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Hield's 3 at 1.3 lifts No. 3 Oklahoma

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Buddy Hield's 3-pointer from the corner with 1.3 seconds remaining lifted No. 3 Oklahoma to a 63-60 victory over No. 24 Texas on Monday night.

Hield struggled early, but scored 12 points in the final 3:11. He scored 21 of his 27 points in the second half.

Isaiah Cousins added 17 points for the Sooners (20-3, 8-3 Big 12), who trailed for most of the game. Oklahoma bounced back from a loss at Kansas State on Saturday that cost it the No. 1 ranking. The Sooners beat the Longhorns for the sixth straight time and increased their home winning streak to 19 games.


Duke holds off No. 13 Louisville 72-65

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) All those losses last month might have taught Duke something important: How to win.

The Blue Devils beat No. 13 Louisville 72-65 on Monday night behind 18 points and 10 rebounds from freshman Brandon Ingram.


Villanova atop AP poll for first time

(AP) -- Villanova is No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the first time.

The Wildcats (20-3) made the jump from third following then-No. 1 Oklahoma's loss to Kansas State and then-No. 2 North Carolina's losses to Louisville and Notre Dame.


Auguste, Irish hold on to beat Clemson

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Notre Dame coach Mike Brey was glad Zach Auguste got mad after spending much of the first half on the bench in foul trouble in the Fighting Irish's 89-83 win over Clemson on Monday night.

Auguste dominated both the offensive and defensive end, scored 15 of his 19 points during the final 20 minutes and held the Tigers two centers to just five points and five rebounds.


UNLV C Zimmerman out indefinitely

LAS VEGAS (AP) UNLV freshman center Stephen Zimmerman Jr. will be out indefinitely with a sprained left knee.

Zimmerman was injured in the first half of the Runnin' Rebels double-overtime loss to Fresno State on Saturday. His injury came a week after junior forward Ben Carter tore his ACL against San Diego State and was lost for the season.


Hoyas drop Red Storm to 0-12 in Big East

WASHINGTON (AP) D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 24 points, moving into sixth place on Georgetown's all-time scoring list, and the Hoyas crushed St. John's 92-67 on Monday night.

It was St. John's 15th straight loss, the longest streak in Division I.


Stony Brook pushes nation-best run to 16

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) Jameel Warney scored a career-high 36 points on 16-of-18 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds, while Ahmad Walker had 12 points, 10 rebounds and five assists to help Stony Brook beat Hartford 85-72 Monday night.

Warney has 17 double-doubles this season and 56 in his career.


Stephen F. Austin's run at home hits 25

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) Thomas Walkup finished with 30 points and 10 rebounds to lead Stephen F. Austin to an 83-72 win over Northwestern State on Monday night.

Walkup finished 13-of-17 from the field and it was his second straight game with at least 30-plus points and 10-plus rebounds.


Chattanooga extends win streak to 9

MACON, Ga. (AP) Eric Robertson hit six 3-pointers and scored 20 points and Chattanooga won its ninth straight game by edging Mercer 72-66 in overtime Monday night.

Demetre Rivers scored the first basket of overtime but Mercer did not hit its next field goal until the 16-second mark when Phillip Leonard pulled the Bears to 70-66. Chattanooga's Johnathan Burroughs-Cook answered with two free throws for a six-point lead.


No. 2 Maryland relying on stingy defense

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Upon launching this season of lofty expectations, Maryland figured it had enough shooting stars to bury the opposition under a barrage of baskets.

Turns out, the second-ranked Terrapins are winning primarily on the strength of their defense.

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