Monday's Top 25 College Men's Basketball Capsules
Games played Dec. 18, 2012
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Jim Boeheim became the third Division I men's coach to reach 900 wins as No. 3 Syracuse beat Detroit 72-68 on Monday night in the Gotham Classic.
Boeheim, 68 and in his 37th year at his alma mater, is 900-304. Mike Krzyzewski (936) and Bob Knight (902) are the only other men's Division I coaches to win that many games.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, Boeheim's college roommate, teammate and fellow Hall of Famer, and Roosevelt Bouie, a star on Boeheim's first team in 1976-77, were in the Carrier Dome crowd of 17,902.
James Southerland had 22 points for Syracuse (10-0), which increased its home winning streak to 30 games, longest in the nation. Detroit (6-5) had its four-game winning streak snapped.
Orange point guard Michael Carter-Williams, who had 10 or more assists in four straight games and six altogether, finished with 10 assists and 12 points, his sixth straight double-double.
Juwan Howard Jr. and Doug Anderson both scored 18 points and Nick Minnerath had 13 for Detroit. Ray McCallum Jr., Detroit's leading scorer at 19.4 points per game, finished with nine, while Jason Calliste had seven.
No. 12 MISSOURI 102, SOUTH CAROLINA ST. 51
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Jabari Brown, playing in his first game since Nov. 17, 2011 when he was a freshman at Oregon, scored 12 points for Missouri.
Brown, 6-foot-5, 205-pound guard, became eligible at the end of the first semester. He entered the game with 16:01 left in the first half. After a missed 3-pointer, he assisted on a fast-break layup by Negus Webster-Chan. He scored his first points on two free throws with 9:35 remaining.
Phil Pressey's jumper 17 seconds into the game gave Missouri (9-1) the lead for good. An 18-2 run midway through the first half gave the Tigers a 31-11 lead with 5:58 left.
Matthew Hezekiah led South Carolina State (4-7) with 14 points.
Earnest Ross led the Tigers with 16 points and Alex Oriakhi grabbed 11 rebounds. Laurence Bowers' 11 points gave him 1,001 for his career, becoming the 44th Missouri player to reach the 1,000-point plateau.
No. 21 UNLV 62, UTEP 60
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Bryce DeJean-Jones scored 12 points and Anthony Marshall added 11 for UNLV.
Jaques Streeter scored with 27 seconds left to cut UNLV's lead to two points. DeJean-Jones had an opportunity to make it a two-possession game but missed two free throws with 15 seconds left.
Konner Tucker had a last-second opportunity for the Miners after taking an inbounds pass from the far sideline for a 3-point attempt which bounced up and off the rim.
Katin Reinhardt scored 10 points for UNLV (9-1), which had a 17-2 run in the first half and still led by as many as 15 points in the second half before the Miners started their closing run. Anthony Bennett added 10 points — nine in the second half — for UNLV.
No. 22 NOTRE DAME 74, IPFW 62
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Pat Connaughton scored 18 points for Notre Dame, more than doubling his 7.9 points-per-game average and he had six rebounds and five assists.
Notre Dame (10-1) led 40-28 at halftime then opened the second half with a 9-5 run over the first 4:21, capped by a two-handed stuff by Jack Cooley off a full-court fastbreak pass from Jerian Grant. The Irish extended their lead to 19 points on a layup by Garrick Sherman with 13:35 to play.
Cooley had 14 points and eight rebounds, while Scott Martin scored 13 points on 3-for-5 shooting from 3-point range for the Irish, who shot 52 percent for the game.
Luis Jacobo and Joe Edwards both scored 11 points for the Mastodons (5-7).
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