College hoops roundup: Baylor beats OSU,
WACO, TEXAS >> MaCio Teague scored 24 points to lead five players in double figures for No. 1 Baylor, which stretched its winning streak to 20 games with a 78-70 victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday.
Teague hit six consecutive free throws in the final 14 seconds, including four after frustrated Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton Jr. was assessed two consecutive technical fouls and ejected from the game.
Jared Butler added 15 points, including consecutive 3-pointers that put Baylor (21-1, 10-0 Big 12) up 6455 with 6:08 left.
Oklahoma State (11-12, 1-9) had four players foul out, but also had five players score in double figures.
NO. 3 KANSAS 60, TCU 46 >> Udoka Azubuike had 20 points and 15 rebounds, and 3 Kansas matched an NCAA record with its 31st consecutive 20-win season, beating day for coach Bill Self’s 700th career victory.
Azubuike had five dunks in a 13-3 run in the first half that put the Jayhawks (203, 9-1 Big 12) ahead to stay.
NO. 5 LOUISVILLE 80, VIRGINIA 73 >> Steven Enoch scored 13 points, including two key free throws with 2:47 remaining, and Louisville earned its 10th consecutive victory.
The Cardinals (21-3, 12-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) led most of the way before the Cavaliers stormed back to go ahead 70-68 on Kihei Clark’s two technical free throws with 3:25 left. David Johnson’s jumper tied it before Enoch’s two free throws put Louisville ahead for good.
NO. 6 DAYTON 71, SAINT LOUIS 65 >> Obi Toppin scored 17 points and Jalen Crutcher led a second-half rally that kept Dayton unbeaten atop the Atlantic 10 Conference.
Dayton (21-2, 10-0) has won 12 straight, vaulting to its highest ranking in 53 years. The Billikens (17-7, 6-5) have given the Flyers their two closest calls.
NO. 7 DUKE 98, NORTH CAROLINA 96, OT >> Freshman Wendell Moore scored on a putback as time expired to help Duke rally for the wild victory.
Moore’s follow of Tre Jones’ missed off-balance jumper finally ended this one, a game that saw Duke rally from 13 down in the final 4½ minutes of regulation. Jones forced overtime, hitting a contested jumper at the regulation horn after corralling his own intentionally missed free throw.
NO. 8 FLORIDA STATE 99, MIAMI 81 >> M.J. Walker and Patrick Williams each scored 14 points to lead Florida State to the victory.
Devin Vassell had 13 points for the Seminoles (20-3, 10-2 ACC). Florida State connected on 13 of 26 3-point attempts.
NO. 12 SETON HALL 70, NO. 10 VILLANOVA 64 >> Myles Powell had 19 points, Sandro Mamukelashvili scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half, and Seton Hall snapped a 17-game road losing streak to Villanova.
Quincy McKnight added 14 points for the Big Eastleading Pirates (18-5, 10-1), who last won at Villanova on Feb. 26, 1994.
NO. 11 AUBURN 91, NO. 18 LSU 90, OT >> J’Von McCormick hit a floater with 0.1 seconds left in overtime, lifting Auburn to the victory.
Auburn (21-2, 8-2 Southeastern Conference) rallied from a 14-point deficit in the second half and moved into a tie with LSU (17-6, 8-2) for the league lead. It’s Auburn’s third overtime win in the last four games and this one took 18 3-pointers.
OKLAHOMA 69, NO. 13 WEST VIRGINIA 59 >> Oklahoma’s Kristian Doolittle scored 27 points and played a critical role in helping overcome West Virginia’s defensive pressure.
Though the Sooners finished with 19 turnovers, much of West Virginia’s defensive success happened late, after Oklahoma (15-8, 5-5 Big 12) had already built an 18-point lead.
NO. 15 KENTUCKY 77, TENNESSEE 64 >> Immanuel Quickley scored 18 points, and Kentucky won for the sixth time in seven games.
The Wildcats (18-5, 8-2 SEC) beat Tennessee in Knoxville for the first time in Rick Barnes’ five-season tenure as the Volunteers’ coach.
MICHIGAN 77, NO. 16 MICHIGAN STATE 68 >> Isaiah Livers scored 14 points in his return to the lineup, leading Michigan to the victory.
Livers injured his groin Dec. 21 and missed nine of the next 10 games, but he was in the starting lineup and helped the Wolverines (14-9, 5-7 Big Ten) salvage a split of the regularseason series against their in-state rival. Michigan also snapped a three-game home losing streak.
NO. 17 IOWA 96, NEBRASKA 72 >> Joe Wieskamp scored a career-high 30 points and Luka Garza added 22, helping Iowa bounce back from its worst loss of the season.
Wieskamp’s previous career high was 26 in Iowa’s 67-49 win over Maryland on Jan. 10. It was the ninth consecutive Big Ten game of 20 or more points for Garza, who leads the conference in scoring.
NO. 21 CREIGHTON 94, ST. JOHN’S 82 >> Marcus Zegarowski scored 23 points to lead six Creighton players in double figures.
Creighton shot a seasonbest 60% from the field and matched its season high with 13 3-pointers. Denzel Mahoney scored 18 points for the Bluejays (18-6, 7-4 Big East), and Ty-Shon Alexander and Damien Jefferson added 16 apiece.
NO. 22 PENN STATE 83, MINNESOTA 77 >> Lamar Stevens scored a career-high 33 points, powering Penn State to its sixth straight win.
Izaiah Brockington added 10 points for the Nittany Lions (18-5, 8-4 Big Ten) who snapped a five-game losing streak to Minnesota.
NO. 24 COLORADO 81, STANFORD 74 >> McKinley Wright IV scored 21 points, and Colorado overcame a cold start and a 16-point secondhalf deficit on their way to the win.
All of Tyler Bey’s 11 points and nine of his dozen boards came in the second half when the Buffaloes shot 70% from the floor, 100% from behind the arc and 85% from the stripe.
Baylor coach Scott Drew reacts to a call during the second half against Oklahoma State on Saturday in Waco, Texas.
Oklahoma State guard Isaac Likekele, center, is guarded by Baylor’s Jared Butler, left, Freddie Gillespie and Mark Vital, right, during the first half on Saturday in Waco, Texas.