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Baylor tested but beats Tech to go 12-0

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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Davion Mitchell had 19 points and Jared Butler finally scored late as No. 2 Baylor overcame No. 15 Texas Tech 68-60 on Saturday to stay undefeated after their closest game this season.

Butler, the preseason AP All-American coming off a season-high 28 points in the last game, was 0-for-9 shooting with six turnovers before hitting consecutive 3-pointers for the Bears (12-0, 5-0 Big 12) in the final five minutes.

Mitchell hit a 3-pointer with 5:38 left to stretch Baylor's lead to 49-45 after the Red Raiders failed to score on a possession when they missed three consecutive putback chances. Butler scored all seven of his points after that.


Gophers hand No. 7 Michigan 1st loss

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) When two of the Big Ten's best and tallest players faced off just last week, Michigan's Hunter Dickinson made his 7-foot-1 mark on a decisive win over Minnesota.

Liam Robbins and his teammates stepped up in a big way to avoid the repeat.


Butler rallies to upset No. 8 Creighton

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Butler coach LaVall Jordan challenged Aaron Thompson on Saturday. The senior guard responded just as Jordan envisioned.

Thompson scored 17 points, found Bryce Nze for the go-ahead layup with 68 seconds left in overtime, and played shutdown defense late to help the Bulldogs overcome a 13-point deficit and upset No. 8 Creighton 70-66.


No. 21 Ohio St powers past No. 14 Illini

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) E.J. Liddell scored 26 points and No. 21 Ohio State beat No. 14 Illinois 87-81 in a brutal Big Ten matchup on Saturday.

The game was especially physical in the second half. One technical was called, on Ohio State's Duane Washington Jr., and the officials had to step in many times to avoid fights.


No. 17 Missouri returns, beats Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) A COVID-19 pause left Missouri a little rusty before the Tigers shook it off and beat Texas A&M.

Dru Smith scored 15 points and the 17th-ranked Tigers beat the Aggies 68-52 on Saturday. It was Missouri's first game since Jan. 5 before they got paused because of a positive coronavirus test within the program.


UCLA extends home win streak to 15

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jules Bernard had 20 points and nine rebounds, and first-place UCLA survived a scare from last-place Washington to win 81-76 on Saturday for its sixth straight victory.

The Bruins (11-2, 7-0 Pac-12) extended their home winning streak to 15 games. Jaime Jaquez Jr. added 15 points, and Cody Riley had 14 points and eight rebounds.


UNLV's Coleman out of for season

LAS VEGAS (AP) UNLV starting point guard Marvin Coleman will miss the rest of the season due to a stress fracture in his right leg.

"This is a tough situation for Marvin and is disappointing for our program," Runnin' Rebels coach T.J. Otzelberger said in a statement on Saturday. "He has been an inspiration and extremely coachable. He helped turn our season around last year and as one of our two team captains and a great leader, we were looking to him to help provide that again for our team.


Trice leads No. 9 Wisconsin past Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) D'Mitrik Trice had 13 points and five assists and turned in a strong second half to lead No. 9 Wisconsin past Rutgers 60-54 on Friday night.

Trice scored eight points and assisted on another basket in a 12-0 run that gave Wisconsin a 54-44 lead with 4:19 to go.


Pitt suspends freshman forward Hugley

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh suspended forward John Hugley indefinitely for disciplinary reasons on Friday after the freshman was charged with three felonies stemming from an incident last summer.

Hugley, who is from Cleveland, Ohio, is facing two counts of felony criminal conspiracy and one felony count of receiving stolen property, according to a criminal complaint filed Thursday.


Iowa St-Kansas postponed for COVID tests

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