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Without a sick Coach K, No. 7 Duke beats Wake Forest 89-71

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DURHAM, N.C. - Marvin Bagley III had 30 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 7 Duke beat Wake Forest 89-71 on Saturday in a game Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski missed due to a virus.

With longtime assistant Jeff Capel in charge, the short-handed and illness-ravaged Blue Devils (15-2, 3-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) won their second straight and moved their conference record over .500 for the first time this season.

(23) FLORIDA STATE 101

SYRACUSE 90

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Briain Angola scored 24 points, including five in the second overtime, and Christ Koumadje added a career-high 23 as No. 24 Florida State defeated Syracuse 101-90 in double overtime on Saturday.

GEORGIA TECH 69

PITTSBURGH 54

PITTSBURGH - Georgia Tech opened with 13 unanswered points against Pittsburgh on Saturday afternoon and never looked back, defeating the Panthers 69-54.

Center Ben Lammers scored 11 points with 16 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the season. Georgia Tech (10-7, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) dominated on the inside, outrebounding the Panthers 39-20 and outscoring them in the paint 40-16.

LOUISVILLE 94

VIRGINIA TECH 86

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Deng Adel had a career-high 27 points, scoring seven consecutive during a critical second-half stretch that put Louisville ahead, and made two big defensive plays to help the Cardinals beat Virginia Tech 94-86 on Saturday.

SEC

OLE MISS 78

FLORIDA 72

OXFORD, Miss. - Bruce Stevens scored 22 points, Deandre Burnett added 20, and Mississippi held off Florida for a 78-72 win on Saturday afternoon.

The Rebels (10-7, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) used success in the paint and on the boards to hand the Gators their first conference loss of the season.

(22) AUBURN 76

MISSISSIPPI STATE 68

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Bryce Brown scored 23 points, Mustapha Heron and Desean Murray both added 14 and No. 22 Auburn rallied to beat Mississippi State 76-68 on Saturday.

Auburn (16-1, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) won its 14th straight game despite trailing by 13 points early in the second half. It's the program's longest winning streak since the 1999-2000 season, when the Tigers also won 14 in a row.

(21) KENTUCKY 74

VANDERBILT 67

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Kevin Knox scored five straight points to put No. 21 Kentucky ahead to stay in a 74-67 victory Saturday, the Wildcats' second straight.

With the score tied at 59, Knox hit a jumper with 3:48 left and hit the free throw that put Kentucky ahead for good. He added a layup on the next possession for the Wildcats (14-3, 4-1 Southeastern Conference). Wenyon Gabriel added a tip-in, and Hamadou Diallo knocked down a 3-pointer for a 10-2 run clinching the victory.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led Kentucky with 22 points. Knox finished with 17 and Diallo and P.J. Washington each had 10.

Jeff Roberson led Vanderbilt (6-11, 1-4) with 20 points, and Saben Lee added 12.

(24) TENNESSEE 75

TEXAS A&M 62

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Jordan Bowden scored 15 points Saturday as No. 24 Tennessee defeated Texas A&M 75-62 to hand the Aggies their fifth consecutive loss.

Kyle Alexander had 14 points, Admiral Schofield scored 12 and Jordan Bone added 10 as Tennessee (12-4, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) won its third straight in Volunteers coach Rick Barnes' 1,000th career game. Barnes improved his head coaching record to 647-353.

After being ranked fifth in the nation at the start of SEC play, Texas A&M (11-6, 0-5) hasn't won since.

STATE

THE CITADEL 110

CHATTANOOGA 101

CHARLESTON - Zane Najdawi scored a career-high 37 points, Matt Frierson set career highs with 31 points and nine 3-pointers, and The Citadel rallied to beat Chattanooga 110-101 in overtime on Saturday to win its first Southern Conference game and end a five-game skid.

Frankie Johnson's free throws put the Bulldogs up 99-95 in OT after the Mocs missed three shots. Najdawi made a putback, and Alex Reed and Frierson each hit 3s to make it 107-99 with 44 seconds left. The Mocs missed 8 of 10 from the floor in OT, but closed to 109-101 on Jonathan Bryant II's layup before Johnson iced it with a free throw.

Kaelon Harris scored 14 points, Johnson had eight assists, and the Bulldogs (6-11, 1-4) shot 61.7 percent from the floor and hit 15 3-pointers.

GEORGIA STATE 72

COASTAL CAROLINA 58

CONWAY - Devin Mitchell scored 15 points, Malik Benlevi added 14 more to go with 11 rebounds and Georgia State cruised to its fourth-straight victory with a 72-58 win over Coastal Carolina on Saturday.

S.C. STATE 91

HOWARD 88

ORANGEBURG - Donte Wright scored 20 points, Janai Rayner-Powell scored 18 and got a crucial steal, and South Carolina State slipped past Howard for a 91-88 overtime victory Saturday.

STETSON 87

USC UPSTATE 69

DELAND, Fla. - Freshman Abayomi Iyiola had 12 points and 11 rebounds - his second double-double - and B.J. Glasford scored 18 points to help Stetson beat USC Upstate 87-69 on Saturday.