By Milton Blake | SportingAlert.com
Published on Jan. 21 9:22 a.m. CST . 0 comment
(Sporting Alert) — NCAA men’s college basketball top 25 scores from the list of games that were on the schedule on Monday, Jan. 20.
Ethan Wragge drains 3s, Creighton upsets Villanova
In the highlighted game on the night, free scoring Ethan Wragge drained 9 of 14 from three-point range in his career-high 27 points, on his way to tying a school record for 3-pointers and Creighton stunned No. 4 Villanova 96-68.
The exciting victory also Doug McDermott hit five 3s in scoring 23 points, as the Bluejays (16-3), who went 21 of 35 for 60-pecent from behind the arc, set a team record for 3-pointers as and they beat a top-five team for the first time in 43-years.
Jahenns Manigat hit four of five as well from 3s and Creighton, in their first year in the Big East, established a conference record for most 3s in a game.
Wragge took all his shots from three-point range.
“Once I get one, they know I’m hunting for two and three,” Wragge said. “It’s a hard feeling to describe once you get one to go in.
“You just kind of let it fly and don’t think about it.”
James Bell scored 19 points in leading Villanova (16-2), while JayVaughn Pinkston had 11 points and Darrun Hilliard II added 11 points in the defeat for the Wildcats, which suffered its first defeat in conference play.
In another NCAA top 25 score, Perry Ellis had 18 points and Andrew Wiggins finished with 17 points and pulled down seven rebounds and No. 8 Kansas registered a 78-68 victory over No. 24 Baylor.
Brady Heslip knocked down six 3-pointers and scored a game-high 19 points off the bench to lead the Bears, while Cory Jefferson and Isaiah Austin each had 16 points in the defeat.
NCAA top 25 men’s college basketball scores
Creighton 96 (16-3), (4) Villanova 68 (16-2)
(8) Kansas 78 (14-4), (24) Baylor 68 (13-5)
Nebraska 68 (9-8), (17) Ohio State 62 (15-4)
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