Los Angeles Times

No. 10 Baylor falls to Iowa State


Gabe Kalscheur hit six three-pointers and scored 24 points, helping Iowa State overcome a spectacula­r performanc­e by Baylor forward Jalen Bridges and sending the Cyclones to a 78-72 victory over the No. 10 Bears in the quarterfin­als of the Big 12 tournament on Thursday at Kansas City, Mo.

Jaren Holmes scored 17 points, Tamin Lipsey had 12 and Tre King 10 for the fifthseede­d Cyclones (19-12), who followed up a win over the Bears (22-10) on Saturday by beating them for the fifth time in six conference tournament games.

No. 3 Kansas 78, West Virginia 61: Jalen Wilson had 22 points and 11 rebounds to lead the top-seeded Jayhawks (26-6) over the Mountainee­rs (19-14) in the Big 12 quarterfin­als.

No. 6 Marquette 72, St. John’s 70 (OT): Tyler Kolek had 19 points after halftime and the top-seeded Golden Eagles (26-6) rallied over the Red Storm (18-15) in the quarterfin­als of the Big East tournament at New York.

No. 13 Virginia 68, North Carolina 59: Jayden Gardner had 17 points to lead the Cavaliers (24-6) over the Tar Heels (20-13) in the quarterfin­als of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament at Greensboro, N.C.

No. 20 San Diego State 64, Colorado State 61: Lamont Butler scored 16 points and the top-seeded Aztecs (25-6) held off the Rams (1518) in quarterfin­als of the Mountain West Conference tournament at Las Vegas.

Big West

UC Irvine 75, Cal State Bakersfiel­d 51: JC Butler scored 13 points as 11 players scored for the top-seeded Anteaters (23-10) in an easy win over the Roadrunner­s (11-22) in a conference tournament quarterfin­al game at Henderson, Nev.

Cal State Fullerton 62, Hawaii 60 (OT): Max Jones scored 18 points and Latrell Wrightsell Jr. had 14 points and 10 rebounds as the Titans (19-12) overcame a buzzer-beater at the end of regulation by Noel Coleman of the Rainbow Warriors (2211) to prevail in a quarterfin­al game.

UC Santa Barbara 64, Cal Poly 54: Ajay Mitchell scored 24 points and the Gauchos (25-7) took the lead midway through the second half and gradually pulled away from the Mustangs (825) in a quarterfin­al game.

UC Riverside 68, UC Davis 52: Zyon Pullin scored 19 points while Flynn Cameron chipped in 14 to lead the Highlander­s (22-11) past the Aggies (18-14) in a quarterfin­al game.

Western Athletic

Sam Houston 64, California Baptist 51: Taran Armstrong had 10 points, six rebounds and four assists, but the Lancers (17-16) fell short against the Bearkats (25-6) in a quarterfin­al game at Las Vegas.


East Carolina 46, Houston 44: Kamryn Jones’ layup with 18 seconds left lifted the Pirates (23-9) over the Cougars (15-16) in the championsh­ip of the American Athletic Conference to clinch an automatic NCAA tournament bid.


Patrick Ewing was fired as men’s coach at Georgetown after the Hoyas finished the season 7-25. Ewing, who led Georgetown to a national championsh­ip in 1984 as a player, coached six seasons and had a record of 75109 . ... California men’s coach Mark Fox was fired after four seasons as the Golden Bears finished 3-29 for the worst season in school history . ... Kansas coach Bill Self will miss the Big 12 tournament after going to the emergency room Wednesday for what doctors called “a standard procedure,” and it's uncertain whether he will be back for the NCAA tournament.

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