TEMPE, Ariz. — Bo Barnes took an inbound pass in the corner and immediately threw the ball in the air to run out the clock. By the time it landed on the hardwood, Arizona State's fans were already racing onto to the court.
Another year, another upset for the Sun Devils — and it never gets old.
Barnes scored 18 points, including a key three-pointer late, and Arizona State pulled off a second straight home upset over rival Arizona by holding off the sixth-ranked Wildcats 81-78 on Saturday.
"Every time you beat U of A, it's an amazing feeling," said Barnes, who hit all eight of his free throws, including four in the final 19 seconds.
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Arizona State (12-1, 4-6 Pac-12) shook off a lopsided loss to Arizona a month earlier by out-scrapping the Wildcats and working the ball around to get good shots against one of nation's best defensive teams.
The Wildcats (20-3, 8-2) were inconsistent offensively and had too many breakdowns on defense after routing Arizona State in Tucson a month ago.
No. 4 Duke 90, No. 10 Notre DAme 60: Justise Winslow and Jahlil Okafor put the D back in Duke — and ran the Irish off the floor.
Winslow had 19 points and 11 rebounds. Okafor added 20 points and 10 rebounds. Matt Jones had a career-high 17 points off the bench, and Tyus Jones scored 12 for the Blue Devils (20-3, 7-3 Atlantic Coast Conference).
No. 12 North Carolina 79, Boston College 68: Isaiah Hicks scored 21 points, Brice Johnson had 20 with 10 rebounds and the Tar Heels snapped a two-game losing streak.
Marcus Paige added 13 points, all coming in the final 11½ minutes for North Carolina (18-6, 8-3 Atlantic Coast).
Oklahoma State 67, No. 8 Kansas 62: Le'Bryan Nash scored 18 points to help the Cowboys pull the upset.
Oklahoma State trailed by 11 at halftime, but the Cowboys held the Jayhawks to 27 percent shooting in the second half.
Anthony Hickey (Christian County) added 15 points for the Cowboys (16-7, 6-5 Big 12).
St. Bonaventure 73, No. 18 VCU 71: Marcus Posley scooped in a 6-footer off the backboard at the buzzer, lifting the Bonnies over the injury-depleted Rams.
It was Posley's second straight winning basket. On Wednesday night, Posley went end-to-end in the final 5 seconds and scored on a layup in a 62-61 victory at Davidson.
No. 22 Butler 83, DePaul 73: Kameron Woods (Lou. Eastern) had seven points and a game-high eight rebounds for the Bulldogs (18-6, 8-3 Big East).
Morehead State 73, Belmont 71: Miguel Dicent scored the go-ahead layup with five seconds left and Angelo Warner sealed the win with a steal, giving the Eagles their first-ever victory over the Bruins.
Morehead (12-14, 7-4 Ohio Valley) took a 71-64 lead on Warner's basket with 2:08 left but saw it erased as Belmont (15-9, 7-4) scored seven straight, capped by Craig Bradshaw's three-pointer with 11 seconds remaining.
Karam Mashour scored 15 of his 22 points in the first half for Morehead, which took control midway through the second with a 14-4 run that stretched a one-point lead to 63-52.
Northern Kentucky 77, Lipscomb 60: Tyler White scored 18 points with seven rebounds to lead the Norse.
NKU (10-13, 4-4 Atlantic Sun) shot 56.5 percent from the floor, including 11 of 21 beyond the arc, and outrebounded Lipscomb 33-24. The Norse raced out to a 25-7 lead and led 41-20 at the break.
Rice 72, Western Kentucky 68: Seth Gearhart scored 31 points, leading the Owls in an upset during their first ever trip to E.A. Diddle Arena.
WKU trailed 43-26 at the break. Trency Jackson led the Hilltoppers (16-7, 9-2 Conference USA) with 23 points.
Murray State 82, Austin Peay 72: Cameron Payne and T.J. Sapp each scored 27 for the Racers (21-4, 11-0).
Anderson 68, Transylvania 67: Alex Jones (St. X) scored 17 of his 25 in the second half, but it wasn't enough for the Pioneers (11-9, 8-5 Heartland Collegiate Athletic) to prevent their five-game win streak from being snapped.
Georgetown 107, Life 82: Deondre McWhorter scored 29, Noah Cottrill was right behind him with 28 and the Tigers (21-3, 9-2 Mid-South) won their ninth straight.
McWhorter had eight rebounds, two blocks and two steals for Georgetown. Cottrill went 6-for-10 from behind the three-point line.
Pikeville 84, Cumberlands 71: Kenny Manigault scored a career-high 38 points and had 12 rebounds for the Bears (22-2, 9-2 MSC), who handed the Patriots (18-6, 7-4) their first loss at home.
Georgia State 65, South Alabama 54: Curtis Washington (Elizabethtown) had 10 rebounds and four blocks to go with six points for the Panthers (16-8, 9-4 Sun Belt).
Kevin Ware scored 15 and had five rebounds for Georgia State. Ryan Harrow (UK) did not travel with the team to Mobile, Ala., due to concussion-like symptoms.
Ohio 76, Eastern Michigan 73: Freshman Antonio Campbell (Covington Holy Cross) had 11 points, 12 rebounds, four assists and three blocks for the Bobcats (9-12, 4-6 Mid-American).
Treg Setty (Mason County) had seven points, six rebounds and an assist in 17 minutes for Ohio.
Belmont 76, Eastern Kentucky 59: Michaela Hunter (Rockcastle County), the only EKU player to reach double-figure scoring, had 22 points.
Hunter (Rockcastle County) shot 9-for-16, but the rest of the Colonels (8-13, 3-8 OVC) went 13-for-48 (27 percent) from the floor.
Western Kentucky 83, Rice 76: Alexis Govan and Chastity Gooch (Franklin-Simpson) each scored 19 to lead the Hilltoppers, who overcame a 13-point deficit with 9:35 to play on the road.
WKU (20-4, 9-2) reached the 20-win mark before Feb. 15 for just the fourth time in program history.
Tennessee State 81, Morehead State 74: Brianna Lawrence scored a season-high 22 points to give the Tigers (10-12, 7-4 OVC) their sixth straight win in the series.
Shay Steele went 9-for-11 from the field and 7-for-8 from the free-throw line to finish with a career-high 25 points for Morehead (11-13, 7-4). She also had nine rebounds and two blocks in her 22 minutes before fouling out.
Northern Kentucky 64, Lipscomb 57: Melody Doss had a season-high 25 points to lead the host Norse (14-9, 5-3 Atlantic Sun), who overcame a six-point halftime deficit.
Shar'Rae Davis matched her season high with 14 points off the bench for NKU.
Murray State 98, Austin Peay 84: Ke'Shunan James scored a career-best 31 to lead the Racers in their second win at Austin Peay in program history.
After starting 0-9 in league play, the Racers have won two straight (7-17, 2-9 OVC).
Transylvania 98, Anderson 51: Alex McKenzie (Scott County) became the eighth Transy women's player to score 1,000 points and grab 500 rebounds for her career in the Pioneers' rout.
Katelyn Smith (Perry Central) had 19 points in as many minutes for Transy (20-1, 14-0 HCAC). McKenzie scored 13 and reached the 1,000-point mark on a three-pointer in the second half.
Pikeville 70, Cumberlands 67: Kandice Porter (Sheldon Clark) had 16 points, seven rebounds, two steals and a block, while Khalilah Quigley added 14 points and three assists for the Bears (20-6, 5-5 MSC).