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 width=>>Arizona Routes Oakland

Stanley Johnson had 18 points and No. 3 Arizona routed Oakland 101-64 on Tuesday night.

Brandon Ashley posted 15 points and eight rebounds, while Gabe York added 15 points for the Wildcats (11-0), who closed out their five-game home stand.

T.J. McConnell dished out 10 assists in the triumph.

Kahlil Felder tallied 20 points, nine assists and four steals to lead the Golden Grizzlies (4-7).

>>Wichita State Gets By Alabama

Fred VanVleet fed Darius Carter for the game-deciding dunk with 11.9 seconds remaining as No. 11 Wichita State survived Alabama, 53-52, on Tuesday.

 width=The Crimson Tide led by 11 with under five minutes to play before a furious comeback pulled the Shockers even. Rashard Kelly scored the final four points of an 11-0 run, the last two coming off a steal with 1:20 remaining.

Carter and Ron Baker led the Shockers with 16 and 14 points, respectively, while Randolph and Shannon Hale each netted 13 points for the Tide.

VanFleet finished with nine points, seven rebounds and five assists.

>>Marquette Tops Arizona State

Jajuan Johnson scored a game-high 22 points off the bench as the Marquette Golden Eagles
secured a 78-71 win over the Arizona State Sun Devils in non-conference action at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

Fellow reserve Luke Fischer accounted for 19 p

The Sun Devils (6-4) were paced by Gerry Blakes with 20 points, although his solid 4-of-8 showing behind the 3-point line was offset by his 6-of-17 shooting from the field overall. Kodi Justice pitched in with 12 points and Eric Jacobsen eight points and 10 rebounds.oints, nine rebounds and five blocked shots, followed by Duane Wilson with 19 points for the Golden Eagles (5-4), although he shot just 9-of-17 at the free-throw line.

NCAA Top-25 Men's Basketball ("USA Today" Rankings)
#9 Texas Longhorns 106, Lipscomb Bisons 61
#15 Oklahoma Sooners 85, Oral Roberts Golden Eagles 53
#24 North Carolina Tar Heels 79, UNC Greensboro Spartans 56


>>Gary Patterson Signs New Contract With TCU

(Fort Worth, TX) -- Gary Patterson is expected to stay at TCU for the rest of the decade. Athletic Director Chris Del Conte announced the contract extension for "Coach P" on Tuesday, but didn't release details. Patterson says it feels like he's become an ambassador for the Horned Frogs and is trying to make the university better. He also compared his situation to Virginia Tech Coach Frank Beamer who's been with the school since 1987. Patterson is TCU's all-time winningest coach.

>>Report: Wisconsin Set To Hire Chryst

(Madison, WI) -- It appears Paul Chryst will be the next head football coach at Wisconsin. The "Milwaukee Journal Sentinel" reports Chryst was in Madison on Tuesday to meet with UW officials and a news conference has been scheduled for Wednesday evening. The paper also reported last week that Chryst was set to replace Gary Andersen, who left to take over at Oregon State. Chryst is currently the head coach at Pittsburgh. The Madison native is 19-and-19 with Pitt since leaving three years ago. He was the Badgers' offensive coordinator from 2005-to-2011, the tight ends coach in 2002 and was a quarterback from 1986-to-1988.

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