Top 25 roundup: Clemson ends No. 3 Duke's 9-game run

Aamir Simms scored a career-high 25 issues, and Clemson recovered within the ultimate couple of minutes to knock off No. Three Duke 79-72 as fanatics stormed the court docket in Littlejohn Coliseum on Tuesday night time in Clemson, S.C.

Jan 14, 2020; Clemson, South Carolina, USA; Clemson Tigers ahead Aamir Simms (25) reacts throughout the primary part towards the Duke Blue Devils at Littlejohn Coliseum. Obligatory Credit score: Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports activities

Tevin Mack added 22 issues and John Newman III had 14 issues for the Tigers, who’ve received 3 consecutive video games, together with their first-ever win at North Carolina on Saturday.

Clemson (Nine-7, Three-Three ACC) halted Duke’s nine-game successful streak. The Blue Devils (15-2, Five-1) have been led by means of Vernon Carey Jr.’s 20 issues, Tre Jones’ 17 issues and Cassius Stanley’s 14 issues.

Simms, probably the most heroes in Saturday’s win over the Tar Heels, shot 10-for-15 from the sphere. Mack, a switch from Alabama, made 10 of 14 photographs from the ground. Every pulled down 9 rebounds whilst Simms contributed 5 assists.

No. 6 Kansas 66, Oklahoma 52

Isaiah Moss scored 20 issues to guide the Jayhawks to a win over the Sooners in Norman, Okla.

The Jayhawks have been in a position to drag off the victory with out Devon Dotson (hip pointer), the Giant 12’s main scorer at 18.Zero issues in keeping with sport. Moss, making his first get started of the season in Dotson’s position, hit a career-high-tying six Three-pointers to assist in making up for the absence.

The sport used to be tight lots of the manner earlier than the Jayhawks (13-Three, Three-1 Giant 12) took keep an eye on with a 15-2 run starting with 7:37 left. Kansas’ Marcus Garrett completed with 15 issues, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Oklahoma (11-Five, 2-2) noticed its most sensible 3 scorers, Kristian Doolittle, Austin Reaves and Brady Manek, shoot a mixed 10-for-43 from the sphere whilst contributing 27 general issues.

No. 7 San Diego State 64, Fresno State 55

Malachi Flynn scored 22 issues, and the Aztecs pulled inside two wins of matching the most efficient get started in program historical past with a defeat of the host Bulldogs.

San Diego State (18-Zero, 7-Zero Mountain West) remained one in all handiest two undefeated groups within the country, together with 2019 nationwide semifinalist Auburn. The Aztecs are chasing the 2010-11 group, which started its season 20-Zero.

Orlando Robinson led Fresno State (Five-12, 1-Five) with 18 issues. New Williams added 15 issues, and Jordan Campbell adopted with 11. For San Diego State, Yanni Wetzell adopted Flynn with 17 issues, and Matt Mitchell added 10 issues.

No. 11 Louisville 73, Pittsburgh 68 (OT)

The Cardinals made seven of 10 loose throws in additional time to flee with a win over the host Panthers. The Cardinals (14-Three, Five-1 ACC) received in spite of trailing for almost all of legislation and taking pictures simply 38.Three p.c from the sphere whilst being outrebounded for simply the 3rd time this season.

David Johnson completed with 11 issues whilst Jordan Nwora had 14 issues on Five-of-13 taking pictures after going scoreless the primary 15:40 of the sport. Dwyane Sutton added 13 issues and 9 rebounds for Louisville.

Pitt (11-6, 2-Four), which shot 37.Five p.c from the ground, were given 24 issues from Trey McGowens, however that got here on 22 shot makes an attempt. Xavier Johnson and Justin Champagnie each and every scored 11 issues for the Panthers, and Champagnie had 11 rebounds.

No. 12 West Virginia 81, TCU 49

Derek Culver ruled the lane with 17 issues and 11 rebounds to lend a hand the Mountaineers energy previous the Horned Frogs in Morgantown, W.Va.

The Mountaineers (14-2, Three-1 Giant 12) repeatedly driven the ball inside of to Culver, who went 6-for-7 from the ground, and Oscar Tshiebwe (Four of 6 on box objectives), and TCU had no solution. West Virginia outscored the Horned Frogs 36-10 within the paint, outrebounded TCU 38-24 and had 14 second-chance issues to simply 3 for the guests.

RJ Nembhard led TCU with 14 issues, with 8 of the ones coming from the free-throw line. Desmond Bane added 13 issues for the Horned Frogs (12-Four, Three-1), who got here into play with 4 instantly wins and have been off to their absolute best get started in convention play since going 14-Zero when taking part in within the WAC throughout the 1997-98 season.

No. 13 Dayton 79, VCU 65

Obi Toppin scored 24 issues and the Flyers rode a 22-Zero run in the second one part to defeat the visiting Rams. Dayton (15-2, Four-Zero Atlantic 10) received its 6th instantly.

The massive tale for the Flyers used to be Toppin being wholesome sufficient to play. The redshirt sophomore, who final week used to be named to the Wood Award midseason watch checklist, injured his ankle in Saturday’s sport towards Massachusetts, and his standing used to be unsure.

Jalen Crutcher completed with 20 issues after wearing the Flyers offense within the first part earlier than Toppin took over. De’Riante Jenkins and Nah’Shon Hyland each and every scored 16 issues to guide the Rams (12-Five, 2-2).

No. 14 Villanova 79, DePaul 75 (OT)

Collin Gillespie scored 21 issues, Saddiq Bey added 18 and the Wildcats held off the visiting Demon Deacons in additional time. It used to be Villanova’s 19th instantly win over DePaul.

Jermaine Samuels contributed 15 issues and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl had 13 issues and 13 rebounds for the Wildcats (13-Three, Four-1 Giant East). Villanova posted its 3rd win in a row.

Moore led DePaul (12-Five, Zero-Four) with a season-high 29 issues, whilst Paul Reed added 18 issues and 15 rebounds for his 12th double-double. Jaylen Butz had 16 issues.

Wisconsin 56, No. 17 Maryland 54

Brad Davison tired a game-winning Three-point bucket with 11 seconds left to provide the Badgers an disappointed win towards the Terrapins in Madison, Wis.

Davison stole the ball on a Maryland inbounds play with 12.Four seconds left, giving Wisconsin (11-6, Four-2 Giant Ten) an opportunity for the victory. Anthony Cowan Jr. and Eric Ayala each overlooked a Three-point strive within the remaining seconds as Maryland fell to Zero-Three in Giant Ten street video games.

Nate Reuvers scored a team-high 17 issues for the Badgers, and Davison and Micah Potter added 14 issues each and every. Jalen Smith scored a game-high 18 issues for Maryland (13-Four, Three-Three). Cowan delivered 16 issues, and Aaron Wiggins added 13.

No. 21 Ohio State 80, Nebraska 68

CJ Walker scored a game-high 18 issues, Kaleb Wesson added 13 issues and 14 rebounds, and D.J. Carlton completed with 13 issues to guide a balanced effort because the Buckeyes earned a victory over the Cornhuskers in Columbus, Ohio.

The Buckeyes (12-Five, 2-Four Giant Ten) had six avid gamers end in double figures to finish a four-game total shedding streak and a three-game convention shedding skid.

The Cornhuskers (7-10, 2-Four) had a powerful moment part however may just now not get better from a sluggish first part during which they shot 31.Four p.c from the sphere and dedicated 9 turnovers.

No. 23 Texas Tech 77, Kansas State 63

Sophomore Kyler Edwards scored a career-high 24 issues because the Pink Raiders defeated the Wildcats in Big apple, Kan. Texas Tech (11-Five, 2-2 Giant 12) held a 31-23 rebounding merit, together with 14-6 at the offensive forums, resulting in a 16-6 merit in second-chance issues.

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Kansas State (7-Nine, Zero-Four), which is final in scoring within the Giant 12, used to be held underneath 64 issues for the 6th time in seven video games — and all six have been losses.

Edwards used to be joined in double figures by means of Davide Moretti (14 issues), and Jahmi’us Ramsey and Kevin McCullar (10 issues each and every) for Texas Tech. Kansas State used to be led by means of Cartier Diarra with 19 issues. Xavier Sneed added 14, and Montavious Murphy had 11.

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