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College Basketball Roundup: Charlotte 0-3 in Atlantic 10

Associated Press
The college basketball notebook …
PHILADELPHIA ó Ahmad Nivins had 25 points and 10 rebounds, going 13-for-13 from the free-throw line in the second half, to lead Saint Joseph’s to a 78-69 victory over Charlotte on Sunday.
Tasheed Carr added 17 and Darrin Govens had 11 for the Hawks (9-7, 3-0 Atlantic-10), who won their season-best fourth in a row.
Lamont Mack scored 23 points and Charlie Coley added 12 for Charlotte (5-11, 0-3), which dropped its fifth straight. Ian Andersen had 11 and DiJuan Harris contributed a career-high 11 assists.
Kentucky 68, Georgia 45
ATHENS, Ga. ó Kentucky didn’t need another record performance from Jodie Meeks to take another SEC road win.
Meeks scored 22 points in his return to his home state and Kentucky never trailed in coasting to a 68-45 win over Georgia on Sunday.
Meeks, from Norcross, Ga., didn’t come close to matching his school-record 54 points in Kentucky’s win at No. 24 Tennessee on Tuesday night. Meeks left the game with 5:14 remaining and the Wildcats leading 62-36.
Kentucky (14-4, 3-0 SEC) has won three straight and 9 of 10.
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HARTFORD, Conn. ó A.J. Price scored 23 points to lead No. 4 Connecticut to a victory over Seton Hall.
No. 15 Xavier 73, La Salle 53
CINCINNATI ó B.J. Raymond scored 16 points, hitting long shots over La Salle’s zone defense, and Xavier relied on its offensive balance to beat the Explorers and remain unbeaten atop the Atlantic 10 Conference.
Northwestern 74, No. 18 Minnesota 65
EVANSTON, Ill. ó Craig Moore hit six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points to lead Northwestern past No. 18 Minnesota for its first win over a ranked opponent in three years.
No. 19 Purdue 75, Iowa 53
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. ó E’Twaun Moore scored 13 points to help Purdue defeat Iowa.
No. 23 Villanova 76, St. John’s 57
VILLANOVA, Pa. ó Dante Cunningham scored 17 points and Dwayne Anderson added a season-high 14for the Wildcats (14-3, 2-2 Big East), who set a team mark with their 24th straight home-court victory.

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