Quick Hitting Saturday Recap

29 Jan

Plumlee had a career-high 17 rebounds in Duke's win

11:00AM-2:00PM Games:

Ohio 59 Ball State 55: The Bobcats get a key MAC win despite 25 pts and 28 rebounds from Jarrod Jones and Chris Bond for Ball State.

#6 Duke 83 St. John’s 76:  Mason Plumlee with 15pts and 17rebs helps Duke fight off a pesky St. John’s squad who were led by Moe Harkless who had 30pts and 13 rebs for the Johnnies.

#18 Marquette 82 Villanova 78:  This game saw 57 free throws and 45 fouls called. Darius Johnson-Odom (26 pts) and Jae Crowder (20pts, 13rebs) led the Golden Eagles in victory.

#4 Syracuse 63 West Virginia 61: Syracuse survives thanks to a missed goaltending call on a Deniz Kilicli lay up that should’ve tied the game with 6 seconds left.  The Orange desperately miss Fab Melo inside being out rebounded 36-20 15-5 on the offensive glass.

North Texas 76 Arkansas State 64: The other Tony Mitchell:21 pts 15 rebs 2asts, 2stls 6blks, take notice.

#7 Baylor 76 Texas 71: Perry Jones III was the man for the Bears today 22pts 14 rebs in the win.  J’Covan Brown poured in 32 in the loss for the Longhorns.

#13 Florida 69 #16 Mississippi State 57: The Gators finish off an important 2-game stretch sweeping the Mississippi schools.  Patric Young had 12pts off the bench and Florida hit 11 3-pointers in the win.

Towson ended a NCAA record 41-game losing streak with a 66-61 win over UNC-Wilmington

Towson 66  UNC-Wilmington 61: The longest losing streak in college basketball (41) is over!

Valparaiso 55 Milwaukee 52: The Crusaders get a big road win to stay atop the Horizon.

George Mason 89 James Madison 79: Ryan Pearson with 29 and 15 for the Patriots in the win.

Iowa State 72 #5 Kansas 64: The Cyclones get a big win at home. Royce White (18pts 9 rebs 5 asts) gets the better of Thomas Robinson (13pts 7 rebs) this time around.

Vanderbilt 84 Middle Tennessee State 77: The Commodores finished the game on a 10-2 run to finish of a very good MTSU (20-3) team. John Jenkins scored 26 in the win for Vanderbilt.

3:00pm-6:00PM Games

Tulsa 66  SMU 60:The Golden Hurricane get a nice road win to stay in the hunt in C-USA.  Tulsa was led by Jordan Clarkson 22pts, 6rebs, 6asts, 4blks and 3 stls.

Colorado State 77 #12 San Diego State 60: The Rams shot 49% from the field and held the Aztecs to 31% and walked away with a resounding win on there home floor. Wes Eikmeier led 4 Rams in double figures with 19.  Jamaal Franklin had 24 and 10 boards in the loss.

Pittsburgh 72 #10 Georgetown 60: The Panthers’ Nasir Robinson was a perfect 9-9 from the field for 23 points and addded 8 rebounds to help Pitt to its 2nd straight Big East win.

Mount St. Mary’s 81 Sacred Heart 80 2OT: Shane Gibson dropped 41 in the heartbreaking loss for Sacred Heart.

Texas A&M 76 Oklahoma State 61: Elston Turner scored 23 to help the Aggies stay above water in the Big XII.

Illinois State 60 Southern Illinois 40: Jackie Carmichael and John Wilkins combined for 29pts and 22 rebounds to spearhead the Redbirds victory.

JP Primm and Matt Dickey combined for 54 points in a win over Campbell on Saturday

UNC Asheville 95 Campbell 84: The backcourt of Matt Dickey and JP Primm went nuts in beating Campbell 54 pts, 8 rebs, 8 stls, 8 asts.  The win opened up a 2 game lead on the 3rd place Camels.

Samford 77 Davidson 74: Davidson trailed by 16 at the half, but their effort fell just short. The Wildcats fall to 9-1 in the SoCon.

North Dakota State 78 Oakland 75: Reggie Hamilton poured in 37 in a losing effort for the  Golden Grizzlies.

7:00PM-10:00PM Games

Southern Mississippi 78  Central Florida 65:Neal Watson and Darnell Dodson combined for 45  points to help the Golden Eagles stay atop Conference USA.

Rhode Island 86 Dayton 81: Dayton’s at-large hopes took a big hit with this loss, Rhody no longer winless in the A10.

Oklahoma 63 #24 Kansas State 60: Steven Pledger scored 30 of Oklahoma’s 63 points in helping the Sooners upset KSU in Manhattan.

Nevada 65 Louisiana Tech 63: Olek Czyz scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Wolf Pack stay undefeated in the WAC.

Idaho St 64 Weber St 62: Weber State is no longer undefeated in the Big Sky. Opening the door for Montana.

#20 St. Mary’s 80 Brigham Young 66: Brad Waldow had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Gaels over BYU in a testy match up.

Will Barton had 29 points and 8 boards in Memphis' win

#12 UNLV 65 Air Force 63 OT: Mike Moser with 27 and 12 in helping the Rebels survive on the road.

Memphis 83  Marshall 76: Will Barton with 29 and 8. Memphis tied with So. Mississippi for C-USA lead at 6-1

Drake 93 Wichita State 86 3OT: The Shockers at large chances took a hit in a triple OT thriller in Des Moines.  Ben Simons had 29 and 8 boards and Rayvonte Rice added 19 and 14 to lead the Bulldogs to victory.  Garrett Stutz and Joe Ragland combined for 52 for Wichita State.  With the loss the Shockers fall 1 game behind Creighton in the Missouri Valley.

11:00PM Games

Long Beach State 75  Cal State Fullerton 61: The 49ers improved to 9-0 in the Big west, and they did it with defense forcing 19 Fullerton turnovers.  Kwame Vaughn and D.J. Seeley , the two leading scorers for Fullerton were held to just 11 points.


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