October 20, 2017

Global Hoops Roundup: Durant Drops 52 in Win, #1 Louisville Falls

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Oklahoma City Tops Dallas in OT on Career Night From Durant-The Oklahoma City Thunder extended their current win streak to six games while snapping the Mavericks’ own streak of four on Friday night. Dallas took the Thunder into overtime, but fell 117-114. Kevin Durant led the charge for the Thunder, scoring 52 points on the night, which was a new career high for the OKC star (CBS Sports).

Hawks Guard Lou Williams Out For Season-The Atlanta Hawks have had a rough go of it lately, losing seven of their last 10 games and unfortunately for them, things are not looking any easier after Lou Williams tore his right ACL on Friday. Williams had been productive for the Hawks, averaging 14.1 points per game off the bench, but he will miss the remainder of the season with the injury (Sports Illustrated).

Florida Coach Billy Donovan Earns 400th Career Win-The Florida Gators have decimated the SEC competition so far this season, winning all of their conference games by more than 20 points. The team’s 83-52 win against the Missouri Tigers on Saturday made it four in a row by 20 or more over SEC foes and it also helped head coach Billy Donovan reach a personal milestone of 400 career victories. He is only the third coach in SEC history to reach 400, with the other two being Adolph Rupp and Dale Brown (Sporting News).

#6 Syracuse Upsets #1 Louisville-The No. 1 team in men’s college hoops fell for the second straight week, as the Louisville Cardinals suffered a 70-68 loss at the hands of the Syracuse Orange. The Orange improved to 5-0 in the ultra-competitive Big East, while the Cardinals saw their 11-game win streak snapped (NBC Sports).





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