Baylor ends No. 8 Kentucky's home win streak
BY Associated Press
Sunday, December 02, 2012
12/02/12 at 7:14 AM
Kentucky's 54-game winning streak at Rupp Arena came to an end when the No. 8 Wildcats were upset by Baylor 64-55 Saturday in Lexington, Ky.
Pierre Jackson scored 17 points and Isaiah Austin and A.J. Walton each added 11 for the Bears (5-2). Brady Heslip and Cory Jefferson each added 10 points and Baylor beat the Wildcats for the first time in eight tries.
Archie Goodwin scored 17 points for Kentucky (4-3) before fouling out with 1:44 remaining in the game.
Kentucky lost its second in a row. The Wildcats lost 56-40 on Thursday night at Notre Dame.
No. 1 Indiana 87, Coppin State 51: In Bloomington, Ind., Victor Oladipo and Will Sheehey both scored 14 points to lead Indiana.
The top-ranked Hoosiers (8-0) overcame poor shooting at the start of the game and pulled away from the Eagles (1-6). Indiana missed its first nine shots and didn't take the lead until Christian Watford's 3-pointer with 9:25 left in the first half.
No. 2 Duke 88, Delaware 50: In Durham, N.C., Ryan Kelly scored 15 of his 18 points in the decisive first half and No. 2 Duke routed Delaware.
Mason Plumlee added 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Blue Devils (8-0).
Devon Saddler had 23 points for Delaware (2-6).
No. 3 Michigan 74, Bradley 66: In Peoria, Ill., freshman Nik Stauskas scored 22 points in his first start and Michigan survived a late run for the win.
Walt Lemon Jr. scored 15 and led Bradley (5-2) on a late run to close to 70-65 in the final minute. But the Braves were forced to foul and the Wolverines held on.
No. 4 Ohio State 70, Northern Kentucky 43: In Columbus, Ohio, LaQuinton Ross scored a career-high 22 points to lead cold-shooting Ohio State past Northern Kentucky.
Deshaun Thomas added 14 points, and Sam Thompson scored 10 for the Buckeyes (5-1). Jalen Billups had 11 points for Northern Kentucky (0-5) in its first year in Division I.
No. 5 Louisville 69, Illinois State 66: In Louisville, Ky., Russ Smith scored 24 points and Peyton Siva added 20, including four 3-pointers, to lead Louisville (6-1) to the win.
Down three, Illinois State's Tyler Brown airballed a 3-pointer with 8 seconds left.
Illinois State (5-2) led 61-60 with 4:25 to play after being up nearly the entire first half. Brown had 25 points.
No. 9 Arizona 85, Texas Tech 57: In Lubbock, Texas, Nick Johnson scored 18 points to help Arizona remain unbeaten.
Solomon Hill and Mark Lyons each added 14 points for Arizona (5-0).
Jaye Crockett scored 12 points to lead Texas Tech (4-1).
No. 11 Creighton 80, Saint Joseph's 51: In Omaha, Neb., Doug McDermott scored 18 of his 23 points in the first half, helping Creighton to the easy win.
Gregory Echenique added 16 points and six rebounds for the Bluejays (7-1).
Langston Galloway scored 10 points for the Hawks (4-2).
No. 13 Michigan State 84, Nicholls State 39: In East Lansing, Mich., Keith Appling scored 13 points and Michigan State used a big run in the first half to grab control in the victory.
Michigan State (6-2) led 10-9 eight minutes into the game before outscoring the Colonels 27-4 during the rest of the opening half.
Nicholls State (1-3) was missing three starters because of injuries or illness.
No. 14 North Carolina 102, UAB 84: In Chapel Hill, N.C., Leslie McDonald scored a career-high 24 points in his first career start, powering North Carolina to the win.
James Michael McAdoo added 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Tar Heels (6-2).
Jordan Swing had 21 points for the Blazers (4-4).
No. 16 Missouri 72, Appalachian State 56: In Columbia, Mo., Laurence Bowers matched his career high with 23 points despite taking just one shot in the second half, leading Missouri (6-1) to the victory.
Jay Canty had a career-high 29 points for Appalachian State (1-6).
No. 17 Cincinnati 58, Alabama 56: In Cincinnati, Cashmere Wright's fadeaway jumper at the buzzer gave Cincinnati the victory in a matchup of stingy unbeaten teams.
JaQuon Parker and Sean Kilpatrick had 13 apiece for Cincinnati. Trevor Lacey led Alabama with 16.
No. 21 Minnesota 87, North Florida 59: In Minneapolis, Rodney Williams had 15 points and eight rebounds to power Minnesota to the win.
Austin Hollins added 12 points for the Gophers (8-1). Trevor Mbakwe and Joe Coleman had 11 points each.
Parker Smith led the Ospreys (3-5) with 22 points
No. 25 New Mexico 77, Indiana State 68, OT: In Terre Haute, Ind., Kendall Williams scored a season-high 24 points to help New Mexico beat Indiana State in overtime.
Hugh Greenwood scored eight of his 14 points in OT for the Lobos (8-0), who squandered a 19-point lead in the second half.
Jake Odum led Indiana State (4-2) with 25 points.
Original Print Headline: Baylor ends Kentucky's win streak
Kentucky's Nerlens Noel (right) pressures Baylor's Isaiah Austin. Austin contributed 11 points to Baylor's upset of No. 8 Kentucky, 64-55. JAMES CRISP / Associated Press