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No. 6 Villanova tops 'Cuse, eyes Baylor

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NEW YORK (AP) Jay Wright spotted the fans in orange wigs and heard the dueling chants for Syracuse and Villanova the moment he stepped on the Garden court.

For a Big East fan himself, the Wildcats coach felt the buzz in the stands with the dormant rivalry renewed.

"Did you feel the energy in there," Wright asked guard Justin Moore.


No. 8 Kansas rips UTEP, Mizzou up next

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Ochai Agbaji tried to convince everyone listening that he wasn't looking past UTEP to a showdown with Missouri.

The smirk that he tried to hide gave him away.


Tshiebwe's big 2nd half sparks No. 10 UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Oscar Tshiebwe wasn't fazed by being a foul away from having to leave the game, because he was playing smarter.

"I wanted my head to stay in the game," said Tshiebwe, who finished with four fouls and sat for several minutes in the first half. "Coming back, I was kind of with the mentality of win the game and be careful. Coach told me that if you see you cannot get it, don't reach, just go back."


Texas Tech topples No. 13 Vols in OT

NEW YORK (AP) Texas Tech might want to petition to play in the Jimmy V Classic every season. The unranked Red Raiders make a habit of rankling the ranked teams in New York.

Terrence Shannon, Jr. had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Texas Tech continued its run of Jimmy V Classic shockers in an offensively anemic 57-52 overtime win over No. 13 Tennessee on Tuesday night.


Notae's 23 points pace No. 12 Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) J.D. Notae recorded his first career double-double and No. 12 Arkansas rolled to a 86-66 win against Charlotte on Tuesday night in nonconference action.

Notae finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds as the Razorbacks (9-0) took control of the game in the first half and never let up. Arkansas sophomore Jaylin Williams scored a career-high 15 points and added eight rebounds for Arkansas. Four players scored in double-figures for the Razorbacks.


Mobley scores 23 in No. 16 USC's win

LOS ANGELES (AP) Southern California's big men were too much for Eastern Kentucky.

Led by Isaiah Mobley's career-high 23 points and 13 rebounds - his third double-double in four games - the 16th-ranked Trojans won 80-68 on Tuesday night.


Michigan rolls to 102-67 rout of Huskers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Terrance Williams II tossed in 22 points, Brandon Johns Jr. scored 20 points and Michigan routed Nebraska, 102-67 in the Wolverines Big Ten Conference opener Tuesday night.

Johns hit a 3-pointer 19 seconds into the game to set the tone for the contest. Michigan rained in nine 3-pointers in the first half to build a 51-32 lead by intermission and the Wolverines (6-3, 1-0) shot 15 of 32 from beyond the arc.


Strickland powers Temple by Vandy in OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tai Strickland scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half and overtime, and Temple beat Vanderbilt 72-68 on Tuesday night, becoming the second straight American Athletic Conference foe to beat the Commodores.

Strickland made a steal and hit two free throws at the other end for a 67-65 lead with 1:16 left in overtime. Vanderbilt got an offensive rebound on its next possession and Jamaine Mann made 1 of 2 free throws. Damian Dunn sank a contested 3-pointer with the shot clock winding down to extend Temple's lead to 70-66 at 20.5


James Madison gets 1st win over Virginia

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Takal Molson made a go-ahead basket with 1:10 remaining and James Madison held off Virginia 52-49 on Tuesday night for its first win against the Cavaliers in 12 attempts.

Molson spun in the lane and hit an off-balance shot with 22.1 seconds left for a three-point lead. Kihei Clark missed a 3-pointer at the other end, Virginia's 21st miss from distance, and Terell Strickland was fouled. Strickland missed the free throw and Armaan Franklin got it to midcourt for a heave at the buzzer but it didn't hit the rim.


Harris scores 26, Butler beats Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Chuck Harris buried a 3 to take the lead and Simas Lukosius grabbed a clutch defensive rebound and hit a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left to give Butler a 66-62 overtime win over Oklahoma in a Big East/Big 12 Battle Tuesday night.

Elijah Harkless and Jordan Goldwire each hit 3-pointers to put the Sooners up, 62-58 with 1:38 to play. D.J. Hughes got a tip-in and Harris stepped behind a screen and drilled an open 3 with :35 left to give the Bulldogs the lead. Harkless drove for a layup that rolled off the rim and Lukosius grabbed the rebound. The freshman from Lithuania hit both free throws for a three-point lead and Aaron Thompson rebounded Umoja Gibson's missed 3 and hit one of two from the line to set the final margin.

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