Allen leads No. 15 Duke past Florida State, 80-65

By The Associated Press

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – Grayson Allen scored 18 points, Brandon Ingram added 16 and No. 15 Duke beat Florida State 80-65 on Thursday night.

Marshall Plumlee had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Blue Devils (21-7, 10-5 Atlantic Coast Conference). Facing an unranked opponent for the first time since Feb. 6, they placed five players in double figures for the first time in league play and forced 14 turnovers while matching a season low with five themselves.

Luke Kennard finished with 12 points and Matt Jones added 11 in his first game back from injury for Duke, which has won six of seven.

Freshman guard Dwayne Bacon had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Seminoles (16-12, 6-10). They have lost a season-worst five straight.

No. 18 Indiana 74, Illinois 47

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Yogi Ferrell scored 27 points and Indiana used a huge second half to rout Illinois.

The Big Ten leaders trailed 28-27 at halftime, but Ferrell scored 19 second-half points and Indiana (23-6, 13-3) pulled away. Ferrell’s 3-pointer with 7:58 left put the Hoosiers up 56-37.

Nick Zeisloft scored 14 for Indiana, and Thomas Bryant had 14 points and eight rebounds.

Jalen Coleman-Lands led Illinois (12-16, 4-11) with 21 points. The Hoosiers held Illinois’ top two scorers, Malcolm Hill and Kendrick Nunn, to a combined 13 points.

Ferrell’s 19 second-half points equaled the output of the entire Illini team.

No. 22 Utah 81,

Arizona State 46

SALT LAKE CITY – Brekkott Chapman had 15 points and Utah blitzed Arizona State, scoring the first 15 points of the game and opening a 30-2 lead on the way to its fifth straight victory.

Jordan Loveridge added 14 points and Brandon Taylor had 12 for Utah, which plays its final two regular-season games at home, against No. 9 Arizona and Colorado.

The Utes (22-7, 11-5 Pac-12), just a half-game back of first-place Oregon, made their first five 3-point attempts, including three by Loveridge, to jump out to a 15-0 lead.

The Sun Devils (14-14, 4-11) started 1 for 16 from the field with four shots blocked and 10 turnovers. Utah led 44-10 at halftime and had more rejections (six) than ASU had field goals (four).

Nearly a year ago, 13th-ranked Utah held a 41-9 halftime lead on its way to an 83-41 win over Arizona State. The Sun Devils haven’t won in their last 10 games at Utah, a skid that stretches to 1975. The Utes are 14-1 at home this season.

No. 24 SMU 69, Memphis 62

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Sterling Brown scored 14 points to help SMU shake off pesky Memphis.

SMU leading scorer Nic Moore was held without a point in the first half, but his floater with less than a minute to play gave the Mustangs (23-4, 11-4 American Athletic Conference) a 65-62 lead. Moore finished with 12 points on 4-of-9 shooting.

Memphis led 57-56 until Shake Milton hit a 3-pointer and Brown a pair of free throws for a four-point SMU advantage.

Marcus Kennedy had 12 points and eight rebounds for SMU.

Dedric Lawson scored 18 for Memphis (15-13, 6-9), and Ricky Tarrant Jr. added 15 points and seven assists.

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