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Louisville’s defense stifles No. 16 Marquette

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Marquette still hasn’t figured out Louisville’s defense.

Edgar Sosa scored 18 points, Jerry Smith added 12 and the Cardinals locked up the Golden Eagles again, winning 71-57 Monday night at Milwaukee to snap No. 16 Marquette’s 14-game home winning streak.

The Golden Eagles (16-5, 6-4 Big East) shot 32 percent from the field. In their previous matchup last month, Louisville (17-6, 7-3) dominated 71-51 in Freedom Hall by holding Marquette to 30.4 percent shooting.

(4) Kansas 90, Missouri 71: At Lawrence, Kan., Darrell Arthur scored nine points in a second-half surge that carried the Jayhawks past the Tigers to give them a season sweep of their archrivals.

Brandon Rush scored 19 points for the Jayhawks (22-1, 7-1 Big 12), while Keon Lawrence led Missouri (13-10, 3-5) with 25.


(3) North Carolina 93, (11) Duke 76: At Durham, N.C., LaToya Pringle had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Tar Heels (20-2, 7-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) past the Blue Devils (16-6, 5-2).

Freshman Cetera DeGraffenreid also scored 18 points for North Carolina.

(5) Maryland 74, Virginia Tech 71 (OT): At Blacksburgh, Va., Kristie Toliver scored 28 points and the Terrapins rallied from a 21-point deficit in the first half to beat the Hokies in overtime.

Crystal Langhorne scored 19 points and had 16 rebounds for Maryland (24-2, 8-1 ACC). Brittany Cook led the Hokies (13-10, 0-8) with 26 points and 14 rebounds.

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