Malik Monk, Kentucky's leading scorer, was struggling and so was star guard Isaiah Briscoe. So when the Wildcats needed some clutch baskets late, coach John Calipari turned to freshman point guard De'Aaron Fox and gave him some simple instructions.
Joyner Holmes scored 20 points with 10 rebounds, and Ariel Atkins poured in 19 points before fouling out and twelfth-ranked Texas defeated No. 20 Oklahoma 86-68 in a Big 12 Conference showdown Tuesday night.
Maria Jespersen tied her career-high with 26 points, on 11-of-18 shooting, Ariadna Pujol had a double-double and coach Jose Fernandez earned his 300th career win as No. 23 South Florida cruised to a 79-49 victory over Memphis on Tuesday night.
Creighton point guard and national assists leader Maurice Watson Jr. will miss the rest of the season because of a major knee injury, a huge blow for a team that is off to its best start and has hopes of making a deep postseason run.
Mississippi was fighting with its all its might during the third quarter on Monday night, sprinting around the court and diving for loose balls, all in an effort to pull within striking distance of No. 4 Mississippi State.