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The No. 2-ranked Jayhawks edged Big 12 rival Nebraska at home.
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Wayne Simien scored all 12 of his points in the second half as No. 2 Kansas remained unbeaten with a 59-57 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night.
The Cornhuskers (8-6, 2-2 Big 12) went for the win and not the tie on their final shot.
Corey Simms put up a 3-pointer with 2.6 seconds left but missed, and Alex Galindo grabbed the rebound as the buzzer sounded.
The Jayhawks (14-0, 4-0 Big 12) trailed by three points at halftime.
Freshman Joe McCray had 19 points for the Cornhuskers (8-6, 2-2).
No. 4 Duke 92, Miami 83
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Junior Shelden Williams scored a career-high 30 points and the Blue Devils shot 61 percent.
J.J. Redick added 21 points for Duke (14-0, 4-0 ACC). The Hurricanes (12-4, 3-2) had won their past three league games.
ACC scoring leader Guillermo Diaz had 25 points for Miami.
No. 6 North Carolina 77, Clemson 58
CLEMSON, S.C. -- Rashad McCants scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half and North Carolina overcame a sluggish start to defeat Clemson (10-7, 1-4 Atlantic Coast Conference).
The Tar Heels (15-2, 4-1) committed 16 turnovers in the first half and went through a pair of scoring droughts that totaled almost 11 minutes.
No. 8 Kentucky 53, Mississippi 50
OXFORD, Miss. -- Freshman Rajon Rondo scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half, and the Wildcats (13-2, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) rallied from a 15-point deficit.
Ole Miss had the ball trailing 51-50 in the final moments, but Kendrick Fox missed a 3-pointer with 19 seconds to play.
Tommie Eddie had 12 of his 14 points in the second half for the Rebels (11-7, 2-3).
No. 9 Boston College 67, Villanova 66
BOSTON -- Jared Dudley hit two free throws with 5.5 seconds for the Wildcats.
Dudley scored a career-high 36 points -- topping his previous best of 24 by one at halftime -- and Boston College (15-0, 4-0 Big East) scored the last seven points of the game to remain one of four unbeaten teams in the country.
Craig Smith scored 12 points and was the only other player in double figures for the Eagles.
Villanova (9-4, 2-3) held a 66-60 lead with 2 minutes left before being shut out down the stretch.
No. 14 Louisville 92, East Carolina 41
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Reserve guard Brandon Jenkins scored a career-high 14 points and backup forward Otis George had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Louisville.
Taquan Dean scored 13 and Juan Palacios had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the No. 14 Cardinals (15-3, 4-1 Conference USA). Moussa Badiane had 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Pirates (6-11, 0-5).
No. 20 Cincinnati 80, Charlotte 58
CINCINNATI -- Nick Williams scored 19 of his career-high 22 points in the second half Wednesday for the Bearcats (15-2, 4-1 Conference USA).
Charlotte (12-3, 3-1) had won nine in a row, its longest winning streak in 14 years.