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K-State Upsets Kansas; Louisville Escapes Georgia Tech

 width=>>Kansas State Upsets #8 Kansas

Nigel Johnson poured in a career high 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting, including 4-of-5 from long range, and Nino Williams added 15 as Kansas State upended No. 8 Kansas by a 70-63 count at Bramlage Coliseum.

Thomas Gipson contributed 12 points and six rebounds for the Wildcats (14-15, 7-9 Big 12), who had dropped seven of eight prior to Monday.

Perry Ellis picked up a game-best 24 points to go with nine rebounds for the Jayhawks (22-6, 11-4), who were coming off a win against TCU but have lost two of the last three meetings with their in-state rivals.

Kelly Oubre, Jr. totaled 14 and seven boards in defeat.

 width=>>#Louisville Escapes Georgia Tech

Terry Rozier scored 22 points and led a late rally as No. 17 Louisville survived its first game without Chris Jones, beating Georgia Tech 52-51 on Monday.

Georgia Tech led by as many as 13 points in the second half, but Rozier led a 14-2 run to make things interesting.

With 59 seconds to play, Rozier drove in for a scoop layup to give Louisville its first lead since it was 10-8 eight-plus minutes into the game.

Marcus Georges-Hunt went coast- to-coast for a layup to tie it after Chinanu Onuaku missed the front end of a 1-and-1, but Rozier countered with his own layup in response.
Onuaku then denied Travis Jorgenson at the rim, and Blackshear put the game away with a pair of free throws in the final seconds.

Blackshear finished with 10 points, Montrezl Harrell scored eight and the duo each pulled down eight rebounds for Louisville (22-6, 10-5 ACC), which avoided its first three-game road losing streak since 2011.

 width=>>Kentucky Remains Unanimous #1

Kentucky is a unanimous choice as the No. 1 team in the Associated Press men's college basketball poll for a fourth straight week.

The Wildcats are the only unbeaten team in Division I men's play and again received all 65 first-place votes for a total of 1,625 points from a nationwide media panel.

Virginia, Gonzaga, Duke, Wisconsin, Villanova, Arizona and Kansas held their respective positions from second through eighth. Notre Dame moved up one spot into ninth and Northern Iowa rose one place to 10th.

The second 10 features Wichita State, Iowa State, Utah, Maryland, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Louisville, Arkansas, Baylor and West Virginia. Utah dropped four places from ninth after Sunday's loss to Oregon, while Louisville tumbled five spots from 12th after a loss at Syracuse and a narrow win over Miami-Florida. The Cardinals also dismissed point guard Chris Jones from the team on Sunday.

SMU, VCU, Butler and newcomers San Diego State and Providence are the last five teams ranked. Butler dropped four spots from 19th after a Saturday loss at Xavier.

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