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TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 25 Buffalo earns 1st AP ranking
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Buffalo grabbed headlines for taking down Arizona in last year''s NCAA Tournament, then going on the road to hand a ranked West Virginia team its first loss in a home opener in 15 years.
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Vick goes 8 of 8 from 3 as No. 2 Kansas wears down Vermont
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Lagerald Vick was 8 of 8 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 32 points, Udoka Azubuike added 23 points and 10 rebounds, and second-ranked Kansas slogged its way to an 84-68 victory over Vermont on Monday night.
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Ozier leads Sacred Heart past Western New England 114-72
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Freshman Koreem Ozier scored 26 points and was one of six Sacred Heart players in double figures as the Pioneers beat Division III-member Western New England 114-72 on Monday night.
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Williams snaps slump, No. 7 North Carolina beats Stanford
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Kenny Williams scored 12 points after starting the season by missing his first 10 shots, and No. 7 North Carolina dominated the first half to beat Stanford 90-72 on Monday night in its home opener.
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Lewis scores 18, Presbyterian hits 16 3s in win over Welch
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) Francois Lewis made 7 of 9 from the field and led five Presbyterian players in double figures with 18 points to help the Blue Hose beat Welch 109-57 on Monday night.
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Wilson''s career night helps James Madison beat Bridgewater
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Dwight Wilson scored a career-high 18 points and tied his career-best with 12 rebounds to help James Madison beat Division III Bridgewater 82-59 on Monday night.
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Binghamton beats Division III Misericordia 107-64
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) Freshman Sam Sessoms six Binghamton players, including all five starters, in double-figures with 18 points and Binghamton beat Division III Misericordia 107-64 on Monday night.
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Miami (Ohio) beats NAIA-member 91-42 in tune-up for Bahamas
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) Nike Sibande scored 21 points and Dalonte Brown added 18 and Miami (Ohio) cruised to a 91-42 victory over NAIA-member Midway on Monday night.
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New Hampshire beats Division III Mount Saint Vincent 100-61
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) Josh Hopkins scored 15 points, freshman Jayden Martinez had 14 points and eight rebounds and New Hampshire beat Division III Mount Saint Vincent 100-61 on Monday.
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Reserve Illikainen leaves Wisconsin, thinning frontcourt
MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin reserve forward Alex Illikainen is leaving the basketball team, sapping depth for an already thin frontcourt.