TOP 25: ?No. 1 Oklahoma 77,?LSU 75

Buddy Hield made seven of his eight 3-pointers in the second half on his way to a 32-point performance, Isaiah Cousins hit a go-ahead jumper with four seconds left and Oklahoma overcame a 14-point deficit to escape with a win over host LSU on Saturday.

Cousins finished with 18 points and Ryan Spangler scored 16 for the Sooners (18-2).

LSU didnít go quietly. Antonio Blakeney hit two late 3s, and the second tied it at 75 with 24 seconds left.

Ben Simmons had 14 points for LSU (13-8), including a crowd-pleasing reverse, two-handed dunk. But those same fans were left frustrated, some hurling garbage, when Khadeem Lattin blocked Tim Quarterman to end it.

Quarterman had 18 points.

No. 2 North Carolina 89,?Boston College 62

Brice Johnson had 17 points and 11 rebounds, and host North Carolina beat Boston College for its 12th straight win.

Marcus Paige had 12 points in his highest-scoring game in three weeks while Joel Berry II added 13 points for the Tar Heels (19-2, 8-0 Atlantic Coast Conference).

After shaking off a slow start, the ACC leaders routed the last-place team by forcing 23 turnovers and turning them into 30 points.

Eli Carter had 19 points to lead the Eagles (7-14, 0-7).

No. 4 Kansas 90,?No. 20 Kentucky 84

Wayne Selden Jr. scored a career-high 33 points, seven in overtime, and host Kansas beat Kentucky in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

Frank Mason III added 13 points and eight rebounds for the Jayhawks (17-4), who snapped a three-game losing streak to the Wildcats (16-5) by winning their 35th straight game at Allen Fieldhouse.

The Wildcats built an eight-point lead midway through the second half before Kansas mounted a comeback. Perry Ellis made the second of two free throws to tie the game 76-all with nine seconds left, and Tyler Ulis coughed up the ball at the other end before Kentucky got off a shot.

No. 5 Texas A&M 72,?No. 14 Iowa State 62

Danuel House scored 20 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer late in the second half that sent host Texas A&M over Iowa State in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

The Aggies (18-3) trailed 58-56 before House hit from beyond the arc with four minutes left. On their next possession, the senior guard worked his way inside for a lay≠up.

Houseís two free throws with 2:29 remaining made it 63-58. House later missed a short jumper, and freshman Tyler Davis tipped it in for a seven-point lead.

Georges Niang scored 15 points for the Cyclones (16-5).

No. 7 Xavier 86,?DePaul 65

Trevon Bluiett scored 15 points as Xavier put away host DePaul.

The Musketeers trailed 32-25 before they ripped off 29 of the next 34 points to grab control. J.P. Macura made a 3-pointer and two free throws during a 17-1 run over the final 3:43 of the first half, and Bluiett had two layups and a jumper to help Xavier open a 54-37 lead with 16:13 remaining.

Macura and Larry Austin Jr. had 12 points apiece for the Musketeers (19-2, 7-2 Big East), who have won three in a row.

DePaul (7-14, 1-8) lost for the eighth time in nine games.

Florida 88,?No. 9 West Virginia 71

Dorian Finney-Smith scored 24 points, Brandone Francis-Ramirez hit three huge 3-pointers and host Florida upset West Virginia in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

It gave first-year Gators coach Mike White a signature win and surely will help his teamís chances of making the NCAA Tournament in March.

Florida (14-7) put together arguably its most complete outing of the season against the Mountaineers (17-4).

Jaysean Page and Tarik Phillip scored 15 apiece for West Virginia, which gave up its most points of the season.

No. 10 Providence 73,?Georgetown 69

Ben Bentil and Kris Dunn each scored 26 points as visiting Providence held off upset-minded Georgetown.

Rodney Bullock had 10 points and 14 rebounds for the Friars (18-4, 6-3 Big East). No other Providence player had more than six points.

L.J. Peak led the Hoyas (13-9, 6-3) with 19 points, while DíVauntes Smith-Rivera had 18 and Bradley Hayes added 13 points and 10 rebounds.

No. 11 Virginia 63,?No. 16 Louisville 47

Malcolm Brogdon and Anthony Gill each scored 13 points and Virginia used stifling defense to rout host Louisville for its fourth straight victory.

The Cavaliers (17-4, 6-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) held the Cardinals to season lows in shooting (33 percent) and points, and shot 58 percent from the field.

Louisville (17-4, 6-2 ACC) committed 18 turnovers as its four-game winning streak was snapped. Reserves Ray Spalding and Deng Adel each had 12 points for the Cardinals.

No. 13 SMU 80,?Memphis 68

Nic Moore scored 22 points as host SMU beat Memphis.

Freshman guard Shake Milton added 15 points for the Mustangs (19-1, 8-1 AAC).

Shaq Goodwin had 18 points to lead Memphis (13-8, 4-4).

Ben Moore and Sterling Brown each had 12 points for SMU. Jordan Tolbert grabbed 14 rebounds.

N.C. State 85,?No. 15 Miami 69

Anthony ďCatĒ Barber scored 30 points as North Carolina State beat visiting Miami.

Abdul-Malik Abu added 19 points for the Wolfpack (12-10, 2-7 Atlantic Coast Conference). N.C. State led the entire second half and shot 51 percent to snap a three-game skid.

Sheldon McClellan scored 18 points to lead the Hurricanes (16-4, 5-3), who never managed to dig themselves out a first-half hole that only grew deeper in the second half.

No. 17 Baylor 83,?Georgia 73

Rico Gathers had 17 points and nine rebounds, and host Baylor used a quick start to the second half to beat Georgia in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

Gathers had one of Baylorís five three-point possessions during a 17-2 run in the first four minutes after halftime to turn a 35-32 deficit into a 49-37 lead. The Bears (17-4) scored just three points before the first media timeout in the first half.

J.J. Frazier had 21 points and 11 assists to lead the Bulldogs (11-8).

BIG TEN: ?No. 19 Indiana 74,?Minnesota 68

Thomas Bryant scored a career-high 23 points to help host Indiana hang on for a victory over Minnesota.

The Hoosiers (18-4, 8-1) barely retained their share of the Big Ten lead after blowing a 16-point second-half lead. Theyíve won 13 of their last 14.

Minnesota (6-16, 0-10) lost its 11th straight despite getting 21 points each from Nate Mason and Kevin Dorsey.

No. 21 Purdue 89,?Nebraska 74

A.J. Hammons scored a career-best 32 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, leading host Purdue over Nebraska.

Rapheal Davis had 17 points and six rebounds, and Isaac Haas scored 13 points for Purdue (19-4, 7-3 Big Ten). Caleb Swanigan contributed six points, 12 rebounds and five assists for the Boilermakers.

Shavon Shields and Andrew White III each scored 16 to lead the Cornhuskers (12-10, 4-5).

Hammons broke his previous best of 30, notched in a loss to Indiana on Jan. 30, 2013.

Michigan 79,?Penn State 72

Zak Irvin scored 20 points and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman added 15 as Michigan beat Penn State at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Derrick Walton Jr. had 13 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists for the Wolverines (17-5, 7-2 Big Ten), who won for the fifth time in six games.

Brandon Taylor had 24 points and 10 rebounds for the Nittany Lions (11-11, 2-7), who have lost five of six.

MAC: ?Miami (Ohio) 72,?Northern Illinois 59

Ali Barnes knocked down three straight 3-pointers to open the second half and spark host Miami to a win over Northern Illinois.

Geovonie McKnight was a perfect 8-for-8 from the line and scored 18 points to lead the RedHawks (7-14, 1-7 MAC). Barnes and Rod Mills each finished with 11 points.

Marshawn Wilson led the Huskies (16-5, 5-3) with 24 points off the bench. Aaric Armstead added 19.

Central Michigan 77,?Bowling Green 65

Chris Fowler scored 27 points, Braylon Rayson added 19 and host Central Michigan rolled over Bowling Green.

Rayshawn Simmons contributed 10 points for the Chippewas (12-9, 5-3 MAC), who led by double figures throughout the second half and have won three straight games.

Spencer Parker paced the Falcons (13-8, 4-4 MAC) with 13 points.

Buffalo 73, Toledo 68

Blake Hamilton scored 17 points, Jarryn Skeete added 16 and Buffalo never trailed, beating host Toledo.

C.J. Massinburg had 13 points and Rodell Wigginton added 10 for Buffalo (12-9, 5-3 MAC).

Nathan Boothe scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Rockets (12-9, 5-3), who have lost three straight.

Western Michigan 94,?Eastern Michigan 86

Thomas Wilder scored a career-high 35 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead host Western Michigan over Eastern Michigan.

Tucker Haymond added 21 points and six rebounds and Anthony Avery Jr. had 11 points and five rebounds for the Broncos (9-12, 3-5 MAC).

Ty Toney scored 23 points for the Eagles (10-11, 2-6).