Jeremiah Dominguez scored 25 points last night, helping Portland State knock off seventh-ranked Gonzaga, 77-70, in Spokane, Wash.

This was Portland State's first win over a ranked team since it reinstated its basketball program for the 1996-97 season.

Portland State (9-3), which relied on a short, quick lineup, outrebounded the Zags by 39-30. The Vikings stayed in front by hitting 12 three-pointers.

Gonzaga (8-3) looked sloppy, committing 11 turnovers, missing layups, and shooting only 42 percent.

Texas 74, Wisconsin 69 -

Gary Johnson banked in a jump shot with 23.5 seconds left to help ninth-ranked Texas (10-2) outlast Wisconsin (9-3) in Madison, Wis.

A.J. Abrams scored 21 points to lead the Longhorns, who won their first true road game of the season after an early schedule that included five neutral-site games.

Georgetown 76, Florida International 38 -

Austin Freeman scored 17 points to propel 12th-ranked Georgetown (9-1) past Florida International (4-9) in Washington.

The Hoyas won their sixth straight game, while the Golden Panthers scored the fewest points in their history.

Butler 74, Xavier 65 -

Matt Howard and Gordon Hayward both scored 19 points, and Butler (10-1) turned back one late rally after another to beat 14th-ranked Xavier (9-2) in Cincinnati.

Howard had two three-point plays in a 12-4 run that put Butler ahead by 44-36 with 14:25 left. The Bulldogs jumped to their feet in celebration when Xavier called a time-out to blunt the run.

Six times, Xavier got to within a basket. All six times, a Bulldog made a basket or free throws to preserve the lead, held since the closing minute of the first half.

Minnesota 80, Southeastern Louisiana 71 -

Reserves Blake Hoffarber and Lawrence Westbrook both scored 15 points to lead 23d-ranked Minnesota (11-0) past Southeastern Louisiana (6-5) in Minneapolis.

The Gophers, who matched the program's best start since they opened with 11 straight wins in 1976-77, finished with a 46-14 advantage in bench scoring.

Illinois 75, Missouri 59 -

Demetri McCamey scored all but two of his 20 points in an almost perfect first half, helping Illinois (11-1) manhandle 25th-ranked Missouri (9-2) in St. Louis.

McCamey hit his first five shots and outscored the rest of his team by 13-7 while fueling a 20-9 lead just over eight minutes into the game.

Illinois led by 20 points in the first half behind 55 percent shooting and cruised to its fifth straight victory.

Arizona State 90, Idaho State 55 -

Rihards Kuksiks made five of Arizona State's school-record 17 three-pointers, finishing with 15 points while helping the 20th-ranked Sun Devils (10-1) rout Idaho State (2-9) in Tempe, Ariz.


Talor Battle scored 25 points, and

Penn State

held off

Sacred Heart

for a 73-65 victory in State College. . . . Mike Rosario made five three-pointers and had a game high of 24 points as


won its fourth straight game, a 78-52 victory over

New Jersey Tech

in Piscataway, N.J.


Amanda Brennan scored 17 points for

Philadelphia University

in a 73-66 win over

Wilmington University

in New Castle, Del.