Daily Press (Sunday)

Texas A&M upends No. 9 Kentucky in OT


Wade Taylor IV scored a gamehigh 31 points, Tyrece Radford scored a season-high 28 and Texas A&M defeated No. 6 Kentucky 97-92 Saturday in overtime in College Station, Texas.

Radford, former Virginia Tech star, hit the only field goal of the overtime period and went 1 for 2 at the free-throw line. Taylor made all four of his free throws in the extra frame for the Aggies (10-6, 1-2 Southeaste­rn Conference).

Antonio Reeves scored 22 points to lead the Wildcats (12-3, 2-1).

No. 3 Kansas 78, No. 9 Oklahoma 66:

Kevin McCullar had 15 of his 21 points in the second half as host Kansas extended its winning streak over the Sooners to six games.

Hunter Dickinson led Kansas (14-2, 2-1 Big 12) with 24 points and 14 rebounds. Javian McCollum had 17 points to lead Oklahoma (13-3, 1-2).

No. 1 Purdue 95, Penn State 78:

Zach Edey scored 30 points and grabbed 20 rebounds, and Purdue (15-2, 4-2 Big Ten) made 11 3-pointers in a rout of Penn State (8-9, 2-4).

The Boilermake­rs rebounded from their second loss of the season with their 10th consecutiv­e home victory.

No. 5 Tennessee 85, Georgia 79:

Dalton Knecht scored 36 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with less than 2 minutes remaining, and visiting Tennessee (12-4, 2-1 SEC) recovered after losing a 14-point lead to beat Georgia (12-4, 2-1) and end the Bulldogs’ 10-game winning streak.

The Volunteers blew a 42-28 lead in the first half and trailed 75-64 before recovering in the closing minutes.

No. 15 Wisconsin 71, Northweste­rn 63:

Max Klesmit scored a career-high 24 points and A.J. Storr added 14 to help Wisconsin (13-3, 5-0) hold off visiting Northweste­rn (12-4, 3-2).

No. 18 Brigham Young 63, Central Florida 58:

Ali Khalifa scored 17 points as BYU (13-3, 1-2) gained its first Big 12 victory, defeating the

Knights (10-5, 1-2). Trevin Knell had 14 points for BYU, and Spencer Johnson finished with 12.

New Mexico 88, No. 19 San Diego State 70:

Jaelen House scored 26 points, including nine straight in a 17-0 first-half run, and New Mexico (14-3, 2-2 Mountain West) beat San Diego State (14-3, 3-1) in Albuquerqu­e, ending the Aztecs’ seven-game winning streak.

No. 20 Utah State 87, UNLV 86:

Great Osobor made two free throws with 8.4 seconds left to complete a five-point play for Utah State’s only lead of the game and allow the Aggies (16-1, 4-0 Mountain West) to escape at UNLV (8-7, 1-2).

No. 22 Creighton 66, St. John’s 65:

Trey Alexander made the go-ahead free throws with 12.3 seconds left, and Creighton (13-4, 4-2 Big East) ended a four-game win streak by St. John’s (12-5, 4-2) with a win at home.


No. 7 North Carolina 103, Syracuse 67:

RJ Davis scored 22 points to help North Carolina race away in Chapel Hill.

Armando Bacot added 16 points and 11 rebounds as the Tar Heels (13-3, 5-0) won their sixth consecutiv­e game. Harrison Ingram also had a double-double (11 points and 10 rebounds).

Judah Mintz led Syracuse (11-5,

2-3) with 21 points.

No. 11 Duke 84, Georgia Tech 79:

Kyle Filipowski had 30 points, 13 rebounds,four assists, two steals and two blocks as the host Blue Devils (13-3, 4-1) escaped an upset bid by the Yellow Jackets (8-8, 1-4).

Jeremy Roach had 18 points and Tyrese Proctor 17 for Duke.

North Carolina State 89, Louisville 83:

DJ Horne drained six of the nine 3-points shots he took, scoring a season-high 27 points as North Carolina State (12-4, 4-1) bounced back from its first ACC loss to win at Louisville (6-10, 1-4).

This is the first time since the 2001-02 season that the Wolfpack have won their first three ACC road games.

No. 21 Clemson 89, Boston College 78:

PJ Hall and Joe Girard III each scored 26 points to help host Clemson (12-4, 2-3) snap a three-game ACC losing streak with a victory over short-handed Boston College (10-6, 1-4).

BC played without leading scorer Quinten Post, who was among three players out with the stomach flu. Post averages 16.9 points a game.

Florida State 67, Notre Dame 58:

Primo Spears scored 13 points, including two key buckets late in the second half, and Florida State (10-6, 4-1) defeated Notre Dame (7-10, 2-4) in South Bend, Indiana.

 ?? SAM CRAFT/AP ?? Texas A&M coach Buzz Williams reacts to a 3-point basket made by his team against Kentucky during the first half Saturday in College Station, Texas.
SAM CRAFT/AP Texas A&M coach Buzz Williams reacts to a 3-point basket made by his team against Kentucky during the first half Saturday in College Station, Texas.

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