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              ***** Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules *****
                             (Tuesday, December 23)
                      Final Score: UNLV 71, (3) Arizona 67
 Las  Vegas, NV ( - No. 3 Arizona had won 39 consecutive non-
 conference  games in the regular season, the longest active streak in Division
 I  men's  basketball. That run is  now over thanks to  a 71-67 loss to UNLV on
 Tuesday.  Christian  Wood scored  a career-high  24 points  and pulled down 10
 rebounds for the Runnin' Rebels (8-3).
                Final Score: (4) Louisville 80, CS-Northridge 55
 Louisville,  KY (  - Wayne Blackshear stepped up in Montrezl
 Harrell's  absence and scored a career-high 31 points to help No. 4 Louisville
 take  down Cal State-Northridge, 80-55, in its final tune-up before Saturday's
 showdown  with  Kentucky. Blackshear was  given a  larger role on Tuesday with
 Harrell,  a preseason  All- American,  serving a  one-game suspension  and the
 senior  delivered in a big way. Blackshear shot 11-for-17 from the floor, made
 six  3-pointers and pulled down six rebounds. Terry Rozier added 16 points for
 the  Cardinals  (11-0), who  will look to  stay unbeaten when  they host No. 1
 Kentucky  at  the KFC  Yum! Center  this weekend.  Stephen Maxwell and Stephan
 Hicks posted 20 and 19 points, respectively, for Northridge (3-10).
                     Final Score: (7) Villanova 92, NJIT 67
 Villanova,  PA (  - Dylan  Ennis led  six players  in double
 figures  with 17  points, as No. 7  Villanova subdued NJIT by a 92-67 count at
 the  Pavilion in  a game which was  much closer than the score indicated -- or
 the  matchup  might suggest -- for  quite some time. Ryan Arcidiacono added 16
 for  the Wildcats (12-0),  who trailed by as many as seven early in the second
 half  but  who used  a surge  shortly thereafter which  ultimately led them to
 victory.  Phil Booth  contributed 14  points and  Daniel Ochefu  picked up  13
 points  with 10  rebounds for Villanova, which  hadn't won 12 games to begin a
 season since 1961-62. Damon Lynn provided 13 points for the Highlanders (5-8),
 who  fell  short in  their bid  for a  second shocking  road victory against a
 ranked opponent this year. Tim Coleman poured in 12 and Winfield Willis had 10
 before fouling out.
                  Final Score: Stanford 74, (9) Texas 71 (OT)
 Austin, TX ( - Anthony Brown scored a season-high 25 points,
 including  the go-ahead  layup with  1:08 remaining  in overtime,  as Stanford
 upset  No. 9  Texas 74-71 at the  Erwin Center. Chasson Randle added 22 points
 and combined with Brown to go 7-of-12 from 3- point range to help the Cardinal
 snap  a  15-game win  streak for  the Longhorns on  their home court. Stanford
 (7-3)  shot  43.3 percent from the  field, the highest percentage by any Texas
 opponent  this  season, and  received a career-best  14 rebounds from freshman
 Reid Travis to earn their first true road win in 2013-14. Javan Felix finished
 with  19 points for Texas (10-2), but missed a contested 3-point try with time
 winding  down in  overtime that sealed the outcome. Jonathan Holmes and Kendal
 Yancy each had 14 points in the loss.
               Final Score: (11) Wichita State 80, Hawaii 79 (OT)
 Honolulu,  HI (  -  Rashard Kelly  scored  a career-high  12
 points and sent Wichita State into the finals of the Diamond Head Classic with
 a  tip-in late  in overtime. Ron Baker  scored 17 points, Fred VanVleet had 13
 and  the  11th-ranked Shockers  survived  a  scare  from Hawaii  in  Tuesday's
 semifinals,  edging the  host Rainbow Warriors 80-79. Wichita State trailed by
 three  with a minute remaining in the extra session. Darius Carter made 1-of-2
 from the foul line and VanVleet hit from deep, giving the Shockers a one-point
 lead.  Roderick  Bobbitt then  slashed to  the rim and  dropped off to Michael
 Thomas,  who restored Hawaii's  lead with a layup. But out of a timeout, Kelly
 played  the role  of hero for the  Shockers. VanVleet put up a triple from the
 right wing, and Kelly timed his offensive rebound perfectly and got his tip to
 fall  with  3.8 seconds showing. Out  of timeouts, Bobbitt pushed the ball and
 found  Thomas, whose off-balanced jumper missed as time expired. Wichita State
 (10-1) will meet George Washington in the finals.
                Final Score: (14) Utah 80, South Dakota State 66
 Salt Lake City, UT ( - Brekkott Chapman had 22 points, Delon
 Wright  scored  17 and No.  14 Utah beat South  Dakota State 80-66 on Tuesday.
 Dakarai  Tucker added 11  points for the Utes (9-2), who have won two in a row
 since falling to No. 10 Kansas two Saturdays ago. Cody Larson scored 13 points
 and  Reed Tellinghuisen chipped in 12 to lead the Jackrabbits (9-4), who had a
 seven-game winning streak snapped.
 12/24 00:55:22 ET

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