Miami Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga says junior forward Dewan Hernandez deserves to be declared eligible by the NCAA because he unwittingly became entangled in a college basketball corruption case when he was duped by an AAU coach
Sam Hauser scored a career-high 31 points, Theo John tied a career-high with 14 points, and No. 15 Marquette held on to beat Georgetown 74-71 despite Markus Howard playing just three scoreless minutes due to lower back tightness
Lagerald Vick scored 21 points, Marcus Garrett added a career-high 20, and No. 7 Kansas held on to beat Texas 80-78 on Monday night when Jase Febres' 3 at the buzzer missed wide
Trey McGowens scored 30 points and grabbed seven rebounds, Xavier Johnson added 16 and Pittsburgh pulled away late for a 75-62 win over No. 11 Florida State
Three area basketball games highlighted Wednesday's action. On the boy's side, Richland outlasted Bishop McCort, while Chambersburg secured a road defeat of State College. In girl's action, Tyrone standout Sydney Shaw eclipsed the 1,000 career point plateau early in the first quarter of a home defeat of Central.