DaJuan Summers scored 18 points and No. 11 Georgetown won the first of many matchups between ranked Big East teams this season, beating No. 2 Connecticut 74-63 on Monday night for its seventh straight win.
Chris Wright and freshman Greg Monroe both had 16 points for Georgetown (10-1, 1-0), and Austin Freeman added 13.
A.J. Price had 16 points and Jeff Adrien added 15 for the Huskies (11-1, 0-1), who cut a 12-point deficit early in the second half to three twice but couldn't get any closer.
NO. 14 TENNESSEE 89,
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Wayne Chism scored 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds before a frightening injury forced him out of No. 14 Tennessee's (9-2) win over Louisiana-Lafayette (4-7).
With 5:12 left in the game, the team's leading rebounder landed hard on his back under the basket after blocking a shot by La'Ryan Gary. Play was delayed for several minutes as Chism was strapped to a board, placed in a neck brace and taken out of the arena on a stretcher.
NO. 15 VILLANOVA 62,
VILLANOVA, Pa. - Corey Fisher scored eight straight points in the decisive run and finished with 23 to rally No. 15 Villanova (12-1) to its 23rd straight home win.
NO. 17 ARIZONA STATE 84,
CENTRAL CONN. STATE 47
TEMPE, Ariz. - James Harden scored 24 points and No. 17 Arizona State (11-1) routed Central Connecticut State (5-6), matching its best start in 34 years.
NO. 19 BAYLOR 79,
PORTLAND STATE 66
WACO, Texas - LaceDarius Dunn scored 22 points to lead four players in double figures for No. 19 Baylor (11-1) in a victory over Portland State (10-4).
NO. 23 MICHIGAN 75,
N.C. CENTRAL 57
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Manny Harris had 29 points and a career-high 16 rebounds, and No. 23 Michigan (10-2) equaled last season's win total by beating winless North Carolina Central (0-15).
Florida Women Win 12th Straight
GAINESVILLE - Marshae Dotson scored 20 points and Sha Brooks added 19 to help No. 18 Florida beat Vermont 85-76 in the opening round of the State Farm Classic.
The Gators (12-1) tied a school record with their 12th consecutive victory and will play Miami (Ohio) in today's championship game.
NO. 9 AUBURN 87,
CORAL GABLES - Alli Smalley scored 21 points and Whitney Boddie added 14 points and 13 assists to help No. 9 Auburn remain unbeaten.
The Tigers (13-0) are off to their best start since 1988-89 when they won their first 29 games.