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Nagy gets victory No. 400 at South Dakota State

• South Dakota State 79, South Dakota 75: Mike Daum tied a career high with 23 points, Jake Bittle added 21 and Scott Nagy earned his 400th career victory as the visiting Jackrabbits (16-5, 5-2 Summit) beat the Coyotes (10-11, 2-5). Daum went 4-for-4 on three-point attempts — all in the second half, when SDSU scored 51 points. Daum also had 11 rebounds. Nagy said of the milestone: "It just means I've been fortunate enough to coach for a long time, and I've had great assistants and great players. That's the only way to do that, and I've always known that, I'm more proud of the way our kids played tonight."

• NORTH DAKOTA STATE 65, WESTERN ILLINIOS 52: Dexter Werner had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the visiting Bison (14-7, 4-3 Summit). Paul Miller added 14 points with seven rebounds, and Kory Brown chipped in 12 points.

• NORTH DAKOTA 88, SOUTHERN UTAH 72: Quinton Hooker (Brooklyn Park) tied a career high with 28 points for the visiting Fighting Hawks (10-9, 5-3 Big Sky). He shot 11-for-11 from the foul line.

• No. 5 Xavier 84, Seton Hall 76: James Farr had a career-high 24 points as part of his fourth double-double of the season, and the host Musketeers (17-2, 5-2 Big East) bounced back from their first home loss by beating the Pirates (13-6, 3-4). Farr had his finest game all-around with 15 rebounds, three blocks, two steals and a career-high four assists. His seven field goals matched his career high, and he went 10-of-11 on free throws. "I'm a senior, my days here are ticking down," Farr said. "I want to make sure I go out on the right note."

• NO. 3 KANSAS 76, TEXAS 67: Perry Ellis had 26 points for the host Jayhawks (16-3, 4-3 Big 12). It was Kansas' 34th consecutive victory at Allen Fieldhouse, the fourth-best winning streak in school history, and it was the 200th victory in Lawrence for coach Bill Self. Roy Williams (201-17) and Ted Owens (206-47) are the only other coaches with at least 200 wins at the Phog.

• NO. 6 WEST VIRGINIA 80, TEXAS TECH 76: Tarik Phillip scored West Virginia's final eight points and the Mountaineers ended the game on a 10-2 run to rally for a victory over the host Red Raiders (12-6, 2-5 Big 12). Phillip finished with 20 points, while Jaysean Paige scored 22 to lead West Virginia (16-3, 5-2).

• NO. 10 TEXAS A&M 66, MISSOURI 53: The host Aggies (17-2, 7-0 Big 12) extended their winning streak to 10 games. Texas A&M's winning streak is its longest since it won 13 straight from Nov. 26, 2010, to Jan. 15, 2011, and its 7-0 start in the SEC is its best conference start since it also started 7-0 in 1993-94 to begin Southwest Conference play.

• No. 19 Iowa State 73, TCU 60: Monte Morris had 18 points and six assists for the visiting Cyclones (15-4, 4-3 Big 12).

• NO. 20 DUKE 88, N.C. STATE 78: Grayson Allen scored 28 points and the visiting Blue Devils (15-5, 4-3 ACC) ended a three-game losing streak. Freshman Brandon Ingram added 25 points.

• TENNESSEE 78, NO. 24 SOUTH CAROLINA 69: Kevin Punter Jr. scored a career-high 36 points — including 27 in the second half — as the Volunteers (10-9, 3-4 SEC) beat the visiting Gamecocks (17-2, 4-2). Punter had the highest point total of a Tennessee player since Ron Slay scored 38 against New Mexico on Jan. 4, 2003. He shot 5-for-6 from three-point range and 12-of-12 from the free-throw line in the second half. Overall, Tennessee made its first seven three-point attempts of the second half. Punter improved his season scoring average to 23.3 points per game. If he maintains that pace the rest of the season, he would end up with Tennessee's highest season scoring average since Allan Houston had 23.7 points per game in 1990-91.

• LSU 72, ALABAMA 70: Ben Simmons had 23 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the visiting Tigers (12-7, 5-2 SEC).

• WICHITA STATE 88, BRADLEY 54: The host Shockers (14-5, 8-0 Missouri Valley) won their ninth and in a row and beat the Braves (3-18, 1-7) for the 13th straight time.

• MSU MOORHEAD 81, BEMIDJI STATE 68: Isaac Sevlie led all scorers with 20 points for the visiting Dragons (21-2, 13-1 NSIC).

• St. Thomas 71, Carleton 61: Cortez Tillman scored a game-high 20 as the visiting Tommies (15-1, 10-1 MIAC) avenged their only loss of the season with a victory over the Knights (10-6, 7-4). St. Thomas shot 63 percent in the second half to erase a 32-25 halftime deficit.

• St. John's 81, St. Olaf 72: The visiting Johnnies (13-3, 8-3 MIAC) shot a blistering 69.2 percent (18-for-26) from the field in the second half to post a win over the Oles (9-7, 7-4 MIAC) and take over second place in the conference. St. John's guard Alex Schmitt led all scorers with 19 points.

women

• NO. 1 UCONN 90, SMU 37: Breanna Stewart had 15 points, 12 rebounds and nine blocks, and the visiting Huskies (18-0, 8-0 The American) extended their winning streak to 55 games. UConn now owns the three longest winning streaks, all compiled under coach Geno Auriemma. The Huskies won 90 straight from 2008-11 and 70 straight in 2001-03. Saturday's victory broke a tie with the 54-game streak that Louisiana Tech put together 1980-82.

• ARMY 75, NAVY 38: Kelsey Minato scored 22 points, her 98th straight game in double figures, for the Black Knights (16-2, 7-1 Patriot) in the most lopsided game in the history of the rivalry. The game was played at Madison Square Garden in New York. The men's contest between the schools was postponed shortly before the women's game ended because of the winter storm.

• St. Thomas 86, Carleton 39: The Tommies (14-3, 8-2 MIAC) made 16 three-pointers — their highest total in seven seasons — in a victory over the host Knights (4-13, 1-9). Maddie Wolkow scored a game-high 16 points off the bench for St. Thomas.

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