STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Second-ranked Baylor came back from 12 down in the second half to beat Oklahoma State, 75-68. Jared Butler scored 19 points and had six assists, while Freddie Gillespie added 17 points in Baylor’s 15th consecutive victory. The Bears trailed 47-35 with 14 minutes remaining but used an 18-4 run over the next four-plus minutes to get back in the game.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — No. 3 Duke turned a 10-point, halftime deficit into a one-point game before 11th-ranked Louisville held off the Blue Devils, 79-73. David Johnson had team highs of 19 points and seven rebounds off the bench to help the Cardinals overcome a quiet game from Jordan Nwora (WOHR’-uh), who finished with just six points. Cassius Stanley scored a game-high 24 points for Duke, which fell to 15-3.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Fourth-ranked Auburn was blown out at Florida as Omar Payne delivered 19 points and 11 rebounds in the Gators’ 69-47 win over the Tigers. Florida put the game out of reach with a 14-0 run that included 3-pointers by Noah Locke, Keyontae Johnson and Kerry Blackshear Jr. Auburn has dropped two straight since a 15-0 start.
CHICAGO (AP) — No. 5 Butler suffered its second straight loss as Paul Reed scored 23 points on 8-of-9 shooting in DePaul’s 79-66 victory against the Bulldogs. Jalen Coleman-Lands added 20 in helping the Blue Demons knock off a top-5 team for the first time since beating No. 5 Kansas on Dec. 2, 2006. The Bulldogs gave up a season-high 44 first-half points, the most since surrendering 34 in a loss to Baylor.
UNDATED (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers were victorious on Saturday. Giannis Antetokounmpo (YAH’-nihs an-teh-toh-KOON’-poh) had 29 points and 12 rebounds as the Bucks stormed to their sixth consecutive win, 117-97 against the Nets. LeBron James dropped in 31 points and had 12 assists in the Lakers’ 10th win in 11 games, 124-115 at Houston.