NCAA basketball roundup
No. 25 Miami 90, No. 1 Duke 63
Duke went more than 8 minutes without a field goal in the first half Wednesday night, and a sellout became a blowout for Miami, which delighted a boisterous crowd with a victory.
The Hurricanes (14-3, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat a No. 1 team for the first time, taking control with a stunning 25-1 run midway through the first half. The Blue Devils missed 13 consecutive shots despite numerous good looks, while four Hurricanes hit 3-pointers during the stunning run that transformed a 14-13 deficit into a 38-15 lead.
Duke (16-2, 3-2) fell to 0-2 when playing on an opponent's court. The Blue Devils' other loss came at North Carolina State, a defeat cost them the No. 1 ranking.
It was third-worst loss ever for a No. 1 team.
No. 7 Indiana 72, Penn State 49
Victor Oladipo scored 19 points, and Yogi Ferrell added a season-high 15 to help Indiana rout Penn State.
The Hoosiers (17-2, 5-1 Big Ten) survived a sluggish shooting first half with strong defense and used a fast second-half start to reassert their dominance in this series that has included only two home losses for Indiana..
Will Sheehey added 12 points for the Hoosiers, who matched a season-high by making 11 3s in a game.
D.J. Newbill had 18 points and Jermaine Marshall finished with 12 to lead Penn State (8-11, 0-7), which has lost seven straight overall and 12 straight on the road in league play. Their last Big Ten road win came March 6, 2011, at Minnesota. They lost both times to Indiana this season by 23 points.
No. 8 Florida 64, Georgia 47
Florida shook off a sluggish first half and romped past another Southeastern Conference opponent, beating Georgia behind 17 points from Scottie Wilbekin.
Florida (15-2, 5-0 SEC) trailed 27-24 at halftime, making just 1 of 9 attempts beyond the 3-point arc. But the Gators quickly turned things around after the break. Wilbeken and Mike Rosario hit consecutive 3s and forced Georgia into three straight turnovers.
The Gators led the rest of way, holding Georgia (7-11, 1-4) to only one field goal in the first 11 1-2 minutes of the second half.
Despite never leading in the first half, Florida added to its run of dominance in conference play. The Gators have won their first five SEC games by an average of nearly 25 points.
Wilbeken, who was averaging 8.3 points a game, matched his career high from a November victory over Central Florida. Kenny Boynton added 14 points, while Erik Murphy had 13.
Florida already had beaten Georgia 77-44 two weeks ago in Gainesville, but the Bulldogs were more competitive in this one, at least for a half. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope led the home team with 16 points, but no other Georgia player was in double figures.
La Salle 54, No. 9 Butler 53
Ramon Galloway went the length of the court for the winning basket with 2.7 seconds left to send La Salle to a victory over Butler.
Fans stormed the court in a wild celebration for the biggest win for La Salle (13-5, 3-2 Atlantic 10) in 33 years. There was some confusion after Galloway's basket and fans were ordered off the court. Butler had attempted a last-second heave that was way off the mark. Officials huddled with both coaches and they decided the final score stood. It was mayhem again as fans rushed the court for the second time in minutes.
Let them celebrate twice: La Salle hadn't defeated a top 10 team since 1980.
Butler had lived on last-second victories this season, including a buzzer-beater Saturday against Gonzaga. Just not at La Salle.
Andrew Smith's layup with 8 seconds left put Butler ahead 53-52 and it appeared the Bulldogs would survive another thriller.
Not so fast. Galloway took the inbounds pass and went all the way for the stunner that helped flood the court with delirious fans. La Salle last defeated an AP Top 25 team on March 3, 2001. against No. 18 Saint Joseph's, 91-90. The last time La Salle defeated an AP top 10 team was on Jan. 30, 1980, against No. 8 Notre Dame, 62-60, according to STATS LLC.
Drake 74, No. 17 Creighton 69
Richard Carter scored 20 points and Drake stunned Creighton, handing the Bluejays their first consecutive losses of the season.
Ben Simons added 13 for the Bulldogs (9-10, 3-5 Missouri Valley Conference), who blew a 16-point lead before rallying for their first win over a ranked opponent in five years.
Grant Gibbs brought Creighton within 71-69 with 32 seconds left, and the Bluejays got the ball back on a steal. But Gibbs missed a layup and Simons sealed the win with a steal and two free throws with 0.5 seconds left.
No. 20 Wichita St. 62, Missouri St. 52
Cleanthony Early scored 17 points, Carl Hall added 15 and Wichita State rallied for a victory over Missouri State.
Missouri State, behind freshman Gavin Thurman, used a 19-1 run to take a 33-25 lead with 16:13 remaining in the game.
No. 1 Baylor 66, No. 24 Iowa State 51
Brittney Griner scored 22 points, blocked six shots and dunked for the 11th time in her career in leading Baylor past Iowa State.
Baylor (17-1, 7-0 Big 12) took control early, running off 17 straight points in the first half while holding Iowa State scoreless for 11 1-2 minutes. The Cyclones (13-4, 4-3) had taken a quick 6-4 lead on a pair of 3-pointers, but didn't score again until Baylor was up 21-6.
Griner triggered the big run when she picked off a pass intended for Anna Prins, drove unimpeded to the other end and threw down a two-handed dunk. It was just one more slam for the most prolific dunker in women's college basketball history.
No. 2 Notre Dame 73, Pittsburgh 47
Kayla McBride scored 19 points to help Notre Dame beat Pittsburgh for the Irish's 12th-straight win.
Jewell Loyd added 14 points while Skylar Diggins had 13, all in the first half.
With the game tied at 29, Notre Dame scored the final six points before break. The Irish continued the spurt in the second half, scoring 25 of the first 28 points.
Notre Dame (17-1, 6-0 Big East) led 60-32 with 10 minutes left and coasted from there.
Kansas State 76, No. 12 Oklahoma State 70
Brittany Chambers scored 26 points, and Kansas State rode its 3-point shooting to an overtime upset of Oklahoma State.
Chambers made six of Kansas State's 16 3-pointers. Haley Texada added 14 points and Mariah White had 11 for the Wildcats (12-7, 3-4 Big 12).
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