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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky's 54-game winning streak at Rupp Arena came to an end on Saturday when the No. 8 wildcats were upset by Baylor 64-55.

Pierre Jackson scored 17 points and Isaiah Austin and A.J. Walton each added 11 for the Bears (5-2). Brady Heslip and Cory Jefferson each added 10 points and Baylor beat the Wildcats for the first time in eight tries.

Baylor shot just 41 percent for the game but held Kentucky (4-3) to 21-of-71 from the floor.

Archie Goodwin scored 17 points for Kentucky before fouling out with 1:44 remaining in the game. Alex Poythress added 13 and Nerlens Noel eight for the Wildcats.

After trailing for the first 15 minutes Baylor took its first lead at 20-19 on Jackson's 3-pointer and stayed close before closing the half with a 12-2 run for a 34-29 lead. The Bears kept the Wildcats at bay with a zone defense that forced Kentucky into 16 turnovers.

Duke 88, Delaware 50

DURHAM, N.C. — Ryan Kelly scored 15 of his 18 points in the decisive first half and No. 2 Duke routed Delaware 88-50 on Saturday.

Mason Plumlee added 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Blue Devils (8-0). They never trailed, shot 52 percent, led by 46 and enjoyed a rare breather after a challenging run of games against nationally ranked opponents.

Michigan 74, Bradley 66

PEORIA, Ill. — Freshman Nick Stauskas scored 22 points in his first start and Michigan survived a late run to get the win.

Stauskas started for Matt Vogrich and had eight first-half points to help the Wolverines (7-0) to a narrow 34-30 lead at the break.

Ohio State 70, Northern Kentucky 43

COLUMBUS, Ohio — LaQuinton Ross scored a career-high 22 points to lead cold-shooting Ohio State past Northern Kentucky.

Ohio State (5-1) rebounded from a 73-68 loss to No. 2 Duke on Wednesday night in which the Buckeyes led most of the way but faded at the finish. They had another bad shooting game against the Norse (0-5), making only 38 percent of their shots.

Louisville 69, Illinois State 66

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Russ Smith scored 24 points and Peyton Siva added 20, including four 3-pointers, to lead Louisville to the win.

Down three, Illinois State's Tyler Brown airballed a 3-pointer with 8 seconds left that was saved by Bryant Allen to Jackie Carmichael. Carmichael found Brown for another chance at overtime, drawing considerable contact from Louisville's Chane Behanan as the buzzer sounded. But no foul was called and the shot was off, giving Louisville (6-1) the win.

Creighton 80, Saint Joseph's 51

OMAHA, Neb. — Doug McDermott scored 18 of his 23 points in the first half, helping Creighton to the easy win.

Michigan State 84, Nicholls State 39

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Keith Appling scored 13 points and Michigan State used a big run in the first half to grab control in the victory.

Michigan State (6-2) led 10-9 eight minutes into the game before outscoring the Colonels 27-4 during the rest of the opening half.

North Carolina 102, UAB 84

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Leslie McDonald scored a career-high 24 points in his first career start to help No. 14 North Carolina beat UAB.

James Michael McAdoo added 15 points and 12 rebounds as part of a balanced offensive showing for the Tar Heels (6-2).

Virginia Tech 81, Oklahoma State 71

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Erick Green scored 28 points and hit eight critical free throws in the final 76 seconds Saturday to help Virginia Tech remain unbeaten.

Missouri 72, Appalachian State 56

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Laurence Bowers matched his career high with 23 points despite taking just one shot in the second half, leading Missouri to the victory in its first game since embattled guard Michael Dixon announced he would transfer.

Cincinnati 58, Alabama 56

CINCINNATI — Cashmere Wright's fadeaway jumper at the buzzer gave Cincinnati the victory in a matchup of stingy unbeaten teams.

Minnesota 87, North Florida 59

MINNEAPOLIS — Rodney Williams had 15 points and eight rebounds to power Minnesota to the win.

New Mexico 77, Indiana State 68

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Kendall Williams scored a season-high 24 points to help New Mexico beat Indiana State in overtime.

Hugh Greenwood scored eight of his 14 points in OT and Chad Adams added 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Lobos (8-0), who squandered a 19-point lead in the second half, then outscored the Sycamores 13-4 in the extra period.

Penn State 58, Pennsylvania 47

STATE COLLEGE — Jermaine Marshall scored 18 points and two other Penn State players scored in double figures in a win over Pennsylvania.

Marshall was fouled hard by Jamal Lewis on a breakaway with just under two minutes remaining. Lewis was ejected from the game after receiving a flagrant foul, and Marshall hit both free throws to give Penn State a 54-44 lead.

Villanova 62, Vanderbilt 52

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mouphtaou Yarou scored 16 points to lead Villanova to a victory over Vanderbilt.

Tulane 51, Navy 41

NEW ORLEANS — Josh Davis scored 17 points and pulled down a game-high 10 boards as Tulane defeated Navy despite shooting just 27.7 percent (13 of 47) from the field.

Bryant 70, Army 59

SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Dyami Starks scored 20 points and Frankie Dobbs added 19 as Bryant defeated Army for the first time to win its fourth straight game.

Mississippi 80, Rutgers 67

OXFORD, Miss. — Marshall Henderson scored 18 points, including consecutive 3-point shots in a decisive 14-2 surge in the final seven minutes, to lift Mississippi to a win over Rutgers.

St. John's 57, New Jersey Institute of Technology 49

NEW YORK — D'Angelo Harrison scored 14 of his game-high 21 points in the second half to lead St. John's to a comeback victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology.

JaKarr Sampson had a double-double with 15 points and 17 rebounds for the Red Storm (5-2).

WOMEN Ohio State 78, Evansville 33

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Tayler Hill scored 20 points to lead No. 15 Ohio State to its 27th consecutive home victory.

Boston University 66, St. John's 49

BOSTON — Chantell Alford scored 22 points and Rashidat Agboola had a double-double to lead Boston University to an upset win over No. 17 St. John's.

Oklahoma St. 91, Texas Southern 49

STILLWATER, Okla. — Liz Donohoe and Lindsey Keller scored 18 points apiece and No. 18 Oklahoma State routed Texas Southern.

Nebraska 60, Idaho State 51

LINCOLN, Neb. — Jordan Hooper scored a season-high 29 points to lead No. 21 Nebraska to a win over Idaho State.

Dayton 82, UNLV 58

TEMPE, Ariz. — Sam MacKay scored 18 points to lead No. 23 Dayton to a victory over UNLV in the first round of the ASU Classic.

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