Top 25 roundup: Oklahoma upsets No. 3 Wichita State

Dec 18, 2017 - 2:29 AM Oklahoma freshman star Trae Young, the nation's leading scorer, scored 29 points and handed out 10 assists, leading the Sooners to a 91-83 upset of No. 3 Wichita State on Saturday in Wichita, Kan.

Brady Manek added 21 points, including a 3-pointer that put the Sooners up 75-59 with 9:03 left in the second half. Oklahoma (8-1) led by as many as 18 points in the second half and withstood a late run by the Shockers to lock up its sixth straight win.

Wichita State (8-2) got back in the game with a 15-4 run late in the second half. Conner Frankamp hit a 3-pointer that cut the Oklahoma lead to 84-78 with 40 seconds to play, but the Sooners made their free throws down the stretch to put away Wichita State and earn their first road win over a nonconference opponent ranked in the top three in school history.

Darral Willis Jr. came off the bench to score 20 points and grab 12 rebounds for the Shockers.

No. 2 Michigan State 86, Oakland 73

DETROIT -- The Spartans earned their ninth consecutive victory, but the win was more difficult than the score suggests.

Behind torrid shooting from guard Kendrick Nunn, a transfer from Illinois who scored 32 points, Oakland (6-5) held a 55-52 lead with 14:25 remaining.

Michigan State (10-1) only led 69-68 with 4:55 remaining and needed a late surge to stave off an upset. Cassius Winston paced the Spartans with 19 points, and Nick Ward added 15 points and 15 rebounds.

No. 6 Miami 59, George Washington 50

WASHINGTON -- Dewan Huell finished with a double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds as the Hurricanes beat the Colonials.

Miami improved to 9-0, the first time in 10 years it won nine straight games to begin a season.

Sophomore guard Jair Bolden led George Washington (5-6) with 13 points.

No. 8 Kentucky 93, Virginia Tech 86

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kevin Knox scored 21 points and Hamidou Diallo added 20 to power the Wildcats' win over the Hokies.

In a game that featured 11 lead changes and eight ties, Kentucky (9-1) used a 10-0 run early in the second half to push ahead for good.

Virginia Tech (9-2) committed 19 turnovers. Ahmed Hill led the Hokies with 20 points.

No. 10 Xavier 68, East Tennessee State 66

CINCINNATI -- The Musketeers trailed by 22 points with 14:25 remaining in the game, and with 10 minutes left, Xavier guard J.P. Macura left with a head injury. The result was the largest comeback in Cintas Center history.

Trevon Bluiett hit a go-ahead step-back jumper with seven seconds left as the Musketeers (10-1) rallied for the win.

Bluiett, who missed nine straight shots in one stretch, finished with 18 points, including the game winner. East Tennessee State (6-4) got 20 points from Desonta Bradford.

No. 12 Gonzaga 89, North Dakota 83 (OT)

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Zach Norvell and Josh Perkins combined for 39 points, helping the Bulldogs survive a scare from the Fighting Hawks.

Norvell finished with 19 points, seven rebounds, five steals and four assists. The freshman guard sparked a hot start to overtime for the Bulldogs (9-2), who were down nine with five minutes left in the second half.

North Dakota's Geno Crandall hit a 3-pointer from the right wing with two seconds to play in regulation, sending the game into overtime tied 69-69. Gonzaga responded by scoring the first nine points of overtime, including a 3-pointer and layup from Norvell, and sealed the win at the foul line. Crandall scored 28 points for the Fighting Hawks (4-7).

No. 13 Kansas 73, Nebraska 72

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Svi Mykhailiuk's 3-pointer with 23 seconds to go lifted the Jayhawks (8-2) to a win over the Cornhuskers (7-5).

Mikhailiuk scored 10 of his 14 points in the final 10 minutes.

Nebraska did not call a timeout, and instead got two shots in a frenzied final seconds. James Palmer (14 points) missed a 3-pointer, got his own rebound, then was blocked in lane by Udoka Azubuike, who tracked down his 10th rebound and fired the ball into the front court as time expired. Azubuike had a career-high 26 points.

Rutgers 71, No. 15 Seton Hall 65

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Corey Sanders poured in 22 points as Rutgers (10-3) upended Seton Hall (9-2) in the Garden State Hardwood Classic.

The Scarlet Knights erased an 11-point second-half deficit by ending the game on a 15-2 run, snapping a four-game losing streak in the series. Seton Hall went the last 6:06 without a field goal.

Corey Sanders led Rutgers with 22 points, while Myles Powell topped Seton Hall with 18 points.

No. 16 Virginia 80, Davidson 60

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Senior Devon Hall poured in a career-high 20 points and Nigel Johnson had 21 points as the Cavaliers dispatched the Wildcats.

Virginia (9-1) led by as many as 21 points in the second half and overcame a slow start to shoot 50 percent for the game while connecting on 10 of 19 from beyond the 3-point arc. The Cavaliers turned the ball over just six times and outrebounded Davidson 32-28.

Forward Peyton Aldridge scored 20 points for Davidson (4-4).

No. 17 Purdue 82, Butler 67

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Boilermakers (11-2) dominated nearly every aspect of the game and rolled past the Bulldogs in the Crossroads Classic.

Purdue, which had not defeated Butler in nearly 20 years, shot over 50 percent from the floor while holding the Bulldogs to less than 40 percent. Purdue scored from all over the floor, hitting nine 3-pointers and scoring at will in the paint.

The high-scoring Bulldogs (8-3) were limited to just 37.7 percent overall shooting. Carsen Edwards scored 18 points for Purdue, while Kelan Martin had 17 for Butler.

Indiana 80, No. 18 Notre Dame 77 (OT)

INDIANAPOLIS -- Archie Miller got his first signature win as the Hoosiers' coach with the help of Juwan Morgan, who provided the go-ahead points with a dunk after a missed free throw in overtime in the second game of the Crossroads Classic.

Morgan's dunk came with 11.6 seconds left in the extra session and Indiana trailing by one. The junior forward, who scored a career-high 34 points, had just scored on a layup and was at the line with a chance to tie the game.

Zach McRoberts rebounded his miss and passed back to the Morgan, who threw down a two-handed slam to put Indiana (6-5) up by one.

Notre Dame (8-3) had a chance to go back on top, but Matt Farrell's shot fell short. After two free throws put Indiana up by three, Bonzie Colson's attempt to tie the game with a half-court shot at the buzzer rimmed out.

Oklahoma State 71, No. 19 Florida State 70

SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Cowboys hung on to record the upset in the Orange Bowl Classic.

Mitchell Solomon produced 12 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, three blocks and two steals for Oklahoma State (8-2). His put-back with 5.4 seconds left put Oklahoma State ahead by a point.

Seminoles guard CJ Walker tried to dribble the length of the court for a layup. But Solomon stepped up in the lane and drew the charge, handing Florida State (9-1) its first loss.

Clemson 71, No. 22 Florida 69

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Junior guard Marcquise Reed scored 22 points while leading the Tigers to the upset in the Orange Bowl Classic.

Clemson (9-1), which was predicted to finish 11th in the ACC, is off to its best 10-game start since 2008-2009.

Florida (6-4), which has lost four of its past five games, was led by Virginia Tech transfer Jalen Hudson, who had a game-high 23 points.

No. 23 Arizona 89, New Mexico 73

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Sophomore Rawle Alkins scored a career-high 26 points to lead the Wildcats to a win over the Lobos. It was Alkins' second game of the season and first start after missing the missing most of the season with a foot injury.

Allonzo Trier and Deandre Ayton took over late for Arizona (8-3). Trier hit a layup to make it 80-71 and Ayton got loose for a dunk to make it 82-71 with 2:53 left. Trier finished with 22 points and Ayton had 14 points and 13 rebounds.

Dane Kuiper scored 24 points for New Mexico (3-8).

No. 24 Texas Tech 73, Rice 53

LUBBOCK, Texas -- The Red Raiders forced 26 Owls turnovers and turned them into 34 points on the other end.

Guard Keenan Evans scored 13 points to lead Texas Tech (9-1). Forward Zhaire Smith added 12, and forward Zach Smith and guard Niem Stevenson each finished with 10.

Guard Connor Cashaw led Rice (3-8) with 21, but he was the only player to score in double figures for the Owls.

No. 25 Cincinnati 77, UCLA 63

LOS ANGELES -- A 23-11 edge in points off turnovers, eight of which came in an 18-0 run in the first half, made the difference for the Bearcats (9-2) in a road win.

UCLA (7-3) went 6:26 without a point during Cincinnati's decisive run.

Kyle Washington had 19 points for Cincinnati, and Jacob Evans made 4 of 6 from behind the arc for the game en route to 16 points. Aaron Holiday topped the Bruins with 17 points.

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