Top 25 roundup: No. 16 Arizona St. jolts No. 2 Kansas

Dec 12, 2017 - 12:48 AM LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Senior guard Tra Holder scored a game-high 29 points Sunday and sparked a 15-0 second-half run that No. 16 Arizona State used to topple No. 2 Kansas 95-85 in Allen Fieldhouse.

Holder, who came in averaging 20.3 points and had a 40-point effort earlier this season against Xavier, was not the only guard to help the Sun Devils (9-0) remain undefeated.

Senior Shannon Evans added 22 points and freshman Remy Martin chipped in 21. Arizona State scored at least 90 points for the seventh time.

Kansas (7-2) had won 37 consecutive games at home coming off a loss, but could not bounce back from an upset defeat four days earlier against another Pac-12 opponent, Washington.



No. 4 Villanova 77, La Salle 68

PHILADELPHIA -- Phil Booth and Donte DiVincenzo scored 18 points each and the No. 4 Wildcats pulled away from their gritty Big 5 rival for a victory.

Jalen Brunson contributed 17 points and Mikal Bridges had 10 for the Wildcats, who improved to 10-0 for the second straight season and won their 21st consecutive Big 5 game.

La Salle (5-6) was led by B.J. Johnson with 21 points. Amar Stukes added 16 and Pookie Powell had 12 for the Explorers, who dropped their second in a row. Powell missed all seven of his 3-pointers and fouled out.



No. 12 Gonzaga 97, Washington 70

SEATTLE -- Johnathan Williams had 23 points and 12 rebounds and Zach Norvell Jr. added 21 points as 12th-ranked Gonzaga rolled past in-state rival Washington.

The Bulldogs opened a double-digit lead midway through the first half and extended it to 47-33 at the break. Gonzaga's lead ballooned to 82-57 with 8:44 remaining. Gonzaga (8-2) was coming off an 88-72 loss at fourth-ranked Villanova on Tuesday, while Washington (7-3) was fresh off a stunning 74-65 road upset of No. 2 Kansas on Wednesday.

Noah Dickerson had 18 points and David Crisp 16 for the Huskies. Dickerson, averaging a team-high 8.7 rebounds, managed just four as Gonzaga finished with a 42-27 advantage on the boards.



No. 21 Purdue 86, IUPUI 61

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Carsen Edwards scored a career-high 27 points, helped No. 21 Purdue overcome an early deficit and cruise past IUPUI in coach Matt Painter's 300th career victory.

Vince Edwards had 12 points and 12 rebounds, his eighth career double-double, for the Boilermakers (10-2). Painter became one of 10 active head coaches to reach 300 victories within 14 seasons and improved to 275-144 at Purdue.

Maurice Kirby led the Jaguars (2-6) with 16 points and four rebounds, shooting 8 of 12 from the field. Jaylen Minnett had 12 points and T.J. Henderson added 10.






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