Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – Devin Booker scored 19 points and top-ranked
Kentucky put on a defensive clinic in an 83-42 obliteration of UCLA in the CBS
The Wildcats opened the game on a 24-0 run and allowed just three field goals
on 37 shots from the Bruins in the first half en route to building a startling
41-7 lead at the break.
The seven points were the lowest total in a half in UCLA’s storied history and
the fewest Kentucky has permitted in a period since 1943.
UCLA finished a miserable 25.4 percent from the field continue
Lawrence, KS (SportsNetwork.com) – Kelly Oubre Jr. gave 23 points and 10
rebounds as No. 10 Kansas crushed Lafayette, 96-69, on Saturday.
Frank Mason III had 14 points and nine assists and Wayne Selden Jr. added 12
points and six assists for the Jayhawks (9-1), who have won eight straight
since a loss to Kentucky on Nov. 18.
Seth Hinrichs had 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists for the Leopards
(7-3), who had a four-game winning streak stopped. Dan Trist gave 12 points in
Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) – Yogi Ferrell scored all 20 of his
points in the second half, helping Indiana gain some long-awaited revenge on
Butler with an 82-73 victory over the 23rd-ranked Bulldogs at Bankers Life
Troy Williams tied a career high with 22 points and pulled down a personal-
best 11 rebounds to aid Indiana’s cause in the first meeting between the in-
state rivals since Butler stunned the then top-ranked Hoosiers in overtime in
Indianapolis during December of 2012.
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Villanova erased a five-point deficit
over the final 17 seconds of regulation and the seventh-ranked Wildcats
eventually prevailed, 82-77, in overtime over Syracuse at Wells Fargo Center.
With 11 seconds left in the second half, Josh Hart hit a 3-pointer to bring
Villanova (11-0) within 69-67 and after stealing the inbounds pass the
following possession, Jayvaughn Pinkston’s layup tied the game with four
Pinkston led continue
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – Brice Johnson had 18 points and nine
rebounds in the 24th-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels’ 82-74 victory over the
12th-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes at the United Center.
Marcus Paige added 16 points for the Tar Heels (8-3), who have won two in a
row since a loss at top-ranked Kentucky on Dec. 13. Justin Jackson tallied 11
Marc Loving ended with 19 points for the Buckeyes (9-2), who had a four-game
winning streak snapped. Sam Thompson contributed 17 continue