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NO. 2 KANSAS HAS NO TROUBLE WITH N.C. STATE

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The Jayhwaks (7-0) avoided a repeat of the second-half doldrums that have plagued them all season, easily beating North Carolina State Monday, 84-64.

"We talked about it at halftime, that we didn't want to lose our intensity in the second half the way we did against East Tennessee State and against Georgia," guard Patrick Richey said. "We were very much aware of that."North Carolina State (2-4) hit five straight 3-pointers in the second half - four by Migjen Bakalli - but could pull no closer than 10 points. Adonis Jordan had seven steals, seven assists and 16 points for Kansas.

No. 6 Michigan 94, C. Michigan 69

Michigan posted a victory for the man who made "Fab Five" a part of today's basketball lexicon - coach Steve Fisher's father. George Howard Fisher, 81, died Saturday night in Herrin, Ill., shortly after watching his son's team defeat Iowa State on television.

Fisher attended his father's funeral Monday and was not on the sidelines in Ann Arbor as the Wolverines (6-1) got 18 points from Chris Webber and rolled over Central Michigan (2-4).

No. 8 Iowa 103, Eastern Michigan 66

At San Juan, Puerto Rico, the Hawkeyes got 21 points from junior forward Chris Street and 18 from senior Jay Webb.

No. 10 Arkansas 123, Jackson St. 76

At Pine Bluff, Ark., the Razorbacks (6-0) forced 29 turnovers and won easily against Jackson State (2-5).

Darrell Hawkins had 20 points, Clint McDaniel added 19 and Scotty Thurman 18 for Arkansas.

No. 19 Nebraska 116,

Texas-Arlington 96

At Lincoln, Neb., freshmen Erick Strickland and Terrance Badgett scored 17 points apiece.