College basketball | T25 results | Wednesday
No. 1 Baylor 67, Iowa State 53
AMES, Iowa — MaCio Teague scored 15 points, Mark Vital had 10 rebounds and seven assists, and No. 1 Baylor beat Iowa State 67-53 on Wednesday night.
The Bears (17-1, 7-0 Big 12) used a 17-2 run midway through the second half to turn a five-point lead into a 59-41 edge with 7:43 left. Devonte Bandoo scored seven of his 12 points off the bench during the spurt, which came after Iowa State coach Steve Prohm was assessed a technical foul.
No. 4 San Diego State 85, New Mexico 57
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — KJ Feagin scored 18 points as No. 4 San Diego State routed undermanned New Mexico to remain the lone unbeaten team in the country.
The Aztecs (22-0, 11-0 in Mountain West) got off to a 17-0 lead, holding New Mexico (16-7, 5-5) scoreless for the first 4:44 before Corey Manigault, who finished with 12 points, hit a turnaround jumper from the paint.
No. 6 Louisville 86, Boston College 69
BOSTON — Jordan Nwora scored a career-high 37 points — two shy of Richard Hamilton’s record for an opponent at the Conte Forum — and the Atlantic Coast Conference preseason player of the year added nine rebounds to pace No. 6 Louisville.
No. 7 Dayton 73, Duquesne 69
PITTSBURGH — Obi Toppin had 22 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 7 Dayton hold off Duquesne.
Dayton (19-2, 8-0 Atlantic 10) led by as many as 19 points in the second half, but Duquesne (15-5, 5-3) used a 15-2 run to close the gap.
No. 10 Seton Hall 64, DePaul 57
NEWARK, N.J. — Myles Powell scored 24 points despite a woeful shooting effort and No. 10 Seton Hall won its 10th straight game, beating dePaul 64-57 on Wednesday night.
Jared Rhoden added 14 points and 11 rebounds as the Pirates (16-4, 8-0 Big East) rallied from a nine-point, second-half deficit to beat the Blue Demons (13-8, 1-7) for the second time this season.
Charlie Moore had 14 points and Jalen Coleman-Lands added 10 for DePaul, which turned an early 17-6 first-half deficit into a 41-32 lead in the opening minutes of the second half.
Texas Tech 89,
No. 12 West Virginia 81
LUBBOCK, Texas — Davide Moretti had a career-high 25 points and a pair of Texas Tech freshmen also scored more than 20 as the Red Raiders snapped a two-game losing streak.
Terrence Shannon Jr. added 23 points, including 12 of 14 free throws in a game plagued by 54 personal fouls. Jahmi’us Ramsey scored 21 for the Red Raiders (13-7, 4-3 Big 12), who never trailed against the No. 12 Mountaineers.
No. 13 Kentucky 71, Vanderbilt 62
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Tyrese Maxey scored 10 of his 17 points in the second half, and No. 13 Kentucky used a 23-12 run to rally past Vanderbilt and deal the Commodores their record 25th consecutive Southeastern Conference regular season loss.
The Wildcats (16-4, 6-1 SEC) trailed 40-30 early in the second half before mounting the big run over 8:45 to lead for good at 53-52 on two Immanuel Quickley free throws with 8:33 remaining.
No. 14 Michigan State 79, Northwestern 50
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Cassius Winston scored 18 points and Xavier Tillman had 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists to lead No. 14 Michigan State.
The Spartans (16-5, 8-2 Big Ten) broke a tie for first place in the conference with No. 19 Illinois, which plays Minnesota on Thursday night.
Pat Spencer scored 11 points for the last-place Wildcats (6-14, 1-9) and was their only double-digit scorer in a game they never led.
No. 21 Houston 69, East Carolina 59
GREENVILLE, N.C. — Caleb Mills scored 18 points to lead No. 21 Houston.
Quentin Grimes added 15 points for the Cougars (17-4, 7-1 American Athletic Conference), who continued their shaky shooting in league play but still remained in control of the game.
No. 22 LSU 90, Alabama 76
BATON ROUGE, La. — Emmitt Williams had 23 points and 11 rebounds as No. 22 LSU won its ninth straight.
Skylar Mays scored 18 points for LSU (16-4, 7-0 SEC), which has won its first seven conference games for a second straight season and is the only SEC team unbeaten in league play.
No. 24 Penn State 64, Indiana 49
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Lamar Stevens scored nine of his 17 points in the second half and grabbed nine rebounds to lead No. 24 Penn State.
No. 21 South Dakota 73, Omaha 42
OMAHA, Neb. — Taylor Frederick scored a season-high 21 points and No. 21 South Dakota made Dawn Plitzuweit’s 100th win with the Coyotes an easy one, racing past Omaha.
Ciara Duffy added 14 points and Hannah Sjerven 10 for South Dakota (20-2, 9-0 Summit League), which has won nine straight since losing to now-No. 1 South Carolina 73-60 in late December.