No. 13 Kansas used a blistering spurt to close out the final three-and-a-half minutes to secure a 77-66 victory over No. 20 West Virginia at Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday night. The Kansas Jayhawks closed on a 19-3 run over 3:33 to seal the win.
Grayson Allen scored 25 points and led four Duke starters in double-digit scoring and the No. 12 Blue Devils cruised to a 74-52 victory over Virginia Tech on Wednesday night. Marvin Bagley III, the Atlantic Coast Conference’s leading scorer and rebounder was out with a mild right knee sprain again.
MIAMI, FL — Virginia is the new No. 1 team in the AP Top 25, following the Week 15 release on Monday, Feb. 12. Michigan State, which collected 21 first-place votes, jumped two places to No. 2 this season. Villanova, Duke and Kansas all fell, but Ohio State improves in the AP Top 25.
ATLANTA – Grayson Allen scored 23 points and No. 9 Duke, playing without Marvin Bagley III, beat Georgia Tech 80-69 on Sunday night to snap a two-game losing streak. Duke hosts Virginia Tech on Wednesday night. Georgia Tech is at Wake Forest on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA — No. 9 Duke will aim to snap a two-game skid when it takes on Georgia Tech in Atlanta to complete a three-game road trip on Sunday evening. Watch live streaming coverage of this game on ESPN and WatchESPN. Also available is live stats and box score.
AMES, Iowa — No. 10 Kansas, No. 17 Oklahoma and No. 19 West Virginia all suffered setbacks on Saturday in their respective press to win this year’s Big 12 regular season title. These defeats open the door for Texas Tech to take control of the Big 12 standings if it can win at Kansas State.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Joel Berry II scored 21 points and Kenny Williams completed his return from a shooting slump by matching his career-high with 20 and No. 21 North Carolina beat No. 9 Duke at Dean E. Smith Center on Thursday night.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Keita Bates-Diop tipped in a putback with 2.8 seconds left and No. 14 Ohio State upset No. 3 Purdue 64-63 to end the nation’s longest winning streak on Wednesday night.
PHILADELPHIA — Shamorie Ponds scored 26 points and St. John’s stunned No. 1 Villanova 79-75 on Wednesday night for its second win over an AP Top 5 team in five days. With this defeat for the Wildcats, the door is now open for Virginia to go No. 1 in the next poll.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Devon Hall scored 17 points and No. 2 Virginia rallied in the second half to beat Florida State 59-51 at Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee on Wednesday night.
MIAMI, FL — No. 1 Villanova, No. 2 Virginia and No. 3 Purdue will all feature in the college basketball AP Top 25 schedule on Wednesday night.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Lamonte Turner scored 16 points off the bench, including the crucial go-ahead 3-pointer with 26 seconds left and No. 15 Tennessee beat No. 24 Kentucky 61-59 on Tuesday (6).