College Sports

Duke surges late to beat Tar Heels

Nolan Smith scored 22 of his career-high 34 points in the second half, and No. 5 Duke rallied from 16 points down to beat No. 20 North Carolina 79-73 on Wednesday night in Durham, N.C.

Seth Curry added a season-high 22 points for the Blue Devils (22-2, 9-1 Atlantic Coast Conference).

They trailed 43-27 in the final minute of the first half and were down 14 at halftime before clamping down on the Tar Heels, outscoring them 50-30 in the final 20 minutes to keep hold of first place in the league.

Tyler Zeller had 24 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, and John Henson added 14 points for North Carolina (17-6, 7-2), which had its five-game winning streak snapped and lost for the third straight time in college basketball's fiercest rivalry.

NORTH CAROLINA (17-6): Henson 7-15 0-2 14, Barnes 3-8 2-3 9, Zeller 10-14 4-6 24, Strickland 2-4 2-2 6, Marshall 3-11 3-6 9, McDonald 3-7 1-1 8, Watts 0-2 0-0 0, Knox 1-2 1-2 3, Bullock 0-5 0-0 0. Totals 29-68 13-2 2 73.

DUKE (22-2): Ma. Plumlee 1-4 0-0 2, Singler 3-17 3-4 10, Kelly 1-7 1-2 4, Smith 13-23 5-7 34, Thornton 0-1 0-0 0, Dawkins 1-3 0-0 3, Mi. Plumlee 1-1 2-5 4, Curry 8-12 4-5 22. Totals 28-68 15-23 79.

Halftime—North Carolina 43-29. 3-Point Goals—North Carolina 2-14 (Barnes 1-3, McDonald 1-5, Watts 0-1, Henson 0-1, Bullock 0-4), Duke 8-26 (Smith 3-6, Curry 2-5, Dawkins 1-3, Kelly 1-5, Singl er 1-6, Thornton 0-1). Fouled Out—Strickland. Rebounds—North Carolina 47 (Zeller 13), Duke 41 (Mi. Plumlee 9). Assists—North Carolina 10 (Marshall 6), Duke 11 (Curry 5). Total Fouls—North Caroli na 23, Duke 16. A—9,314.

Top 25

No. 3 Texas 68, Oklahoma 52

TEXAS (21-3): Johnson 5-9 4-4 14, Thompson 4-5 3-6 11, Hamilton 8-16 1-2 20, Balbay 5-6 2-2 12, Joseph 3-4 4-5 11, Lucas 0-0 0-0 0, Brown 0-5 0-0 0, Wangmene 0-0 0-0 0, Hill 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 25-47 14-19 6 8.

OKLAHOMA (12-11): Fitzgerald 6-16 4-6 16, Pledger 5-12 0-0 13, Blair 2-8 3-3 7, Clark 1-3 0-0 2, Davis 3-9 1-2 8, Washington 0-0 0-0 0, Newell 0-2 0-0 0, Neal 1-6 3-4 6, Honore' 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-56 11-15 5 2.

Halftime—Texas 44-28. 3-Point Goals—Texas 4-13 (Hamilton 3-9, Joseph 1-2, Brown 0-2), Oklahoma 5-13 (Pledger 3-4, Davis 1-3, Neal 1-3, Blair 0-1, Newell 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Texas 38 (Hamilton 9), Oklahoma 27 (Neal 7). Assists—Texas 12 (Johnson 4), Oklahoma 10 (Blair 5). Total Fouls—Texas 15, Oklahoma 17. A—11,572.

No. 8 Notre Dame 89, No. 16 Louisville 79, OT

LOUISVILLE (18-6): Jennings 7-11 0-2 14, Knowles 5-17 0-0 13, Siva 4-9 0-1 9, C. Smith 3-8 2-2 8, Kuric 9-14 6-6 28, Goode 1-2 0-0 2, Justice 1-2 0-0 2, Marra 1-1 0-0 3, Van Treese 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-64 8-11 79.

NOTRE DAME (20-4): Nash 2-6 3-6 7, Abromaitis 6-13 9-9 23, Scott 5-11 5-7 16, Martin 2-8 1-2 6, Hansbrough 9-17 2-4 25, Atkins 1-3 0-0 2, Cooley 5-5 0-0 10. Totals 30-63 20-28 89.

Halftime—Louisville 44-40. End Of Regulation—Tied 74. 3-Point Goals—Louisville 9-21 (Kuric 4-7, Knowles 3-7, Marra 1-1, Siva 1-3, C. Smith 0-3), Notre Dame 9-20 (Hansbrough 5-10, Abromaitis 2 -4, Scott 1-2, Martin 1-3, Atkins 0-1). Fouled Out—Jennings. Rebounds—Louisville 30 (Jennings 7), Notre Dame 42 (Abromaitis, Scott 8). Assists—Louisville 19 (Siva 7), Notre Dame 16 (Atkins 6). T otal Fouls—Louisville 19, Notre Dame 12. Technical—Kuric. A—8,659.

Rutgers 77, No. 9 Villanova 76

VILLANOVA (19-5): Pena 7-10 1-2 15, Armwood 0-0 4-6 4, Yarou 3-4 4-6 10, Fisher 7-12 4-6 23, Stokes 4-7 0-0 10, Wayns 0-6 4-4 4, Cheek 1-2 1-1 3, Sutton 0-0 0-0 0, Bell 2-2 2-2 7. Totals 24-43 20-27 76.

RUTGERS (13-11): J. Mitchell 8-19 6-6 25, Biruta 3-7 3-4 9, Beatty 5-10 0-0 15, Miller 5-11 2-3 12, Coburn 1-2 1-2 3, Carroll 0-0 0-0 0, Lumpkins 0-1 2-2 2, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Poole 5-7 1-4 11. Totals 27-57 1 5-21 77.

Halftime—Villanova 35-28. 3-Point Goals—Villanova 8-16 (Fisher 5-7, Stokes 2-4, Bell 1-1, Cheek 0-1, Wayns 0-3), Rutgers 8-17 (Beatty 5-9, J. Mitchell 3-7, Lumpkins 0-1). Fouled Out—Cheek. Re bounds—Villanova 28 (Pena 8), Rutgers 27 (Biruta 9). Assists—Villanova 16 (Fisher 10), Rutgers 15 (Coburn 8). Total Fouls—Villanova 19, Rutgers 19. A—6,892.

No. 11 Georgetown 64, No. 12 Syracuse 56

GEORGETOWN (19-5): Vaughn 5-8 2-6 12, Lubick 1-3 0-0 2, Wright 2-8 1-2 6, Freeman 6-15 0-0 14, Clark 4-11 2-2 12, Thompson 4-5 0-0 11, Starks 2-2 1-1 6, Sims 0-1 1-2 1, Benimon 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-53 7-13 64.

SYRACUSE (20-5): Jackson 1-6 2-3 4, Joseph 4-10 4-5 14, Melo 0-1 0-0 0, Jardine 2-7 3-4 7, Triche 3-7 3-4 11, Waiters 1-5 2-2 4, Fair 6-9 0-0 12, Keita 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 19-48 14-18 56.

Halftime—Syracuse 31-29. 3-Point Goals—Georgetown 9-21 (Thompson 3-3, Freeman 2-6, Clark 2-7, Starks 1-1, Wright 1-3, Lubick 0-1), Syracuse 4-16 (Triche 2-5, Joseph 2-7, Jardine 0-1, Waiters 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Georgetown 34 (Vaughn 8), Syracuse 28 (Jackson 8). Assists—Georgetown 20 (Wright 9), Syracuse 12 (Jardine 6). Total Fouls—Georgetown 17, Syracuse 17. A—26,904.

No. 13 Wis. 62, Iowa 59, OT

WISCONSIN (18-5): Jarmusz 2-6 2-2 8, Nankivil 4-13 0-0 10, Leuer 8-20 2-2 19, Taylor 6-18 2-3 16, Gasser 1-4 0-0 2, Evans 1-3 0-0 2, Valentyn 1-1 0-0 3, Bruesewitz 1-2 0-0 2, Wilson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-68 6-7 62.

IOWA (10-14): Basabe 6-11 1-1 13, May 1-6 0-0 2, Cole 4-7 2-2 10, Gatens 4-12 2-2 10, Cartwright 5-15 3-3 14, Marble 3-5 0-1 6, McCabe 0-2 0-0 0, Brommer 2-2 0-0 4. Totals 25-60 8-9 59.

Halftime—Iowa 23-18. End Of Regulation—Tied 53. 3-Point Goals—Wisconsin 8-29 (Jarmusz 2-5, Taylor 2-6, Nankivil 2-8, Valentyn 1-1, Leuer 1-5, Wilson 0-1, Bruesewitz 0-1, Gasser 0-2), Iowa 1-7 (Cartwright 1-2, May 0-1, Gatens 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Wisconsin 42 (Leuer 15), Iowa 39 (Cole 12). Assists—Wisconsin 19 (Taylor 8), Iowa 14 (Cartwright 4). Total Fouls—Wisconsin 11, I owa 10. A—12,093.

No. 17 Fla. 79, S. Carolina 60

FLORIDA (19-5): Tyus 3-6 0-0 6, Parsons 6-10 0-0 14, Macklin 7-9 2-4 16, Boynton 5-13 0-0 12, Walker 7-9 7-9 25, Young 3-6 0-0 6, Wilbekin 0-3 0-0 0, Yeguete 0-0 0-0 0, Prather 0-0 0-0 0, Murphy 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-56 9-13 79.

SOUTH CAROLINA (13-9): Harris 0-0 0-0 0, Jackson 1-2 0-2 2, Muldrow 5-9 0-0 10, Galloway 2-11 4-4 9, Ellington 6-19 0-2 14, Richardson 3-5 2-3 10, Smith 2-2 0-0 6, Cooke 3-6 0-0 6, Jefferson 0-0 0-0 0, Slawson 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 23-55 6-11 60.

Halftime—Florida 38-27. 3-Point Goals—Florida 8-18 (Walker 4-5, Parsons 2-5, Boynton 2-7, Wilbekin 0-1), South Carolina 8-22 (Smith 2-2, Richardson 2-4, Ellington 2-10, Slawson 1-1, Galloway 1-5). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Florida 31 (Parsons 12), South Carolina 28 (Muldrow 6). Assists—Florida 15 (Parsons 8), South Carolina 11 (Ellington, Galloway 3). Total Fouls—Florida 11, South C arolina 17. A—10,525.

No. 24 Temple 77, Fordham 66

FORDHAM (6-16): Green 1-3 0-0 2, Bristol 3-5 0-0 6, Frazier 5-12 0-1 12, Estwick 1-5 0-0 3, Butler 3-11 3-3 10, Moquete 2-3 0-0 6, Gaston 11-19 5-8 27. Totals 26-58 8-12 66.

TEMPLE (18-5): Allen 3-10 1-2 7, Randall 4-14 1-3 12, Eric 4-7 4-5 12, Fernandez 2-9 4-4 10, Moore 7-17 6-6 22, Wyatt 1-4 1-2 4, DiLeo 0-2 0-0 0, Brown 0-1 0-0 0, Jefferson 2-4 6-11 10. Totals 23-68 23-33 7 7.

Halftime—Temple 47-29. 3-Point Goals—Fordham 6-14 (Moquete 2-2, Frazier 2-5, Estwick 1-3, Butler 1-4), Temple 8-26 (Randall 3-10, Moore 2-5, Fernandez 2-7, Wyatt 1-2, DiLeo 0-1, Brown 0-1). F ouled Out—None. Rebounds—Fordham 36 (Bristol 11), Temple 49 (Allen 14). Assists—Fordham 16 (Butler 7), Temple 15 (Allen, Moore, Wyatt 4). Total Fouls—Fordham 22, Temple 12. A—3,858.

Big 12

Baylor 74, Nebraska 70

NEBRASKA (15-8): Ubel 1-2 4-4 7, Diaz 3-7 1-2 7, Richardson 2-6 2-2 6, Walker 1-2 0-0 2, Jeter 4-7 3-4 13, McCray 8-14 4-4 23, Jones 0-5 0-0 0, Beranek 4-7 0-1 10, Almeida 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 23-51 16-19 70.

BAYLOR (16-7): P. Jones 4-6 3-6 11, A. Jones 0-3 4-4 4, Morgan 2-2 2-2 6, Walton 2-4 3-4 8, Dunn 5-13 12-13 24, Ellis 1-2 2-2 4, Acy 5-7 5-13 15, Love 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 20-40 31-44 74.

Halftime—Baylor 32-30. 3-Point Goals—Nebraska 8-19 (McCray 3-5, Jeter 2-3, Beranek 2-4, Ubel 1-1, Richardson 0-3, Jones 0-3), Baylor 3-11 (Dunn 2-7, Walton 1-2, A. Jones 0-2). Fouled Out—None . Rebounds—Nebraska 27 (McCray 7), Baylor 29 (Acy, P. Jones 7). Assists—Nebraska 17 (Jeter 6), Baylor 12 (Dunn 4). Total Fouls—Nebraska 24, Baylor 15. A—6,058.

Missouri Valley

Indiana St. 56, Illinois St. 46

INDIANA ST. (13-12): Richard 2-7 2-2 7, Walker 3-8 2-4 8, Odum 4-9 5-6 13, Lathan 3-7 0-0 6, Carter 3-12 2-2 9, Doluony 1-2 0-0 2, Martin 0-2 0-0 0, Printy 1-3 0-0 3, McWhorter 1-2 0-0 2, Mahurin 1-3 4-5 6. Tota ls 19-55 15-19 56.

ILLINOIS ST. (11-14): Ekey 2-6 1-1 6, Mishler 1-5 0-0 2, Cousin 0-4 0-0 0, Wilkins 0-2 1-2 1, Hill 2-5 0-0 4, Blue 2-4 4-5 10, Rubin 1-3 0-0 3, Carmichael 2-5 3-4 7, Clark 1-1 0-0 2, Lewis 3-7 5-7 11. Totals 14-42 14-19 46.

Halftime—Indiana St. 25-20. 3-Point Goals—Indiana St. 3-18 (Printy 1-3, Richard 1-4, Carter 1-6, Odum 0-1, Lathan 0-1, Doluony 0-1, Mahurin 0-2), Illinois St. 4-15 (Blue 2-4, Rubin 1-3, Ekey 1-3, Hill 0-1, Cousin 0-2, Wilkins 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Indiana St. 32 (Odum 8), Illinois St. 38 (Lewis 8). Assists—Indiana St. 8 (Lathan, Odum, Printy, Richard 2), Illinois St. 9 (Ek ey 3). Total Fouls—Indiana St. 15, Illinois St. 19. A—4,039.

Missouri St. 77, Bradley 69

BRADLEY (8-17): Egolf 4-7 0-0 8, Prosser 6-9 0-0 12, Dunson 8-10 3-3 20, Warren 5-16 0-0 12, Simms-Edwards 3-8 0-1 6, Eastman 2-5 0-0 5, Lemon 2-5 2-2 6, Thompson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 30-60 5-6 69.

MISSOURI ST. (19-6): Weems 7-10 7-7 27, Creekmore 4-5 3-6 11, Ricks 1-4 4-4 7, Leonard 1-10 0-0 3, Mallett 5-10 4-5 16, Patterson 1-2 0-0 2, Scheer 3-5 0-0 9, Valla 0-0 0-0 0, Rhine 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 23-47 18-22 77.

Halftime—Bradley 36-35. 3-Point Goals—Bradley 4-12 (Warren 2-6, Dunson 1-1, Eastman 1-3, Simms-Edwards 0-1, Lemon 0-1), Missouri St. 13-28 (Weems 6-7, Scheer 3-5, Mallett 2-4, Ricks 1-2, Leon ard 1-9, Patterson 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Bradley 28 (Simms-Edwards 6), Missouri St. 30 (Creekmore, Mallett 7). Assists—Bradley 11 (Simms-Edwards 5), Missouri St. 16 (Leonard, Mallett, Ricks 4). Total Fouls—Bradley 17, Missouri St. 14. A—6,649.

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