The Gators bounced back from a buzzer-beater loss at No. 9 Connecticut last week and extended their home-winning streak to 21 games. The latest victory came in the Big 12-SEC Challenge.
NO. 11 KENTUCKY 70, BOISE STATE 55
In Lexington, Ky., James Young scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half and Kentucky used solid defense to hand Boise State its first loss.
Outrebounded by 15 in losing to No. 14 Baylor last Friday, the Wildcats (8-2) bounced back by dominating the Broncos (8-1) 43-27 on the glass. Kentucky held the nation’s No. 2 offense 37 points below its average, limiting Boise State to 8-of-35 shooting in the second half and 22 of 69 overall (32 percent.)
NO. 20 GONZAGA 80, WEST VIRGINIA 76
In Morgantown, W.Va., Przemek Karnowski scored a season-high 19 points, Kevin Pangos added 18 and Gonzaga came from 10 points down to beat West Virginia.
NO. 23 GONZAGA 70, WISCONSIN 55
In Spokane, Jazmine Redmon led four players in double figures with 15 points to lead Gonzaga.
ARKANSAS 81, TULSA 43
In Fayetteville, McKenzie Adams scored a game-high 22 points and the Razorbacks remained unbeaten.