Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Xavier beats up on K-State


— There was nothing subtle about Xavier's approach. The Musketeers were going to make a point by making it painfully tough to get any points.

Derrick Brown had 14 points and 12 rebounds for his third career double-double Monday night, and Xavier's unrelenting defense set up a 103-77 victory over Kansas State at a downtown arena.

Xavier (10-3) opened the game with a 14-point run and never let Kansas State (9-4) get into a flow. It was the Wildcats' first drubbing of the season and the most points they'd allowed since a 103-68 loss to Kansas University on Feb. 27, 2002.

Baylor 84, Florida A&M; 61

Waco, Texas - Henry Dugat scored 21 points for Baylor.

Oklahoma State 82, Northwestern State 36

Stillwater, Okla. - Senior Marcus Dove scored 15 points and moved into ninth place on OSU's career blocked-shots list.

No. 12 Texas A&M; 68, Rice 41

College Station, Texas - Josh Carter and DeAndre Jordan scored 16 points apiece.

Top 25 Men

No. 7 Georgetown 82, Fordham 55

Washington - DaJuan Summers had 15 points and nine rebounds.

No. 15 Vanderbilt 97, Iona 73

Nashville, Tenn. - A.J. Ogilvy and Shan Foster scored 20 points each.


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