Brian Roberts scored 31 points as host Dayton upset No. 6 Pittsburgh, 80-55, last night in Ohio, extending the Flyers' winning streak to 10 and handing the Panthers their first loss of the season.
"I'd say we're back down to earth," said the Panthers' Keith Benjamin.
Pitt (11-1) had no answer for Roberts, who got repeated open looks and took full advantage. Marcus Johnson added 15 points and Kurt Huelsman 12 for the Flyers (11-1).
Dayton hit 22 of 28 free throws and outrebounded the Panthers by 41-34. Pittsburgh missed 22 of 25 three-point attempts.
To make matters worse, Pitt lost Levance Fields (13 points) to an ankle injury.
Wisconsin 67, Texas 66 -
It was a good three seconds for Michael Flowers. The senior guard hit a three-pointer with 2.7 seconds left to lift the Badgers into the lead against the No. 9 Longhorns in Austin.
Flowers then swooped in and stole Connor Atchley's inbounds pass to secure the victory for unranked Wisconsin (10-2). He hurled the basketball straight up, and time ran out on Texas (11-2).
"I always say make sure you throw the ball in the air," said Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan, a product of Chester High.
Brian Butch had 21 points to lead Wisconsin, which was without leading scorer Trevon Hughes, who injured his ankle in practice Friday.
Damion James scored 21 and grabbed 15 rebounds for the Longhorns.
Winthrop 76, Miami 70 -
Senior Chris Gaynor scored a career-high 21 points, and the Eagles (7-5) made 10 of their final 13 shots, overcoming an 11-point deficit in the second half to upset the No. 19 Hurricanes (12-1) in Sunrise, Fla.
Jack McClinton scored 30 points for Miami but committed seven turnovers.
Winthrop missed only three shots in the final 10 minutes while making four three-pointers. "The main thing is we had to stay calm," Winthrop coach Randy Peele said.
Memphis 76, Arizona 63 -
Robert Dozier had 18 points and Chris Douglas-Roberts scored 17 as No. 2 Tigers (11-0) beat the No. 17 Wildcats (9-3) in Memphis.
Shawn Taggart added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Tigers, who have also defeated No. 8 Georgetown and No. 24 Southern Cal.
Chase Budinger had 20 points for the Wildcats, whose six-game winning streak ended.
Kansas 86, Yale 53 -
Russell Robinson had eight steals as the No. 3 Jayhawks (13-0) overwhelmed the Bulldogs (3-7) in Lawrence, Kan.
Darnell Jackson scored 20 points to lead Kansas, which forced 27 turnovers.
UCLA 76, Cal-Davis 48 -
The No. 5 Bruins (12-1) forced the overmatched Aggies (5-7) into 21 turnovers and held them to 16 rebounds in a blowout in Los Angeles.
Darren Collison scored 14 points, and freshman Kevin Love had 13 points and nine rebounds to lead UCLA.
Michigan State 93, Wisconsin-Green Bay 75 -
Raymar Morgan scored 24 points to lead five players in double figures as the No. 7 Spartans (12-1) rolled over the Phoenix (7-5) at home in East Lansing.
Kalin Lucas added 17 points as Michigan State extended its winning streak to nine games and completed its third straight perfect month of December. Travis Walton contributed 11 assists and three steals.
Georgetown 78, American 51 -
Roy Hibbert decided to ditch the T-shirt he usually wears under his jersey. Then the 7-foot-2 center broke double digits in points for only the second time in six games, scoring 14 as the No. 8 Hoyas (9-1) topped the Eagles (7-6) in Washington.
"I decided to change my whole attitude," Hibbert said after shedding the T-shirt under the jersey, which has been a trademark look for Hoyas centers dating back to Patrick Ewing.
Tennessee 82, Gonzaga 72 -
JaJuan Smith scored 18 points and the No. 11 Volunteers (12-1) made up for Chris Lofton's cold shooting with searing defense in a win over the Bulldogs in Seattle.
Matt Bouldin scored 21 points to lead Gonzaga (9-4), which lost for the third time in five games.
Marquette 77, Savannah State 37 -
Lazar Hayward and Dominic James each had 12 points to help the No. 12 Golden Eagles (10-1) dominate the Tigers (7-11) in Milwaukee. Dan Fitzgerald, who missed the last five games with an injury, added 11 points.
Indiana 97, Chicago State 59 -
Eric Gordon scored 22 points, and D.J. White piled up 21 points and 15 rebounds as the No. 13 Hoosiers (11-1) swamped the Cougars (4-12). David Holston led Chicago State with 25 points, but the Hoosiers easily won their 26th in a row at home in Assembly Hall in Bloomington.
Texas A&M 83, Florida A&M 54 -
Josh Carter scored 18 of his 20 points in the first half to lead the 14th-ranked Aggies (12-1) to a rout of the Rattlers (3-8) in College Station. Texas A&M improved to 33-1 in its last 34 home games.
Vanderbilt 92, Tennessee-Martin 85 -
Lester Hudson scored 36 points, but the Skyhawks (5-8) couldn't beat the No. 15 Commodores (12-0) in Nashville. A.J. Ogilvy scored 21 points for Vanderbilt, which matched the best start in school history.
Boise State 73, Brigham Young 70 -
Matt Nelson made all seven of his shots and scored 18 points, and the host Broncos (9-3) rallied from 11 down at halftime to stun the No. 20 Cougars (10-3) in Idaho. Reggie Larry scored 19 points to lead Boise State.
Clemson 78, Samford 45 -
The No. 21 Tigers (11-1) rebounded from their first loss of the season by blowing out the Bulldogs (5-6) in Clemson, S.C. Clemson scored the game's first 14 points.
Oklahoma 88, West Virginia 82 -
Blake Griffin scored 18 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead the Sooners (10-3) over the No. 23 Mountaineers (10-2) in Charleston, W. Va., in double overtime. Oklahoma's Longar Longar led all scorers with 22 points.
Southern Cal 70, Cal-Riverside 57 -
Freshman O.J. Mayo scored 13 of his 20 points in the second half to help the No. 24 Trojans (9-3) overcome the Highlanders (3-8) in Los Angeles. Mayo also had eight rebounds.
Rhode Island 85, Georgia Southern 50 -
Will Daniels scored 28 points as the No. 25 Rams (13-1) beat the Eagles (9-3) for the Islander Invitational championship in Corpus Christi, Texas. The Rams (13-1) are off to their best start since the 1946-47 season.
Notre Dame 87, Brown 54 -
Rob Kurz (Penn Charter) had 15 points, and the Irish (9-2) made 13 three-pointers in squashing the Bears (6-5) in South Bend, Ind. Ryan Ayers (Germantown Academy) added 13 points for the victors.
San Diego 81, Kentucky 72 -
Brandon Johnson led the Toreros (7-8) with a career-high 27 points to stun the host Wildcats (5-6). The Toreros' point guard also had eight rebounds as Kentucky's fortunes continued to plummet.
Louisville 67, Iona 36 -
The Cardinals (9-3) spoiled former assistant coach Kevin Willard's return, beating the Gaels (5-8) in Louisville.
Cardinals center David Padgett, who fractured his kneecap Nov. 18, could return Tuesday when Louisville plays Cincinnati.
Kansas State 101, Wagner 59 -
Freshmen Bill Walker and Michael Beasley combined for 48 points and 20 rebounds as the Wildcats (9-4) ripped the Seahawks (8-4) in Manhattan, Kan. Durell Vinson (St. Augustine Prep) had 13 points and 10 rebounds for Wagner.
Alabama 93, George Washington 57 -
The Crimson Tide (10-3) jumped out to a 27-7 lead on their way to a rout of the Colonials (4-6) in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Maureece Rice (Strawberry Mansion) had 11 points for GW.
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North Carolina State
, 74-62, in Raleigh, N.C. . . . Kyle Hines (Timber Creek) contributed 16 points as
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In the region
Rutgers 73, Manhattan 67 -
J.R. Inman scored 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as the Scarlet Knights (8-5) held off the Jaspers (7-5) in Piscataway, N.J.
Anthony Farmer had 16 points for the Scarlet Knights, while Courtney Nelson came off the bench to add 12. Manhattan got 23 points from Antoine Pearson.
Kutztown 90, Chestnut Hill 71 -
Larz Jeter scored 17 points, but the Griffins fell to 0-8 with a loss to the Golden Bears (5-4) in Philadelphia.
Dave Ben had 16 points and 13 rebounds in giving Kutztown coach Bernie Driscoll his 100th career win.
Marywood 78, Rutgers-Camden 65 -
Matthew Medici led the way with 21 points and 14 rebounds as the Pacers (3-4) outpaced the Scarlet Raptors (2-8) in Scranton.
American International 54, University of the Sciences 40 -
Jarrod Frazier registered 17 points, but the Devils (4-4) fell to the Yellow Jackets (4-6) in Philadelphia.