Los Angeles Times

Tennessee’s Zeigler out for year


Tennessee point guard Zakai Zeigler will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

The 12th-ranked Volunteers announced Wednesday that Zeigler tore his left anterior cruciate in Tuesday night’s win over Arkansas. Zeigler is leading the Southeaste­rn Conference in assists, averaging 5.4 per game. He’s also tied for second on the team in scoring, averaging 10.7 points, while leading the team and ranking in the SEC’s top five in steals.

at No. 2 Alabama 90, Auburn 85 (OT):

Jahvon Quinerly scored 24 points, Brandon Miller made the clinching free throws with six seconds left and the Crimson Tide (26-4, 16-1

SEC) rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat their rival in overtime and clinch the conference title.

at No. 22 Texas Christian 75, No. 9 Texas 73: Damion Baugh scored a career-high 24 points, and the Horned Frogs (20-10, 9-8) denied the Longhorns (22-8, 11-6) a chance for a share of the Big 12 title.

at No. 11 Kansas State 85, Oklahoma 69:

Desi Sills flirted with a triple-double in his home farewell, and Keyontae Johnson and Markquis Nowell also had big senior send-offs for the Wildcats (23-7, 11-6 Big 12).

at No. 14 Connecticu­t 88, DePaul 59:

Adama Sanogo scored 26 points to lead five players in double figures and the Huskies (23-7, 12-7 Big East) closed out their home schedule by handing the Blue Demons their 11th consecutiv­e loss.

No. 19 Xavier 94, at No. 20 Providence 89:

Souley Boum scored a season-high 33 points and Colby Jones added 29 to help the Musketeers (22-8, 14-5) hand the Friars (21-9, 13-6) their first home loss and clinch the second seed in the Big East tournament.

Vanderbilt 68, at No. 23 Kentucky 66:

Jordan Wright hit a go-ahead fall-away jumper in the lane with 2.6 seconds left to finish with 23 points, and the Commodores (17-13, 10-7 SEC) beat the Wildcats (11-6, 20-10) for their first win at Rupp Arena since January 2007.

at Notre Dame 88, No. 25 Pittsburgh 81:

Marcus Hammond and Cormac Ryan each scored 20 points as the Fighting Irish (11-19, 3-16 Atlantic Coast Conference) won longtime coach Mike Brey’s final home game and stopped a seven-game skid.


Iowa State guard Caleb Grill, the Cyclones’ thirdleadi­ng scorer, was dismissed from the team.

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