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Dockery sparks Duke past N.C. State, 81-68

January 19, 2006

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— Playing third-fiddle to fellow Duke seniors J.J. Redick and Shelden Williams doesn't bother Sean Dockery at all. He gets plenty of attention and respect where it matters most - in his own locker room.

"If people overlook me, oh, well," Dockery said. "My team and my coach, that's my family, and they know what I'm doing. That's a great feeling."

Helping No. 1 Duke stay unbeaten feels pretty good, too.

Dockery made a go-ahead three-pointer and set up another an instant later by Lee Melchionni to help the Blue Devils beat No. 14 North Carolina State, 81-68, Wednesday night.

No. 2 Florida 113, Savannah St. 62

Gainesville, Fla. - Joakim Noah had 21 points.

No. 4 Memphis 88, Tennessee 79

Memphis, Tenn. - Shawne Williams had 21 points.

No. 9 Pittsburgh 76, Rutgers 68

Piscataway, N.J. - Aaron Gray scored nine of his 20 points in the final three minutes.

No. 19 Ohio St. 77, No. 15 Wisconsin 67

Columbus, Ohio - Terence Dials scored 15 points, and Ron Lewis, Jamar Butler and Matt Sylvester each added 14 for Ohio State.

No. 18 UCLA 66, USC 45

Los Angeles - Jordan Farmar scored 11 of his 13 points in the first half.

No. 23 Iowa 76, Minnesota 72, 3 OT

Iowa City, Iowa - Erek Hansen scored a career-high 20 points.

Big 12 Men

Kansas State 58, Texas A&M; 54

Manhattan - Cartier Martin scored 17 and forced a critical held ball with 4.2 seconds left.

Colorado 81, Baylor 48

Boulder, Colo. - Richard Roby scored 21 points.

Big 12 Women

No. 8 Baylor 60, Texas A&M; 49

Waco, Texas - Sophia Young scored 28 points.

No. 17 Oklahoma 63, Texas Tech 57

Norman, Okla. - Courtney Paris had her 10th straight double-double.

Missouri 69, Colorado 49

Columbia, Mo. - Four Missouri starters scored in double figures.

Texas 70, Nebraska 62

Lincoln, Neb. - Even with Kiera Hardy's six three-pointers and a game-high 29 points, Nebraska couldn't beat Texas.

Kansas State 67, Oklahoma State 57

Stillwater, Okla. - Claire Coggins scored a game-high 21 points to lead Kansas State.

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