HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -Hasheem Thabeet had 21 points and nine rebounds as No. 1 Connecticut bounced back from its second loss of the season with a 64-50 victory over South Florida on Saturday.
The 7-foot-3 junior blocked six shots and showed no ill effects from a hyperextended shoulder when he was flipped by Pittsburgh's DeJuan Blair in the Huskies' 76-68 loss on Monday.
A.J. Price had 11 points and Jeff Adrien had nine points and 15 rebounds for UConn (25-2, 13-2 Big East), which reached the 25-win mark for the 11th time in the last 20 years.
Augustus Gilchrist scored 15 points to lead South Florida (8-18, 3-11), which lost its fourth straight.
Maryland 88, No. 3 North Carolina 85, OT
t to end the Tar Heels' 10-game winning streak.
Vasquez had a career-high 35 points and 11 rebounds and 10 assists. The junior guard hit a key 3-pointer with 1:15 left and made two free throws with 5.4 seconds remaining to put Maryland up 88-85.
After North Carolina's Ty Lawson lost the ball while heading toward the basket just before the buzzer, many of the 17,950 fans stormed the court to celebrate the unlikely upset.
The triple-double by Vasquez was the first for Maryland (17-9, 6-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) since Derrick Lewis did it twice in 1987.
Lawson led the Tar Heels (24-3, 10-3) with 24 points and Danny Green had 18.
North Carolina led 52-36 with 14:17 left in regulation.
No. 4 Pittsburgh 80, DePaul 61
PITTSBURGH (AP) - DeJuan Blair outmuscled DePaul inside for 20 points and 18 rebounds while setting No. 4 Pittsburgh's two-game record for rebounds, and the Panthers pulled away early in the second half.
Blair, averaging 20 points during a seven-game Pitt winning streak, had 13 rebounds in the first 13 minutes and 16 by halftime. The 6-foot-7 Blair slowed his rebounding pace in the second half, mostly because the Panthers (25-2, 12-2 in Big East) didn't miss as many shots - 10 of his rebounds were on the offensive end.
sing a school-record 14th in a row, getting outrebounded by nearly 2-to-1 at 49-25. The Blue Demons lost 13 in a row three times previously, including successive seasons in 1995-96 and 1996-97.
No. 5 Memphis 70, Texas-El Paso 63
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Tyreke Evans scored 25 points and Memphis extended the nation's longest winning streak to 18 games with the Tigers' 53rd consecutive Conference USA win.
Evans was 9-of-13 from the field, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range, for the Tigers (24-3, 12-0), who last lost in December. Memphis' last conference loss was to UAB on March 2, 2006.
Stefon Jackson had 24 points for the Miners (16-10, 7-5).
Evans put the game out of reach with two free throws with 12 seconds to play.
No. 7 Louisville 72, Cincinnati 63
CINCINNATI (AP) - Terrence Williams scored 20 points and Louisville dominated up front.
Williams, who was hobbled by a sprained right wrist for three games, had 20 points and five assists for the Cardinals (21-5, 12-2 Big East) and started a decisive 12-2 run in the second half.
Alvin Mitchell scored 14 points for Cincinnati (17-10, 7-7), which fell to 1-5 against ranked teams.
No. 10 Marquette 78, Georgetown 72
ttempts, and scored 23 points for Marquette.
Jerel McNeal added 22 points, seven assists and six rebounds while playing all 40 minutes, and Lazar Hayward had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (23-4, 12-2 Big East), who committed only six turnovers and shot 48 percent from the field.
Chris Wright had 17 points for Georgetown, which was a top 10 team last month, but the Hoyas (14-11, 5-9) have lost seven of nine.
No. 11 Missouri 66, Colorado 53
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Leo Lyons, who missed Missouri's 45-point blowout of Colorado last month while serving a one-game suspension after his arrest on traffic violations, had 13 points and 15 rebounds for his third double-double of the season in the rematch.
The Tigers (23-4, 10-2 Big 12) reached double figures in conference wins for the first time in nine years.
For a few minutes, it looked like it was going to be a repeat of Missouri's 107-62 rout of the Buffs last month in Columbia, Mo. The Buffaloes (9-17, 1-11) fell behind 10-1 before rallying behind Austin Dufault, who had 15 points.
No. 15 Kansas 70, Nebraska 53
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Sherron Collins had 22 points and Cole Aldrich added 18 points and 12 rebounds as Kansas pulled away in the second half.
5, 11-1 Big 12) extended the nation's longest home winning streak to 39 games, setting up a showdown with No. 2 Oklahoma on Monday.
Ade Dagunduro had 13 points for Nebraska (16-9, 6-6), which stayed close early with defensive pressure, but had another poor shooting game and was outscored 23-2 on second-chance points.
No. 19 Purdue 81, Indiana 67
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - E'Twaun Moore scored a season-high 26 points for Purdue.
Moore was 5-of-6 from 3-point range after going just 2-of-16 from there the previous five games. JaJuan Johnson had 14 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks for the Boilermakers (21-6, 10-4 Big Ten), who won their fourth straight.
Purdue had its highest scoring output in conference play and shot 57 percent from the field, its second-best effort of the season.
Verdell Jones III had 16 points for Indiana (6-20, 1-13), which lost its fifth straight.
Washington St. 82, No. 20 UCLA 81
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Taylor Rochestie scored a career-high 33 points to lead Washington State to the upset.
The senior guard had five rebounds, four assists, five 3-pointers and made all of his 10 free throws to lead the Cougars (14-13, 6-9 Pac-10) to their second win in 53 games in Los Angeles.
nd five assists for Washington State.
Forward Nikola Dragovic scored a career-high 23 points, including five 3-pointers, for the Bruins (20-7, 9-5.)
No. 21 Butler 75, Davidson 63
DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) - Gordon Hayward scored a career-high 27 points and Butler took advantage of an ailing, cold-shooting Stephen Curry to snap a two-game losing streak.
Returning after missing the first game of his career with a sprained left ankle, Curry started 0-for-8 from the field. He scored 20 points, but it came on 6-of-23 shooting, including 2-of-13 from 3-point range.
Butler (23-4) broke open a close game early in the second half to send Davidson (22-6) to its second straight loss.
Hayward had nine rebounds and Matt Howard scored 12 points for Butler, which avoided its first three-game losing streak in four years.
No. 22 Washington 60, USC 51
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Quincy Pondexter scored a season-high 22 points and No.22 Washington finished with a 14-1 run over the last 5:52.
Pondexter, who shot 10-for-13 from the field, had eight points in the last 5 1/2 minutes to lead the Huskies (20-7,11-4 Pac-10). Washington reached 20 wins for the first time since the 2005-06 season when it was eliminated by Connecticut in the NCAA regional semifinals.
r the Trojans (16-10, 7-7), who led by four with 5:52 left and scored just one point the rest of the way.
Pondexter's layup with 4:58 left tied the score at 50, and his turnaround jumper 22 seconds later gave Washington the lead for good.
No. 23 LSU 79, Auburn 72
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Marcus Thornton scored 25 points and No. 23 LSU won its eighth straight while snapping Auburn's four-game winning streak.
Bo Spencer and Tasmin Mitchell each scored 14 for LSU (23-4, 11-1 Southeastern Conference), which won its 11th straight in the SEC while clinching a first-round bye in the conference tournament.
Korvotney Barber scored 19 points and Tay Waller added 17 for Auburn (17-10, 6-6), which played LSU to a 60-60 tie with just over 6 minutes to go before Thornton's 3 put LSU in front for good.
Saint Louis 57, No. 25 Dayton 49
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kevin Lisch had 16 points and six rebounds to lead Saint Louis to its sixth win in seven games.
Tommie Liddell added 10 points and five assists for the Billikens (17-10, 8-5 Atlantic 10).
Chris Wright led the Flyers (23-4, 9-3) with 11 points points. and Charles Little and Marcus Johnson added 10 points apiece. The loss was Dayton's second in its last 11 games.
ke its first lead. The game see-sawed after that with neither team leading by more than three until Kwamain Mitchell converted a three-point play that gave Saint Louis a 47-42 lead with 3:25 left.

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