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Dec 13, 11:45 PM EST

Top 25 Capsules


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No. 24 Texas Tech rolls past Rice 73-53 on old home court

Perkins leads No. 12 Gonzaga over North Dakota 89-83 in OT

Alkins leads No. 23 Arizona over New Mexico

Clemson rallies past No. 22 Florida 71-69

Morgan helps Indiana rally past No. 18 Notre Dame 80-77

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jalen Brunson had 22 of his career-high 31 points in No. 1 Villanova's dominating first half and Omari Spellman scored 27 to help lead the Wildcats to an 87-67 rout of Temple on Wednesday night.

Donte DiVincenzo added 12 points for Villanova (11-0), which won its unprecedented 22nd straight Big 5 game. The Wildcats last lost a contest in the Philadelphia round-robin series to Temple on Dec. 5, 2012. The Big 5 also consists of La Salle, Saint Joseph's and Penn.

The Wildcats moved into the top spot in the rankings for the third straight season this week.

Quinton Rose scored 27 points for the Owls (6-3).

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No. 9 Texas A&M 113, Savannah St. 66

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Tyler Davis recorded a double-double before halftime and Texas A&M put seven players in double figures.

D.J. Hogg led the balanced scoring for the Aggies (9-1) with 18 points. Davis overpowered the smaller Tigers (3-8) near the basket, finishing with 17 rebounds and 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting.

A&M produced its highest point total since the 1989-90 season, connecting on a school-record 16 3-pointers in 38 attempts. Hogg made 5 of 9 from 3-point range, while point guard Duane Wilson and reserve T.J. Starks hit four apiece.

Javaris Jenkins led Savannah State with 18 points.

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No. 24 Texas Tech 82, Kennesaw St. 53

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Keenan Evans scored 16 points and Texas Tech got its first win as a ranked team in eight years.

The Red Raiders were ranked 22nd two weeks ago when they lost to Seton Hall at Madison Square Garden and fell out of the Top 25. They returned after handing then-No. 22 Nevada its first loss last week.

Texas Tech (8-1) rolled to a 42-19 halftime lead, holding the Owls to 4-of-19 shooting and outrebounding them 26-10. Kennesaw State (1-8) shot 33 percent for the game.

James Scott scored 19 points for the Owls.

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