College Basketball Update

In college basketball results from Sunday, Top ranked and undefeated Syracuse remained undefeated, downing Clemson at the Carrier Dome 57-44.  The Orangemen pushed their record to 23-0 overall, 10-0 in the ACC.  Clemson dropped to 6-4 in the conference, 15-7 overall.  They are now tied with North Carolina for fifth place in the ACC.  Games scheduled for Monday night include Maryland at Virginia at 7:00PM and Miami at Florida State at 9:00PM  Other games involving the top Twenty Five Sunday had #2 ranked Arizona rolling past Oregon State 76-54, Wisconsin edged Michigan State 60-58, Connecticut  handled Central Florida 75-55, and St. John’s upset Creighton 70-65.  Also in Conference USA play, Southern Mississippi routed Charlotte 81-64 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. 

Reviewing Saturday’s activity, North Carolina won its fifth straight at Notre Dame 73-62, Duke won easily at Boston College 89-68, NC State edged Miami on the road, 56-55.  Locally, Catawba’s men got a much needed win on the road, beating last place Tusculum 106-87, as Elon Edwards had a career high 35 points.  The Catawba women lost 85-61.  Livingstone swept a pair of games at Shaw, capturing the men’s game 83-76 and the Livingstone Women won 83-77 in overtime. 

Next broadcast is Wednesday night when Duke and North Carolina meet for the first time this season in Chapel Hill.  Pregame with the Tar Heel Sports Network will be at 8:00PM for the 9:00PM tipoff. 

In the NBA, the Charlotte Bobcats, after losing to San Antonio Saturday night, 104-100, host the Dallas Mavericks Tuesday night with full play by play coverage from the Bobcats network.  Tipoff time will be 7:00PM Tuesday.