No. 8 Virginia impressive in win over No. 12 'Nova
• NO. 8 VIRGINIA 86, NO. 12 VILLANOVA 75: London Perrantes scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half as the host Cavaliers (9-1) used a 14-0 run to pull away from the Wildcats (8-2). "We played a better team today," Villanova coach Jay Wright said. "Their attention to detail, their execution is just on another level than ours right now."
• NO. 2 KANSAS 88, MONTANA 46: In the first meeting between the schools since Dec. 1, 1962, the Jayhawks (9-1) ran their home winning streak to 29 in a row. "We were overwhelmed when the ball went up, to be honest," Montana coach Travis DeCuire said.
• NO. 3 OKLAHOMA 87, CREIGHTON 74: Buddy Hield scored a career-high 33 points for the host Sooners (8-0). "Last year, he was a shooter. This year, he's a basketball player," Creighton coach Greg McDermott said. "There's so much more to his game. He's going to be wearing an NBA uniform next year." The Bluejays (7-4) beat Oklahoma 65-63 last year in Omaha.
• NO. 10 XAVIER 85, AUBURN 61: The host Musketeers improved to 11-0, the best start in school history.
• NO. 11 NORTH CAROLINA 89, NO. 22 UCLA 76: Brice Johnson, benched for part of the game by coach Roy Williams for using profanity, scored a career-high 27 points for the Tar Heels (9-2) in their win over the Bruins (8-4) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. "It put a fire into my butt and when I got back in there I was ready to go," Johnson said.
• NO. 15 MIAMI 85, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON 63: The victory by the host Hurricanes gave coach Jim Larranaga 100 wins at three different schools. Canyon Barry, the son of former Miami great and Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry, scored 20 points for Charleston (7-3) and did so with his dad watching from the stands.
• LSU 100, ORAL ROBERTS 77: Freshman sensation Ben Simmons scored 20 of his 24 points in the second half for the host Tigers (6-4). Simmons was 10-for-14 from the field, contributed nine rebounds and seven assists and had a run of 11 consecutive points for LSU in the second half.
• GEORGIA 75, GEORGIA TECH 61: J.J. Frazier sank six threes and scored a season-high 35 points as the host Bulldogs (5-3) ended a streak of four straight losses in the state rivalry. Charles Mitchell, who had double-doubles in each of Georgia Tech's first nine games, was in foul trouble much of the game and was scoreless with four rebounds.
• UNC ASHEVILLE 79, GEORGETOWN 73: The host Hoyas (6-5) lost to a lower major for the second time in five days and for the third time this season.
• Valparaiso 74, Missouri State 45: The host Crusaders (10-2) won their fifth in a row, giving the Drew family 1,000 combined coaching victories. Dad Homer had 640 wins, and sons Scott (256), now at Baylor, and Bryce (104), the current Valpo coach, have the other 360.
• OAKLAND 97, WASHINGTON 83: The Golden Grizzlies (7-3) picked up their first road win over a power conference opponent since winning at Tennessee in December 2010, thanks largely to the performance of Kay Felder. Felder had 25 of his career-high 38 points in the first half. He made 14 of 27 shots and added nine assists and six rebounds. He came in as the nation's fifth-leading scorer at 24.6 points per game.
• WINONA STATE 69, NORTHERN IOWA 31: The host Warriors (13-0, 6-0 NSIC) won their 13th in a row to extend the longest winning streak in school history.