MONDAY’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL GAMES


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No. 8 Kansas 104, Oklahoma 74

LAWRENCE, KAN.

Devonte Graham had 23 points and seven assists, Malik Newman added 20 and No. 8 Kansas beat Oklahoma. The Jayhawks (22-6, 11-4 Big 12) controlled things early, jumping out to a 10-0 lead less than four minutes into the game. The Sooners (16-11, 6-9 Big 12) never recovered. Kameron McGusty led the way for Oklahoma with 22 points while Jamuni McNeace added 18 in his first career start. Trae Young’s 11 points were a season-low. He did have nine assists. The win marks No. 300 all-time in Big 12 play for the Jayhawks. Only two other schools (Texas, Oklahoma) have surpassed the 200 mark.

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No. 3 Baylor 93, No. 6 Texas 87

AUSTIN, TEXAS

Kristy Wallace scored 23 points and had seven assists as No. 3 Baylor won its eighth consecutive Big 12 championship with a win over Texas. Wallace scored eight in a 14-5 run that allowed Baylor to take control of the game again and the Lady Bears kept Texas at a safe distance the rest of the way. Wallace scored 27 the first time these teams met this season. Baylor (26-1, 16-0) has now won 18 of the last 19 matchup with Texas.

No. 20 Duke 79, No. 9 Florida State 66

DURHAM, N.C.

Lexie Brown scored 30 points, and Duke upset Florida State. Rebecca Greenwell added 22 points with three of her six 3-pointers coming during the decisive run, and Leaonna Odom had 15 points to help the Blue Devils (21-7, 10-5 Atlantic Coast Conference). Nicole Ekhomu had 15 points and AJ Alix had 13 points for the Seminoles (22-5, 10-4), but top scorer Shakayla Thomas had just seven — nearly 11 below her average. Greenwell hit a 3 with about 5 minutes remaining to start the 13-4 run that essentially put the game away. She hit another one a minute later, and capped the burst with a 3 that pushed the lead to 75-62 with about 2 minutes left.

No. 19 Georgia 66, Mississippi 52

OXFORD, MISS.

Caliya Robinson had 28 points, 10 rebounds and four assists, Que Morrison also had a double-double and Georgia beat Mississippi. Robinson scored 16 points in the first half to help Georgia build a 35-18 lead after a 20-6 second quarter. Morrison had 10 points, 10 rebounds and six assists and Mackenzie Engram grabbed 12 rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs (22-5, 10-4 Southeastern Conference). Madinah Muhammad scored 18 points for Mississippi (11-16, 1-13), which has lost 15 of its last 17 games.

No. 22 Green Bay 66, UIC 37

CHICAGO

Jessica Lindstrom had 22 points, 13 rebounds and four assists for her 14th double-double this season and Green Bay beat Illinois-Chicago. Green Bay has won 19 straight in the series and 25 of the past 26 meetings. Allie Leclaire added 10 points for Green Bay (24-3, 14-2 Horizon League), which extended its lead on IUPUI (12-3) in the conference standings. Lindstrom moved to seventh on the program’s scoring list in the Division I era with 1,392 points, passing Kayla Tetschlag and trailing Kim Wood by 16 points. UIC (7-20, 0-16) was just 14-of-47 shooting (29.8 percent) from the field and turned it over 20 times.

Associated Press

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