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Despite Sass, Houston Can't Tip Memphis

Tennessee cruises past Arkansas, So. Illinois shocks Drake

(Newser) - The first-ranked Memphis Tigers may have given Houston some hope with a 37-35 first-half lead, but they weren't about to give the game away. Holding the tough-talking Cougars to 29% shooting after the break and pulling in 13 more rebounds, Memphis kept its record perfect with a 68-59 victory. In... More »

S. Illinois Upsets No. 24 St. Mary's 71-56

Mullins has career game as Salukis snap losing streak

(Newser) - Southern Illinois rode the scoring wave that is Bryan Mullins to a surprise 71-56 victory over a newly ranked St. Mary's team last night, reports the Southern Illinoisan. The junior point guard put up a career-best 24 points and five assists while going 7-for-7 from the line, helping his team... More »

Kansas State Can't Catch George Mason

Other hoops winners more expected: SIU Gonzaga, Villanova

(Newser) - Upstart George Mason had the advantage over No. 18 Kansas State from the beginning of last night's game, and held on to win 87-77, reports AP. John Vaughn, with 21 points, was just one of five starters scoring in the double digits as George Mason improved to 4-0 for the... More »

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