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February 19. 2013 7:07PM
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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — James Southerland scored 18 points, Michael Carter-Williams had eight points and a career-high 13 assists, and No. 6 Syracuse beat Colgate 87-51 on Sunday.

It was the 165th meeting between the upstate New York foes, and the Orange (4-0) won their 46th straight against Colgate (3-4).

Carter-Williams, who had six rebounds and just one turnover, missed the only shot he attempted in the first half. But he assisted on nine of the Orange's first 10 baskets, giving him a real shot at challenging the school record for assists in a game.

Sherman Douglas had 22 against Providence in January 1989. Pearl Washington had 18 against St. John's during the 1983-84 season, and Douglas was among five players to notch 14 in a game.

Indiana 101, Ball State 53

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Will Sheehey scored 19 points to help No. 1 Indiana defeat Ball State.

Jordan Hulls scored 17 points, Cody Zeller scored 15 and Christian Watford had 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Hoosiers (6-0).

Michigan State 63, Louisiana-Lafayette 60

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Keith Appling scored 19 points to help sluggish Michigan State survive a scare and beat Louisiana-Lafayette.

Appling, who has scored at least 17 points in every game except one this season, was 4 for 11 from the field. But he made other plays at key times, hitting 10 free throws and adding six rebounds and five assists for the No. 15 Spartans (5-1).

Gonzaga 81, Davidson 67

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Elias Harris scored 24 points, Kevin Pangos added 23 and No. 17 Gonzaga beat Davidson in the Old Spice Classic championship game.

Oklahoma St. 81, Portland State 58

STILLWATER, Okla. — Markel Brown scored a season-high 23 points, Le'Bryan Nash added 20 and No. 20 Oklahoma State cruised to a victory over Portland State in its first game as a Top 25 team in five years.

Connecticut 73, Stony Brook 62

STORRS, Conn. — Niels Giffey had a career-high 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help No. 21 Connecticut rally for a victory over Stony Brook.

Colorado 89, Air Force 74

BOULDER, Colo. — Freshman Josh Scott helped break open a tight game by scoring 13 of his 20 points in the second half, and No. 23 Colorado handed Air Force its first loss of the season with a victory.

WOMEN Stanford 77, Long Beach State 41

STANFORD, Calif. — Chiney Ogwumike had 16 points and 11 rebounds and No. 1 Stanford beat Long Beach State in its first game holding the top spot in the poll in nearly eight years.

Duke 82, Xavier 59

CINCINNATI — Chelsea Gray scored a season-high 22 points, freshman Alexis Jones had a breakout game with a career-high 14, and the Blue Devils routed the Musketeers.

Kentucky 100, South Carolina Upstate 34

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A'dia Mathies scored 17 points, Samarie Walker added 13 and the Wildcats forced 38 turnovers in a blowout of the Spartans.

Iowa 79, West Virginia 70

MIAMI — Jaime Printy made all 17 of her free throws and scored 19 points and the Hawkeyes rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to defeat the Mountaineers at the FIU Thanksgiving Classic.

Ohio State 82, Wright State 52

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Tayler Hill scored 17 points and the Buckeyes breezed past the Raiders.

St. John's 66, Hartford 54

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Shenneika Smith had 21 points and 11 rebounds and the Red Storm pulled away from the Hawks.

Ucla 65, Princeton 52

LOS ANGELES — Nirra Fields scored 26 points and Markel Walker added 23 points, and the Bruins overcame an 11-point first-half deficit to beat the Tigers.

Tennessee 90, Alcorn State 37

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Meighan Simmons scored 12 points and five of her teammates also reached double figures and Tennessee defeated Alcorn State in Lady Braves coach Tonya Edwards' return to her alma mater.

Kansas 58, Creighton 48

OMAHA, Neb. — Monica Engelman and Carolyn Davis had 12 points apiece and the Jayhawks defeated the Bluejays.

Dayton 105, Eastern Illinois 42

DAYTON, Ohio — Jodie Cornelie-Sigmundova was 9 of 9 from the field with a career-high 21 points to go with a pair of blocks and the Flyers rolled over the Panthers to win the Dayton Marriott Classic.

North Carolina 101, UNC Asheville 42

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Waltiea Rolle scored 19 points and Megan Buckland 17 and the Tar Heels dominated the Bulldogs.

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