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Top 25 roundup: Krzyzewski gets 1,000th win

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NEW YORK — Coach K reached 1K.

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski became the first Division 1 coach to win 1,000 games, guiding the No. 5 Duke Blue Devils to a 77-68 win over the St. John’s Red Storm on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

“We were so gritty in the last 10 minutes,” Krzyzewski said. “It was tough to get involved with 1,000. I was just trying to survive this game, which is how you get to 1,000.”

In addition to the record number of wins, Krzyzewski led the Blue Devils (17-2) to four national championships, 13 Atlantic Coast Conference titles and 11 Final Fours. He also coached the U.S. Olympic Team to two gold medals.

Freshman guard Tyus Jones led the Blue Devils with 22 points and six assists. Center Jahlil Okafor, the nation’s top-scoring freshman, added 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Sir’ Dominic Pointer topped St. John’s (13-6) with 21 points and guard Rysheed Jordan added 18 points.

Virginia 50, Virginia Tech 47

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Guard Justin Anderson sparked a late rally with eight points in a three-minute span in the second half, and the second-ranked Cavaliers escaped with a victory.

Anderson scored a team-high 12 points, most coming in the final six minutes. He also blocked Hokies guard Malik Muller’s 3-pointer with 13 seconds left, helping preserve the Cavaliers’ three-point lead.

The Cavaliers (19-0, 7-0 ACC) remained one of two unbeaten teams in Division I, joining Kentucky. But their 19th victory was much more difficult than anyone had imagined. The win wasn’t secured until guard Adam Smith’s deep 3-pointer at the buzzer spun in and out of the basket. Smith scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Hokies (8-11, 0-6).

Ohio State 82, Indiana 70

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Guard D’Angelo Russell scored 22 points and handed out 10 assists, and forward Jae’Sean Tate added 20 points to lead the Buckeyes past the 23rd-ranked Hoosiers.

Russell hit nine of 15 shots from the field, had six rebounds and made key baskets or assists to keep Indiana at bay. Tate was right there with him. He connected on 9 of 10 from the field, shared the team lead in rebounds with six and scored key buckets in the final minutes to extend the lead for Ohio State (16-5, 5-3 Big Ten).

Point guard Yogi Farrell scored 18 of his game-high 26 points in the second half to pace Indiana (15-5, 5-2).

Wichita State 74, Drake 40

WICHITA, Kan. — With 11 minutes to play, Wichita State’s lineup consisted of three freshmen, a junior transfer and a walk-on. That was one of many indications the 14th-ranked Shockers are rolling again through the Missouri Valley Conference, this time beating the overmatched Bulldogs.

The Shockers (18-2, 8-0 MVC) led all 40 minutes and never gave Drake (4-16, 1-7) any hope. Wichita State led 36-19 at halftime and buried the Bulldogs by shooting better than 60 percent most of the second half.

Junior guard Ron Baker led Wichita State with 15 points. Senior guard Tekele Cotton added 10.

Butler 77, Seton Hall 57

INDIANAPOLIS — The Bulldogs used a staggering 27-3, second-half run to beat the 24th-ranked Pirates for the second time in 12 days.

Butler (15-6, 5-3 Big East) trailed 37-34 when it began the game-deciding blitz that was capped by a layup from guard Roosevelt Jones, giving the Bulldogs a 61-40 lead with 8:09 remaining.

Center Andrew Chrabascz led the Bulldogs with 16 points, guard Kellen Dunham added 15, Jones scored 12 and point guard Alex Barlow had 11. Forward Brandon Mobley paced Seton Hall (13-6, 3-4) with 15 points.

Louisville 80, Pittsburgh 68

PITTSBURGH — Terry Rozier scored 26 points as the 10th-ranked Cardinals got back on track with an victory over the Panthers.

Rozier scored 18 points in the first half when Louisville shot a blazing 70.8 percent from the field in building a 40-30 halftime lead. The sophomore guard notched his fifth game with at least 20 points this season.

Junior forward Montezl Harrell scored 18 points, and senior guard Chris Jones added 17 points and nine assists for Louisville (15-4, 3-3 ACC), which had lost two of its previous three games. Sophomore forward Jamel Artis scored 18 points for Pitt (13-7, 3-4).

Northern Iowa 54, Illinois 53