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Ingram leads Duke past No. 13 Louisville, 72-65

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — All those losses last month might have taught Duke something important: How to win.

The Blue Devils beat No. 13 Louisville 72-65 on Monday night behind 18 points and 10 rebounds from freshman Brandon Ingram.

Grayson Allen scored 19 points and Luke Kennard had 11 for the Blue Devils (18-6, 7-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), who let a 15-point lead slip away in the second half before hitting 10 of 12 free throws in the final 3:14 and beating a ranked opponent for the first time this season.

The AP Top 25 Poll

Poll Release: Feb 8
(###) Number of first place votes
RankteamRecordPointsPV Rank
1Villanova (32)20-31,5663
2Maryland (13)21-31,4994
3Oklahoma (7)19-31,4721
4Iowa (11)19-41,4715
5Xavier21-21,3826
6Kansas (1)19-41,3117
7Virginia (1)19-41,2239
8Michigan State20-41,14410
9North Carolina19-41,1362
10West Virginia19-41,08214
11Oregon20-490516
12Miami (FL)18-482617
13Louisville19-481919
14Iowa State17-678113
15Texas A&M18-56638
16SMU20-259312
17Arizona19-549723
18Purdue19-545618
19Dayton19-341324
20Providence18-634911
21Baylor17-633315
22Kentucky17-622820
23Southern California18-522527
24Texas16-719936
25Wichita State17-613221

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Furman holds off UNC Greensboro, 79-72

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Stephen Croone scored 17 points to help lead Furman to a 79-72 win over UNC-Greensboro on Monday night.

Kris Acox finished with 15 points and eight rebounds while Matt Rafferty also pulled in eight boards to go with his 11 points for Furman (15-11, 9-4 Southern Conference), which has won six of seven.

The Paladins shot 52.9 percent from the field and had 15 total assists on their 27 made field goals.