Third-ranked Orange shocked by Owls

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NEW YORK — Khalif Wyatt scored 33 points and Temple, despite not making a field goal over the final 5½ minutes, upset No. 3 Syracuse 83-79 on Saturday in the Chevrolet Gotham Classic at Madison Square Garden.

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Temple's Khalif Wyatt looks to shoot after driving past Syracuse's Brandon Triche. The Owls snaped the Orange's 52-game regular-season nonconference win streak.  JASON DECROW/ASSOCIATED PRESS
JASON DECROW/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Temple's Khalif Wyatt looks to shoot after driving past Syracuse's Brandon Triche. The Owls snaped the Orange's 52-game regular-season nonconference win streak.

C.J. Fair had a career-high 25 points for Syracuse (10-1), which had its 52-game regular-season nonconference winning streak snapped by Temple (9-2).

NO. 5 LOUISVILLE 78, WESTERN KENTUCKY 55

In Nashville, Tenn., Russ Smith had 20 points and Wayne Blackshear added 17 as Louisville (11-1) beat Western Kentucky (8-5) in its annual game in Tennessee.

NO. 9 KANSAS 74, NO. 7 OHIO STATE 66

In Columbus, Ohio, redshirt freshman Ben McLemore scored 22 points and Kansas (10-1) beat Ohio State (9-2).

KANSAS STATE 67, NO. 8 FLORIDA 61

In Kansas City, Mo., Will Spradling had 16 points and five assists, including one that set up Shane Southwell’s 3-pointer in the closing minutes, and Kansas State (9-2) beat Florida (8-2).

NO. 12 MISSOURI 82, NO. 10 ILLINOIS 73

In St. Louis, Laurence Bowers had 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead Missouri (10-1) over Illinois (12-1).

NO. 11 CINCINNATI 68, WRIGHT STATE 58

In Cincinnati, JaQuon Parker scored 21 points in the second half, and Cincinnati (12-0) defeated Wright State (8-4).

NO. 13 MINNESOTA 75, LAFAYETTE 50

In Minneapolis, starting guard Joe Coleman scored 12 points, and Minnesota (12-1) got 42 points from its reserves in a rout of Lafayette (5-9).

NO. 15 GEORGETOWN 65, AMERICAN 48

In Washington, Otto Porter had 16 points and 13 rebounds, and Georgetown (10-1) beat D.C. neighbor American (4-8).

SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 70,

NO. 16 NEW MEXICO 65

In Albuquerque, N.M., Nate Wolters scored 28 points to lead South Dakota State (10-4) to an upset of New Mexico (12-1).

NO. 18 SAN DIEGO STATE 80, SAN FRANCISCO 58

In Honolulu, Chase Tapley scored a career-high 33 points to lead San Diego State (10-1) over San Francisco (5-5).

NO. 19 BUTLER 75, EVANSVILLE 67

In Indianapolis, Rotnei Clarke and Andrew Smith each scored 20 points to lead Butler (9-2) past Evansville (7-5).

NO. 20 MICHIGAN STATE 67, TEXAS 56

In East Lansing, Mich. Derrick Nix had 25 points and 11 rebounds to help Michigan State (11-2) surge past Texas (7-5).

NO. 23 NORTH CAROLINA 97,

MCNEESE STATE 63

In Chapel Hill, N.C., P.J. Hairston scored a career-high 20 points to help North Carolina (9-3) beat McNeese State (6-4).

NO. 24 OKLAHOMA STATE 78,

TENNESSEE TECH 42

In Stillwater, Okla., freshman Phil Forte scored 22 points to lead Oklahoma State (10-1) over Tennessee Tech (6-6).

NO. 25 NORTH CAROLINA STATE 92,

ST. BONAVENTURE 73

In Raleigh, C.J. Leslie scored a career-high 33 points to lead North Carolina State (9-2) past St. Bonaventure (7-4).

GEORGIA 64, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 56

In Athens, Ga., Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 12 of his 25 points in the first five minutes of the second half, John Cannon and Brandon Morris each added 10 points and Georgia (4-7) beat Southern California (4-8).

The Trojans have lost 13 in a row on the road.

GEORGIA TECH 73, THE CITADEL 41

In Atlanta, Kammeon Holsey scored 14 points, Robert Carter pulled down 10 rebounds and Georgia Tech (8-2) stifled The Citadel (3-7) to win its fourth in a row

Kentucky transfer Stacey Poole made his debut for Georgia Tech and scored seven points in the second half. He also had five rebounds.

SOUTH CAROLINA 63, MANHATTAN 57

In New York, Brenton Williams scored 17 points to lead South Carolina (8-3) over Manhattan (3-7) in the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational.

Michael Carrera and Brian Richardson chipped in 13 and 12, respectively, for the Gamecocks, who won their third in a row.

KENTUCKY 82, MARSHALL 54

In Lexington, Ky., Ryan Harrow scored a career-high 23 points, Archie Goodwin added 18 and Kentucky (8-3) used a 21-5 second-half run to pull away from Marshall (7-6).


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