At Las Vegas, Stacey Augmon had the second triple-double of his career and Anderson Hunt scored a basketball season-high 29 points Sunday as No. 1 UNLV routed Rutgers 115-73 to remain the nation's only undefeated major college team.
Augmon scored 27 points and had 11 rebounds and 11 assists despite being pulled with more than 11 minutes left in the game and the Runnin' Rebels leading by 41 points.UNLV (18-0) blew the game open with a 20-2 run to open the second half as the defending national champions won for the 29th straight time over two seasons.
The Runnin' Rebels play Fresno State on Thursday before heading for Arkansas for a showdown Sunday with the second-ranked Razorbacks.
No. 3 Ohio State 66, Purdue 59
At Columbus, Ohio, Jim Jackson scored 22 points and led a late charge that carried No. 3 Ohio State to a 66-59 win over Purdue Sunday in a nationally televised Big Ten game.
Jackson, who scored just six points the first half and struggled with his shooting most of the game, scored 10 of Ohio State's final 15 points down the stretch. His basket with 5:52 to play tied the score at 51-51 and two minutes later he put the Buckeyes ahead to stay 55-53 with a pair of free throws.
No. 4 Indiana 77, Minnesota 66
At Minneapolis, freshman Damon Bailey scored 6 of his 10 points during a 17-1 second-half run Sunday as No. 4 Indiana survived 30 percent first-half shooting and rallied 13 points back for a Big Ten victory over Minnesota.
Eric Anderson and Calbert Cheaney scored 22 points each for Indiana (20-2, 8-1), which won its fourth straight game to remain tied with Ohio State for the conference lead.
No. 10 Kentucky 96, Georgia 84
At Lexington, Ky., Jamal Mashburn scored 31 points, the most ever by a Kentucky freshman, to lead the 10th-ranked Wildcats to a 96-84 Southeastern Conference victory Sunday over Georgia.
Mashburn, a 6-foot-8 forward from New York, scored 17 points in the first half as Kentucky (17-3 overall, 9-1 SEC) built a 50-38 lead and then hit a key basket in the second half to turn back a rally by Georgia (11-8, 4-6).
Depaul 72, No. 16 Georgetown 63
At Landover, Md., DePaul Coach Joey Meyer gained his first victory in seven meetings against Georgetown Sunday as his Blue Demons upset the No. 16 Hoyas.
The Blue Demons played sluggishly in the first half, but improved in the second as they went on a 24-7 run to take an 11-point lead.
David Booth had 12 points in the run and finished with 22.
The Blue Demons' pesky defense held the "twin towers" Alonzo Mourning and Dikembe Mutombo to just 17 second-half points.
N.C. State 79, No. 23 Ga. Tech 73
At Atlanta, Coach Les Robinson said it was more than an impressive road victory.
"We played obviously our best game on the road, and one of our two best games from the opening gun to the final buzzer," Robinson said after North Carolina State beat No. 23 Georgia Tech on Sunday.
Rodney Monroe led the way with 31 points, including eight in the final 3:03 to end a comeback bid from 15 points down by the Yellow Jackets.
Texas 83, Texas A&M 74
At College Station, Texas, Dexter Cambridge scored six points during a 12-2 run in the game's final three minutes Sunday to help the Texas Longhorns fight off an upset bid by the Texas A&M Aggies.
Brooks Thompson scored the last of his 25 points for Texas A&M with 3:20 to play that brought the Aggies within a point, but they could score only four more the rest of the way - two of them coming at the buzzer.