No. 1 Duke es­capes FSU af­ter Red­dish 3-pointer

The Tribune (SLO) (Sunday) - - Sports -

Cam Red­dish hit a 3pointer with 0.8 sec­onds left, and No. 1 Duke over­came the loss of Zion Wil­liamson to beat No. 13 Florida State 80-78 on Satur­day in Tal­la­has­see, Fla.

Duke (14-1, 3-0 ACC) played the sec­ond half with­out Wil­liamson, who left the game 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. RJ Bar­rett scored 32 points for the Blue Devils on 10-of-19 shoot­ing, and Red­dish had 23.

Mfiondu Kaben­gele came off the bench to record his third ca­reer dou­ble-dou­ble, record­ing ty­ing a ca­reer-high with 24 points and 10 re­bounds for Florida State (13-3, 1-2). The Semi­noles hosted a No. 1 team for the first time in ex­actly eight years, when they beat Duke 6661 on Jan. 12, 2011.

High­lights

No. 3 Ten­nessee 78, Flor- ida 67: Grant Wil­liams scored 20 points, Jor­dan Bow­den added 17 off the bench and the Vol­un­teers (14-1, 3-0 SEC) ral­lied to beat the Ga­tors (9-6, 1-2) in Gainesville, Fla., for their 10th con­sec­u­tive vic­tory – their long­est win­ning streak since 2008.

No. 4 Vir­ginia 63, Clem­son 43: Kyle Guy had 13 points, De’An­dre Hunter scored 12 and the Cava­liers (3-0 ACC) im­proved to 15-0 over­all by cruis­ing past the Tigers (10-6, 0-3) in Clem­son, S.C.

No. 7 Kansas 73, Bay­lor 68: Lager­ald Vick scored 18 points with six 3-point­ers on his 22nd birth­day, and the Jay­hawks (14-2, 3-1 Big 12) held off a late rally from the Bears (9-6, 1-2) in Waco, Texas.

No. 8 Texas Tech 68, Texas 62: Matt Mooney scored 22 points to lead the Red Raiders (15-1, 4-0 Big 12) past the Longhorns (10-6, 2-2) in their first win in Austin since 1996 – the teams’ fi­nal sea­son in the South­west Con­fer­ence.

No. 10 Ne­vada 74, Fresno State 64: Caleb Martin scored 27 points, in­clud­ing two free throws with 54.6 sec­onds re­main­ing, and the Wolf Pack (16-1, 3-1 Moun­tain West) held on to beat the Bull­dogs (12-4, 3-1) in Fresno, Calif. No. 11 Auburn 93, Geor­gia 78: Jared Harper had 22 points and seven as­sists while he and the Tigers (12-3, 1-1 SEC) re­bounded from a rough prior out­ing to hold off the Bull­dogs (9-6, 1-2) in Auburn, Ala.

Louisville 83, No. 12 N. Carolina 62: Steven Enoch (17 points, 11 re­bounds) and Dwayne Sut­ton (17 points, 10 re­bounds) had dou­ble-dou­bles, and the Car­di­nals (11-5, 2-1 ACC) routed the Tar Heels (12-4, 2-1) in Chapel Hill, N.C., for UNC’s worst home loss un­der coach Roy Wil­liams. Ole Miss 81, No. 14 Mis­sis­sippi St. 77: Blake Hin­son scored 26 points, Breein Tyree added 19 and the Rebels (13-2, 3-0 SEC) ral­lied past the Bull­dogs (12-3, 0-2) in Starkville for their 10th straight win, con­tin­u­ing a sur­pris­ing run un­der first-year head coach Ker­mit Davis. No. 15 N.C State 86, Pitt 80: DJ Fun­der­burk scored 12 of his 18 points in the sec­ond half, and the Wolf­pack (14-2, 2-1) beat the Pan­thers (11-5, 1-2) in Raleigh, N.C., despite los­ing starters Wy­att Walker (ejec­tion) and Markell John­son (in­jury) in the first half.

Iowa 72, No. 16 Ohio St. 62: Luka Garza scored 16 points, Tyler Cook had 15 points with eight re­bounds and the Hawkeyes (14-3, 3-3 Big Ten) rolled past the Buck­eyes (12-4, 2-3) in Iowa City for Ohio State’s third straight loss.

No. 17 Hous­ton 79, Wi­chita St. 70: Corey Davis Jr. had 20 points, Ar­moni Brooks added 14 and the Cougars (16-1, 3-1 Amer­i­can) re­bounded from their first loss of the sea­son with their 29th straight home win – and the fourth straight loss for the Shock­ers ( 7-8, 0-3). No. 18 Ken­tucky 56, Van­der­bilt 47: Ash­ton Ha­gans and Kel­don John­son each scored 15 points and com­bined to rally the Wild­cats (12-3, 2-1 SEC) from an­other slow start to beat the Com­modores (9-6, 0-3) in Lex­ing­ton, Ky., despite a sea­son low in points.

No. 19 Buf­falo 88, Mi­ami (Ohio) 64: Jeremy Har­ris scored 17 points, and the Bulls (15-1, 3-0 MAC) shook off a cold-shoot­ing start with a de­ci­sive sec­ond-half run to cruise past the RedHawks (8-8, 0-3) in Amherst, N.Y.

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