­store the lead and cruise to its ninth straight vic­tory over the Clem­son.

Mis­sis­sippi 81, Mis­sis­sippi State 77

STARKVILLE, MISS. (AP) — Blake Hin­son scored a ca­reer-high

26 points, Breein Tyree added 19 and Mis­sis­sippi ral­lied past No. 14 Mis­sis­sippi State.

Ole Miss (13-2, 3-0 South­east­ern Con­fer­ence) won its

10th straight game, con­tin­u­ing its sur­pris­ing run of great bas­ket­ball un­der first-year coach Ker­mit Davis.

Mis­sis­sippi State (12-3, 0-2) had a two-point lead at half­time and stretched that ad­van­tage to 48-39 in the open­ing min­utes of the se­cond half. But the Rebels wouldn’t go away — Hin­son hit three straight 3-point­ers at one point — and Ole Miss pulled ahead 70-62 with seven min­utes left.

N.C. State 86, Pitts­burgh 80

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — DJ Fun­der­burk scored 12 of his 18 points in the se­cond half and No. 15 North Carolina State beat Pitts­burgh.

Devon Daniels scored 19 points, Eric Lock­ett added 12 of his 17 points af­ter half­time, and Torin Dorn fin­ished with

12 for the Wolf­pack (14-2, 2-1 At­lantic Coast Con­fer­ence).

Fresh­man Xavier John­son had 20 of his sea­son-high

25 points in the se­cond half, Au’Diese Toney scored 17 and Ter­rell Brown added 10 for the Pan­thers (11-5, 1-2), who led by four points with less than 6½ min­utes re­main­ing but couldn’t fin­ish off a se­cond straight con­fer­ence vic­tory.

Iowa 72, Ohio State 62 IOWA CITY, IOWA (AP) — Luka Garza scored 16 points, Tyler Cook had 15 points with eight re­bounds and Iowa rolled past No. 16 Ohio State, hand­ing the Buck­eyes their third straight loss.

Ryan Kriener scored 11 points for the Hawkeyes (143, 3-3 Big Ten), who have won three straight af­ter a 0-3 start to league play.

An­dre Wes­son had 13 points for Ohio State (12-4,

2-3), which com­mit­ted a sea­son-high 21 turnovers. Kansas State 58, Iowa State 57

AMES, IOWA (AP) — Barry Brown hit a layup with four sec­onds left and Kansas State stunned No. 20 Iowa State, hand­ing the Cy­clones their se­cond straight loss.

Brown had 23 points to lead the Wild­cats (12-4, 2-2 Big 12), who closed the game on a 10-2 run for their first road win of the year.

Iowa State, which hasn’t won since blow­ing out Kansas last week, was up seven with five min­utes left. But Brown hit two free throws with 16 sec­onds left to make it 57-56 Iowa StateM and Lin­dell Wig­gin­ton missed the front end of a sub­se­quent one-and-one for the Cy­clones. Brown, who fin­ished

9 of 20 from the floor, then drove through the paint for the game win­ner.

Nick Weiler-Babb had 11 points and five as­sists to lead the Cy­clones (12-4), who didn’t score over the fi­nal


Ok­la­homa 76, TCU 74

NORMAN, OKLA. (AP) — Kris­tian Doolit­tle hit a run­ner with less than three sec­onds left, lift­ing No. 23 Ok­la­homa over No. 25 TCU.

Doolit­tle led the Soon­ers (13-3, 2-2 Big 12) with

24 points and 10 re­bounds. It was the high­est-scor­ing game for the ju­nior since his fresh­man year and his first dou­ble-dou­ble since.

Doolit­tle’s play over­shad­owed the 3-point shoot­ing of TCU’s Kouat Noi, who had a ca­reer-high 30 points on 8 of 12 from be­hind the 3-point line. Noi hit five 3-point­ers dur­ing the first half, in­clud­ing three in a 50-se­cond stretch that put the Horned Frogs (12-3, 1-2) ahead for the rest of the half.

DePaul 79, St. John’s 71

NEW YORK (AP) — Femi Olu­jobi had 27 points and eight re­bounds in his New York home­com­ing and DePaul pulled away from No. 24 St. John’s, beat­ing the short­handed Red Storm for its first win over a ranked team in al­most three years.

Star guard Shamorie Ponds sat out with a lower back strain for St. John’s

(14-3, 2-3 Big East), which dropped its se­cond straight game since mov­ing into the AP Top 25 for the first time in four years.

Paul Reed added 18 points and 10 re­bounds for the Blue De­mons (10-5, 2-2), who snapped a 17-game skid against ranked op­po­nents that dated to a vic­tory over No. 11 Prov­i­dence in Fe­bru­ary 2016.


Duke guard Jor­dan Gold­wire, right, for­ward R.J. Bar­rett, cen­ter, and for­ward Jack White rush the court to cel­e­brate with Cam Reddish af­ter Reddish scored the game-win­ning 3-pointer Satur­day against Florida State.

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