BADGERS UPSET NO. 4 SPARTANS
madison, wis.» Ethan Happ scored underneath the basket with 10 seconds left, helping Wisconsin beat No. 4 Michigan State 77-76 on Sunday.
The Spartans had a final chance to win, but Denzel Valentine missed a 3-pointer and Matt Costello’s lastsecond side jumper bounced off the rim.
Bronson Koenig scored 27 points and Nigel Hayes added 25 for the Badgers (10-9, 2-4 Big Ten), who trailed 7672 after Valentine hit a runner for the Spartans (16-3, 3-3). Koenig made a 3-pointer with Valentine in his face and the shot clock winding down to pull Wisconsin within 76-75 with 27 seconds left.
The Badgers went to a fullcourt press for the first time in the game, and they forced a turnover as Eron Harris stepped out of bounds while double-teamed.
With the clock winding down, Koenig found Happ for the winning basket.
Valentine led Michigan State with 23 points. Markus Kennedy scored 13 points and No. 10 SMU overcame uncharacteristically poor shooting, pulling away late to remain the nation’s only unbeaten Division I team at 17-0 with a 60-45 victory over Tulane. … Jarrod Uthoff scored 23 points as No. 16 Iowa beat Michigan 82-71. … Dwayne Bacon scored 18 points and Florida State broke a five-game losing streak against ranked teams, beating No. 13 Virginia 69-62.
columbia, s.c.» A’ja Wilson scored 26 points and Khadijah Sessions hit the gamewinning free throw with 0.9 seconds left, keeping No. 2 South Carolina undefeated with a 59-58 victory over No. 15 Texas A&M.
LaBrittney Jones scored a season-high 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Arizona ended an 11-game losing streak against with a 63-52 win. … Alexis Jones scored 29 points as No. 6 Baylor beat fourthranked Texas 80-67.