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Archive - Feb 9, 2012 - News / NCAA Daily

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Boston College Upsets #15 Florida State Behind 5'9 Freshman

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(Jimmy Golen/AP/MetroWest Daily News)

One team had won 7 games in a row, the other team had lost 6 consecutively. Jordan Daniels big night gave Boston College Eagles fans something to be happy about with a career high 21 points including 4 three pointers in a 64-60 victory. The fact that he had this performance against a Florida State Seminole team that had defeated 3 top 25 teams in their last winning streak, including a victory against Duke at Cameron, was just icing on the cake.

Jeff Withey's Career Game Helps Kansas Sweep Baylor

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(Gary Bedore/LJWorld.com)

After posting a donut in Kansas' latest loss to Missouri, Jeff Withey knew he needed to be aggressive against Baylor. He was just that as his 17 points in the first half already surpassed his career high of 15 set one week before against Oklahoma. Overall, Withey finished with 25 points (8-10 FG, 9-11 FT) adding 5 rebounds and 3 blocks in the Jayhawks 68-54 road win against Baylor.

Jeff Withey's Career Game Helps Kansas Sweep Baylor

Source: 
(Gary Bedore/LJWorld.com)

After posting a donut in Kansas' latest loss to Missouri, Jeff Withey knew he needed to be aggressive against Baylor. He was just that as his 17 points in the first half already surpassed his career high of 15 set one week before against Oklahoma. Overall, Withey finished with 25 points (8-10 FG, 9-11 FT) adding 5 rebounds and 3 blocks in the Jayhawks 68-54 road win against Baylor.

Kris Joseph Helps Boeheim Pass Smith on Wins List

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(Mike Waters/The Post Standard)

It took OT and a career performance for Kris Joseph, but Jim Boeheim notched win #880 to pass legendary North Carolina coach Dean Smith for third All-Time in career college basketball victories. Joseph dropped in what proved to be the game winner with 26 seconds left and finished with a career high 29 points in #2 Cuse's 64-61 win over #12 Georgetown.

“It’s the last game I’ll ever play against Georgetown, assuming we don’t play them in the Big East Tournament,” Joseph said. “So it was good. I feel like I came out on top in this rivalry.”

Austin Rivers Buzzer Beater Helps Duke Stun North Carolina at Home

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(Nicholas Schwartz/New York Times)

"I don't think it's much of a rivalry right now because UNC's not better than Duke, nowhere near in my opinion. Until UNC can start winning some games, I don't think it's much of a rivalry. They've got to do something first. Duke's done their share. I don't know about UNC."

-Austin Rivers (http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/basketball/blog/the_dagger/post/Duke-signee-Austin-Rivers-takes-a-few-jabs-at-No?urn=ncaab-317050)