Spartans end Buckeyes' 39-game home win streak

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Adreian Payne scored 15 points, Keith Appling added 14, Draymond Green had 12 and No. 11 Michigan State beat No. 3 Ohio State 58-48 on Saturday night, ending the Buckeyes’ 39-game home winning streak.

The Spartans (20-5, 9-3) pulled into a tie with the Buckeyes (21-4, 9-3) for first place in the Big Ten.

Jared Sullinger had 17 points and 16 rebounds for Ohio State, but was 5 for 15 from the field.

NO. 2 SYRACUSE 85, CONNECTICUT 67

In Syracuse, N.Y., Scoop Jardine sparked a game-deciding rally with 3-pointers on consecutive possessions in the closing minutes, and Syracuse beat Connecticut.

Jardine had a season-high 21 points as Syracuse (25-1, 12-1 Big East) earned its fifth consecutive win.

Jeremy Lamb scored 18 points for Connecticut (15-9, 5-7), which has lost six of seven.

NO. 4 MISSOURI 72, NO. 6 BAYLOR 57

In Columbia, Mo., Phil Pressey scored 19 points, making four of Missouri’s season-best 14 3-pointers.

Sixth man Michael Dixon also had four 3-pointers and Marcus Denmon added three for Missouri (23-2, 10-2 Big 12).

Quincy Miller had 20 points for Baylor (21-4, 8-4).

NO. 7 KANSAS 81, OKLAHOMA STATE 66

In Lawrence, Kan., Jeff Withey and Thomas Robinson each logged impressive double-doubles for Kansas (20-5, 10-2 Big 12), which wasted a big chunk of a 29-point second-half cushion before pulling away.

Withey finished with 18 points and a career-best 20 rebounds, while Robinson had 24 points and 14 boards for his 18th double-double of the season.

Markel Brown had 21 points for the Cowboys (12-13, 5-7).

NO. 9 MURRAY STATE 82, AUSTIN PEAY 62

In Murray, Ky., Isaiah Canaan had 23 points and six assists as Murray State (24-1, 12-1 Ohio Valley Conference) bounced back from its first loss of the season to beat Austin Peay (9-18, 6-7).

NO. 14 UNLV 65, NO. 13 SAN DIEGO STATE 63

In Las Vegas, Mike Moser scored 19 points and made a key steal late that helped Nevada Las Vegas (22-4, 6-2 Mountain West) beat San Diego State (20-4, 6-2).

Chase Tapley led the Aztecs with 22 points.

WICHITA STATE 89, NO. 17 CREIGHTON 68

In Omaha, Neb., Joe Ragland scored 24 points, Ben Smith matched his career high with 22 and Wichita State moved a step closer to the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season championship.

Wichita State (22-4, 13-2) has won 12 of its past 13. The Bluejays (21-5, 11-4) have lost three in a row.

NO. 18 MARQUETTE 95, CINCINNATI 78

In Milwaukee, Darius Johnson-Odom and Jae Crowder scored 23 points each, leading Marquette.

Jamil Wilson added 15 points for the Golden Eagles (21-5, 10-3 Big East), who have won nine of their past 10 games.

JaQuon Parker and Dion Dixon scored 15 points each for the Bearcats (17-8, 7-5).

NO. 24 LOUISVILLE 77, WEST VIRGINIA 74

In Morgantown, W.Va., Kyle Kuric scored 17 points to lead five Louisville players in double figures.

Louisville (20-5, 8-4 Big East) scored 13 of the game’s final 16 points to extend its winning streak to six in a row.

Kevin Jones had 22 points and 11 rebounds for West Virginia (16-10, 6-7).

PRINCETON 70, NO. 25 HARVARD 62

In Princeton, N.J., Ian Hummer had 20 points and Princeton (13-10, 4-3), beat Harvard, handing the Crimson their first Ivy League loss of the season.

Keith Wright had 16 points and 12 rebounds for Harvard (21-3, 7-1).


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