Illinois handles Hoosiers

Published 12:00 am Monday, February 14, 2005

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - James Augustine scored 16 points and Deron Williams had 11 assists to lead No. 1 Illinois to a 60-47 victory over Indiana on Sunday.

It was the lowest point total of the season for the Illini (23-0, 9-0 Big Ten), who should remain the unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll for a second straight week.

Illinois and No. 5 Boston College (20-0) are the only unbeatens remaining in Division I.

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Williams was 0-for-7 from the field and scored only one point, a free throw with 2:15 left in the game.

Robert Vaden and D.J. White each scored 12 points for Indiana (10-10, 5-4), which played without leading scorer Bracey Wright, who missed the game because of an injured left ankle.


No. 2 North Carolina 81, Florida St. 60

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - North Carolina's Rashad McCants scored 16 points, including a dunk that ignited a 25-6 run down the stretch.

Raymond Felton added 14 points for the Tar Heels (19-2, 8-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who shot just 40 percent, but committed only nine turnovers for the second straight game.

Von Wafer had 14 points for Florida State (11-11, 3-6), which rallied from an 18-point first-half deficit to within 49-48 on Diego Romero's 3-pointer with 14:16 left. The Tar Heels went up 74-54 as the Seminoles went scoreless for more than 7 minutes.