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Statitudes: Best numbers from Week 11


Kentucky lost to Arkansas 87-85 in overtime last Tuesday and is now 0-4 in games decided by five points or fewer and undefeated in games decided by more than five points.


Michigan won at then-No. 3 Wisconsin 77-70 on Saturday for its first road win at a top-five opponent since 1964 at No. 5 Duke.


Connecticut's Shabazz Napier is the only player in the nation leading his team in scoring, rebounds, assists, steals and minutes per game.


UCLA's Kyle Anderson is the only Division I player averaging about 15 points, nine rebounds and six assists per game this season.


Indiana beat Wisconsin 75-72 last Tuesday for its first win against the Badgers since January 2007. Yogi Ferrell, who scored 25 points for the Hoosiers in the victory, was in middle school then.


Ohio State lost to Minnesota 63-53 on Thursday for its first three-game losing streak since Febuary 2009.  Aaron Craft had 15 turnovers in those games, the most he's had in any three-game stretch in his career.


Kansas is the first team to win three consecutive regular-season games against ranked opponents since Louisville in January 2009. It was the first time Kansas has done so since November-December 1995.


Wisconsin has allowed 70 or more points in four consecutive games. The last time the Badgers allowed at least 70 points in four in a row was January 1995.


Creighton defeated Butler 88-60 last Tuesday to become the first team in Big East history to win each of its first five games played in the conference.


Kentucky lost at Arkansas 87-85 last Tuesday to fall to 6-7 on the road vs. Arkansas all time. The Razorbacks are only SEC team the Wildcats have a losing road record against in their history.


Michigan won at Wisconsin 77-70 on Saturday to snap an 11-game losing streak at the Badgers.


Duke defeated Virginia 69-65 last Monday for its 16th consecutive home victory against the Cavaliers.


Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins had 19 rebounds in a 77-70 victory against Iowa State last Monday, tied for the most in a game by any Division I freshman this season.


Creighton's Doug McDermott scored 28 points in an 88-60 victory against Butler last Tuesday to pass Stephen Curry for 25th place on the all-time Division I scoring list.


Dylon Cormier of Loyola (Md.) scored 25 points in a 77-63 victory against Lafayette last Monday. He also had 11 rebounds, three assists and three steals.


Towson’s Jerrelle Benimon scored 27 points in an 80-68 victory against Drexel last Tuesday. He also had 13 rebounds and seven assists.


North Florida’s Travis Wallace scored 27 points in an 86-82 win against Jacksonville on Friday. He also had 19 rebounds.


Hawaii’s Christian Standhardinger scored 27 points in a 100-69 victory against UC Riverside on Saturday. He made all 11 of his free throws and also had 11 rebounds.


Davidson’s De’Mon Brooks scored 28 points in an 87-85 overtime loss to Elon on Thursday. He also had 10 rebounds.


Gonzaga’s Sam Dower scored 28 points in an 82-72 win against Loyola Marymount on Saturday. He also had 14 rebounds (six offensive).


Canisius’ Billy Baron scored 29 points in an 85-83 win against Iona on Friday. He also had eight assists.


Army’s Tanner Plomb scored 29 points, including 6 of 6 from 3-point land, in a 78-75 loss to Holy Cross last Wednesday. He also had 10 rebounds.


Youngstown State’s Kendrick Perry scored 31 points in a 67-66 win against Cleveland State last Monday.

32UALR’s Will Neighbour scored 32 points in an 87-83 overtime win against Western Kentucky on Thursday. He made 11 of 14 shots from the field and 9 of 11 free throws. He also had seven rebounds.

With an 82-72 win against No. 12 Baylor last Wednesday, Texas Tech snapped its 32-game losing streak against ranked teams (first such win since December 2009 against Washington).


Montana’s Kareem Jamar scored 33 points in an 84-71 victory against North Dakota on Thursday. He made 3 of 4 3-pointers and 14 of 16 free throws. He also had five assists.


Duke defeated NC State 95-60 on Saturday, the 35-point margin of victory the Blue Devils’ largest against the Wolfpack since 2002.


VMI’s Rodney Glasgow scored 36 points in a 101-88 win against Radford last Wednesday. He made 13 of 16 shots from the field and was 10 of 10 from the free-throw line.


With a 54-40 loss to No. 4 Michigan State last Wednesday, Northwestern has lost 46 in a row against top-five teams (last win was January 1979 against Magic Johnson's Michigan State team).


Louisville scored 57 first-half points in its 91-52 win against Houston on Thursday, the most in a first half since December 2010 against Morgan State.


Massachusetts defeated George Mason 88-87 last Wednesday to give Derek Kellogg his 100th win as UMass head coach. He’s the third coach to do that at UMass (Jack Leaman, John Calipari).


Michigan State beat Illinois 78-62 on Saturday to give head coach Tom Izzo his 215th Big Ten win. That moves him ahead of Lou Henson for fourth on the all-time list.


Syracuse beat Pittsburgh 59-54 and Duke defeated Virginia 95-60 on Saturday, the 301st time Orange head coach Jim Boeheim and Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski have both won on the same day.

Note: Numbers reflect games through Jan. 19.

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