Johnny Dawkins' two foul shots with two seconds left gave second-ranked Duke a 72-70 victory over 17th-ranked North Carolina State in an ACC game last night in Raleigh, N.C.
After David Henderson's jumper gave Duke a 70-70 tie, Nate McMillan fouled Dawkins, whose two shots gave him 24 points. Chris Washburn missed a short jumper with 35 seconds left, and the Blue Devils got the rebound. They are 24-2 overall and 10-2 in the ACC. North Carolina-Charlotte 62, Wake Forest 61
Mike Milling's three foul shots in the last 30 seconds won the game in Winston-Salem, N.C., because the Demon Deacons (7-18) couldn't get a last shot off. Brigham Young 72, UTEP 69
Bob Capener's six foul shots in the last 55 seconds in Provo, Utah, beat No. 15 Texas-El Paso. The victory left the Cougars 1 1/2 games ahead of Texas-El Paso in the WAC standings. BYU, which won its 12th straight game, is 15-9 overall and 10-2 in the WAC. The Miners, who lost their second game in as many nights, are 21-5 and 9-4. Louisville 72, De Paul 53
Never had De Paul (13-9) been beaten so badly at Rosemont, Ill.
Herbert Crook's career-high 28 points helped the 19th-ranked Cardinals (18-7) overcome a 31-26 halftime deficit. Louisville scored 10 straight points in the first 3:40 of the second half. Memphis State 92, Southern Mississippi 85
Baskerville Holmes had 21 points and Vincent Askew 20 to help fourth-ranked Memphis State overcome foul troubles and defensive errors in Memphis. The Tigers are 23-2 overall and 8-1 in the conference. The losers are 14-9 and 4-5. Michigan 82, Iowa 66
Guards Antoine Joubert and Gary Grant helped 10th-ranked Michigan score 13 straight points midway through the second half to break open a close game in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Michigan is 22-3 overall and 10-3 in Big Ten play. The Hawkeyes are 16-9 and 6-6. Michigan State 76, Minnesota 66
Scott Skiles scored 23 points and Darryl Johnson 22 to lead the victory in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan State is 17-6 overall and 8-5 in the Big Ten. Minnesota, which used only five players, is 15-10 and 5-7. Jacksonville 69, ODU 51
Danny Pearson scored 19 points and Otis Smith 18 in a Sun Belt upset in Jacksonville. The winners are 16-9 overall and 7-5 in the league. Old Dominion (18-6 and 10-3) was led by Clarence Hanley's 14 points. Bradley 61, Southern Illinois 60
The Salukis led by 60-53 but didn't score again. Hersey Hawkins' layup with 10 seconds left rallied 13th-ranked Bradley to victory in Carbondale, Ill.
A last second attempt by SIU's Doug Novsek from 22 feet went in and out. It was the second straight game in which Bradley (26-1 overall and 13-0 in the MVC) won in the final seconds. Kentucky 88, Mississippi State 62
Winston Bennett scored 21 points, and Kenny Walker had 20 to lead Kentucky to a 72.2 percent shooting game in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky is 22-3 overall and 13-1 in the SEC. Mississippi State is 4-19 and 1-13. Kansas 79, Nebraska 61
Ron Kellogg led a second-half rally that enabled the third-ranked Jayhawks to win their 31st straight in Lawrence, Kan. They're 24-3 overall and 9-1 in the Big Eight. Nebraska got within 55-46 with 10:06 remaining, but then Kellogg made two straight baskets. Nebraska is 15-8 and 5-5. Oklahoma 117, Colorado 73
The eighth-ranked Sooners' 49th straight victory in Norman, Okla., was their easiest yet. They had never scored more in a Big Eight game. Ron Roberts' career-high 27 points helped the Sooners become 23-3 overall and 8-3 in the Big Eight. Colorado is 8-15 and 0-10. Illinois 82, Wisconsin 74
Ken Norman's 19 points led the Big Ten victory in Madison, Wis. The Illini took a three-point lead seven minutes into the game and had no trouble staying ahead. Illinois is 17-7 overall and 8-5 in Big Ten play. Wisconsin is 10-13 and 2-11. Florida 71, Georgia 70
Point guard Ronnie Montgomery made five foul shots in the closing minutes in Gainesville, Fla. He made two with 2:34 left to put the Gators on top, 64-63. Then, with 19 seconds left, he made it 71-68 on the front end of a one-and-one.
The Gators are 14-9 overall and 8-6 in the SEC. Georgia is 14-9 and 7-7. Syracuse 76, Providence 75
Dwayne Washington's four foul shots in the last minute gave him 27 points and gave 12th-ranked Syracuse a Big East victory in Providence, R.I. Syracuse (20-3 overall and 11-1 in the conference) has beaten Providence 14 straight. The Friars are 11-12 and 3-9. St. John's 74, Connecticut 54
In New York, Walter Berry scored 18 points and Willie Glass 15 to lead No. 7 St. John's to a Big East victory. Connecticut played without leading scorer Earl Kelley, who is academically ineligible. St. John's (24-4 overall and 11-1 in the league) led at the half, 29-24, then scored 11 straight points early in the second half. Seton Hall 84, Boston College 75
Seton Hall had won only four Big East games in three seasons, but Ricky Burton scored all of his five points in overtime in East Rutherford, N.J.
Seton Hall (12-14 overall and 2-10 in the league) turned Jamie Benton's bad pass into the tying basket at the end of regulation.
It took Boston College (12-12 and 3-10) two minutes to score in overtime. Virginia Tech 92, South Carolina 78
Dell Curry and Keith Colbert each had 24 points in Blacksburg, Va., to help the 20th-ranked Hokies win easily.
Virginia Tech is 19-6 overall and 5-4 in the Metro. Their coach, Charlie Moir, shrugged off his 200th coaching victory at Virginia Tech. "It means I have a lot of good players," he said. Arizona State 74, UCLA 73
Mark Carlino's three-point play with 1:03 remaining in overtime won the game in Tempe, Ariz. Temple 57, West Virginia 51
In Philadelphia, Nate Blackwell's 18 points included four foul shots in the last 37 seconds. Temple (20-4 overall and 12-3 in the ECAC) has won 21 straight at home and 59 of its last 60. West Virginia is 18-9 and 13-3. Auburn 71, Alabama 69
Freshman Michael Jones' 14 points included four foul shots in the last 80 seconds at Auburn, Ala. Auburn is 15-9 overall -- 9-5 in the Southeastern Conference. Alabama, which is ranked 18th, is 17-6 and 10-4.