MONDAY’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL GAMES
No. 8 Kansas 104, Oklahoma 74
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.
No. 3 Baylor 93, No. 6 Texas 87
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
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
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
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.