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Top 25 roundup: Florida State knocks off No. 6 Duke in OT

Field Level Media
19 Jan 2022, 16:19 GMT+10

RayQuan Evans, whose basket forced overtime, hit two free throws with 12.3 seconds left in the extra session as Florida State knocked off No. 6 Duke 79-78 on Tuesday night in Tallahassee, Fla.

John Butler's blocked shot of Wendell Moore Jr.'s attempt off a drive helped clinch the outcome before fans stormed the floor to celebrate.

Caleb Mills scored eight of his 18 points in overtime as Florida State (11-5, 5-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) pushed its winning streak to four games. Florida State has won an NCAA-record 13 consecutive overtime outings.

Paolo Banchero racked up 20 points, including two free throws to put the Blue Devils (14-3, 4-2) on top with 36.8 seconds to play in overtime -- before Evans went to the foul line at the other end. Mark Williams had 15 points and Moore 13 for Duke. Butler posted 14 points for Florida State.

No. 5 Baylor 77, West Virginia 68

LJ Cryer poured in a career-best 25 points and Matthew Mayer added a career-high 20 as the Bears held on to beat the Mountaineers in Big 12 Conference play in Morgantown, W.Va., to snap a two-game losing streak.

Adam Flagler hit for 14 points and Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua had 10 for the Bears (16-2, 4-2 Big 12), who played without starting guard James Akinjo (back injury).

Malik Curry led the Mountaineers (13-4, 2-3) with 19 points while Taz Sherman had 18 and Sean McNeil scored 17. West Virginia, which shot just 39.3 percent, has dropped two straight, both against Top 10 teams.

No. 7 Kansas 67, Oklahoma 64

Christian Braun scored 15 points, including a 3-pointer in the closing seconds, to lead the Jayhawks past the Sooners in Norman, Okla.

A desperation 3-point attempt by Oklahoma's Elijah Harkless at the buzzer missed the mark to give Kansas (15-2, 4-1 Big 12) the win.

Jalen Wilson led Kansas with 16 points while Agbaji, who didn't score until less than six minutes remained, finished with 10. Agbaji, who came in as the Big 12's leading scorer, missed his first seven shots. Jordan Goldwire led the Sooners (12-6, 2-4) with 15 points while Umoja Gibson added 11.

No. 8 Wisconsin 82, Northwestern 76

Johnny Davis scored a game-high 27 points and Tyler Wahl posted a double-double of 14 points and 11 rebounds to help the Badgers stretch their winning streak to seven games with a win over the Wildcats in Evanston, Ill.

Chucky Hepburn (14 points), Brad Davison (13) and Steven Crowl (10) also finished in double figures for the Badgers, who shot 51.9 percent, including 9 of 17 from 3-point range.

Chase Audige paced the Wildcats with 23 points, while Boo Buie added 19 and Ryan Young 13.

No. 10 Houston 74, South Florida 55

Kyler Edwards scored a game-high 23 points and Fabian White Jr. added 16 as the Cougars topped the Bulls in Houston.

Josh Carlton paired 15 points with five rebounds for the Cougars (16-2, 5-0 American), who extended their winning streak to eight games. Taze Moore chipped in 13 points.

DJ Patrick led the Bulls (6-11, 1-4) with 19 points while Caleb Murphy added 12 points, eight boards and eight assists.

No. 18 Texas Tech 72, No. 15 Iowa State 60

The Red Raiders broke open a close game in the early stages of the second half and rolled past the Cyclones in Lubbock, Texas.

Bryson Williams scored 16 points to lead the Red Raiders (14-4, 4-2 Big 12). Kevin Obanor added 15 points and led Texas Tech with eight rebounds, and Davion Warren scored 11 points.

Caleb Gill scored 17 points for Iowa State (14-4, 2-4), which shot just 36.5 percent (23 of 63) and missed 21 of 26 attempts from the 3-point arc. Izaiah Brockington contributed 12 points and nine rebounds.

No. 19 Ohio State 83, IUPUI 37

Sophomore Eugene Brown III scored a career-high 14 points as the Buckeyes routed the Jaguars in Columbus, Ohio.

E.J. Liddell scored 13 points in 26 minutes and Cedric Russell added 12 points for the Buckeyes (12-4), who outscored the Jaguars 46-13 in the second half.

Bakari LaStrap scored 12 points to lead IUPUI (1-15), which has lost 10 straight.

Kansas State 66, No. 23 Texas 65

Nijel Pack scored 16 points, including the winning layup with 1:13 to play, as the Wildcats beat the host Longhorns in Austin, Texas.

Mark Smith poured in 22 points to pace the Wildcats (10-7, 2-4), who rallied from a 65-60 deficit with 3:32 left.

Marcus Carr scored a season-high 25 points and Timmy Allen added 15 for Texas (13-5, 3-3).

No. 25 Connecticut 76, Butler 59

Five UConn players scored in double figures as the Huskies, back in the AP Top 25 following a month's absence, beat Butler in Hartford, Conn.

RJ Cole scored 17 points for the Huskies (12-4, 3-2 Big East), who won their second straight. Jordan Hawkins scored 14, Adama Sanogo had 13, Andre Jackson put up 12 and Tyler Polley added 10.

Jayden Taylor scored 19 and Simas Lukosius contributed 17 for Butler (9-8, 2-4), which has lost two in a row and four of its past five. The teams play again on Thursday in Indianapolis.

No. 22 Loyola Chicago 77, Evansville 48

Lucas Williamson scored 15 points and Chris Knight came off the bench to add 12 as the Ramblers cruised to a lopsided win over the Purple Aces in Evansville, Ind.

Playing their first game as a ranked team this season, the Ramblers (14-2, 5-0 Missouri Valley Conference) used their typical consistency and efficiency to dominate after a slow start. They canned 62.3 percent of their field goal attempts while holding the Purple Aces to 32.7 percent.

Juwaun Newton scored 13 points to pace Evansville (4-12, 0-5), while Shamar Givance added 12 and Noah Frederking chipped in 11. The Aces were competitive for a half but were ultimately undone by Loyola's 35-6 advantage in bench scoring and 32-12 lead in paint points.

No. 24 Tennessee 68, Vanderbilt 60

Santiago Vescovi scored 14 points and Uros Plavsic had two key offensive rebounds and putbacks down the stretch, leading the Volunteers to a win over the Commodores in Nashville, Tenn.

Tennessee (12-5, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) earned its ninth straight win over Vanderbilt (10-7, 2-3). The game was tied 60-60 with a minute to go before Tennessee scored the final eight points.

Vanderbilt's Scotty Pippen Jr. led all scorers with 18 points, and Jordan Wright added 15. The Commodores were hurt by 21 turnovers.

--Field Level Media

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