College Basketball Roundup
Published 12:00 am Sunday, November 20, 2011
College basketball roundup …
HARTFORD, Conn. ó Shabazz Napier recorded the ninth triple-double in UConnís history with former star Kemba Walker ó the last Huskies player to do it ó watching an 87-70 win against Coppin State from the stands.
Napier had 22 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds, and Jeremy Lamb scored 25 points for the Huskies despite playing on an ankle he sprained in practice Saturday.
UConn (4-0) extended the nationís longest active winning streak to 15 games.
No. 16 Alabama 65, Purdue 56
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico ó Trevor Releford scored 20 points and Alabama (5-0) went on a 19-4 second-half run to win the Puerto Rico Tip-Off title. Tony Mitchell had his 10th double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Crimson Tide.
Robbie Hummel led Purdue (4-1) with 17 points.
No. 21 Marquette 96, Mississippi 66
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands ó Jae Crowder scored 25 points to lead Marquette to a win in the Paradise Jam semifinals.
Darius Johnson-Odom added 20 points for the Golden Eagles (4-0).
No. 25 Florida State 80, S. Alabama 39
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ó Luke Loucks scored 18 points and Terrance Shannon had 13 of his 15 in the first half to pace Florida State. Deividas Dulkys added 12 points, three rebounds, three steals and two blocks for the Seminoles (4-0), who finished with 14 blocks.
Iona 89, Maryland 63
SAN JUAN, P.R. ó Mike Glover had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Scott Machado had 15 points and 15 assists Sunday to lead Iona past Maryland in the fifth-place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament.
Sean Mosley led the Terrapins (2-2) with 21 points. Terrell Stoglin added 17 points and Ashton Pankey had a game-high 11 rebounds.
LSU 59, Georgia Tech 50
CHARLESTON, S.C. ó LSU point guard Anthony Hickey scored 20 points to lead the Tigers to fifth place in the eight-team tournament. Mfon Udofia had 14 points to lead Georgia Tech.