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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — C.J. Fair had 16 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, Michael Carter-Williams added 15 points and 10 assists, and No. 4 Syracuse beat Long Beach State 84-53 on Thursday night.


Syracuse (7-0) upped its home winning streak to 27 games, tops in the nation, and has won 49 consecutive regular-season nonconference games. Long Beach State (3-5) had a two-game winning streak snapped.


Brandon Triche had 11 points and five assists, Trevor Cooney matched his career high with 11 points, and Rakeem Christmas had a career-high 11 points for the Orange.


Dan Jennings had a career-high 20 points and Peter Pappageorge added 11 for Long Beach State. James Ennis, the 49ers' leading scorer and rebounder, had 10 points and seven boards.



Cincinnati 87, Arkansas-Little Rock 53

CINCINNATI — Sean Kilpatrick scored 10 of his 18 points in the second half, and Cincinnati set a school record with 23 steals.


The Bearcats (8-0) started with eight straight wins for the 15th time in school history and the second time in three seasons.


Cincinnati was coming off attention-getting wins over Iowa State and Oregon followed by a 58-56 victory over Alabama on Cashmere Wright's fadeaway at the buzzer on Saturday.


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Creighton 64, Nebraska 42

LINCOLN, Neb. — Doug McDermott scored 27 points and Gregory Echenique had 12 points and 12 rebounds, for Creighton.


The Bluejays (8-1) won in Lincoln for the first time since 2004.


Dylan Talley scored 14 points and Brandon Ubel had eight points and 10 rebounds to lead the Cornhuskers (6-2).



WOMEN UConn 67, Penn State 52

STORRS, Conn. — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored a season-high 25 points and No. 2 Connecticut pulled away in the second half to beat No. 10 Penn State.


Brianna Banks added 10 points for the Huskies (8-0), who won their fourth game this season against a ranked opponent and their second this week against a top 10 team. The Huskies beat No. 9 Maryland 63-48 on Monday.


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