Monday, November 17, 2008

STILL UNDEFEATED, ALBEIT BARELY

Sunday, Nov 16th

DUKE 82, Rhode Island (Rams, 14,346 studetns, Kingston, RI) 79 - Kyle Singler hit two free throws with 19.4 seconds left, then stopped Rhode Island’s top scorer down the stretch to lead No. 8 Duke past the Rams 82-79 on Sunday.

Jon "Crazy Face" Scheyer scored 23 points and was 13-of-13 from the free-throw line, and Singler finished with 21 points for the Blue Devils (3-0). They fell behind by 12 early and trailed for most of the way before scoring on their final seven possessions to rally for their NCAA-best 62nd straight nonconference victory at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

As is fairly typical this time of year, Duke went to the charity stripe twice as many times (28-32) than the Rams (11-16).

VIRGINIA 107, VMI (Keydets, 1,378 students, Lexington, VA) 97

CLEMSON 76, Temple (Owls, 34,218 students, Philadelphia, PA) 72
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