John Calipari must have had a familiar feeling in his stomach as he watched his team miss some clutch free throws in the last minutes of the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic. Terrell Holloway led Xavier with 13 points -- 10 which came from free throws.
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Duke 78, Montana 58
Duke grabbed its third win in four days as it pushed past Montana Sunday. Two days earlier, the Blue Devils took the 2K Sports Classic tourney title, when they defeated Southern Illinois, 83-58.
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Kentucky 71, Delaware St. 42
Jodie Meeks (pictured) led the Wildcats with 22 points during their first win of the season.
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Arizona State 61, Pepperdine 40
James Harden (pictured) nearly outscored the entire Pepperdine team, putting up 33 points as the Sun Devils cruised to an easy win. Harden's explanation for his fourth career double-double? ''My teammates did a real good job of finding me,'' he told the AP.
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Purdue 66, Coppin State 46
Preseason Big Ten player of the year Robbie Hummel put up his sixth career double-double as the Boilermakers stomped on Coppin State for their fourth win of the season.
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Oklahoma 80, Gardner Webb 76
Blake Griffin refused to let his team share Kentucky's '07 fate. He put up 35 points to help OU escape Gardner Webb.
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Connecticut 76, Miami 63
A.J. Price (pictured) had 13 points and 11 rebounds while Hasheem Thabeet finished with 19 points and 14 rebounds as UConn advanced to the finals of the Paradise Jam.
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Missouri 83, USC 71
USC blew a halftime lead and fell to DeMarre Carroll (pictured) and Missouri at the Puerto Rico Tip Off. It was the Trojans' second upset of the Tip Off -- on Thursday they were tripped up by Seton Hall, 63-61.
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Louisville 81, Southern Alabama 54
Southern Alabama hung around for the first half, but freshman sensation Samardo Samuels' 24 points helped the Cards to an 81-54 victory. Coach Rick Pitino isn't quite satisfied yet. ''He's maybe the best freshman I've ever coached, but he doesn't rebound, he doesn't play defense,'' he told the AP.
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Davidson 97, Winthrop 70
Steph Curry seems to be adjusting to his new spot on the floor. In addition to 30 points, he threw in 13 assists as Davidson cruised past Winthrop.
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