Top 25 Capsules
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Svi Mykhailiuk came off the bench to score 17 points, Frank Mason III added 16 and No. 2 Kansas beat Texas Tech 67-58 on Saturday to secure at least a share of its 12th straight Big 12 title.
Mykhailiuk hit five 3-pointers and didn't miss a shot until the final minute, helping the Jayhawks (25-4, 13-3) extend one of the most remarkable streaks in major college basketball.
The only school to win more consecutive conference championships was UCLA, which won 13 in a row during the 1960s and `70s. The Jayhawks can win their eighth outright title during their streak with a win Monday night at No. 25 Texas or in their regular-season finale against No. 17 Iowa State.
Toddrick Gotcher hit five 3s and led the Red Raiders (18-10, 8-8) with 20 points.
No. 1 VILLANOVA 89, MARQUETTE 79
MILWAUKEE (AP) – Kris Jenkins scored 19 points and Josh Hart had 19 on 7-of-8 shooting as Villanova pulled away.
The Wildcats (25-4, 14-2 Big East) rebounded nicely after a midweek loss at No. 5 Xavier to stay atop the conference, one game ahead of the Musketeers.
Daniel Ochefu had 18 points and gave Villanova an inside presence to complement Jenkins' outside shooting. Jenkins was 4 of 9 from 3-point range.
Playing in front of a raucous home crowd, Marquette (18-11, 7-9) got within 42-39 with 19:46 left on two free throws by Duane Wilson. But the young Golden Eagles wilted against the Wildcats' pressure.
Jajuan Johnson had 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting for Marquette.
No. 25 TEXAS 76, No. 3 OKLAHOMA 63
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Isaiah Taylor scored 18 points and Texas overwhelmed Oklahoma over the final 7 minutes.
Texas trailed 58-51 before Taylor converted a three-point play to start a 25-5 run down the stretch.
Buddy Hield scored 33 points for Oklahoma.
Connor Lammert and Javan Felix scored 14 points each for Texas (19-10, 10-6 Big 12).
Hield reached 30 points for the ninth time this season but faded badly like the rest of his teammates down the stretch.
Oklahoma (22-6, 10-6) went nearly 7 minutes without scoring as the Texas run cranked up. Hield didn't break the Oklahoma scoring drought until making a 3-pointer in the final minute.
No. 22 UTAH 70, No. 9 ARIZONA 64
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Brandon Taylor scored 19 points, including an ankle-breaking move to free himself for a game-clinching 3-pointer with 41 seconds to play, and Utah moved into a first-place tie with Oregon in the Pac-12.
Ryan Anderson made two free throws with 2:51 to play to give Arizona its last lead at 64-63. The Wildcats didn't score again.
Taylor, who went 4 for 5 from beyond the arc, had five steals and a couple of hustle plays in the closing minutes to help the Utes retain possession and break a 12-game losing streak against Arizona.
Jakob Poeltl had 14 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks for the Utes, who won their sixth straight game.
Allonzo Trier scored 23 points and Anderson had 11 for the Wildcats, who have lost two after winning six straight.
No. 12 MIAMI 73, No. 11 LOUISVILLE 65
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) – Miami applied smothering defense led by center Tonye Jekiri to hold Louisville without a point for nearly 5 minutes down the stretch.
Miami rallied from a 62-58 deficit and scored 12 consecutive points. Louisville missed nine straight shots, several while pressured by the 7-foot Jekiri.
Jekiri, playing with four fouls, made both ends of a 1-and-1 to put the Hurricanes ahead to stay, 63-62.
Angel Rodriguez had 17 points and seven assists for the Hurricanes (23-5, 12-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), who completed a sweep of their nine league home games. The Cardinals (22-7, 11-5) fell behind Miami into third place in the league race with two games left.
Quentin Snider had 14 points for Louisville.