LEXINGTON, Ky. - Behind a career-best 30-point performance by senior guard Travis Holmes, VMI scored its first win over an SEC program in 32 years, stunning Kentucky, 111-103 in front of 22,579 stunned fans at Rupp Arena on Friday evening.
The Keydets (1-0) matched a facility record with 14 three-pointers, including five by sophomore gunner Austin Kenon.
DURHAM, N.C. -- Kyle Singler scored 12 of his 19 points during the decisive first half, and Duke (No. 5 ESPN/USA Today, No. 8 AP) opened its season by routing Presbyterian 80-49 on Monday night in the first round of the 2K Sports Classic.
Singler added 10 rebounds and Nolan Smith scored 15 points for the Blue Devils (1-0), who used two dominating spurts to overwhelm the cold-shooting Blue Hose, win their 60th straight nonconference game at Cameron Indoor Stadium and improve to 27-2 in home openers under coach Mike Krzyzewski.
Duke or Carolina? BC or UMASS? Gonzaga or Washington.. or Washington State? What is the best program in each state? While there's not much competition in Hawaii.. there are great debates to be had in loaded regions like California, North Carolina, and Texas. The State of '08 is a ranking of every program in every state..
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