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Penn State guard Myles Dread, right, beats Maryland forward Donta Scott (24) to a rebound in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in State College, Pa., on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)

Maryland handed first loss of season in upset by Penn State

- Associated Press

Penn State became the fifth unranked team to beat a top-5 program in this upset-filled college basketball season, getting 15 points and 11 rebounds from Mike Watkins in a 76-69 win over No. 4 Maryland on Tuesday night.

Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall watches his team warm up before an NCAA college football game against Virginia Tech in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) **FILE**

Stout defenses could play role in outcome of ACC title game

- Associated Press

The offenses are deservedly getting a lot of attention heading into Saturday night’s clash between Clemson and Virginia in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. But the defenses shouldn’t be overlooked. They are among the league’s best and will play a role in who walks off the field with the title in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite (25) is stripped of the ball by Purdue guard Sasha Stefanovic (55), between Purdue's Trevion Williams (50) and Matt Haarms during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Virginia upset by Purdue in Elite Eight rematch

- Associated Press

Jay Huff had 11 points and Mamadi Diakite finished with 10 for the defending national champions. But the Cavaliers (7-1) had their 13-game winning streak snapped in a rematch of last year’s Elite Eight game. They lost for the first time in eight road games dating to last season and produced their lowest point total since March 2017.

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Connecticut forward Akok Akok (23) blocks a shot by Indiana guard Devonte Green (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Jimmy V Classic, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Hoosiers rebound from 1st loss of season to top UConn at MSG

- Associated Press

Indiana struggled to score, make a string of stops or even rely on its trusty free-throw shooting. Somehow, a game after a crushing first loss of the season, the Hoosiers were headed back home winners.

Wayland Baptist's J.J. Culver scores 100 points in game

Associated Press

Wayland Baptist senior guard J.J. Culver became the fourth college basketball player to score 100 or more points in a game, reaching the century mark in a 124-60 win over Southwestern Adventist on Tuesday night.

Louisville guard Lamarr Kimble (0) tries to pass after falling with Texas Tech forward TJ Holyfield (22) and Texas Tech guard Avery Benson (24) defending him during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Jimmy V Classic, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Top-ranked Louisville beaten by Texas Tech 70-57

- Associated Press

Louisville became the fourth No. 1 team to lose this season, falling to Texas Tech 70-57 Tuesday night as Davide Moretti scored 18 points and hit successive 3-pointers at Madison Square Garden.

Kansas guard Devon Dotson (1) reaches for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Milwaukee in Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

No. 2 Kansas rides hot start to 95-68 win over UW-Milwaukee

- Associated Press

It wasn't the 3-pointers that Ochai Agbaji poured in for Kansas, nor the smooth jumpers and easy layups that Devon Dotson put away, that left the pair with toothy grins after a rout of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Tuesday night.