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The News & Observer (Sunday) - - Sports -

No. 7 Kansas 73, Bay­lor 68: Lager­ald Vick scored 18 points with six 3-point­ers on his 22nd birth­day, and the Jay­hawks (14-2, 3-1 Big 12) held off a late rally from the Bears (9-6, 1-2) in Waco, Texas.

No. 8 Texas Tech 68, Texas 62: Matt Mooney scored 22 points to lead the Red Raiders (15-1, 4-0 Big 12) past the Longhorns (10-6, 2-2) in their first win in Austin since 1996.

No. 11 Auburn 93, Ge­or­gia 78: Jared Harper had 22 points and seven as­sists while he and the Tigers (12-3, 1-1 SEC) re­bounded from a rough prior out­ing to hold off the Bull­dogs (9-6, 1-2) in Auburn, Ala.

Ole Miss 81, No. 14 Mis­sis­sippi St. 77: Blake Hin­son scored 26 points, Breein Tyree added 19 and the Rebels (13-2, 3-0 SEC) ral­lied past the Bull­dogs (12-3, 0-2) in Starkville for their 10th straight win.

Iowa 72, No. 16 Ohio St. 62: Luka Garza scored 16 points, Tyler Cook had 15 points with eight re­bounds and the Hawkeyes (14-3, 3-3 Big Ten) rolled past the Buck­eyes (12-4, 2-3) in Iowa City for Ohio State’s third straight loss. No. 19 Buf­falo 88, Mi­ami (Ohio) 64: Jeremy Har­ris scored 17 points, and the Bulls (15-1, 3-0 MAC) shook off a cold-shoot­ing start with a de­ci­sive sec­ond-half run to cruise past the RedHawks (8-8, 0-3) in Amherst, N.Y.

Kansas St. 58, No. 20 Iowa St. 57: Barry Brown hit a layup with 4 sec­onds left to cap a 23-point ef­fort, and the Wild­cats (12-4, 2-2 Big 12) fin­ished on a 10-2 run in Ames, Iowa, to hand the Cy­clones (12-4, 2-2) their sec­ond straight loss.

No. 21 Mar­quette 70, Se­ton Hall 66: Markus Howard scored 26 points, Sacar Anim had 14 and the Golden Ea­gles (14-3, 3-1 Big East) staved off a late rally to beat the Pi­rates (12-5, 3-2) in Mil­wau­kee.

No. 23 Ok­la­homa 75, No. 25 TCU 74: Kris­tian Doolit­tle had 24 points and 10 re­bounds, and his run­ner with less than 3 sec­onds left lifted the Soon­ers (13-3, 2-2 Big 12) to a vic­tory over the Horned Frogs (12-3, 1-2) in Nor­man, Okla.

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