Top 25 roundup: Duke tops Syracuse in rematch

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim received two technicals and was tossed for arguing a charging call in the last minute.
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim received two technicals and was tossed for arguing a charging call in the last minute.

They’ll remember the OT from the first Syracuse-Duke game — and the technicals that decided Round 2.

The rematch of one of college basketball’s best games of the season ended with Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim ejected after he charged onto the court to argue a block/charge call.

Rodney Hood scored 13 points and drew that game-changing charging call, which helped No. 5 Duke beat No. 1 Syracuse, 66-60, on Saturday night in Durham, N.C.


‘‘I just thought that was the worst call of the year, that’s all,’’ Boeheim said. ‘‘I hated to see the game decided on that call.’’

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Freshman Jabari Parker had 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Blue Devils (22-6, 11-4 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Jerami Grant had 17 points and C.J. Fair, the player who was called for the charge, finished with 13 for the Orange (25-2, 12-2).

The first meeting between these teams was an overtime game considered an instant classic and won by Syracuse.

Syracuse had the ball trailing, 60-58, when Fair drove for an apparent tying layup.


But official Tony Greene whistled Fair for charging — and Boeheim shot onto the court to argue. Greene slapped him with two technical fouls and ejected him. Quinn Cook iced it by hitting three free throws with 10.4 seconds left.

New Mexico 58, San Diego State 44 — Cameron Bairstow had 26 points and 11 rebounds and the host Lobos (21-5, 12-2) held the No. 6 Aztecs (23-3, 12-2) to 32 percent shooting to post the upset and move into a tie atop the Mountain West Conference.

Florida 75, Mississippi 71 — Scottie Wilbekin scored 18 points and the No. 2 Gators (25-2, 14-0 Southeastern) held Marshall Henderson scoreless in the second half after he tallied 22 in the first to extend their school-record winning streak to 19 games by beating the Rebels (16-11, 7-7) in Oxford, Miss.

Louisville 58, Cincinnati 57 — Russ Smith’s 18-foot jumper with 2.2 seconds left got the No. 11 Cardinals (23-4, 12-2 American Athletic) past the seventh-ranked Bearcats (24-4, 13-2) in Cincinnati for their 10th win in 11 games.

Sean Kilpatrick had 28 points for the Bearcats, who had won 19 straight at home. Kilpatrick went over 2,000 points for his career, joining Oscar Robertson as the only Bearcats to top the figure.


Kansas 85, Texas 54 — Andrew Wiggins scored 21 points, Joel Embiid had 13 points and blocked six shots, and the No. 8 Jayhawks (21-6, 12-2 Big 12) trounced the No. 19 Longhorns (20-7, 9-5) in Lawrence, Kan.

Wichita State 83, Drake 54 — Tekele Cotton scored 21 points and the No. 3 Shockers (29-0, 16-0 Missouri Valley) became the first team to start 29-0 since Illinois in 2004-05 and are two wins away from a perfect regular season.

Arizona 88, Colorado 61 — Freshman Aaron Gordon scored 21 of his season-best 23 points in the second half and Nick Johnson added 20 points as the fourth-ranked Wildcats (25-2, 12-2 Pac-12) beat the Buffaloes (20-8, 9-6) in Colorado for the first time since 1973.

Villanova 57, St. John’s 54 — Darrun Hilliard scored 18 points, Ryan Arcidiacono had 12, and the No. 9 Wildcats (24-3, 12-2 Big East) held on to beat the Red Storm (18-10, 8-7) in Philadelphia.

Saint Louis 66, George Washington 59 — Jordair Jett scored 16 points and the 10th-ranked Billikens (25-2, 12-0 Atlantic 10) won their 19th in a row by holding off the visiting Colonials (20-7, 8-5).

Virginia 70, Notre Dame 49 — Akil Mitchell and Anthony Gill both scored 15 points and the No. 14 Cavaliers (23-5, 14-1 ACC) used a 30-5 second-half run to blow open a close game and beat the visiting Fighting Irish (14-14, 5-10) for their 11th consecutive victory.

Wisconsin 79, Iowa 74 — Frank Kaminsky had 21 points and a crucial late steal as the No. 16 Badgers (22-5, 9-5 Big Ten) beat the No. 15 Hawkeyes (19-7, 8-5) in Iowa City for their fifth straight win.

Iowa State 71, TCU 60 — DeAndre Kane scored 20 points, Georges Niang had 19 points and eight rebounds, and the No. 17 Cyclones (21-5, 9-5) kept the host Horned Frogs (9-17, 0-14) winless in the Big 12. TCU is 2-30 in conference in two Big 12 seasons.

Kentucky 77, LSU 76 — Julius Randle scored in the lane with 3.9 seconds remaining in overtime to get the No. 15 Wildcats (21-6, 11-3 Southeastern) past the visiting Tigers (16-10, 7-7).

Stanford 83, UCLA 74 — Chasson Randle made a career-high seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points to help the host Cardinal (18-8, 9-5 Pac-12) upset the No. 23 Bruins (21-6, 10-4).

Memphis 82, Temple 79 — Shaq Goodwin’s 20 points helped the No. 22 Tigers (21-6, 10-4 American Athletic) get the overtime win over the visiting Owls (7-19, 2-12).

Ohio State 64, Minnesota 46 — Sam Thompson scored 19 points and the No. 24 Buckeyes (22-6, 9-6 Big Ten) got past the host Gophers (17-11, 6-9).