Shelden Williams got his first career triple-double and J.J. Redick scored 27 points, helping No. 1 Duke snap a three-game losing streak to No. 23 Maryland with a dominating 76-52 victory Wednesday night in Durham, N.C. Williams had 19 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high 10 blocks for the Blue Devils (15-0, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who scored the game’s first seven points and led 45-22 at halftime. They held the Terrapins (11-4, 1-2) to 29 percent shooting in the opening 20 minutes while forcing 18 of Maryland’s season-high 29 turnovers. Chris McCray had 12 points for the Terrapins, who lost their second in a row. No. 2 Florida 75, Mississippi St. 60 : Taurean Green scored 20 points, including two 3-pointers with the shot clock winding down in the closing minutes, to keep host Florida unbeaten. The Gators broke the school record for consecutive wins and extended the best start in school history. They surpassed the previous mark of 14 consecutive wins set in 2001-02 and tied the following season. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita No. 3 Villanova 84, Rutgers 78, (OT ): Kyle Lowry scored a career-high 28 points and Randy Foye added 24 as visiting Villanova rebounded from its first loss of the season. Lowry missed two free throws with 1:44 left in overtime and the score tied at 76. But teammate Will Sheridan tapped the rebound of the second miss back to him and the guard scored and was fouled. He completed the three-point play to give Villanova (11-1, 2-1 Big East) a three-point lead. No. 5 Memphis 77, East Carolina 67 : Rodney Carney hit six 3-pointers and scored 27 points to lead Memphis in the Conference USA opener for both teams. Shawne Williams added 13 points and 12 rebounds for the visiting Tigers (14-2), who have won all four meetings in the series. No. 14 Michigan St. 87, No. 9 Indiana 73 : Maurice Ager scored 28 points and Paul Davis had 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead Michigan State at home to its first Big Ten win. The Spartans (13-4, 1-2) bounced back from two consecutive double-digit losses because Ager and Davis were tough to stop after struggling in those setbacks. Ager and Davis combined for 34 points in the games at No. 7 Illinois and No. 21 Wisconsin. No. 16 West Virginia 68, Georgetown 61 : Kevin Pittsnogle scored 23 points and West Virginia is off to its best start in the Big East with the win at home. No. 17 George Washington 69, Saint Louis 64, (OT ): Danilo Pinnock had 19 points, seven in overtime, and 12 rebounds for host George Washington. No. 19 Ohio St. 80, Purdue 64 : J.J. Sullinger scored 17 points and Je’Kel Foster tied his career high with six steals for visiting Ohio State. WOMEN No. 2 Duke 67, Georgia Tech 59: Wanisha Smith scored 13 points and No. 2 Duke survived its closest game of the season, defeating host Georgia Tech. The Blue Devils (15-0, 4-0 ACC) went ahead for good on Abby Waner’s 3-pointer less than three minutes into the second half. But they struggled to put Georgia Tech away, scoring their final field goal with 6:27 remaining. No. 5 Baylor 57, Oklahoma St. 26: Jessica Morrow scored 11 points and Sophia Young added 10 to lead host Baylor. No. 10 Rutgers 66, South Florida 65: Cappie Pondexter scored a career-high 40 points and Rutgers rallied to get the road win. TCU 76, No. 18 New Mexico 67: Adrianne Ross scored a career-high 24 points to help TCU get the win at home. George Washington 58, No. 19 Temple 41: Freshman forward Jazmine Adair scored 11 points and set career-highs with 11 rebounds and three blocks to lead host George Washington to its fourth consecutive win. No. 24 Missouri 64, Nebraska 58: Carlynn Savant scored 14 of her 16 points in the second half and host Missouri won its 12th game in a row. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!