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Carter Jr. scores 20, No. 1 Duke beats Southern 78-61

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — No. 1 Duke proved this week it's talented enough to beat the best team on its schedule — but not so dominant that it can take one of the worst for granted.

The Blue Devils beat Southern 78-61 on Friday night behind 20 points and 11 rebounds from Wendell Carter Jr.

Bridges perfect from 3, No. 5 Villanova blows out Lafayette

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Lafayette coach Fran O'Hanlon planned to switch defenses often in hopes of slowing down No. 5 Villanova.

It ended up not mattering what the Leopards did, not with the Wildcats shooting like this.

Mikal Bridges set a school record by hitting all six of his 3-point shots and scored a career-high 24 points in Villanova's 104-57 rout Friday night.

The AP Top 25 Poll

Poll Release: Nov 13
(###) Number of first place votes
RankteamRecordPointsPV Rank
1Duke (34)2-01,5771
2Michigan State (13)1-01,5292
3Arizona (16)2-01,5113
4Kansas (2)1-01,4464
5Villanova1-01,3076
6Wichita State1-01,2777
7Kentucky2-01,2195
8Florida0-01,1258
9North Carolina1-01,0789
10Southern California1-01,02310
11Miami (FL)2-091113
12Cincinnati1-089012
13Notre Dame1-086014
14Minnesota1-067515
15Xavier1-060517
16Texas A&M1-057725
17Gonzaga1-052518
18Louisville1-051816
19Purdue2-042620
20Northwestern1-037419
21Saint Mary's (Cal.)1-031522
22Seton Hall2-028323
23UCLA1-026621
24West Virginia0-121111
25Baylor1-020524

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