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Calipari ejected, Kentucky dominates

Tyler Ulis tallied career highs of 27 points and 12 assists after coach John Calipari was ejected less than 3 minutes into the game.

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No. 6 Kansas holds small lead at the half

Buddy Hield put up 22 points in the first half of the triple-OT meeting vs. Kansas in January, but the Jayhawks have held him to just 6 points as they hold the 38-33 lead at halftime. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Oklahoma is 2 of 13 from the arc. Kansas is 6 of 11. Buddy Hield hasn't hit a shot from the floor and yet the Sooners are down only 5 at the half at home. My guess is they'll take that.

Happy birthday, Coach K!

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski turns 69 today, and his team takes on No. 7 Virginia at 4:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.

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Chad Fords Big Board 5.0

The current top 30, based on Fords intel from NBA teams and scouts, features five seniors, one new lottery pick -- and Ben Simmons. 5.0 (Insider)

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Kentucky puts on a dunk contest

It seemed like Kentucky was hosting its own dunk contest Saturday as it showed off some impressive slams against South Carolina.

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Eamonn Brennan ESPN Staff Writer 

With the exception of TCU, every one of Oklahoma's games in the past couple weeks have featured early shooting woes and slow starts. Only one of those games was a loss, and it looks like the Sooners are starting to get going against Kansas, but the larger trend is still somewhat disconcerting.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

LSU and Kentucky both get key wins today and are tied for first in the SEC at 9-3. Tigers now 12-5 since getting both Hornsby and Victor back. 'Cats have been terrific of late. Take away one half of play at Tennessee, and UK has been as good as just about anyone the last 3 weeks.

Northern Iowa fends off Wichita State

Klint Carlson scored 12 points as Northern Iowa beat Wichita State 53-50, ending the Shockers' nation-leading 43-game home winning streak.

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Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Oklahoma and Buddy Buckets can't buy a bucket. Sooners are 0-9 from arc, 2 of 19 overall. Buddy 0-5z

In transition buzzer-beater for Winthrop

Keon Johnson gave Winthrop a win with a step-back jumper at the buzzer. As one of the game announcers said: "That's why college basketball is the best game on the planet."

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Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Oklahoma and Buddy Hield both cold from outside early. May be adrenaline. Big buzz over this game.

Oklahoma slam energizes crowd

Isaiah Cousins had a sweet dish beneath the hoop to Khadeem Lattin, who slammed it down hard vs. No. 6 Kansas. The game is in the first half on ESPN.

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Calipari thrown out in under 3 minutes

With just 2:26 gone in the game against South Carolina, John Calipari got two technical fouls and was ejected. Kentucky ended up winning 89-62.

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No. 5 Xavier at Butler

Xavier is looking to avoid its first two-game losing streak of the season. The Musketeers have won three straight and their last five against Butler. Butler is 2-7 at home against AP top-5 opponents. Follow live

Watch: No. 6 Kansas at No. 3 Oklahoma

The two teams met earlier this season (Jan. 4) with Kansas earning a triple-OT win. Buddy Hield is looking to have another huge game against Kansas; in their first meeting he scored a career-high 46 points. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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No. 20 Friars hang on to pass Hoyas

Friars F Rodney Bullock led all scorers with 23 points and 10 rebounds, while Kris Dunn and Ben Bentil combined for 36 points to edge the Hoyas 75-72. Box score

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Caris LeVert in the game for Michigan

LeVert just checked in vs. No. 18 Purdue for his first appearance in a game since Dec. 30. Michigan is 7-4 without LeVert this season and 11-3 when he is in the lineup. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

No. 10 West Virginia rolls to win

Eleven Mountaineers scored, and four went to double figures, as West Virginia crushed TCU 73-42. TCU's Chauncey Collins had a game-high 20 points. Box score

Watch: No. 18 Purdue at Michigan

Three of Purdue's five losses have come on the road, but Michigan is 2-11 against ranked opponents since the start of the season. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Murray gets major air for dunk

Kentucky's Jamal Murray has major leaping ability, and he threw it down here.

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UNI takes down No. 25 Shockers in Wichita

The Panthers took down their third top 25 opponent this season as they beat the Shockers 53-50, ending Wichita State's home win streak at 43 games (was the longest active streak in the nation). Box score