Kentucky 76, South Carolina 48
PJ Washington scored 20 points as No. 5 Kentucky won its ninth consecutive game by defeating South Carolina 76-48 in an SEC game Tuesday night in Lexington, Ky.
Wake Forest 78, Pittsburgh 76
Chaundee Brown made a tiebreaking 3-point basket with 32 seconds left in overtime as Wake Forest pulled out a 78-76 victory against visiting Pittsburgh on Tuesday night at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Illinois 79, Michigan St 74
Illinois entered Tuesday night's game against No. 9 Michigan State with nothing to lose, and it showed.
Duke 80, Boston College 55
Cam Reddish scored a team-high 24 points, Zion Williamson added 16 points and 17 rebounds, and No. 2 Duke overcame a slow start for an 80-55 win over Boston College on Tuesday night in Durham, N.C.
Florida State 80, Syracuse 62
Terance Mann scored 22 points, and Mfiondu Kabengele added 18 as 22nd-ranked Florida State posted an 80-62 win over host Syracuse on Tuesday in an Atlantic Coast Conference clash.
Michigan 77, Rutgers 65
Freshman forward Ignas Brazdeikis scored 23 points and No. 7 Michigan bounced back from its second loss of the season by downing host Rutgers 77-65 on Tuesday in Piscataway, N.J.
St. John's 70, Marquette 69
Shamorie Ponds scored 19 of his 28 points in the second half and hit the game-winning layup with 20 seconds left as St. John's edged No. 10 Marquette 70-69 Tuesday night in Milwaukee.
North Carolina 113, NC State 96
Luke Maye scored 31 points as No. 8 North Carolina completed a regular-season season sweep of North Carolina State with a 113-96 victory Tuesday night in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Arkansas 69, Vanderbilt 66
Forward Daniel Gafford's 28 points helped Arkansas knock off Vanderbilt 69-66 on Tuesday night in Fayetteville, Ark.
Tennessee 72, Missouri 60
Junior power forward Grant Williams and senior guard Admiral Schofield scored 13 points apiece and top-ranked Tennessee extended its school-record winning streak to 17 games with a 72-60 victory over Missouri on Tuesday night in Southeastern Conference play at Knoxville, Tenn.
Auburn 76, Florida 62
With pressure defense and scoring up and down its roster, Auburn solved its decade-long hex against Florida on Tuesday.
Kansas State 74, Kansas 67
Host Kansas State used a strong second half to defeat No. 13 Kansas 74-67 in the 290th version of the Sunflower Showdown on Tuesday night at Manhattan, Kan.