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Top 25 roundup: No. 7 Kansas avenges loss to No. 8 K-State

Field Level Media
01 Feb 2023, 16:19 GMT+10

Jalen Wilson recorded 20 points and eight rebounds to help No. 8 Kansas notch a 90-78 victory over No. 7 Kansas State on Tuesday night in Lawrence, Kan.

Dajuan Harris matched his career high of 18 points as the Jayhawks (18-4, 6-3 Big 12) won their second straight game following a three-game slide.

Kevin McCullar registered 16 points and a career-high 13 rebounds as Kansas split the regular-season series against the Wildcats.

Markquis Nowell scored 23 points and Keyontae Johnson added 22 points and matched his season best of 12 rebounds for the Wildcats (18-4, 6-3). Kansas State has dropped 16 of the past 18 meetings with the Jayhawks.

No. 4 Alabama 101, Vanderbilt 44

Brandon Miller scored a game-high 22 points and Nimari Burnett added 16 as the Crimson Tide cruised to a historic win over the Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Alabama (19-3, 9-0 Southeastern Conference) registered its largest margin of victory over an SEC opponent in program history. The 57-point win eclipsed the Crimson Tide's 83-30 victory over Ole Miss on Feb. 15, 1947.

Rylan Griffen added 12 points and seven rebounds for Alabama, which recorded its 10th win in the past 11 games. Paul Lewis scored a team-high 10 points for Vanderbilt (10-12, 3-6).

No. 15 TCU 76, West Virginia 72

JaKobe Coles scored 17 points and Damion Baugh racked up 16 points and 10 assists as the Horned Frogs defeated the Mountaineers in Fort Worth, Texas.

TCU (17-5, 6-3 Big 12) won without Mike Miles Jr. (knee). The Horned Frogs got 16 points from Shahada Wells, and Xavier Cork had 15 while winning for the third time in four games and avenging a loss at West Virginia on Jan. 18.

Erik Stevenson led the Mountaineers with 17 points while Tre Mitchell hit for 15 and Toussaint had 12. West Virginia (13-9, 2-7) had a two-game winning streak snapped.

Boston College 62, No. 20 Clemson 54

Makai Ashton-Langford had 15 points to lead four scorers in double figures as the Eagles stifled the Tigers late en route to a win in Chestnut Hill, Mass.

Ashton-Langford also nabbed six steals, while Jaeden Zackery added 13 points, and Prince Aligbe and Quinten Post chipped in 10 apiece for Boston College (11-12, 5-7 Atlantic Coast Conference). The Eagles earned their second Top 25 win of the season and improved to 3-1 in their last four games.

Clemson (18-5, 10-2) missed 17 consecutive field goals in the second half before a Hunter Tyson 3-pointer with 17 seconds remaining made it 58-52, but by then it was too late. The Tigers shot just 7 of 28 (25 percent) from the floor in the second half.

Maryland 66, No. 21 Indiana 55

Jahmir Young scored 20 points and the Terrapins remained perfect at home in the Big Ten while ending the Hoosiers' five-game winning streak with a victory in College Park, Md.

Donta Scott delivered 19 points and Julian Reese added 10 points and 11 rebounds as the Terrapins (15-7, 6-5 Big Ten) improved to 6-0 at home in the league, with three of the wins coming against ranked teams.

Trayce Jackson-Davis battled inside for 18 points and 20 rebounds to pace Indiana (15-7, 6-5). Race Thompson added 11 points for the Hoosiers.

No. 23 Miami 92, Virginia Tech 83

Nijel Pack, who was scoreless in the first half, hit five 3-pointers after intermission, leading the Hurricanes to a win over the Hokies in Coral Gables, Fla.

Pack finished with 17 points for the Hurricanes (17-5, 8-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), hitting 5 of 7 attempts from 3-point range. Pack had 17 of Miami's 19 points in a stretch of 5:07 in the second half. Norchad Omier led Miami with 21 points and eight rebounds.

Virginia Tech (13-9, 3-8) was paced by Sean Pedulla and Hunter Cattoor, who each had 20 points on 6-of-10 shooting. The Hokies were without starting guard Darius Maddox, who missed his second straight game due to a family emergency.

No. 24 UConn 90, DePaul 76

Jordan Hawkins scored a game-high 26 points and Adama Sanogo finished with 25 to help the Huskies extend their winning streak against the Blue Demons to 15 games by earning a victory in Chicago.

Tristen Newton added 21 points for UConn (17-6, 6-6 Big East), which improved its all-time record against DePaul to 16-1. DePaul's only victory came in 2007.

Javan Johnson (19 points), Da'Sean Nelson (16), Eral Penn (13) and K.T. Raimey (10) scored in double figures for DePaul (9-14, 3-9). Johnson made four of his six 3-point shots, but the Blue Demons took their fourth consecutive loss.

--Field Level Media

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