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College Basketball: No. 4 Duke survives in overtime

Jahlil Okafor scored a career-best 30 points, including 4 in overtime, and No. 4 Duke kick horde Virginia Tech 91-86 Wednesday night for a Blue Devils’ eighth true victory.

Okafor also grabbed 9 rebounds and showed no ill effects of a sprained left ankle that caused him to skip a Blue Devils’ final game. Quinn Cook combined 26 points and Justise Winslow had 15 for Duke (25-3, 12-3 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Jalen Hudson scored a career-high 23 points for Virginia Tech (10-18, 2-13).

Kentucky 74, Mississippi State 56 – The top-ranked Wildcats (28-0, 15-0) fought off a delayed start to journey past a Bulldogs (12-16, 5-10) in a Southeastern Conference win that keeps their undefeated deteriorate on track.

Trey Lyles scored a career-high 18 points, and Aaron Harrison combined 16 for Kentucky.

Virginia 70, Wake Forest 34 – Anthony Gill scored 11 points, and a No. 2 Cavaliers routed a horde Demon Deacons for their seventh true win.

Darion Atkins combined 10 points to assistance a short-handed Cavaliers (26-1, 14-1 ACC) measure their many points given they kick Miami, 89-80, in double overtime on Jan. 3. Dinos Mitoglou had 10 points for a Demon Deacons (12-16, 4-11).

Wichita State 63, Indiana State 53 – Darius Carter had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead a visiting No. 11 Shockers past a Sycamores (14-14, 10-7) in a Missouri Valley game. Khristian Smith’s 20 points led a Sycamores.

Women

La Salle 66, St. Bonaventure 53 – Micahya Owens (Willingboro) scored 15 of her game-high 20 points in a second half as a Explorers (14-14, 5-10) pulled divided from a Bonnies (15-13, 5-10) for a Atlantic Ten win. La Salle went 7 mins though a margin idea in a second half, though strike 10 of 12 giveaway throws in that span.

Temple 55, Southern Methodist 39 – The Owls (14-15, 10-6) authorised only 18 second-half points in commanding a horde Mustangs (6-21, 2-14) in an American Athletic Conference game. Alliya Butts had a game-high 17 points for a Owls.

St. Joseph’s 60, Duquesne 49 – Ciara Andrews (Cheltenham) scored 23 points, Sarah Fairbanks 14, and Natasha Cloud (Cardinal O’Hara) 12 as a Hawks (11-16, 7-8) kick a Dukes (19-9, 11-4 in an A-10 game.

Montclair State 58, TCNJ 53 – Kelly Coughlin scored 13 points, though a Lions (16-11) fell to a horde Red Hawks (25-1) in a New Jersey Athletic Conference semifnial.

Cabrini 90, Keystone 76 – Amber Keys (Phoenixville) had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and Kristina Startare (Middle Twp.) combined 18 points as a horde Cavaliers (23-3) allege to a Colonial States Athletic Conference pretension diversion for a third true year. They will horde Immaculata on Saturday.


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