Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jabari Parker had 16 points and 14 rebounds as No. 5 Duke cruised to a 68-51 win over Georgia Tech on Tuesday. Rodney Hood scored 14 points for the Blue Devils (21-5, 10-3 ACC), who have won their past four games. Rasheed Sulaimon gave 11 points to the victory. Robert Carter scored 13 points with eight rebounds, Kammeon Holsey had 12 points and Chris Bolden added 10 for the Yellow Jackets (13-13, 4-9), who have dropped three of four.
Final Score: (6) San Diego State 60, Utah State 45
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Shrigley lead all scorers with 15 points to lead No. 6 San Diego State to a 60-45 win over Utah State at Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl. Josh Davis added 12 points and eight rebounds and Skylar Spencer scored 10 for the Aztecs (23-2, 12-1 MWC), who have won two straight since bowing to Wyoming on Feb. 11. SDSU's leading scoring Xavier Thames, who entered the contest averaging 17.7 ppg, finished with just four points on 1- of-9 shooting from the floor. He added five rebounds, five assists and two steals in the win. Spencer Butterfield and Jarred Shaw scored 10 points apiece, with Shaw added seven rebounds, for the Aggies (15-11, 5-9), who have dropped two straight on the heels of a three-game skid.
Final Score: (8) Kansas 64, Texas Tech 63
Lubbock, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Andrew Wiggins' put-back layup with 1.7 seconds left in regulation was the difference as No. 8 Kansas survived Texas Tech, 64-63, on Tuesday. Wiggins finished with 19 points and Joel Embiid added 18 with nine rebounds for the Jayhawks (20-6, 11-2 Big 12), who have won four of their last five outings. Five different players scored in double figures for the Red Raiders (13-13,5-8), losers of two in a row after winning three straight. Jordan Tolbert topped the list with 16 points and Dejan Kravic totaled 13 in the setback.
Final Score: (9) Villanova 82, Providence 79 (2-OT)
Providence, RI (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryan Arcidiacono's layup and foul shot -- the last of his team-high 21 points -- with 3.6 seconds remaining was the deciding margin, as No. 9 Villanova kept rolling with a 82-79 double-OT decision against Providence on Tuesday. Arcidiacono, a threat from the outside, was instead allowed room on the left wing and banked the go-ahead bucket off the glass while being harmed by Kadeem Batts. Quick ball movement off the inbound put the game in the hands of LaDontae Henton, but his try from the left wing to send the game to a third overtime clanged off the front of the rim. JayVaughn Pinkston totaled 20 points and six rebounds for the Wildcats (23-3, 11-2 Big East), who received 17 points and nine boards from James Bell. Bryce Cotton tallied a game-best 22 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for the Friars (17-10, 7-7). Batts picked up 21 points and 11 boards, with Josh Fortune adding 16 points in a valiant, losing cause.
Final Score: (11) Louisville 80, South Florida 54
Louisville, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Russ Smith scored 19 points to lead No. 11 Louisville to an 80-54 thrashing of South Florida on Tuesday. Luke Hancock contributed 16 points, Montrezl Harrell netted 14 and Terry Rozier added 13 off the bench for the Cardinals (22-4, 11-2 AAC), who have won five straight since a 69-66 loss at home to then No. 13 Cincinnati on Jan. 30. Louisville will face Cincinnati on Saturday in a rematch of the top two teams in the American Athletic Conference. Victor Rudd led all scorers with 27 points for the Bulls (12-15, 3-11), who tied a season-high four-game losing streak with the loss and dropped their 15th game in the last 16 against Louisville.
Final Score: (14) Virginia 57, Virginia Tech 53
Blacksburg, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Malcolm Brogdon led Virginia with 12 points as the 14th-ranked Cavaliers used a strong second half to rally past bitter rival Virginia Tech, 57-53, at Cassell Coliseum. London Perrantes scored 11 and Akil Mitchell added seven points and 10 rebounds for the Cavaliers (22-5, 13-1 ACC), who outscored the Hokies 36-25 in the second half to win their 10th straight game. Devin Wilson finished with 13 points and five assists and Joey van Zegeren had 13 points and seven rebounds for the Hokies (9-16, 2-11), losers in 11 of their last 12.
(15) Iowa at Indiana, postponed
Bloomington, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Tuesday night's Big Ten clash between Indiana and No. 15 Iowa scheduled at Assembly Hall has been postponed. According to the university, a piece of metal fell from the ceiling of the venue and landed in the lower bowl seats. Both Indiana and Iowa have 72 hours, per Big Ten Conference policy, to reschedule the contest. Wednesday's women's basketball game between Indiana and Michigan will go on as scheduled.
Final Score: (17) Iowa State 85, (19) Texas 76
Ames, IA (SportsNetwork.com) - Melvin Ejim had 25 points and eight rebounds to help 17th-ranked Iowa State come away with an 85-76 victory over No. 19 Texas in a key Big 12 showdown from Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones (20-5, 8-5 Big 12) also received big efforts from DeAndre Kane and Georges Niang in avenging a 10-point loss to the Longhorns in Austin on Jan. 18. Kane tallied 22 points, seven rebounds and five assists, with Niang chipping in 20 points and five helpers. Texas (20-6, 9-4) came in having won nine of its last 10 games and received 26 points and eight assists from Isaiah Taylor, but shot just 32.9 percent from the field compared to Iowa State's 49.2 percent success rate.
Final Score: (18) Kentucky 84, Ole Miss 70
Oxford, MS (SportsNetwork.com) - Julius Randle gave 25 points with 13 rebounds on 6-of-7 shooting from the field and 13-of-14 from the free throw line as No. 18 Kentucky took an 84-70 victory over Ole Miss on Tuesday. Aaron Harrison had 17 points and James Young added 16 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Wildcats (20-6, 10-3 SEC), who have won five of their last six. Jarvis Summers scored 22 points and Anthony Perez added 21 off the bench for the Rebels (16-10, 7-6), who have dropped their past three games.