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January 13, 2018
Duke 89, Wake Forest 71
Marvin Bagley III scored 30 points and pulled in 11 rebounds as seventh-ranked Duke drilled Wake Forest 89-71 without coach Mike Krzyzewski on the bench Saturday afternoon at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C.
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Michigan 82, Michigan St 72
Moritz Wagner poured in a career-high 27 points, and Michigan upset error-prone No. 4 Michigan State on the road 82-72 on Saturday afternoon at Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich.
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Purdue 81, Minnesota 47
Senior forward Vincent Edwards matched his career best of five 3-pointers and scored a season-high 25 points as No. 5 Purdue rolled to an 81-47 victory over Minnesota on Saturday in Big Ten play at Williams Arena in Minneapolis.
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Seton Hall 74, Georgetown 61
Guards Desi Rodriguez and Myles Powell scored 19 points apiece as No. 13 Seton Hall took control late in the first half and posted a 74-61 victory over Georgetown on Saturday afternoon at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.
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Kansas 73, Kansas State 72
Sophomore guard Malik Newman made two free throws with 15.2 seconds remaining Saturday and senior guard Devonte' Graham netted a game-high 23 points as No. 12 Kansas nipped Kansas State 73-72 at Lawrence, Kan.
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Boston College 86, Dartmouth 72
Boston College stormed out to a 22-point lead during a 23-4 surge in the opening minutes of the second half en route to 86-72 rout of non-conference foe Dartmouth on Saturday at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
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Mississippi 78, Florida 72
Ole Miss got 22 points from forward Bruce Stevens and overcame an 8-point deficit early in the second half in rallying for a 78-72 victory over Florida on Saturday afternoon at The Pavilion in Oxford, Miss.
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South Carolina 64, Georgia 57
Senior guard Frank Booker scored 17 points off the bench as the South Carolina Gamecocks snapped a three-game road losing streak, defeating the host Georgia Bulldogs 64-57 on Saturday afternoon at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga.
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Oklahoma 102, Texas Christian 97
In a season with big game after big game, Oklahoma freshman point guard Trae Young had his best Saturday.
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Georgia Tech 69, Pittsburgh 54
The Ramblin' Wreck is rather quietly rambling and wrecking as good as anyone in the country right now.
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Florida State 101, Syracuse 90
Senior guard Braian Angola scored 24 points as No. 23 Florida State pulled away in the second overtime and beat Syracuse 101-90 at the Donald Tucker Center in Tallahassee, Fla., on Saturday.
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Arizona 90, Oregon 83
Arizona guard Allonzo Trier scored 25 points and forward Deandre Ayton had 24 as the No. 17 Wildcats pulled away late for 90-83 Pac-12 victory over the Oregon Ducks at McKale Center in Tucson on Saturday.
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Xavier 92, Creighton 70
Trevon Bluiett scored 24 points, and No. 10 Xavier delivered coach Chris Mack a milestone win with a 92-70 rout of No. 25 Creighton on Saturday at Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Texas Tech 72, West Virginia 71
Eighth-ranked Texas Tech ended the longest winning streak in the country and created a four-way tie atop the Big 12 Conference on Saturday.
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Clemson 72, Miami-Florida 63
Senior forward Donte Grantham scored 18 points as No. 19 Clemson defeated No. 18 Miami 72-63 on Saturday afternoon in an Atlantic Coast Conference game at Littlejohn Coliseum.
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Iowa State 75, Baylor 65
Lindell Wigginton and Nick Weiler-Babb combined for 18 points over the final 7:37 Saturday afternoon, rallying Iowa State to a 75-65 victory over Baylor in Big 12 Conference men's basketball play at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa.
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Auburn 76, Mississippi State 68
Bryce Brown scored 23 points as No. 22 Auburn overcame a 13-point second-half deficit to defeat Mississippi State, 76-68, in a Southeastern Conference game Saturday afternoon at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Miss.
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Louisville 94, Virginia Tech 86
Deng Adel poured in a game-high 27 points on just 15 shot attempts Saturday as Louisville outgunned Virginia Tech 94-86 for an Atlantic Coast Conference win at KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky.
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Kentucky 74, Vanderbilt 67
Behind 22 points from guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, No. 21 Kentucky scored a 74-67 victory over Vanderbilt at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville on Saturday afternoon.
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Washington St. 78, California 53
Robert Franks set a program record with 10 three-pointers and scored 34 points as Washington State snapped a four-game losing streak with a 78-53 victory over visiting California on Saturday.
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Oklahoma State 65, Texas 64
Yankuba Sima's putback layup with six seconds to play lifted Oklahoma State to a 65-64 come-from-behind victory over Texas on Saturday in a wild Big 12 Conference game at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
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North Carolina 69, Notre Dame 68
Joel Berry II made two free throws with 7.1 seconds left and No. 20 North Carolina made a final defensive stand to defeat Notre Dame 69-68 on Saturday night at the Joyce Center in South Bend, Ind.
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Tennessee 75, Texas A&M 62
No. 24 Tennessee sent visiting Texas A&M Aggies to its fifth consecutive loss, 75-62 on Saturday night at Thompson-Boling Arena in career game No. 1,000 for Volunteers coach Rick Barnes.
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Arkansas 65, Missouri 63
Arkansas built double-digit leads in each half but had to rally late for a 65-63 victory over Missouri on Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark., to end a three-game losing streak.
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Arizona State 77, Oregon St. 75
Arizona State guard Shannon Evans scored 22 points and Kodi Justice had 14 as the No. 11 Sun Devils overcame a 13-point, second-half deficit for a 77-75 victory over Oregon State on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.
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Cincinnati 78, South Florida 55
Jarron Cumberland scored 18 points as No. 14 Cincinnati pulled away in the final 10 minutes for a 78-55 victory against South Florida on Saturday night at the Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla.
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Wichita St. 72, Tulsa 69
Conner Frankamp and Landry Shamet combined for 32 points, and No. 5 Wichita State survived a late run by Tulsa to pull out a 72-69 road win in American Athletic Conference play Saturday at Reynolds Center in Tulsa, Okla.
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Stanford 73, Washington 64
Freshman Daejon Davis scored 16 points, including a key late 3-pointer, and Stanford beat Washington 73-64 Saturday in Pac-12 play at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, Wash.
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Villanova 78, St. John's 71
Donte DiVincenzo scored 25 points, sinking a career-high six 3-pointers, and No. 1 Villanova fought off a gritty challenge from St. John's in a 78-71 Big East win Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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Alabama 74, Louisiana State 66
Dazon Ingram scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Alabama defeated LSU 74-66 in a Southeastern Conference game Saturday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge , La.
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Gonzaga 75, San Francisco 65
Rui Hachimura blocked Frankie Ferrari's layup with just over two minutes remaining to stall a University of San Francisco rally and help 15th-ranked Gonzaga hang on for a 75-65 victory Saturday in San Francisco.
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Colorado 68, UCLA 59
Namon Wright hit a jumper and George King connected on a 3-pointer as Colorado countered a UCLA run with two key hoops late in the game that enabled the Buffaloes to hold on for a 68-59 victory over the Bruins on Saturday night in Los Angeles.
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