Late free throws lift Terps over Blue Devils

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Seth Allen broke a tie by making two free throws with 2.8 seconds left, and Maryland stunned No. 2 Duke 83-81 Saturday night to end a six-game skid against its bitter rival.

Maryland's Seth Allen shoots between Duke's Mason Plumlee (left) and Tyler Thornton. Allen's free throws with 2.8 seconds left lifted the Terps.  PATRICK SEMANSKY/ASSOCIATED PRESS
PATRICK SEMANSKY/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Maryland's Seth Allen shoots between Duke's Mason Plumlee (left) and Tyler Thornton. Allen's free throws with 2.8 seconds left lifted the Terps.

The Terrapins (18-7, 6-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) did not trail after halftime but never could pull away from the Blue Devils (22-3, 9-3).

Duke trailed by 10 with 3:39 left but pulled even when Rasheed Sulaimon made three foul shots with 16.7 seconds to go.

NO. 1 INDIANA 83, PURDUE 55

In Bloomington, Ind., Will Sheehey scored a career-high 22 points and set a school record by making all nine of his shots while Cody Zeller added 19 points to lead Indiana (23-3, 11-2 Big Ten) to a rout of Purdue (12-14, 5-8).

NO. 5 GONZAGA 71, SAN FRANCISCO 61

In San Francisco, Kelly Olynyk had 26 points and nine rebounds to lift Gonzaga (25-2, 12-0 West Coast Conference) over San Francisco (11-15, 4-9).

NO. 6 SYRACUSE 76, SETON HALL 65

In Newark, N.J., Brandon Triche scored a career-high 29 points to lead Syracuse (21-4, 9-3 Big East) past Seton Hall (13-13, 2-11).

NO. 7 FLORIDA 83, AUBURN 52

In Auburn, Ala., Mike Rosario scored a season-high 22 points, and Florida (21-3, 11-1 Southeastern Conference) routed Auburn (9-16, 3-9).

NO. 8 MICHIGAN STATE 73, NEBRASKA 64

In Lincoln, Neb., Keith Appling scored 16 points to go over 1,000 for his career as Michigan State (22-4, 11-2 Big Ten) beat Nebraska (12-14, 3-10).

NO. 10 KANSAS STATE 81, BAYLOR 61

In Manhattan, Kan., Angel Rodriguez scored 22 points to lead Kansas State (20-5, 9-3 Big 12) over Baylor (16-9, 7-5).

NO. 11 BUTLER 68, FORDHAM 63

In New York, Rotnei Clarke scored 22 points and Butler (21-5, 8-3 Atlantic 10) beat Fordham (6-20, 2-9).

NO. 18 MARQUETTE 79,

NO. 16 PITTSBURGH 69

In Milwaukee, Vander Blue scored 19 points to lead Marquette (18-6, 9-3 Big East) over Pittsburgh (20-6, 8-5).

NO. 17 OKLAHOMA STATE 84,

OKLAHOMA 79 (OT)

In Stillwater, Okla., Marcus Smart had 28 points, Le’Bryan Nash added 26 and Oklahoma State (19-5, 9-3 Big 12) beat Oklahoma (16-8, 7-5).

PROVIDENCE 71, NO. 21 NOTRE DAME 54

In Providence, R.I., Kadeem Batts scored 20 points and Vincent Council had 11 assists to become Providence’s career leader, carrying the resurgent Friars (14-11, 6-7 Big East) over Notre Dame (20-6, 8-5).

NO. 22 MEMPHIS 71, MARSHALL 59

In Huntington, W.Va., Adonis Thomas scored 23 points to lead Memphis (22-3, 11-0 Conference USA) past Marshall (11-15, 4-7) for its 16th consecutive win.

NO. 23 OREGON 79,

WASHINGTON STATE 77 (OT)

In Pullman, Wash., E.J. Singler made two free throws with 3.8 seconds left, lifting Oregon (21-5, 10-3 Pac-12) over Washington State (11-15, 2-11).

NO. 24 COLORADO STATE 89, AIR FORCE 86

In Air Force Academy, Colo., Dorian Green scored 22 points to help Colorado State (21-4, 8-2 Mountain West) beat Air Force (15-9, 6-5).

TENNESSEE 88, NO. 25 KENTUCKY 58

In Knoxville, Tenn., Trae Golden had 24 points and eight assists as Tennessee (14-10, 6-6 SEC) rolled over Kentucky (17-8, 8-4), giving the Volunteers their most lopsided win in the 216-game history of this series.

MISSISSIPPI 84, GEORGIA 74 (OT)

In Oxford, Miss., Marshall Henderson scored 25 points to lead Mississippi (19-6, 8-4 SEC) past Georgia (12-13, 6-6).

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 19 points for the Bulldogs.

ALABAMA 68, SOUTH CAROLINA 58

In Tuscaloosa, Ala., Trevor Lacey scored 17 points to help lead Alabama (17-8, 9-3 SEC) over South Carolina (12-13, 2-10).

Brenton Williams had 14 points to lead the Gamecocks, who lost their sixth in a row.

ARKANSAS 73, MISSOURI 71

In Fayetteville, Ark., Marshawn Powell scored 24 points and BJ Young converted two three-point plays in the final minute as Arkansas (16-9, 7-5 SEC) rallied past Missouri (18-7, 7-5).

LOUISIANA STATE 80, MISSISSIPPI STATE 68

In Baton Rouge, La., Charles Carmouche had 21 points, and Louisiana State (15-8, 6-6 SEC) won for the fifth time in six games while handing Mississippi State (7-17, 2-10) its 10th loss in a row.

VANDERBILT 63, TEXAS A&M 56

In Nashville, Tenn., Rod Odom scored 19 points and Dai-Jon Parker added 17 as Vanderbilt (10-14, 4-8 SEC) beat Texas A&M (15-10, 5-7 SEC).

GEORGIA TECH 57, WAKE FOREST 56

In Winston-Salem, N.C., Robert Carter Jr. hit two free throws with 8.7 seconds left, and Georgia Tech (14-10, 4-8 ACC) held off a last-chance shot by Wake Forest (11-14, 4-9) for a victory.

Marcus Georges-Hunt finished with 16 points, Daniel Miller had 15 and Carter 10 for the Yellow Jackets.

NORTH CAROLINA 93, VIRGINIA 81

In Chapel Hill, N.C., P.J. Hairston scored a career-high 29 points in his second consecutive start and Marcus Paige added 17 to help North Carolina (17-8, 7-5 ACC) beat Virginia (18-7, 8-4).

NORTH CAROLINA STATE 90,

VIRGINIA TECH 86 (OT)

In Raleigh, N.C., Scott Wood scored 22 points to help lead North Carolina State (18-7, 7-5 ACC) past Virginia Tech (11-14, 2-10).

FLORIDA STATE 69, BOSTON COLLEGE 66

In Tallahassee, Fla., Michael Snaer scored 21 points and Okaro White added 13 as Florida State (14-11, 6-6 ACC) hung on to beat Boston College (11-14, 3-9).

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