No. 2 KANSAS 66, No. 19 BAYLOR 60: Frank Mason III scored 19 points and Landen Lucas had the tiebreaking layup as visiting Kansas (24-4, 12-3) won its eighth straight game, moving closer to a 12th consecutive Big 12 title.

No. 6 MICHIGAN STATE 81, OHIO STATE 62: Bryn Forbes hit six 3-pointers in the second half to finish with 27 points for visiting Michigan State (23-5, 10-5 Big Ten). Marc Loving had 19 points for Ohio State (18-11, 10-6), which had a four-game winning streak stopped.

No. 16 KENTUCKY 78, ALABAMA 53: Jamal Murray scored 23 points and Tyler Ulis added 19 points and 10 assists for host Kentucky (21-7, 11-4 SEC).


MINNESOTA 83, RUTGERS 61: Jordan Murphy had 19 points and 14 rebounds, and host Minnesota (8-19, 2-13) kept Rutgers (6-22, 0-15) winless in conference play.

BIG 12

TEXAS TECH 83, TCU 79: Aaron Ross scored 25 points and Zach Smith added 23 as Texas Tech (18-9, 8-7 Big 12) rallied for a 12-point halftime deficit to earn its fifth straight win.



Peru State's Corday Sims was named NAIA Division I men's basketball player of the week after leading the Bobcats to a pair of wins. Sims scored 33 points with 10 rebounds in a 99-95 win over Grand View, then posted 34 points and 10 rebounds in a 94-58 victory over Avila.

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