College basketball | Top 25 results | Saturday
Men No. 2 Kansas 72, No. 20 Colorado 58
LAWRENCE, Kansas — Ochai Agbaji scored 20 points and Devon Dotson added 18 points to lead No. 2 Kansas to a 72-58 victory over No. 20 Colorado on Saturday, snapping the Buffaloes’ seasonopening seven-game winning streak.
Ten days after claiming the Maui Invitational title, the Jayhawks (7-1) built an early 6-0 lead over their former conference foes. David McCormack fueled the hot start, contributing six of the Jayhawks’ opening eight points.
No. 3 Maryland 59, Illinois 58
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Anthony Cowan Jr. made a free throw with 2.1 seconds left and Maryland erased a 15-point deficit in the second half to rally past Illinois in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
No. 6 Ohio State 106, Penn St. 74
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Kaleb Wesson scored 28 points and had 10 rebounds for his ninth career double-double, helping No. 6 Ohio State rout Penn State 106-74 on Saturday.
Ohio State scored 100 points against a Big Ten rival for the first time since 1991.
Four players hit double figures for the Buckeyes (9-0, 1-0 Big Ten), who shot 57.4 percent from the field. Andre Wesson scored 15, and sophomores Duane Washington Jr. and Luther Muhammad each had 14.
No. 8 Kentucky 83, Fairleigh Dickinson 52
LEXINGTON, Ky. — EJ Montgomery scored a career-high 25 points, Keion Brooks added 15 off the bench and Kentucky dominated Fairleigh Dickinson for its 600th victory at Rupp Arena.
No. 18 Baylor 63, No. 12 Arizona 58
WACO, Texas — MaCio Teague scored 19 points, Freddie Gillespie had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and Baylor defeated Arizona for the Wildcats’ first loss.
Admission was free at Baylor’s campus arena because the Bears were playing Oklahoma in the Big 12 football championship game, which started about the same time 100 miles north of Waco at the home of the Dallas Cowboys.
No. 13 Oregon 89, Hawaii 64
EUGENE, Ore. — Payton Pritchard had 20 points and a season-high 11 assists, and Oregon snapped a two-game losing streak.
No. 15 Memphis 65, UAB 57
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Precious Achiuwa scored eight of his 14 points in the final 4 minutes to rally Memphis.
No. 23 Villanova 78, Saint Joseph’s 66
PHILADELPHIA — Saddiq Bey scored 22 points, Collin Gillespie had 20 and Villanova held off a second-half comeback from Saint Joseph’s.
No. 24 Butler 76, Florida 62
INDIANAPOLIS — Sean McDermott and Aaron Thompson each scored 16 points to lead Butler over Florida.
No. 25 Utah State 77, Fresno State 70, OT
LOGAN, Utah — Sam Merrill had 24 points and eight rebounds, and Abel Porter scored seven of his 13 points in overtime to propel Utah State.
Justin Bean added 14 points and Neemias Queta chipped in six in 10 minutes in his first action of the season for Utah State (9-1, 2-0 Mountain West).
Women No. 6 South Carolina 78, Temple 71
PHILADELPHIA — Tyasha Harris scored 21 points and Mikiah Herbert Harrigan added 15 to help No. 6 South Carolina beat Temple 78-71 on Saturday.
The Gamecocks rebound from a loss to then-No. 2 Baylor in the finale of the Paradise Jam Tournament over Thanksgiving weekend.
No. 11 UCLA 58, Cal State Northridge 44
LOS ANGELES — Michaela Onyenwere scored 23 points to lead UCLA past Cal State Northridge.
Onyenwere made 8 of 10 field goals and had seven rebounds for the Bruins (8-0). They are off to their best start since the 1980-81 season when they won their first 12 games. But the Bruins shot just 33% overall from the floor (20 of 60) and missed 18 3-pointers against the Matadors (3-7).
De’Jionae Calloway and Jordyn Jackson scored 12 points apiece for Northridge.
No. 12 Texas A&M 74, Oklahoma State 62
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Chennedy Carter scored a seasonhigh 31 points, Kayla Wells added a season-best 22 and Texas A&M beat Oklahoma State in the Big 12/ SEC Challenge.
No. 14 Indiana 72, North Florida 45
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Brenna Wise scored 10 of her seasonhigh 22 points in the first half and Indiana beat North Florida.
No. 16 DePaul 87, Green Bay 65
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Lexi Held scored 13 of her 21 points in the fourth quarter in DePaul’s victory over Green Bay.
No. 20 Arizona 54, UTEP 43
EL PASO, Texas — Cate Reese scored 19 points on 8-of-13 shooting and had 17 rebounds for Arizona.
No. 23 Arkansas 81, Kansas State 72
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Chelsea Dungee scored 32 points, Alex Tolefree added 21, both season highs, and Arkansas beat Kansas State in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
Oklahoma 80, No. 25 LSU 68
NORMAN, Okla. — Taylor Robertson scored 21 points, Ana Llanusa added 20 and Oklahoma won for the first time in the Big 12/ SEC Challenge, drubbing LSU.