Tyus Battle scored a season-high 32 points as Syracuse knocked off top-ranked Duke 95-91 in overtime Monday night in Durham, N.C.
Elijah Hughes scored 18 of his 20 points in first half, Frank Howard pumped in 16 points and Oshae Brissett had 14 points for Syracuse (12-5, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). The Orange bounced back from a 14-point home loss to Georgia Tech on Saturday night.
Freshman - Zion - Williamson - Points - RJ
Freshman Zion Williamson scored a season-high 35 points, RJ Barrett had 23 points, Alex O’Connell notched 16 points and Marques Bolden had 12 points for Duke (14-2, 3-1). The Blue Devils had a nine-game winning streak end.
Duke, which missed its last three shots, had another misfortune occur. Point guard Tre Jones, a freshman who has started every game this season, will be out indefinitely after sustaining an AC joint separation. He was hurt chasing a loose ball about six minutes into the game when Howard crashed into his right shoulder.
Marcus - Garrett - Points - Monday - Jayhawks
Sophomore Marcus Garrett netted a career-high 20 points Monday as the Jayhawks outlasted the Longhorns at Lawrence, Kan.
Garrett made his first seven shots and finished 8 of 11 from the field, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range as the Jayhawks (15-2, 4-1 Big 12) extended their win streak in the series to 10 straight. Kansas improved to 17-1 all-time against the Longhorns at home.
Lagerald - Vick - Points - Kansas - Percent
Lagerald Vick added a game-high 21 points for Kansas, which shot 53.7 percent. Matt Coleman had 16 points to pace Texas (10-7, 2-3).
Trey McGowens scored a game-high 30 points, pouring in 12 points during a key run in the second half that gave host Pitt (12-5,...
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