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TOP 25 Wake Forest finally finds way past Duke



Published: Mon, February 17, 2003 @ 12:00 a.m.



After 14 straight losses to Duke, Wake Forest won in double overtime, 94-80.

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Vytas Danelius scored 20 points and matched a career high with 14 rebounds, as No. 15 Wake Forest snapped a 14-game losing streak to Duke with a 94-80 win in double overtime Thursday night.

The victory kept the Demon Deacons (17-3, 7-2) in first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, a half-game ahead of No. 16 Maryland.

The eighth-ranked Blue Devils (16-4, 6-4) lost their fourth straight ACC road game for the first time since 1996, shooting 31.5 percent.

Danelius scored all five of Wake Forest's points in the first overtime and four in the second extra session to help the Demon Deacons beat Duke for the first time since January 1997 -- when Tim Duncan was a senior.

Eight players fouled out in a game that saw 64 fouls called. Trent Strickland scored 10 points in the second OT, while Jamaal Levy added 15 points and 13 rebounds.

Chris Duhon led Duke with 23 points, but he missed his first six shots of the second overtime.

No. 1 Arizona 106, UCLA 70

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Freshman Andre Iguodala scored a career-high 18 points to lead five Arizona players in double figures.

The Wildcats (19-2, 11-1 Pac-10) buried the Bruins with a 21-0 run over a five-minute span late in the first half and early in the second.

Jason Gardner and Salim Stoudamire scored 14 points apiece for Arizona. Rick Anderson and Hassan Adams added 12 each.

Andre Patterson scored 12 points and Jason Kapono 11 for UCLA (5-15, 2-9).

No. 22 California 63,Washington St. 53

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Joe Shipp scored 20 points and Brian Wethers had 16 as California scored the final nine points for its 16th straight home victory.

Amit Tamir scored 14 points as Cal (17-4, 10-2 Pac-10), off to its best start since 1960, won for the 11th time in 13 games. The Golden Bears never held a large lead, but they withstood a late Washington State rally and never trailed in a choppy victory over the Cougars (5-16, 0-12).

No. 24 Stanford 78,Washington 69

STANFORD, Calif. -- Julius Barnes scored 21 of his 29 points in the second half for Stanford.

Rob Little added 12 points for the Cardinal (18-6, 9-3 Pac-10), who beat Washington for the 10th straight time at home. Josh Childress had 11.

Doug Wrenn scored 23 points to lead the Huskies (8-13, 3-9), who fell to 1-7 on the road and lost for the fifth time in six games overall. Nate Robinson and Curtis Allen each had 16 points.

No. 25 Saint Joseph's 78,Temple 59

PHILADELPHIA -- Delonte West scored a career-high 32 points and Pat Carroll got all of his career-best 24 on 3-pointers to lead Saint Joseph's.

The Hawks (18-3, 8-2 Atlantic 10) have won four in a row, and swept the season series for just the third time in 20 years.

Alex Wesby had 20 points for Temple (7-13, 5-5), which had won four of five.




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