No. 5 Duke Skies Over St. John's

Vanderbilt whips Georgia, Nebraska upsets Texas A&M
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 23, 2008 8:08 PM CST
No. 5 Duke Skies Over St. John's
Duke's Kyle Singler shoots as St. John's Justin Burrell defends during the first half of a college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008. Duke won 86-56. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)   (Associated Press)

(Newser) – No. 5 Duke used a 32-9 run at the end of the first half to cruise past St. John's 86-56 today in a non-conference game, reports the Associated Press. The win snaps a two-game losing streak for the Blue Devils, who have won an NCAA-best 59 straight non-conference games at home. The Red Storm was the last non-ACC school to win at Duke, in 2000. In other Top 25 action:

  • No. 20 Vanderbilt, led by Shan Foster's 29 points and Alex Gordon had 23, won its fifth straight game with an 86-74 SEC win over Georgia.
  • Nebraska pulled off a second straight upset of a ranked team with a 65-59 Big 12 win over No. 22 Texas A&M. The Cornhuskers beat Kansas State Wednesday.
(Read more NCAA stories.)

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