Iowa State routs No. 5 Kansas at home
Marial Shayok scored 24 points, and Iowa State routed No. 5 Kansas 77-60 on Saturday in Ames, Iowa, for its fifth straight win.
Freshman Tyrese Haliburton made four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the Cyclones (12-2, 2-0), who opened Big 12 play with back-to-back wins for the first time since 2015 after forcing the Jayhawks (12-2, 1-1) into a season-high 24 turnovers.
Despite getting outrebounded 41-26, Iowa State made surprisingly easy work of Kansas in an early Big 12 test. lead Kentucky, which gave Alabama a big scare in the final seconds after surging back from 11 points down. No. 3 Tennessee 96, Georgia 50: Jordan Bowden scored 20 points off the bench, and the Volunteers (12-1) opened SEC play in Knoxville, Tenn., with the most lopsided victory in their 156-game series with the Bulldogs (8-5). Tennessee won its 17th straight home game by nearly matching its highest victory margin in any SEC game; the Vols beat Mississippi 102-55 on Jan. 8, 1966.
No. 10 Virginia Tech 77, Boston College 66: Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 25 points to lead the Hokies (13-1, 2-0 ACC) past the Eagles (9-4, 0-1) in Blacksburg, Va. BC led early in the second half, but an 11-0 run gave Virginia Tech control for its eighth straight win.
No. 11 Texas Tech 63, Kansas State 57: