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UNC's Johnson throws down with authority

Not sure what got Brice Johnson mad, but he took it out on the rim.

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Kansas beats WVU, creates Big 12 logjam

The Jayhawks took down the Mountaineers 75-65 to move into a three-way tie with Oklahoma and West Virginia at 8-3 in the conference. Perry Ellis topped all scorers with 21 points. Box score

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Michigan State-Purdue headed to OT

Purdue's Caleb Swanigan's jumper tied the score at 72 with just over a minute left, and now the Big Ten battle is headed to overtime.

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Watch: Georgia (13-8) at No. 22 Kentucky (17-6)

Kentucky could be without Alex Poythress (right knee) when its hosts Georgia, which hasnt won a game at Rupp Arena since 2009. The Wildcats are looking to improve to 8-3 vs. SEC opponents while winning their sixth straight home game over the Bulldogs. Live on ESPNews/WatchESPN

Creighton leading No. 5 Xavier at half

Maurice Watson Jr. has 10 points and 5 assists, and Isaiah Zierden is 3-for-5 from 3-point range, as the Bluejays lead the Musketeers 37-27 at halftime. Xavier is shooting just 32.4%, including 1-for-12 from long range. Follow live

Michigan State-Purdue down to the wire

The Spartans overcame a 16-point halftime deficit and are in a tight one with the Boilermakers in a key Big Ten battle with less than two minutes remaining. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Rodriguez's tip-in wins it for Miami

5-foot-11 PG Angel Rodriguez went among the trees to get No. 12 Miami a comeback victory over Pitt.

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Boston College eyeing UNC stunner

Eli Carter's 17 points have allowed the Eagles to build a 37-31 lead over the Tar Heels at halftime. UNC leads the ACC, while BC is in last at 0-10. Box score

Extra passing leads to Spartans bucket

Michigan State has surged ahead of Purdue in the second half, thanks in part to plays such as Kenny Goins' layup after some stellar passing.

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Virginia finds way to easy alley-oop

London Perrantes connected with Darius Thompson on a wide-open alley-oop as the Cavaliers are routing Virginia Tech late in the first half.

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Miami pulls off halfcourt alley-oop

Angel Rodriguez and Davon Reed teamed up for a SportsCenter Top 10 nominee.

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Tennessee tries to emulate Monmouth

The Volunteers bench had a celebration that would make Monmouth proud by "eating a bowl of cereal" after a layup.

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Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Bob Huggins called timeout to, um, chat with Jaysean Paige after Greene left open for a 3. Paige wisely chose not to make eye contact, so Huggins just waved and said, "Get out," as he neared the huddle. He's not on the court now.

Valentine sparking Michigan State run

The Spartans were down to Purdue by 16 at the half but went on an 11-0 run, including this 3-pointer from Denzel Valentine to cut the deficit.

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Tacko Fall hit with a technical

UCF's 7-foot-6 center received a technical foul vs. Cincinnati for slamming the ball to the floor.

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Rick Pitino: 'I'll be totally vindicated'

The Louisville coach joined Mike & Mike and thinks the future is bright for both his team, and himself.

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Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Kansas shoots 57 percent, coughs it up just six times and wins rebound battle by 4. That adds up to a 7-point lead at break but WVU is still well within striking distance. Stay tuned ....

Purdue runs past MSU in first half

MSU's Eron Harris missed a dunk and Purdue's Rapheal Davis (19 points) capitalized on the mistake, draining a 3-pointer to help extend the lead. The Boilermakers are up 46-30 at the half. (Live on ESPN)

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Kansas leading battle for 1st in Big 12

A win tonight for the Jayhawks would tie them with West Virginia and Oklahoma for first in the conference. They've built a 7-point halftime lead over WVU to get 20 minutes away from that goal. Game is on ESPN2, WatchESPN

Miami beats buzzer, but still trails Pitt

Sheldon McClellan's first field goal was an impressive one; it also cut the Panthers' lead to 5 points at half.

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Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Certainly this is more West Virginia's brand of basketball but Kansas is not rattled. Working the boards and limiting turnovers for the 8-point lead.

Davis gets steal, throws down alley

Deyonta Davis forces a turnover then punishes the rim with an alley-oop on the other end of the court. No. 18 Purdue leads No. 8 Michigan State live on ESPN.

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Selden gets layup... and a technical

Wayne Selden Jr. was T'd up for having words with a West Virginia player after making a layup. Kansas leads early, live on ESPN2.

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This alley-oop is Rock Chalk approved

Kansas gave its faithful an early boost with an alley-oop slammed home by Landen Lucas. (Live on ESPN2)

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Watch: (8) Michigan State at (18) Purdue

One compelling storyline for this matchup of middle-of-the-pack Big 10 teams: Purdue freshman and conference rebounds leader Caleb Swanigan makes his debut against MSU, the school he decommitted from this fall. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN