Summers leads Hoyas past No. 10 Villanova

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March 01, 2009|By From Sun staff and news services

DaJuan Summers (McDonogh) scored 16 points and Chris Wright had 13, including a crucial driving layup with 47 seconds left, to lead visiting Georgetown to a 56-54 victory over No. 10 Villanova yesterday.

Georgetown (15-12, 6-10 Big East) forced the Wildcats into a season-high 20 turnovers and season lows in points, field goals (15) and field-goal percentage (.333).

Dante Cunningham had 13 points to pace Villanova (23-6, 11-5) in a game played before a sellout of 20,378 at the Wachovia Center.

No. 1 Pittsburgh 89, Seton Hall 78:: Sam Young had 29 points and 10 rebounds, and the visiting Panthers (26-3, 13-3 Big East) bounced back from their loss to Providence with a victory over the Pirates (15-13, 6-10).

No. 2 Connecticut 72, Notre Dame 65:: Jeff Adrien had 25 points and nine rebounds, and the host Huskies (27-2, 15-2 Big East) held off the Irish (16-12, 7-9).

No. 3 Oklahoma 78, Texas Tech 63:: Blake Griffin scored 20 points and grabbed 19 rebounds in his first game back from a concussion, leading the visiting Sooners (26-3, 12-2 Big 12) past the Red Raiders (12-16, 2-12) to end a two-game skid.

No. 5 Memphis 58, Southern Mississippi 42:: Robert Dozier had 18 points and seven rebounds, and the host Tigers (26-3, 14-0 Conference USA) extended the nation's longest winning streak to 20 games with a victory over the Golden Eagles (14-14, 4-10).

Washington State 51, No. 14 Arizona State 49, OT:: Taylor Rochestie's long three-pointer with 2.3 seconds left in overtime lifted the host Cougars (16-13, 8-9 Pacific-10) to an upset of the Sun Devils (21-7, 10-6).

No. 16 Purdue 75, Ohio State 50: : Robbie Hummel scored 17 points and the host Boilermakers (22-7, 11-5 Big Ten) defeated the Buckeyes (18-9, 8-8).

No. 17 Gonzaga 58, San Diego 47:: Matt Bouldin scored 15 points to lead the visiting Zags (23-5, 14-0) to a win over the Bulldogs (15-15, 6-8) and an undefeated season in the West Coast Conference.

No. 18 LSU 73, Kentucky 70: : Tasmin Mitchell scored 21 - including the game-winning three-pointer with 9.8 seconds remaining - to lead the visiting Tigers (25-4, 13-1) past the Wildcats (19-10, 8-6) and give LSU the Southeastern Conference regular-season title.

No. 21 Washington 83, Arizona 78: : Jon Brockman scored 14 of his 19 points in the second half and the Huskies (22-7, 13-4) clinched at least a tie for the Pacific-10 regular-season championship by rallying past the visiting Wildcats (18-11, 8-8).

No. 22 UCLA 72, California 68:: Darren Collison scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half, and the visiting Bruins (22-7, 11-5) took sole possession of second place in the Pac-10 with a victory over the Bears (21-8, 10-6).

No. 24 Butler 58, Cleveland State 56:: Willie Veasley scored 16 points to rally the host Bulldogs (25-4, 15-3 Horizon League) to a conference-championship-clinching victory over the Vikings (21-10, 12-6).

State men

ROBERT MORRIS 66, MOUNT ST. MARY'S 63:: Shawn Atupem scored 14 as the Mount (17-2, 12-6 Northeast Conference) fell to the host Colonials (21-10, 15-3) in a game that featured 16 ties and 15 lead changes.

GETTYSBURG 79, MCDANIEL 58:: T.J. Odunlami (Atholton) scored 11 points to lead four players in double figures, but the Green Terror (18-8) fell to the Bullets (17-8) in the Centennial Conference semifinals at McDaniel.

State women

SIENA 77, LOYOLA 71, 2OT:: Ashley Alexander sent her final game at Reitz Arena to overtime when she hit a three-pointer with 12 seconds left in regulation, but the Greyhounds (9-19, 4-14 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) fell to the Saints (10-17, 9-9) in double overtime.

COPPIN STATE 60, UMES 56:: Danielle Anders and Whitney Cunningham each scored 12 points, and the host Lady Eagles (13-13, 11-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) defeated the Lady Hawks (13-13, 9-6).

DELAWARE STATE 59, MORGAN STATE 56:: The Bears (17-11, 9-6 MEAC) shot 35 percent, losing to the visiting Hornets (15-13, 11-4).

BINGHAMTON 70, UMBC 50:: Michelle Kurowski had 15 points and 13 rebounds, but the Retrievers (14-14, 6-9 America East) lost to the host Bearcats (12-15, 7-7).

NAVY 65, COLGATE 35:: The Midshipmen (15-14, 8-6 Patriot League) led 32-17 at halftime and cruised past the host Raiders (5-24, 1-13).

MOUNT ST. MARY'S 57, ROBERT MORRIS 56:: Sandra Andresson (11 points) made a three as time expired to lift the Mount (13-15, 8-10 NEC) past the host Colonials (13-6, 9-8).

JOHNSON C. SMITH 49, BOWIE STATE 36:: The Lady Golden Bulls (20-10) held the Lady Bulldogs (19-11) to 10 second-half points to capture their first Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association championship.

MUHLENBERG 67, MCDANIEL 51:: Sheila Cook had a game-high 26 points to lead the Mules (23-3) past the Green Terror (15-12) in the Centennial semifinals in Allentown, Pa.

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