Beno Udrih

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In college basketball, it was another close one for the Orange. Syracuse lost its No. 1 ranking in the latest Associated Press men's basketball poll following back-to-back losses to Boston College and Duke last week. The Orange barely ended that skid by earning an ACC road win on Monday.

Fourth-ranked Syracuse blew most of a 12-point lead in the last eight minutes and used one final defensive stop to squeeze past Maryland 57-55.

Elsewhere, it was No. 5 Kansas over Oklahoma 83-75.

In women’s hoops, No. 6 Baylor beat Oklahoma 96-89.

In the NBA, Tyson Chandler returned from injury and J.R. Smith hit a go-ahead jumper in the second overtime and the New York Knicks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 107-101 on Wednesday night.

Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points and Beno Udrih added a season-high 21 for the Knicks.

John Wall scored 21 points and made two big defensive plays against Deron Williams down the stretch to lead the Washington Wizards to a 113-107 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.

Detroit knocked off Boston 107-106. Charlotte topped Toronto 104-102 in overtime.