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College Basketball Report / Scores, news and notes

Monday's top games

No. 1 Duke 98, Elon 72: Kyle Singler scored 24 points to lead Duke, moving coach Mike Krzyzewski into a tie for second place on the all-time wins list.

No. 4 Connecticut 76, Coppin State 64: Kemba Walker scored 20 points as the Huskies ended a 12-day final exam break.

No. 5 Syracuse 97, Morgan State 55: Rick Jackson had 18 points and nine rebounds, while reserve James Southerland added a career-high 18 points for SU.

Jacksonville 71, No. 20 Florida 68 (OT): Freshman Keith McDougald scored a career-high 18 points, including four free throws late in overtime, for the Dolphins.

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Around the rim

UConn women go for 89: Top-ranked Connecticut will try to win its 89th straight game tonight when it plays No. 15 Florida State tonight (7 p.m., ESPN2) in Hartford, Conn. The Huskies matched the men's record (held by UCLA) on Sunday when it defeated Ohio State in New York.

World basketball: Rick Pitino of Louisville has agreed to coach the Puerto Rico national team next summer in the FIBA Tournament of the Americas.

From News and wire service reports.

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