Top 25 roundup: No. 2 Kansas falls to Oklahoma State
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana beat the nation's No. 1 team Saturday night and is now in position to reclaim the top spot.
Cody Zeller scored 19 points, and Victor Oladipo had 15, leading the No. 3 Hoosiers to an 81-73 victory over top-ranked Michigan.
In addition to Michigan's defeat, No. 2 Kansas lost, 85-80, to Oklahoma State.
The Wolverines (20-2, 7-2) were led by Trey Burke with 25 points and eight assists. Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 18 in a game Michigan led only once at 3-2.
Finally, after more than 20½ minutes of chasing the Hoosiers, the Wolverines finally caught them when Nik Stauskas made all three free throws with 17:42 left to tie the score at 40.
Christian Watford broke the tie with two free throws on the next possession, Oladipo completed a three-point play, Watford made one of two free throws and Jordan Hulls hit a 3-pointer to give Indiana a 49-40 lead with 15:22 to play. After a basket from Will Sheehey completed the 11-0 run, Michigan came roaring back again with an 11-2 spurt that cut the deficit to 53-51 when Jon Horford scored on a putback with 11:02 to play.
But every time the Wolverines got close, Indiana answered.
Oklahoma State 85, No. 2 Kansas 80 — In Lawrence, Kan., Markel Brown scored 28 points, Marcus Smart added 25 and Oklahoma State held on to end Kansas' nation-leading 18-game winning streak.
The Jayhawks (19-2, 7-1) also had their 33-game home winning streak end.
No. 4 Florida 78, No. 16 Mississippi 64 — In Gainesville, Fla., Erik Murphy scored 19 points and was instrumental on the defensive end, helping Florida (18-2, 8-0 SEC) beat Mississippi (17-4, 6-2).
Murphy made 7 of 8 shots, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range.
No. 5 Duke 79, Florida State 60 — In Tallahassee, Fla., Seth Curry scored 21 points, and Quinn Cook added 18 to lead Duke past defending ACC champion Florida State (12-9, 4-4).
No. 9 Butler 75, Rhode Island 68 — In Indianapolis, Rotnei Clarke scored 23 points, Roosevelt Jones added 18 and Butler (18-4, 5-2 Atlantic 10) beat Rhode Island (6-14, 1-6).
California 58, No. 10 Oregon 54 — In Berkeley, Calif., Justin Cobbs made an 18-foot jumper with 1:35 remaining then added a pair of free throws, and California (13-8, 5-4 Pac-12) hung on to hand Oregon its second straight loss to an unranked team this week.
No. 11 Ohio State 63, Nebraska 56 — In Lincoln, Neb., Lenzelle Smith Jr. had 21 points and Ohio State held off a late surge by Nebraska (11-12, 2-8).
Ohio State (17-4, 7-2) made 23 of 28, including all 10 of their first-half attempts. Nebraska was just 4 of 5 from the line.
No. 14 Miami 79, No. 19 N.C. State 78 — In Raleigh, N.C., Reggie Johnson tipped in a missed shot with 0.8 seconds left to help Miami edge North Carolina State (16-6, 5-4 ACC). Johnson's left-handed tip capped a back-and-forth second half and kept the Hurricanes (17-3, 8-0) unbeaten in the league.
Northern Iowa 57, No. 15 Wichita St. 52 — In Cedar Falls, Iowa, Anthony James scored 16 points, and Northern Iowa sent Wichita State (19-4, 8-3 Missouri Valley) into its first losing streak of the season.
Seth Tuttle had eight points, eight rebounds and four blocks for the Panthers (12-11, 5-6).
No. 17 Missouri 91, Auburn 77 — In Columbia, Mo., Keion Bell scored 24 points, and Earnest Ross added 23, both season highs, as Missouri (16-5, 5-3 SEC) used another strong second half to win.
No. 18 Kansas State 52, Oklahoma 50 — In Norman, Okla., Angel Rodriguez hit two free throws with 5.6 seconds remaining to push Kansas State (17-4, 6-2 Big 12) over Oklahoma (14-6, 5-3).
No. 20 New Mexico 75, Nevada 62 — In Albuquerque, N.M., Chad Adams hit two 3-pointers during a key second-half run that carried New Mexico (19-3, 6-1 Mountain West) past Nevada (11-10, 2-5).
No. 21 Creighton 75, Bradley 58 — In Omaha, Neb., Doug McDermott scored 25 points, including nine during a decisive 12-0 run, and Creighton overcame poor 3-point shooting in the first half to defeat Bradley.
The Bluejays (20-3, 9-2 Missouri Valley) have won 20 games for the 14th time in 15 seasons.
Air Force 70, No. 22 San Diego State 67 — At Air Force Academy, Colo., Michael Lyons scored 20 points, and the Falcons (14-6, 5-2 Mountain West) beat San Diego State (16-5, 4-3), overcoming a 25-point performance by Aztecs star Jamaal Franklin.
No. 24 Cincinnati 65, Seton Hall 59 — In Newark, N.J., Sean Kilpatrick scored 21 points, and Cashmere Wright added 17 as Cincinnati (18-4, 6-3 Big East) blew almost all of a 20-point lead before holding off Seton Hall (13-9, 2-7) for its fifth win in six games.
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