Top 25 Capsules
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Keenan Evans scored 23 points, Niem Stevenson had 21 and Texas Tech toppled fourth-ranked Baylor 84-78 on Monday night.
The Red Raiders rallied in the second half after blowing an early 12-point lead. Texas Tech opened the game with an 11-0 run and used an identical spurt late in the game to go ahead to stay.
Devon Thomas converted a tying three-point play with 7:09 left, his only points of the game coming after he was originally whistled for charging while making a layup. Officials reviewed the play and the call was overturned after it was determined Jake Lindsey was in the restricted area when he drew contact, and he instead was given the foul.
Aaron Ross then hit a 3-pointer, and his layup with five minutes left put Texas Tech (17-9, 5-8 Big 12) up 69-61.
Justin Gray added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Red Raiders, who were coming off consecutive one-point losses. They were beaten 80-79 at home by third-ranked Kansas on Saturday.
Terry Maston led Baylor (22-4, 9-4) with a career-high 22 points. Manu Lecomte, who fouled out after a technical in the second half, finished with 16.
No. 8 LOUISVILLE 76, SYRACUSE 72, OT
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) – Louisville scored 10 consecutive points in overtime, including five straight by Anas Mahmoud, to outlast Syracuse.
John Gillon sent the game to overtime for Syracuse by hitting a 3-pointer with 40 seconds to go in regulation that tied the score at 58. The Orange took a 63-61 lead on two free throws by Andrew White, but Louisville scored the next 10 points to take control and hold on.
Tyler Roberson went to the line for two shots that would have tied the game at 74 with 2.7 seconds to go in OT but he missed both.
Donovan Mitchell scored 16 points, including 13 in the second half, and Quentin Snider added 14 to lead Louisville (21-5, 9-4 Atlantic Coast Conference). Mahmoud had 12.
The Cardinals, who lead the ACC in 3-point field goal defense, held the Orange (16-11, 8-6) to 8-of-34 shooting from beyond the arc. ACC leading scorer Andrew White, who leads the conference in 3-point field goals, was held to 2 of 14 from long range.
White led the Orange with 22 points, and Tyler Lydon added 14.