No. 13 Oregon snaps Wildcats’ 15-game winning streak with rout
OREGON 85, ARIZONA 58
Tyler Dorsey scored 23 points, making six three-pointers, and No. 13 Oregon snapped Arizona’s 15-game winning streak with a decisive 85-58 victory over the fifth-ranked Wildcats on Saturday in Eugene, Ore.
Dillon Brooks added 18 points and four threes as the Ducks (21-3, 10-1 Pacific-12) extended their home winning streak to 40 games, an ongoing school record.
Oregon hit 16 three-pointers, its most since opening Matthew Knight Arena in 2011.
Rawle Alkins had 16 points for the Wildcats (21-3, 10-1) in their worst loss under Coach Sean Miller since they fell 99-69 to BYU on Dec. 28, 2009. Their 15-game winning streak was the third-longest streak in the nation.
KANSAS STATE 56, BAYLOR 54: Kamau Stokes scored 15 points, and the Wildcats (16-7, 5-5 Big 12) held off a late rally to hand the No. 2 Bears (20-3, 7-3) their first home loss of the season in Waco, Tex.
Baylor’s Johnathan Motley missed two shots in the final seconds with a chance to tie the score.
IOWA STATE 92, KANSAS 89 (OT): Deonte Burton hit seven three-pointers and scored 29 points, Monte Morris added 25 and made two crucial free throws in overtime, and the Cyclones (14-8, 6-4 Big 12) overcame a 14point halftime deficit to beat the No. 3 Jayhawks (20-3, 8-2) and end their 51-game winning streak at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan.
VILLANOVA 92, ST. JOHN’S 79: Josh Hart finished with 26 points and nine rebounds, and the No. 4 Wildcats (22-2, 9-2 Big East) rolled past the Red Storm (11-14, 5-7) in Philadelphia.
LOUISVILLE 90, BOSTON COLLEGE 67: Deng Adel scored a career-high 19 points, and the No. 6 Cardinals (19-4, 7-3 ACC) beat the Eagles (9-15, 2-9) in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
OKLAHOMA STATE 82, WEST VIRGINIA 75: Phil Forte III scored all 13 of his points in the second half, leading the Cowboys (15-8, 4-6 Big 12) to an upset win over the No. 7 Mountaineers (18-5, 6-4) in Morgantown, W.Va.
FLORIDA 88, KENTUCKY 66: Kasey Hill scored a game-high 21 points, and the No. 24 Gators (18-5, 8-2 Southeastern Conference) pulled away from the No. 8 Wildcats (18-5, 8-2) in an impressive victory in Gainesville, Fla.
CINCINNATI 82, CON- NECTICUT 68: Kyle Washington scored a career-high 27 points, Gary Clark had his fifth doubledouble of the season, and the No. 14 Bearcats (21-2, 10-0 American Athletic Conference) beat the Huskies (10-12, 5-5) in Cincinnati for their 14th straight win.
ST. MARY’S 71, SAN DIEGO 27: Calvin Hermanson and Jock Landale each scored 14 points, and the No. 18 Gaels (21-2, 11-1 West Coast Conference) held the Toreros (11-13, 4-8) to nine field goals in a rout in San Diego.
SOUTH CAROLINA 77, GEORGIA 75: Justin McKie made two free throws in the final seconds, and the No. 19 Gamecocks (19-4, 9-1 SEC) beat the Bulldogs (13-10, 4-6) in Columbia, S.C.
DUKE 72, PITTSBURGH 64: Coach Mike Krzyzewski returned after missing seven games following back surgery, and the No. 21 Blue Devils (18-5, 6-4 ACC) beat the Panthers (12-11, 1-9) in Durham, N.C.
Michael Young scored 24 for Pittsburgh, which has lost eight in a row.
XAVIER 82, CREIGHTON 80: J.P. Macura scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half, and the Musketeers (17-6, 7-3 Big East) rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat the No. 22 Bluejays (20-4, 7-4) in Omaha.
Baylor women keep rolling
Kelani Brown had 24 points and 11 rebounds, leading No. 2 Baylor to a 79-61 win over Texas Tech in Lubbock, Tex.
Kristy Wallace scored 15 points and Nina Davis added 14 points and 11 rebounds for Baylor (23-1, 12-0 Big 12), which has won 21 straight.
Larryn Brooks had 16 points for Texas Tech (11-11, 3-8).
Oregon guard Tyler Dorsey scored 23 points to help the Ducks earn their 40th straight victory at home.