SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Jim Boeheim became the third Division I men’s coach to reach 900 wins as No. 3 Syracuse beat Detroit 72-68 on Monday night.
Boeheim, 68 and in his 37th year at his alma mater, is 900-304 and joined an elite fraternity. Mike Krzyzewski (936) and Bob Knight (902) are the only other men’s Division I coaches to win that many games.
James Southerland had 22 points for Syracuse (10-0), which increased its home winning streak to 30 games, the longest in the nation. Detroit (6-5)had its four-game winning streak snapped.
NO. 12 MISSOURI 102, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE 51
In Columbia, Mo., Jabari Brown, playing in his first game since Nov. 17, 2011 when he was a freshman at Oregon, scored 12 points and No. 12 Missouri beat South Carolina State (4-7).
Phil Pressey’s jumper 17 seconds into the game gave Missouri (9-1) the lead for good.
NO. 21 UNLV 62, TEXAS-EL PASO 60
In El Paso, Texas, Anthony Marshall scored 13 points and Bryce DeJean-Jones added 12 for No. 21 UNLV (9-1).
Jaques Streeter scored with 27 seconds left to cut UNLV’s lead to two. Konner Tucker had a last-second opportunity for the Miners but his 3-point attempt bounced up and off the rim.
NO. 22 NOTRE DAME 74, IPFW 62
In South Bend, Ind., Pat Connaughton scored 18 points to lead No. 22 Notre Dame over IPFW.
Connaughton more than doubled his 7.9 points-per-game average and had six rebounds and five assists.
Notre Dame (10-1) led 40-28 at halftime.
GEORGIA TECH 75, ALABAMA STATE 41
In Atlanta, Brandon Reed scored 14 points, Robert Carter Jr. added 13 with 11 rebounds, and Mfon Udofia pitched in 12 points on 3-point shots Monday evening to lead Georgia Tech (7-2) over overmatched Alabama State (1-9).