roundup

Villanova treats fans to win in campus gym

• NO. 1 VILLANOVA 77, BUTLER 67: Leading scorer Josh Hart scored 22 points and Kris Jenkins had 20 for the Wildcats (24-3, 13-1 Big East), who won their seventh consecutive game Saturday. Kelan Martin scored 19 for Butler (18-9, 7-8). It was the first time in Villanova history that a No. 1 team played at the Pavilion, the Wildcats' on-campus home.

• NO. 2 KANSAS 72, KANSAS STATE 63: The Jayhawks (23-4, 11-3 Big 12) blew most of a 17-point lead but hung on and won at K-State (15-12, 4-10) for the first time in three years. Frank Mason III scored 15 points for Kansas.

•NO. 3 OKLAHOMA 76, NO. 10 WEST VIRGINIA 62: Buddy Hield scored 29 points to lead the visiting Sooners (21-5, 9-5 Big 12), who had lost three of four. The Mountaineers are 20-7 and 9-5.

• NO. 5 NORTH CAROLINA 96, NO. 11 MIAMI (FLA.) 71: Brice Johnson had 16 points and 15 rebounds, and the host Tar Heels (22-5, 11-3 ACC) beat the Hurricanes (21-5, 10-4) in a battle of teams tied for the conference lead.

• NO. 8 XAVIER 88, GEORGETOWN 70: The Musketeers (24-3, 12-3 Big East) made 12 of their first 13 shots in the second half and pulled away from the Hoyas (14-14, 7-8) in Washington.

• NO. 13 IOWA STATE 92, TCU 83: Deonte Burton set season highs with 23 points and 14 rebounds for the Cyclones (19-8, 8-6 Big 12) in Ames.

• NO. 18 LOUISVILLE 71, NO. 20 DUKE 64: Damion Lee scored 24 points, including three three-pointers during a second-half comeback for the Cardinals (21-6, 10-4 ACC). Grayson Allen scored 29 for the visiting Blue Devils (20-7, 9-5).

• GEORGIA TECH 63, NO. 19 NOTRE DAME 62: Marcus Georges-Hunt's basket with 2 seconds remaining gave the Yellow Jackets (15-12, 5-9 ACC) a home upset of the irish (18-8, 9-5).

• NO. 25 BAYLOR 78, NO. 24 TEXAS 64: Johnathan Motley scored 24 points on 12-for-13 shooting as the Bears (20-7, 9-5 Big 12) handed the Longhorns (17-10, 8-6) only their second home loss.

• ST. BONAVENTURE 79, N0. 15 DAYTON 72: Jaylen Adams matched his career high with 31 points and hit the big shots in the final 36 seconds, leading the Bonnies (18-7, 10-4 Atlantic 10) over the Flyers (21-5, 11-3) for their first road win over a ranked team ever.

WOMEN

• NO. 4 BAYLOR 78, IOWA STATE 41: Niya Johnson had 13 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, helping the Lady Bears (27-1, 14-1 Big 12) rout the visiting Cyclones (13-13, 5-10). Seanna Johnson led Iowa State with 12 points.

• NORTHWESTERN 71, WISCONSIN 53: Junior Nia Coffey and rookie Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah posted double-doubles for the Wildcats (14-14, 4-12) against the host Badgers (7-19, 3-13).

MIAC

• St. Thomas clinched its second straight outright MIAC crown with an 89-65 victory over St. Mary's, securing a first-round bye — along with the Cardinals — in the conference tournament. Kaitlin Langer had 28 points for the Tommies. The sixth and final playoff spot finalized Saturday went to St. Benedict, which beat Augsburg 42-37.

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