Josh Selby made his long-awaited collegiate debut one to remember with a go-ahead three-pointer with 26 seconds left, leading No. 3 Kansas past Southern California 70-68 on Saturday in Lawrence, Kan. Selby, a freshman point guard ordered by the NCAA to sit out the first nine games, had a team-high 21 points, including five three-pointers.
"It was wonderful just to be out there playing along with my teammates, playing for the fans and the coaches," said Selby, whose mother sat near the Kansas bench with tears in her eyes. "It was a great environment."
The Jayhawks (10-0) extended their home-court winning streak to 65 games.
No. 22 Texas 78, North Carolina 76: Freshman Cory Joseph hit a turnaround jumper over Dexter Strickland with 1.4 seconds left to help beat the Tar Heels in Greensboro, N.C. Joseph had a season-high 21 points for the Longhorns (9-2), and Jordan Hamilton had a team-high 24 as Texas trailed for most of the second half before rallying in the final three minutes to edge North Carolina (7-4).
Strickland matched his career-high with 18 points for North Carolina.
Illinois-Chicago 57, No. 12 Illinois 54: Darrin Williams, an Eastern graduate, scored five points in the final 1:10, and Illinois-Chicago rallied from an eight-point second-half deficit to stun Illinois at the United Center in Chicago, ending the Illini's seven-game win streak. Williams finished with nine points and six rebounds.
Gonzaga 68, No. 9 Baylor 64: Kelly Olynyk put Gonzaga ahead to stay with a three-pointer, and the Bulldogs handed the Bears (7-1) their first loss. Olynyk made his go-ahead basket with 1:46 left, and Gonzaga (6-5) went 7-for-9 at the line after that in a neutral-site matchup in Dallas.
Butler 83, Stanford 50: Matt Howard opened the second half with 10 straight points and finished with 27 for Butler in Indianapolis. Shelvin Mack (Bryan Station) added 14 points and five assists.
No. 14 Michigan St. 90, Prairie View 51: Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo served a one-game suspension, and Durrell Summers scored a season-high 25, leading the Spartans to a win in East Lansing, Mich.
Binghamton 69, Cornell 68: Mahamoud Jabbi scored 13 points and hit the game-winning basket with 14 seconds remaining in Vestal, N.Y. Cornell, which had a 16-point lead with 1:20 remaining in the first half, got 12 points and 12 rebounds from former Kentucky player Mark Coury.
Florida 57, No. 6 Kansas St. 44: Kenny Boynton scored 15 points to shake a slump, and Florida held Kansas State to 27 percent shooting in the one-day Orange Bowl Classic in Sunrise, Fla. Florida (8-2) fell behind 20-8, then outscored Kansas State 42-13 to take control.
No. 2 Ohio St. 79, South Carolina 57: Freshman Jared Sullinger had 30 points and a career-high 19 rebounds and hit a 30-foot bank shot at the first-half buzzer to lead Ohio State in Columbus. William Buford added 12 points for the Buckeyes (10-0).
No. 25 Texas A&M 71, Arkansas 62 (OT): Khris Middleton scored 19 of his 31 points after a bench-clearing scuffle early in the second half, including the go-ahead free throw in overtime, and Texas A&M extended its winning streak to seven in Dallas.
Georgia 68, Arkansas State 59: Trey Thompkins scored 15 points for host Georgia. Travis Leslie added 14 points and a team-high eight rebounds for the Bulldogs (7-2).
Oklahoma St. 68, Alabama 60: Keiton Page scored 20 points, Ray Penn added 12, and Oklahoma State beat Alabama in the All-College Classic in Oklahoma City. Jamychal Green had bookend baskets on a 10-0 run that got Alabama within three points midway through the second half, but that's as close as the Crimson Tide (5-6) got.
Vanderbilt 85, Southeastern Louisiana 52: Jeffery Taylor and Steve Tchiengang had 15 points each, and Vanderbilt hit a season-high 13 three-pointers to breeze past Southeastern Louisiana in Nashville.
Mississippi 71, ETSU 50: Chris Warren scored 22 points and handed out six assists as host Mississippi easily handled East Tennessee State. Warren was 7-for-13 from the field, including 6-for-12 from three-point range.
Georgetown 97, Va.-Wise 70: Tyrone Shelley scored 27 points for undefeated Georgetown (14-0, 4-0 Mid-South). Shelley also had 11 rebounds for the host Tigers.
Austin Peay 78, Eastern Kentucky 51: Josh Terry scored 22 points for the Governors in Clarksville. The Colonels lost for the 17th time in the last 18 meetings against Austin Peay.
Murray State 69, Western Kentucky 60: Isaiah Canaan hit five three-pointers and scored 19 points to lead Murray State. B.J. Jenkins scored nine points and had 10 assists as the Racers (7-4) extended the nation's fifth-longest home winning streak to 23 games.
Maris 74, Louisville 68: Freshman Shoni Schimmel scored 26 points in the Cardinals' loss to Marist in the Duel in the Dessert Classic in Las Vegas. Louisville, which was outscored at the free-throw line 24-15, also got 11 points and nine rebounds from Keisha Hines.
Virginia Tech 94, William & Mary 78 (2OT): Nikki Davis (Lexington Catholic) scored 16 points to go with 12 assists, six rebounds and six steals in the Hokies' victory.
Georgetown 83, Va.-Wise 71: Ashley Prince (Owensboro) scored 16 of her career-high 19 points in the first half for host Georgetown. She also had 10 rebounds. Lizza Jonas (Tates Creek) added 12 points.
Transylvania 80, Muskingum (Ohio) 62: Holly Milburn (Scott County) scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the host Pioneers' first-round win in the Transy Holiday Classic. Shayla Black just missed a triple-double with 18 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds.
Samford 62, Charleston 53: Emily London (Lexington Christian) had 12 points, eight rebounds, six assists and three steals in the Bulldogs' road victory.
Campbellsville 81, West Virginia Tech 60: The Lady Tigers, ranked No. 3 in the NAIA, started the second half on an 11-0 run to pull away to a victory in Montgomery, W.Va. Whitney Ballinger (Carroll County) led Campbellsville with 34 points and 11 rebounds.