- Associated Press - Monday, January 20, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Ethan Wragge tied a school record with nine 3-pointers for all 27 points, Doug McDermott hit five 3s and scored 23 points, and Creighton set a team mark with 21 3-pointers in a 96-68 victory over No. 4 Villanova on Monday night.

The Bluejays (16-3, 6-1 Big East) topped the school record of 20 3s set in 2005 against Chattanooga. Kyle Korver hit nine 3s against Evansville on Jan. 15, 2003. The Bluejays, in their first season in the Big East, set a conference record for most 3s in a game.

They hit their first nine 3s and never looked back against Villanova (16-2, 5-1) which had romped its way toward its highest ranking in four years. They made 21 of 35 3-pointers and led by as many 40 points.

Wragge hit eight 3s in the first half as Creighton built a 28-point lead.

James Bell scored 19 points for the Wildcats.

No. 8 KANSAS 78, No. 24 BAYLOR 68

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Andrew Wiggins scored 17 points, most of them coming at the free throw line, and Kansas pulled away in the second half.

Wiggins was 10 of 12 from the free throw line, and the Jayhawks (14-4, 5-0 Big 12) were 27 of 29 as a team, allowing them to put away Baylor for their fifth straight win - the last four over Top 25 opponents. They are the first team to accomplish that feat since North Carolina in 1997.

Perry Ellis added 19 points and Joel Embiid had 12 for Kansas, which led 37-35 at halftime but used a 14-2 surge fueled by defense and hustle in the second half to draw away.

Brady Heslip hit six 3-pointers and scored 19 points for the Bears (13-5, 1-4), who have lost three straight and four of five. Cory Jefferson and Isaiah Austin added 16 points apiece.

NEBRASKA 68, No. 17 OHIO ST. 62

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Shavon Shields and Terran Petteway both scored 18 points as Nebraska handed Ohio State its fourth straight loss.

The Cornhuskers (9-8, 1-5 Big Ten), who ended a five-game losing streak, survived after squandering a 14-point first-half lead. They used a 16-5 run late in the second half to regain control and made 13 of their last 16 free throws to hold off the Buckeyes (15-4, 2-4).

It was Nebraska’s first win in 16 games against ranked opponents, a run dating to January 2012.

The Buckeyes have lost four straight for the first time since 2007-08.

Aaron Craft scored 12 points for the Buckeyes, who beat Nebraska by 31 points on Jan. 4 and haven’t won since.



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