No. 13 Georgetown hands No. 8 Syracuse second loss

January 15, 2009|By From Sun staff and news services

DaJuan Summers (McDonogh) scored 21 points and No. 13 Georgetown (12-3, 3-2 Big East) had its best three-point game of the season in an 88-74 victory over No. 8 Syracuse last night.

Eric Devendorf had 20 points and four three-pointers for the Orange (16-2, 4-1).

No. 1 Pittsburgh 75, South Florida 62: The host Panthers (16-0, 4-0 Big East) struggled early for the second time in as many games since reaching No. 1. The Bulls fell to 6-10 and 1-3.

No. 7 Michigan State 78, Penn State 73: The visiting Spartans (14-2, 4-0 Big Ten) built a big lead over the Nittany Lions (13-5, 2-3) to win their 10th straight.

Texas A&M 84, No. 21 Baylor 73: The host Aggies (15-2, 1-1) got their first Big 12 win. The Bears (13-3, 1-1) committed 11 turnovers.

Illinois 66, No. 25 Michigan 51: Mike Tisdale scored 24 points and Demetri McCamey added 17 for the host Illini (15-2, 3-1 Big Ten). Manny Harris had 20 for the Wolverines (13-4, 3-2).

ACC men

No. 2 Wake Forest 83, Boston College 63: : Jeff Teague scored 29 points and Al-Farouq Aminu had 15 with eight rebounds as the visiting Demon Deacons (15-0, 2-0) tied the best start in school history, set by the 1926-27 team.

Tyrese Rice scored 20 points for Boston College (13-5, 1-2), which has lost three in a row.

No. 3 Duke 70, Georgia Tech 56: : The visiting Blue Devils (15-1, 3-0) overcame their worst shooting game of the season for their seventh straight win. Georgia Tech (9-7, 0-3) started with three straight ACC losses for the second straight season.

Virginia Tech 62, Richmond 48: : Jeff Allen had a double double with 11 points and 12 rebounds and the Hokies (11-5) held the visiting Spiders (9-7) to their lowest scoring output of the season.

State men

York (Pa.) 101, St. Mary's 97: : Camontae Griffin scored 27 points in a losing effort for the visiting Seahawks (11-3, 4-1 Capital Athletic Conference).

Wesley 101, Salisbury 97: : Greg Palmer had 17 points in a losing effort for the visiting Sea Gulls (5-9, 2-3).

Frostburg State 75, Penn State-Altoona 66: : Nick Sefcik and Keith Hazel scored 15 points apiece to lead the host Bobcats (7-6, 4-2 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate) past the Lions (7-6, 4-2).

State women

Frostburg State 70, Penn State-Altoona 54: : Brittany James (Milford Mill) and Caryn Wright (Western Tech) had double doubles to power the host Bobcats (7-6, 4-2 Allegheny Mountain) past the Lions (7-4, 5-1). James had 20 points and 16 rebounds, and Wright had 13 points and 10 rebounds.

Stevenson 50, Penn State-Berks 27: : Ashley Burrell recorded her first career double double (10 points, 10 rebounds) to lift the Mustangs (3-10) over the visiting Lions (4-9).

Marymount 74, Hood 38: : The visiting Saints (11-2, 4-0 Capital Athletic Conference) have won five straight and forced 21 turnovers. Jen Willison had 13 points for the Blazers (3-11, 1-4).

York 69, St. Mary's 42: : Keli Ward totaled 13 points for the host Spartans (13-1, 6-0 CAC).

Wesley 67, Salisbury 50: : Kylie Hall had 14 points and 15 rebounds in a losing effort for the Sea Gulls (1-13, 1-4 CAC).

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