Cavaliers bring halt to 'Canes 7-game run
•NO. 13 VIRGINIA 66, NO. 8 MIAMI (FLA.) 58: Malcolm Brogdon had 20 points and London Perrantes scored all 13 of his in the second half as the host Cavaliers (13-3, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) ended a two-game losing streak with a victory over the Hurricanes (13-2, 2-1). Angel Rodriguez had 17 points for Miami, which had a seven-game winning streak stopped.
•TEXAS 94, NO. 17 IOWA STATE 91 (OT): Isaiah Taylor scored 28 points, including five in overtime, for the Lonhhorns (10-6, 2-2 Big 12) in the upset over the visiting Cyclones (12-4, 1-3). Tevin Mack and Eric Davis scored 14 points each for Texas, and Javan Felix added 13. Georges Niang led Iowa State with 27 points.
•NO. 7 XAVIER 84, DePAUL 64: Trevon Bluiett scored 24 points — 19 in the first half — and the host Musketeers (15-1, 3-1 Big East) took advantage of open shots on the perimeter while pulling away to beat the Blue Demons (6-11, 0-5). Bluiett tied his career high with five three-pointers on 11 attempts.
•NO. 14 KENTUCKY 80, MISSISSIPPI STATE 74: Jamal Murray scored 22 points to lead the Wildcats (13-3, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) to a victory over the visiting Bulldogs (7-8, 0-3).
•NO. 15 TEXAS A&M 71, FLORIDA 68: Jalen Jones scored 26 points and Danuel House added 22 to help the host Aggies outlast the Gators. Florida (10-6, 2-2 SEC) never led after halftime but tied it twice and never let the Aggies (14-2, 4-0) pull away.
•NO. 15 PROVIDENCE 50, CREIGHTON 48: Kris Dunn hit a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer and scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half as the visiting Friars (15-2, 3-1 Big East) overcame its worst shooting of the season. Ben Bentil scored 13 points and had eight rebounds for Providence. Toby Hegner had 11 points to lead the Bluejays (12-6, 3-2).
•NO. 6 BAYLOR 69, WEST VIRGINIA 64: Alexis Jones scored 20 points to help the Lady Bears (17-1, 4-1 Big 12) beat the Mountaineers (14-4, 3-2) Kristy Wallace added 10 —including a pair of free throws with 5.5 seconds left — for host Baylor.
•North Dakota State junior guard Carlin Dupree has left the team. Coach David Richman said Dupree was unhappy with his role and that he supports Dupree but not Dupree's decision. The Milwaukee native had played in all 17 games for the Bison this season and started 14 of them.