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6 Duke 102, Stetson 67

ORLANDO - Sixth-ranked Duke reached the 20-victory mark for the seventh consecutive season by routing Stetson 102-67 as Alaa Abdelnaby scored 18 points and Christian Laettner added 17. Stetson (9-15) kept pace for a while, taking a four-point lead midway through the first half and trailing 44-37 at the intermission.

But the Blue Devils (20-4) took control early in the second half and blew the game open despite the loss of leading scorer Phil Henderson, who sprained his left ankle in the first half and may be out for as long as a week.

With Henderson out, Bill McCaffery scored all 12 of his points in the first 10 minutes of the second half to help Duke open a 72-52 lead.

Duke had two other players in double figures - Robert Brickey and Brian Davis with 13 apiece. Stetson was led by Frank Ireland's 13 points.

Jacksonville 79, Va. Commonwealth 53

RICHMOND, Va. - Chris Capers scored 25 points and the Jacksonville Dolphins ended a 15-game losing streak on the road with a 79-53 rout of Virginia Commonwealth in Sun Belt Conference action.

The Rams (9-13, 3-6) scored the game's first two points, but Jacksonville went on a 15-2 run and never looked back.

Dee Brown added 23 points for Jacksonville (9-15, 2-9), Reggie Law had 13 points and Curtis Taylor scored 10.

DePaul 66, Miami 49

MIAMI - David Booth scored 19 points, including 15 in the second half, as DePaul overcame a sluggish first half to defeat Miami 66-49.

The Blue Demons, winning for just the fourth time in 12 road games, shot 36.7 percent the first half but led 26-16 because Miami only made 5 of 28 shots.

Stephen Howard scored 16 points and Murphy added 13 for DePaul (14-11).

Miami (8-12) shot 41 percent the second half but only made 18 of 60 shots (30 percent) for the game.

Joe Wylie led Miami with 17 points and 16 rebounds.

Fla. A&M 63, Howard 60

WASHINGTON - Reggie Finney scored nine of his game-high 16 points in the second half, including the go-ahead basket with 1:17 remaining, as Florida A&M held off Howard University 63-60 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game.

After Howard's Tyrone Powell hit the first of two free throws to give Howard (8-15, 5-7) a 60-59 lead, Finney scored on a baseline move to give the Rattlers a 61-60 advantage they never lost.

The win snapped a two-game losing streak for Florida A&M (14-9, 10-3).

Coppin St. 75, Bethune 65

BALTIMORE - Larry Stewart scored 27 points to lead Coppin State to a 75-65 victory over Bethune-Cookman in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

The Eagles (19-6, 12-1) need just one victory in their final three games to claim the MEAC title.

Coppin used a 14-0 run in the first half to take a 37-18 lead with 3:50 remaining. Stewart scored eight points in the run and 16 in the half to give the Eagles a 44-27 lead at intermission.

Reggie Isaac added 15 for Coppin State, followed by Derreck Orr with 12.

Bethune-Cookman (8-14, 6-7) was led by Clifford Reed with 19 and Reggie Cunningham with 18.

Brooklyn 74, Florida Int. 69

NEW YORK - Frank Fontanetta scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half, including two free throws that broke a 59-59 tie with 3:10 left, as Brooklyn College defeated Florida International 74-69.

Dexter Gordon and Ralph Solis each added 14 points and John Shurina 12 for the Kingsmen (7-16). Leroy McBride had 16 points, Ruben Colon 14, Diego Garcia 13 and Tony Regueira 11 for Florida International (5-17).

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