Stephen Thompson Jr. had 22 points and Oregon State swept the Civil War series for the first time in nine seasons with a 72-57 victory over Oregon. Tres Tinkle got off to a slow start but added 13 points and seven assists for the Beavers (16-8, 8-4 Pac-12).
RJ Barrett had Duke's first triple-double in 13 years, finishing with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the second-ranked Blue Devils' 94-78 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday night. Zion Williamson scored 32 points on 12-of-16 shooting and Tre Jones added 13 to help the Blue Devils win their ninth straight.
PJ Washington had 23 points, Keldon Johnson added 19 and No. 5 Kentucky upset No. 1 Tennessee 86-69 to end the Volunteers' 19-game winning streak. The Wildcats used a 25-7 surge over 7:02 for a 62-38 lead, providing a cushion that withstood the Volunteers' 13-0 spurt soon after that cut the advantage in half. Kentucky maintained a double-digit lead to win the highly-anticipated matchup of conference leaders and top-five schools. Washington made 9 of 12 from the field while Johnson was 8 of 14.
Joe Wieskamp banked in a 3-pointer from the corner with less than a second to play and No. 21 Iowa posted a miraculous 71-69 win over Rutgers on Saturday for its fourth straight win. The Scarlet Knights appeared on the verge of their second upset of a ranked team this season when Gio Baker got a friendly role on a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 3.3 seconds to play to put Rutgers ahead 69-68.
Devon Dotson and K.J. Lawson each scored 15 points, and No. 14 Kansas beat depleted West Virginia 78-53. Dedric Lawson, K.J.'s brother, had 14 points for the Jayhawks, who won their third straight as they continue to start four freshmen. Lamont West and Chase Harler scored 11 points apiece for West Virginia, which struggled without former starters Esa Ahmed and Wesley Harris, who were dismissed from the team earlier in the week.
Tim Reynolds, Associated Press | Posted Feb 17th - 12:49am
Anthony Davis isn't completely sure if he's going to play in Sunday's All-Star game. He doesn't know how much the New Orleans Pelicans will have him play the rest of this season. Or where he'll play next season. Or where he'll play the season after that, either.
Jenna Fryer, Associated Press | Updated Feb 17th - 12:48am
Among those trying to win the Daytona 500 this year are a Florida watermelon farmer, a short-track champion from New England, a television analyst and a 22-year-old whose career nearly was derailed by a brain tumor.