College Basketball Roundup
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 2, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Joakim Noah scored 15 to lead No. 3 Florida to an 89-58 victory over Liberty on Tuesday night.
Corey Brewer and Taurean Green both had 14 points for the Gators (13-2), while Al Horford had 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Anthony Smith had 18 points for the Flames (6-8), who have lost 19 straight on the road and seven in a row overall after starting the season 6-1.
No. 6 Ohio St. 74, Indiana 67
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Greg Oden scored 21 points and Othello Hunter had 14 for Ohio State in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
Daequan Cook added 12 points and Ron Lewis had 10 for the Buckeyes (12-2), who overcame 12-of-22 3-point shooting by Indiana to improve to 10-0 at Value City Arena.
Freshman Joey Shaw led Indiana with a career-high 16 points.
No. 11 Texas A&M 71, Winthrop 51
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Acie Law had 22 points and eight assists to lead Texas A&M.
Antanas Kavaliauskas had 20 points and Josh Carter added 15 points, all on 3-pointers, for the Aggies (12-2).
Michael Jenkins led the Eagles (10-4) with 13 points and Taj McCullough had 12. Former West Rowan star Phillip Williams added seven.
Winthrop shot 44 percent from the field against the Aggies, who had been allowing only 33 percent this season.
No. 12 Oklahoma St. 129, Southwestern Oklahoma St. 77
STILLWATER, Okla.– Mario Boggan scored a career-high 36 points and JamesOn Curry added 31 as Oklahoma State set a school scoring record.
Oklahoma State (14-1) posted its first 100-point game since Jan. 30, 2005, when the Cowboys beat Colorado 104-86, and broke the previous school record of 127 points, set Dec. 3, 1977, against Santa Fe.
No. 18 Connecticut 69, South Florida 50
HARTFORD, Conn. — Jeff Adrien and Jerome Dyson both scored 16 points and Connecticut bounced back from its first loss of the season.
UConn (12-1, 1-1 Big East)led by 14 points at halftime and scored the first 11 points of the second half.