Krzyzewski passes UNC's Smith for most conference wins in ACC
Quinn Cook scored all 17 of his points in the second half, and No. 4 Duke beat visiting Georgia Tech 72-66 on Wednesday night to give coach Mike Krzyzewski his Atlantic Coast Conference-record 423rd league victory. Freshman point guard Tyus Jones of Apple Valley had nine points and five assists for the Blue Devils (19-3, 5-3). Krzyzewski surpassed former North Carolina coach Dean Smith as the winningest in ACC play. Chris Bolden scored 16 points for the Yellow Jackets (10-12, 1-9).
• 2,000-POINT CLUB: Joseph Young scored 32 points to surpass 2,000 for his four-year career and lead host Oregon (16-7, 6-4 Pac-12) to a 78-74 over Washington (14-8, 3-7). Young, who played his first two seasons at Houston, is the fifth active Division I player to reach the milestone.
• TEXAS LOSES AGAIN: Phil Forte made two free throws with 2.1 seconds left in overtime and visiting Oklahoma State (15-7, 5-5 Big 12) beat No. 25 Texas (14-8, 3-6) 65-63, handing the Longhorns their fourth loss in a row. Texas was ranked as high as No. 6 and was 12-2 before running in to all sorts of problems in the Big 12.
• BUZZER-BEATER: Marcus Posley drove the length of the floor and nailed a jumper at the buzzer to lift St. Bonaventure (12-8, 5-4 Atlantic-10) to a 62-61 win over host Davidson (14-6, 5-4). It was the first meeting between the schools as A-10 rivals, and the win gave St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt his 200th career victory.
• K-STATE'S LEADING SCORER SUSPENDED: Kansas State suspended leading scorer Marcus Foster and reserve forward Malek Harris for violating team rules. Foster averages 14 points per game. The sophomore guard also leads the Wildcats with 54 three-pointers.
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• TWENTY STRAIGHT FOR BAYLOR: No. 3 Baylor (21-1, 10-0 Big 12) beat host Oklahoma State (13-8, 3-7) 69-52 for its 20th straight victory. The streak ranks as the fifth-longest in Lady Bears history.
• MEN: Taylor Montero scored a career-high 23 points as St. Thomas (18-1, 13-1) clinched a conference playoff berth for the 15th consecutive season with a 79-57 road victory over St. Mary's (4-15, 1-13). Marcus Alipate sank a career-best seven three-pointers for all 21 of his points for the Tommies, who shot 14-for-29 from beyond the arc. Montero was 5-for-6 from three-point range. ... Riley Aeikens scored 15 points to lead second-place St. Olaf (16-3, 11-3) past visiting St. John's (10-8, 8-5).
• WOMEN: Maggie Weiers scored 16 of her game-high 22 points in the second half as St. Thomas defeated visiting St. Mary's 74-51 to improve to 20-0 on the season (13-0 in the MIAC). It's the second-best start in program history.