West Virginia stomps No. 11 Iowa State 102-77
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Remi Dibo scored a career-high 20 points to lead West Virginia to a 102-77 victory against No. 11 Iowa State on Monday night, the Cyclones' most lopsided loss of the season.
Juwan Staten added 19 points and Eron Harris and Terry Henderson each had 16 for the Mountaineers (15-10, 7-5 Big 12).
Iowa State (18-5, 6-5) had five players in double figures, led by Georges Niang's 17 points.
The Cyclones fell behind by double digits midway through the first half and trailed by as many as 32 points late in the game.
West Virginia hit a season-high for points and improved to 2-1 amid a stretch of four consecutive games against ranked opponents heading into a matchup Saturday at No. 19 Texas.
Kansas State holds off No. 7 Kansas 85-82 in OT
MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Marcus Foster scored 20 points, including two free throws in the closing seconds of overtime, and Kansas State held on to beat No. 7 Kansas 85-82 on Monday night.
Will Spradling added 15 points for the Wildcats (17-7, 7-4 Big 12), who blew a nine-point lead with less than 2 minutes left in regulation, only to survive for just their third win against the Jayhawks (18-6, 9-2) in 26 games played at Bramlage Coliseum.
Hundreds of students flooded the court when the final buzzer sounded to celebrate the end of a six-game skid against Kansas. The Wildcats, who had lost 48 of the past 51 in the series, hadn't beaten their rivals in their on-campus octagon since Feb. 14, 2011.
Andrew Wiggins scored 16 points for the Jayhawks, including a putback of his own miss with 6.9 seconds left to force overtime. Perry Ellis had 19 points, Naadir Tharpe added 13 and Brannen Greene scored 10 for Kansas.
Harris' 19 lead No. 17 Virginia past Terps 61-53
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Joe Harris scored 19 points and No. 17 Virginia stretched its winning streak to eight games by beating Maryland 61-53 on Monday night in the Terrapins' last visit as an ACC rival.
Malcolm Brogdon added 14 points and Akil Mitchell had 13 for the Cavaliers (20-5, 11-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who continued their best start in conference play since the 1981-82 team opened 12-1.
Seth Allen scored 15 points and Dez Wells had 12 for Maryland (14-11, 6-6), which had won three of four.
The Terps and Cavaliers were tied at 35 when Harris scored on a drive.
After a block by Maryland, Justin Anderson soared at the other end to block a shot by Maryland's Roddy Peters near the rim and saved the ball. He started a fast break that moments later was capped by Harris' 3-pointer from the right corner, arousing a crowd that had grown quiet by the tight ballgame.
A dunk by Darion Atkins and Brogdon's 17-footer pushed the lead to 44-35.