Sports in brief
Florida State routs North Carolina
Deividas Dulkys scored a career-high 32 points as host Florida State stunned No. 3 North Carolina, 90-57, Saturday, snapping the Tar Heels' nine-game winning streak. The Seminoles (11-6, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) started the second half on a 30-8 run. It was the worst loss for North Carolina under coach Roy Williams . . . John Shurna scored 22 points for host Northwestern as it defeated No. 6 Michigan State, 81-74, ending the Spartans' 15-game winning streak. Drew Crawford had 20 for the Wildcats (12-5, 2-3 Big Ten).
Syracuse stays unbeaten
Dion Waiters had 12 points, seven during a decisive first-half run, and Scoop Jardine had 10 points and nine assists as top-ranked Syracuse (19-0, 6-0 Big East) beat Providence (11-7, 0-5) 78-55 at the Carrier Dome . . . Shabazz Napier scored 16 points to lead No. 17 Connecticut (14-3, 4-2 Big East) to a 67-53 victory over host Notre Dame (11-7, 3-2) . . . Russ Smith scored 25 points as host No. 14 Louisville (14-4, 2-3 Big East) thumped DePaul (10-7, 1-4), 76-59 . . . Kevin Jones had 24 points and 14 rebounds, his 12th double-double of the season, as host West Virginia (13-5, 4-2) routed Rutgers (10-8, 2-3), 84-60.
NBANets lose at Utah
Al Jefferson scored 20 points for host Utah in a 107-94 win over the Nets. Former Jazz All-Star guard Deron Williams, in his first game back in Utah since his February trade, scored 16 points but shot just 3-for-15 from the field for the Nets (3-10). Utah is 7-4. Signs in the arena indicated mixed emotions on Williams' return. One read "Thanks for the Favors," a reference to budding star Derrick Favors, acquired as part of the deal.
NHLDevils defeat Winnipeg
Kurtis Foster and Patrik Elias scored in a 2:58 span midway through the third period to lift the host Devils past the Winnipeg Jets, 2-1. Martin Brodeur made 22 saves to help the Devils improve to 25-17-2.
GOLFEvery, Maggart tied for first
Starting to feel nerves from his rare position atop the leader board, second-round leader Matt Every steadied himself with a 2-under-par 68, leaving him tied with 47-year-old Jeff Maggert (64) at 198 heading into the final day of the Sony Open in Honolulu. -- AP