UNDATED (AP) _ College basketball's winningest programs got
together in Lexington, where top-ranked North Carolina topped
Danny Green scored 20 points for the Tar Heels, who used a 13-oh
run to take an 18-point lead in the second half. Tyler Hansbrough
added 11 points and 14 rebounds as the Tar Heels improved to
7-and-0 for the first time under coach Roy Williams.
In the rest of the AP Top-25 college basketball:
-- Fifth-ranked Georgetown and number-seven Duke each struggled
before staying unbeaten this season. The Hoyas trailed in the
second half before pulling out a 61-49 triumph over Fairfield,
giving G-Town a 5-and-0 mark. DaJuan Summers scored 16 points and
Jonathan Wallace added 13 to help the Hoyas overcome just seven
points from Roy Hibbert.
-- Gerald Henderson scored 21 points and the Blue Devils
improved to 8-and-0 by beating Davidson for the 21st consecutive
time, 79-73. Greg Paulus added 11 points, including a pair of huge
buckets after Davidson trimmed a 16-point deficit to five with five
-- Tenth-ranked Michigan State topped Jacksonville 80-51. Raymar
Morgan scored 24 in the Spartans' 31st straight home nonconference
-- Number-12 Louisville pulled out a 47-44 win over Miami of
Ohio after trailing by a point with three minutes left. Earl Clark
had 10 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks for the Cardinals.
-- Sam Young had 17 points and 12 rebounds to highlight
14th-ranked Pittsburgh's 78-52 rout of Toledo. Mike Cook added 14
points for the Panthers, who trailed 17-10 before cruising to their
fourth straight win by at least 26 points.
-- Number-15 Indiana beat Southern Illinois 64-51. Super
freshman Eric Gordon had 22 points despite a slow start.
-- Number-16 Butler forced 16 Ohio State turnovers and beat the
Buckeyes 65-46 to improve to 7-and-0. Freshman Matt Howard had 23
for the Bulldogs.
-- Number-18 Clemson beat arch-rival South Carolina 85-74. K.C.
Rivers had 24 points and eight boards for the 7-and-0 Tigers.
-- Jeremy Pargo scored eight of his 23 points over the final
four and a-half minutes and 19th-ranked Gonzaga held off
Connecticut 85-82 in The Hartford Hall of Fame Showcase in Boston.
This was Gonzaga's first win in three meetings with Connecticut.
-- Number-31 BYU beat Portland 78-54. Lee Cummard scored 18 for
the 6-and-1 Cougars.
-- Number-23 Xavier turned up the defensive pressure and routed
Belmont 90-49 for its fifth straight win. Stanley Burrell scored a