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College basketball briefs

Compiled from Times wires

© St. Petersburg Times, published January 18, 2001


Heels own Clemson at home

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Joseph Forte scored 14 and the streaking sixth-ranked Tar Heels had a season-high 12 three-pointers in a 92-65 victory over Clemson on Wednesday night, running their home mark to 47-0 against the Tigers.

North Carolina won its 11th straight to tie No. 2 Duke for the conference lead at 4-0. The streak is its best since it started 17-0 in 1997-98.

NO. 12 MARYLAND 81, NO. 10 WAKE FOREST 71: Juan Dixon had 30 points as the host Terrapins beat a ranked team for the first time in four tries.

SEC

NO. 15 ALABAMA 82, NO. 21 OLE MISS 63: Erwin Dudley scored 24 and Tarik London had a career-high 18 for the host Crimson Tide. Alabama held the Rebels to 11 points over 14 minutes in the second half.

S. CAROLINA 57, VANDERBILT 49: Aaron Lucas hit the tiebreaking free throws with 2:13 left for the host Gamecocks.

ARKANSAS 82, AUBURN 72: Blake Eddins put the host Razorbacks in front to stay with two free throws and made an important three-pointer minutes later.

LSU 85, CENTENARY 44: Ronald Dupre had 21 points and 15 rebounds as the host Tigers romped in their final non-conference game.

MISS. ST. 83, TULANE 66: Robert Jackson scored 18 and Tang Hamilton had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the host Bulldogs.

C-USA

LOUISVILLE 79, HOUSTON 67: Reece Gaines scored 16 of his 20 in the second half and had a career-high eight assists as the Cardinals snapped a four-game home losing streak.

CINCINNATI 90, UAB 83: Steve Logan scored 19 and B.J. Grove had a career-high 12, most in the second half, as the host Bearcats held on after blowing most of a 23-point lead.

CHARLOTTE 73, DePAUL 62: Jobey Thomas had a career-high 29 points as the 49ers sent the host Blue Demons to their fourth straight loss.

Top 25

NO. 1 STANFORD 84, CAL 58: Casey Jacobsen hit three three-pointers and had 19 points, and Jarron Collins had 18 points and six rebounds for the host Cardinal.

NO. 5 KANSAS 84, NEBRASKA 62: Kenny Gregory had 20 points and nine rebounds as the Jayhawks romped in their first home game in 31 days.

NO. 11 ILLINOIS 63, NORTHWESTERN 49: Brian Cook scored the last eight points in a 13-2 second-half run, and the visiting Illini overcame an injury to center Marcus Griffin.

State

B-CC 74, MORRIS BROWN 64: The host Wildcats snapped a six-game losing streak.

STETSON 77, UCF 68: Ravii Givens had 19 points and Sebastian Singletary 16 for the visiting Hatters.

ECKERD 65, BARRY 51: Clevon Dunbar scored 15 to lead the host Tritons.

Women

FLA. SOUTHERN 71, ROLLINS 64: The Moccasins snapped the Tars' 12-game winning streak and 39-game home winning streak.

TAMPA 73, LYNN 56: Yushonda Morse had 17 points for the host Spartans.

BARRY 81, ECKERD 54: Diane Lewis had 16 points for the visiting Buccaneers.

PROVIDENCE 77, MIAMI 60: The visiting Friars went on an 11-0 run after trailing 7-0.

NO. 7 IOWA ST. 68, MISSOURI 67: Tracy Gahan scored the go-ahead basket in the final minute for the host Cyclones.

NO. 9 TEXAS TECH 66, NEBRASKA 50: The visiting Red Raiders took advantage of 33 turnovers to win their fifth straight.

NO. 11 RUTGERS 74, W. VA. 50: Tammy Sutton-Brown had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead the host Scarlet Knights.

NO. 13 OKLAHOMA 97, TEXAS A&M 84: Jen Cunningham had 18 points for the host Sooners.

KANSAS ST. 72, NO. 17 TEXAS 63: The host Wildcats spoiled Jody Conradt's 1,000th game as Longhorns coach.

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