TOP 25:?No. 1 Arizona 60,?Stanford 57
Nick Johnson kept Arizona’s perfect season going for another game, hitting a go-ahead 3-pointer with 51 seconds left and a pair of free throws with 5.8 seconds to go as the top-ranked Wildcats survived for a victory over host Stanford for their school-record 21st straight win.
No. 2 Syracuse 67,?Wake Forest 57
Freshman Tyler Ennis scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half and Syracuse beat host Wake Forest to match the best start in program history. C.J. Fair added 16 points for the Orange (20-0, 7-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) while Trevor Cooney scored all eight of his in the final 1:45.
No. 6 Kansas 92,?No. 16 Iowa State 81
Andrew Wiggins scored a career-high 29 points, including six straight late in the game, to lead host Kansas to a victory over Iowa State and help push the Jayhawks’ winning streak to seven straight games. Wiggins had 27 points in Saturday’s win at TCU, and matched that with an emphatic dunk that gave Kansas an 81-72 lead with just under 3 minutes remaining in the game.
No. 19 Saint Louis 77, Richmond 57
Guard Jordair Jett had 21 points and a career-best 10 rebounds and host Saint Louis made quick work of Richmond, leading by 24 in the first half of a rout. The Billikens’ 13th straight victory was one of their most lopsided, too.
St. Bonaventure 78,?No. 21 Massachusetts 65
Youssou Ndoye scored 11 of his 12 points in the second half, and host St. Bonaventure clamped down on defense in upsetting Massachusetts. Guard Matthew Wright, with 11 points, got the raucous crowd on its feet by putting the finishing touches on the win with a 3-pointer with 55 seconds remaining. The Bonnies (13-8, 3-4 Atlantic 10) ended a 24-game losing streak against ranked opponents.
No. 22 Memphis 69,?Central Florida 59
Joe Jackson scored 17 points, Chris Crawford and Michael Dixon added 12 each and Memphis was able to hold off host UCF. The victory extends the Tigers’ winning streak to four games. Memphis (16-4, 6-2 American) also extended its conference road winning streak to 16 games. UCF (9-9, 1-6) was within a basket for most of the second half, but was outscored 13-5 to end the game.
BIG TEN:?Northwestern 65,?No. 14 Wisconsin 56
Drew Crawford scored a season-high 30 points, JerShon Cobb added all 10 of his points in the second half and visiting Northwestern upset cold-shooting Wisconsin. It was Northwestern’s first win over the Badgers in Madison since 1996.
MID-AMERICAN:?Eastern Michigan 69, Bowling Green 57
Glenn Bryant came off the bench to score a career-high 26 points and grab 10 rebounds to lead host Eastern Michigan to a victory over Bowling Green. Mike Talley had 12 points, four assists and five rebounds for the Eagles (12-8, 4-3). Daylen Harrison and Ray Lee each added 10 points.
Ohio 71,?Central Michigan 67
Maurice Ndour scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as host Ohio came back from an 18-point second-half deficit to beat Central Michigan. Ohio (15-5, 5-2) trailed 48-30 with less than 15 minutes to play, but then went on a 21-3 run to tie the game at 51 with 8 minutes left.
Buffalo 84,?Western Michigan 63
Javon McCrea scored 20 points as host Buffalo cruised past Western Michigan. Buffalo (11-6, 5-2) shot 52 percent from the floor and won the rebound battle 41-27. Shannon Evans had 17 points, Justin Moss and Joshua Freelove added 14 apiece and Will Regan chipped in with 10 points and eight boards.
Toledo 83, Miami (Ohio) 70
Justin Drummond scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Toledo pulled away from host Miami (Ohio) for a victory. The Rockets (18-2, 6-1) opened the second half on a 17-5 run to extend its lead 54-38 and maintained a double-digit lead for the rest of the game. Drummond scored eight straight points during the run.