Gainesville, FL (Sports Network) - Mike Rosario netted a game-high 18 points as No. 2 Florida cruised past Mississippi State, 83-58, at the O'Connell Center. Erik Murphy added 17 points and five rebounds, while Casey Prather dropped in 12 points, Michael Frazier II scored 11 and Kenny Boynton contributed 10 for the Gators (19-3, 9-1 SEC), who rebounded from a loss to Arkansas on Tuesday. Gavin Ware posted 16 points and Colin Borchert followed with 14 to pace Mississippi State (7-15, 2-8), which dropped its eighth straight game. Mississippi State held an early 5-4 lead before Frazier connected on three shots from beyond the arc during a 22-5 run to hand the Gators a 26-10 advantage with 9:49 left in the first half.
Final Score: Wisconsin 65, (3) Michigan 62 (OT)
Madison, WI (Sports Network) - Ben Brust tied the game with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, then hit the game-winning shot in overtime as Wisconsin pulled off the upset with a 65-62 win over No. 3 Michigan on Saturday. Brust finished with four 3-pointers as part of a 14-point game, while Jared Berggren added 13 points and eight rebounds and Sam Dekker had 12 points and five rebounds for the Badgers (17-7, 8-3 Big Ten), who have won three straight. Trey Burke had 19 points and five rebounds while Tim Hardaway Jr. posted 18 points for the Wolverines (21-3, 8-3), who were coming off an overtime win against Ohio State on Tuesday.
Final Score: Oklahoma 72, (5) Kansas 66
Norman, OK (Sports Network) - Romero Osby scored 17 points on 6-of-8 shooting as the Oklahoma Sooners ended their 10-game losing streak to Kansas and kept the fifth-ranked Jayhawks in a tailspin with a 72-66 victory at Lloyd Noble Center. Kansas has lost three straight for the first time since the 2004-05 season. The final loss in that skid came against the Sooners on Feb. 21, 2005, which also happened to be Oklahoma's last victory over the Big 12 powerhouse. Steven Pledger chipped in 15 points for Oklahoma (15-7, 6-4 Big 12), which never trailed in the second half despite several late runs by the Jayhawks. Bill Self was visibly disappointed with Kansas' performance on Wednesday at TCU, when the Jayhawks were upset by a team that had lost eight straight games, but he seemed more optimistic after Saturday's setback. Things don't get any easier for the Jayhawks (19-4, 7-3) on Monday, when they host No. 13 Kansas State.Ben McLemore and Jeff Withey netted 15 and 14 points, respectively, in the loss.
Final Score: (6) Gonzaga 74, Loyola Marymount 55
Spokane, WA (Sports Network) - Kevin Pangos and Kelly Olynyk each netted 20 points with sharp shooting performances and No. 6 Gonzaga continued its recent dominance at home over Loyola Marymount with a 74-55 victory on Saturday. Pangos knocked down 7-of-11 from the field -- including 4-of-7 from three- point range -- while Olynyk missed just one of his eight attempts from the field to help the Bulldogs (23-2, 10-0 WCC) stay unscathed in conference play and notch their 23rd straight win over the Lions in Spokane. Elias Harris put forth a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds in the Bulldogs' sixth consecutive victory. Anthony Ireland was the sole source of offense for the Lions (8-16, 1-10), who shot a brutal 29.8 percent in dropping their eighth straight contest. He finished with 30 points in defeat.
Final Score: (8) Miami-Florida 87, North Carolina 61
Coral Gables, FL (Sports Network) - Shane Larkin scored 18 points and eighth- ranked Miami-Florida tied a school record for 3-pointers made in an 87-61 shellacking of North Carolina at BankUnited Center. The Hurricanes (19-3, 10-0 ACC) made good on 15-of-26 shots from 3-point range and never trailed at any stage to remain unbeaten in ACC play and run their current winning streak to 11 straight games. Larkin went 5-of-8 from beyond the arc and added nine assists to lead four Miami players in double figures. Durand Scott and Kenny Kadji chipped in 17 points each to help the Hurricanes -- the only remaining major conference team without a blemish in league play -- record their first- ever season sweep of the Tar Heels, with Rion Brown contributing 11 points off the bench to the rout. Reggie Bullock paced previously surging North Carolina (16-7, 6-4), which had won three straight and six of seven coming in, with 14 points and seven rebounds.
Final Score: (12) Michigan State 78, Purdue 65
West Lafayette, IN (Sports Network) - Branden Dawson scored 20 points on 7- of-9 shooting to lead 12th-ranked Michigan State past Purdue, 78-65, at Mackey Arena. Derrick Nix and Keith Appling scored 17 points apiece and Adreian Payne finished with 12 points for the Spartans (20-4, 9-2 Big Ten), who have won nine of their last 10 overall. Terone Johnson scored 20 points, Ronnie Johnson had 15 and A.J. Hammons registered 13 points for the Boilermakers (12-12, 5-6), losers in three of their last four.
Final Score: (13) Kansas State 79, Iowa State 70
Manhattan, KS (Sports Network) - Rodney McGruder recorded 22 points, five assists and four steals and Angel Rodriguez scored 20 points to lead No. 13 Kansas State to a 79-70 win over Iowa State on Saturday. Thomas Gipson and Martavious Irving scored 16 and 10 points off the bench, respectively, for Kansas State (19-4, 8-2 Big 12), which has won four straight games and is now alone at the top of the Big 12 conference standings after Kansas' loss to Oklahoma on Saturday. Korie Lucious had a team-high 16 points, while Melvin Ejim recorded a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds for Iowa State (16-7, 6-4), who came into this game off a win against Oklahoma on Monday. Tyrus McGee scored 15 points off the bench on 6-of-8 shooting.
Final Score: (14) Butler 59, George Washington 56
Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Rotnei Clarke had 14 points, six rebounds and three steals to lead No. 14 Butler to a 59-56 win over George Washington on Saturday. Roosevelt Jones recorded 12 points and seven rebounds and Kellen Dunham added 10 points off the bench for Butler (20-4, 7-2 A-10), which has won three straight. Isaiah Armwood had a team-high 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Colonials (11-11, 5-4), who came into the game off a win against Duquesne on Wednesday. Joe McDonald and Lasan Kromah scored 10 points apiece.
Final Score: UNLV 64, (15) New Mexico 55
Las Vegas, NV (Sports Network) - Anthony Bennett filled the stat sheet with 17 points, 12 rebounds, three blocks and two steals, as the UNLV Runnin' Rebels took down the 15th-ranked New Mexico Lobos, 64-55, on Saturday. Bryce Dejean- Jones added 16 points, nine boards and two blocks for the Runnin' Rebels (18-6, 5-4 MWC), who avenged a 65-60 loss to New Mexico on Jan. 9. Katin Reinhardt made four 3-pointers en route to 16 points. Alex Kirk ended with 17 points and 16 rebounds for the Lobos (20-4, 7-2), who had won three in a row. Cameron Bairstow donated 13 points.
Final Score: Illinois State 75, (16) Creighton 72
Omaha, NE (Sports Network) - Tyler Brown scored a game-high 27 points and Johnny Hill nailed two free throws with 11 seconds remaining, as Illinois State took down No. 16 Creighton, 75-72, on Saturday. Hill finished with 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field and grabbed seven rebounds for the Redbirds (15-10, 6-7 MVC), who have won three straight. Jackie Carmichael added 16 points and six rebounds in the win. Doug McDermott ended with 24 points and 13 boards for the Bluejays (20-5, 9-4), who have lost their last two contests following a three-game winning streak. He was, however, 0-for-5 from behind the arc, while Creighton as a team shot 4-of-23 from 3-point range and 37.9 percent from the floor.
Final Score: (19) Oregon 73, Utah 64
Eugene, OR (Sports Network) - E.J. Singler had 21 points and eight rebounds as No. 19 Oregon defeated Utah, 73-64, on Saturday. Singler was 4-of-6 from the field and 12-of-13 from the free-throw line for the Ducks (19-5, 8-3 Pac-12), who snapped a three-game losing streak. Damyean Dotson added 16 points for Oregon, while Arsalan Kazemi recorded a double-double with 11 points and 14 rebounds. Jason Washburn registered 20 points and seven rebounds and Jarred DuBois added 15 points for the Utes (10-13, 2-9), who sit at the bottom of the Pac-12 conference standings.
Final Score: (20) Georgetown 69, Rutgers 63
Piscataway, NJ (Sports Network) - Markel Starks had 20 points, Otto Porter scored 19 with 14 rebounds and the 20th-ranked Georgetown Hoyas came away with a 69-63 win over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Mikael Hopkins supplied a career-high 14 points for the Hoyas (17-4, 7-3 Big East), who are riding a five-game winning streak. Eli Carter was the lone Scarlet Knight to score in double-figures, finishing with 23 points. Rutgers (12-10, 3-8) has lost six straight.
Final Score: (21) Missouri 98, Ole Miss 79
Columbia, MO (Sports Network) - Alex Oriakhi scored a career-high 22 points and pulled down 18 rebounds to help No. 21 Missouri continue its dominance at Mizzou Arena with a 98-79 win over Ole Miss on Saturday. Oriakhi went 7-for-10 from the floor and finished 8-for-10 from the free throw line to help the Tigers (17-6, 6-4 SEC) improve to 81-4 at their home venue dating back to the 2008-09 season. Phil Pressey also dropped in 22 points and Keion Bell finished with 21 for Missouri, which is 14-0 at home this season. Marshall Henderson and Jarvis Summers scored 16 points apiece, while LaDarius White added 13 points for the Rebels (18-5, 7-3), who have dropped three of their last four games.
Final Score: (22) Oklahoma State 72, Texas 59
Austin, TX (Sports Network) - Marcus Smart scored a game-high 23 points to lead 22nd-ranked Oklahoma State to a 72-59 win over Texas on Saturday. Smart, who went just 4-for-21 from the floor in an overtime win over Baylor on Wednesday, finished 6-for-12 shooting. The freshman also grabbed seven rebounds, dished out three assists and had five steals for the Cowboys (17-5, 7-3 Big 12), winners in five straight and six of their last seven overall. Markel Brown added 17 points and Le'Bryan Nash scored 14 and pulled down nine rebounds in the triumph. Ioannis Papapetrou scored 15 points to go with seven rebounds and four assists and Demarcus Holland added 13 points for the Longhorns (10-13, 2-8), losers in eight of their last 10 games.
Final Score: (23) Pittsburgh 62,(17) Cincinnati 52
Cincinnati, OH (Sports Network) - Tray Woodall scored 14 points and sparked a late run with a pair of 3-pointers, as No. 23 Pittsburgh continued its surge with a 62-52 road victory over No. 17 Cincinnati on Saturday. The Panthers (20-5, 8-4 Big East) lost to the Bearcats on New Year's Eve to start a string of three losses in four games, but have since gone on a 7-1 tear to rise in the Big East standings. Steven Adams and Talib Zanna donated 13 and 11 points, respectively, for Pitt, which did not allow a field goal over the final nine minutes. Cincinnati (18-6, 6-5) missed its last 14 shots, with Sean Kilpatrick going 0-of-7 from the field after scoring 15 of his 16 points before intermission.
Final Score: (24) Marquette 89, DePaul 78
Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - Vander Blue led five Marquette players in double figures with 18 points, as the 24th-ranked Golden Eagles earned an 89-78 victory over DePaul on Saturday at Bradley Center. Junior Cadougan chipped in 17 points, six assists and five rebounds, while Davante Gardner donated 13 points off the bench to help Marquette (17-5, 8-2 Big East) extend its home winning streak to 22 games. Jamil Wilson added 11 points and Chris Otule finished with 10 in Marquette's fourth win in its last five games. Brandon Young poured in a game-high 21 points to go with six assists for the Blue Demons (10-13, 1-9), who have dropped eight straight and 10 of their last 11 games, while Donnavan Kirk and Worrel Clahar each netted 16 points.
Final Score: (25) Notre Dame 104, (11) Louisville 104 (5-OT)
South Bend, IN (Sports Network) - Louisville and Notre Dame have been known to battle into overtime the last few years, but Saturday's meeting was one for the record books. The thrilling Top-25 matchup lasted five overtimes -- the longest regular season game in the Big East's storied history -- with the 25th-ranked Fighting Irish somehow battling back from eight down in the final minute of regulation to steal a sensational 104-101 victory over the 11th- ranked Cardinals. Jerian Grant erupted for 11 points in the final 42 seconds of regulation, and Louisville was unable to answer on its last possession before the overtime bonanza began. The Cardinals actually had a chance to pull out the win at the end of the first four overtimes, but came up empty each time. Eric Atkins, who played an epic 60 minutes, put in a go-ahead bucket late in the fifth overtime, and the heavy-legged Irish (19-5, 7-4 Big East) held on from there to the thrill of the Purcell Pavilion crowd. It was the sixth time in the last eight meetings these programs played past regulation.