PHILADELPHIA -- Donte DiVincenzo scored a career-high 30 points, Jalen Brunson had 27 and No. 1 Villanova bounced back from its second loss of the season, rallying past Butler 86-75 Saturday.

VIRGINIA TECH 61, No. 2 VIRGINIA 60

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Kerry Blackshear Jr. scored on a putback with 5.8 seconds left and Virginia Tech spoiled Virginia's opportunity to climb to No. 1.

No. 4 MICHIGAN STATE 68, No. 3 PURDUE 65

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Miles Bridges made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left and finished with 20 points, helping Michigan State top Purdue.

No. 5 XAVIER 72, CREIGHTON 71

OMAHA, Neb. -- Quentin Goodin made two free throws with three-tenths of a second left, allowing Xavier to hold off Creighton.

No. 8 AUBURN 78, GEORGIA 61

ATHENS, Ga. -- Jared Harper scored 24 points and Auburn, playing without top scorer Bryce Brown, showed impressive depth by beating Georgia.

BAYLOR 80, No. 10 KANSAS 64

WACO, Texas (AP) -- Manu Lecomte scored eight straight points for Baylor after Big 12 co-leader Kansas had pulled within a basket, and the senior guard finished with 18 overall in the Bears' upset victory.

No. 14 OHIO STATE 82, IOWA 64

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Keita Bates-Diop had 14 points and eight rebounds, and Ohio State beat Iowa for sole possession of first place in the Big Ten.

ALABAMA 78, No. 15 TENNESSEE 50

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Donta Hall had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Collin Sexton scored 16 points to lead Alabama to a victory over Tennessee.

IOWA STATE 88, No. 17 OKLAHOMA 80

AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State freshman Lindell Wigginton upstaged Trae Young by scoring 26 points and the Cyclones upset Oklahoma, handing the Sooners their sixth consecutive road loss.

OKLAHOMA STATE 88, No. 19 WEST VIRGINIA 85

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Kendall Smith and Cameron McGriff each scored 20 points and Oklahoma State beat another ranked team on the road, topping West Virginia.

No. 21 NORTH CAROLINA 97, N.C. STATE 89

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Luke Maye scored 27 of his career-high 33 points after halftime to help North Carolina beat rival North Carolina State.

No. 22 WICHITA STATE 95, UConn 74

WICHITA, Kan. -- Landry Shamet scored 16 points in just 23 minutes as Wichita State cruised to a win over UConn. Morris had 12 and Darral Willis added 10 as the Shockers shot 52.4 percent from the floor.

Jalen Adams and Christian Vital each had 22 points for UConn (12-13, 5-7 American).

BOSTON COLLEGE 72, No. 25 MIAMI 70

BOSTON (AP) -- Ky Bowman stole a rebound under the basket, drew a foul and hit two free throws with 2.9 seconds left as Boston College scored the last nine points of the game to rally for a victory over Miami.

The Hurricanes led 70-63 with 6:17 left-- their biggest lead of the game -- before missing their last nine shots and turning the ball over five times. Jerome Robinson had six of his 29 points down the stretch, and Bowman had the other three.

The victory snapped a 12-game losing streak against Miami for BC (15-10, 5-7 Atlantic Coast Conference).

DJ Vasiljevic scored 17 for Miami (18-6, 7-5),

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