Dedric Lawson experienced 18 factors and 14 rebounds to cement his entrance-runner position for Huge 12 Participant of the Yr, and No. 15 Kansas pounded No. 16 Kansas Point out 64-49 on Monday evening at Kansas to keep alive its hopes of a 15th consecutive convention championship.
Devon Dotson added 16 factors and fellow freshman Quentin Grimes experienced 12 for the Jayhawks (21-7, 10-5), who moved a video game back of the league-primary Wildcats (21-7, 11-4) with a few to participate in.
Texas Tech, which roughed up the Jayhawks on Saturday, is a fifty percent-video game back in 2nd place.
The Wildcats shot 32 % from the area, struggled with turnovers at essential junctures and didn’t appear as cozy as they ended up at Bramlage Coliseum, where they roared earlier the Jayhawks almost a few weeks ago to seize manage of the convention race.
Kamau Stokes led the Wildcats with 12 factors, but no one on head coach Bruce Weber’s workforce acquired into substantially of a rhythm.
#18 Florida St. 68, Notre Dame 61: Freshman Devin Vassell scored 13 factors, sparking Florida State’s 2nd-fifty percent cost with a dunk and a 3-pointer on consecutive belongings, and the Seminoles held off the traveling to Irish. Trent Forrest produced 4 of six free-throw makes an attempt in the closing minute to enable the Seminoles (22-6, 10-5 ACC) prevail. D.J. Harvey scored 18 factors and Prentiss Hubb experienced 17 for Notre Dame (13-15, 3-12).
Williamson out: Duke freshman Zion Williamson will miss out on a 2nd straight video game with a delicate right knee sprain he endured Wednesday. Head coach Mike Krzyzewski reported that the national player of the yr prospect will not participate in Tuesday when the 3rd-ranked Blue Devils pay a visit to No. 20 Virginia Tech.
#1 Baylor 64, #18 Texas 35: Kalani Brown experienced 19 factors with 12 rebounds for host Baylor (26-1, 16- Huge 12), which received its 18th consecutive video game, the nation’s longest energetic winning streak. The Girl Bears have received 39 consecutive Huge 12 typical-season video games, and 36 home video games in a row total due to the fact a loss to the Longhorns two years ago. Brown produced two baskets in the game’s to start with minute to place the Girl Bears forward to remain from Texas (21-7, 11-5), the workforce closest to them in the convention standings.
#4 Notre Dame 98, #17 Syracuse 68: Arike Ogunbowale experienced 24 factors as all 5 starters scored in double figures and traveling to Notre Dame overpowered Syracuse. Brianna Turner experienced 22 factors, and Jessica Shepard and Marina Mabrey experienced 17 apiece for the Irish (26-3, 13-2 ACC). The gain was the eighth for the Irish over a ranked opponent this season. Tiana Mangakahia led the Orange (20-7, 9-5) with 17 factors — all in the 2nd fifty percent.
Caldwell honored: Cal guard Recee Caldwell was named Pac-12 Pplayer of the 7 days soon after averaging 22 factors on .571 area-target capturing in wins over then-No. 17 Arizona Point out and Arizona. She also averaged 4 rebounds and 4.5 helps, and strike 8 of 13 makes an attempt from 3-position range. Her trey with 17 seconds left in regulation pressured overtime in the gain over the Wildcats.