BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana finally has the horses to beat top-ranked Kentucky. Christian Watford's buzzer-beating three-pointer from the left wing stood up to a replay review Saturday night, giving the Hoosiers a stunning, 73-72, upset win over the visiting Wildcats.
The lead changed hands five times in the final 121 seconds before Watford's big shot set off a wild scene, with fans storming the court.
Watford finished with 20 points in Indiana's first upset of a top-ranked team since taking down Duke in the 2002 NCAA tournament. The only other time they had beaten a No. 1 team in Bloomington was on Jan. 7, 2001, when Kirk Hasten hit a buzzer-beater to knock off No. 1 Michigan State, 59-58.
Victor Oladipo had 13 points and five Hoosiers wound up in double figures. Indiana is 9-0 for the first time since 1989-90. Kentucky (8-1) was led by Doron Lamb with 19 points and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist with 18.
Kansas 78, Ohio State 67 -The Jayhawks never trailed, knocking off the No. 2 Buckeyes in Lawrence, Kan. Thomas Robinson scored 21 points for the Jayhawks (6-2). Ohio State, which was playing on the road for the first time this season, fell to 8-1.
Cabrini 83, Baptist Bible 49 - The Cavaliers improved to 7-0, with a thumping of the visiting Defenders. Cabrini (7-0, 5-0 Colonial States Athletic Conference) had a balanced attack: Not a single Cavalier scored in double digits. Baptist Bible College, meanwhile, remained winless, falling to 0-10, 0-5 CSAC.
Chestnut Hill 86, Caldwell 84 - The Griffins (9-3, 3-0 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference) broke up a 77-all tie with 3 minutes, 34 seconds to play then hung on to beat the Cougars (6-3, 3-2 CACC).
Post 63, University of the Sciences 55 - The Eagles (2-6, 2-1 CACC) hammered the Devils, who fell to 1-5, 0-2 CACC despite Tyrone Mann-Barnes' (Collingswood) 17 points.
Holy Family 60, Felician 55 - The Tigers snapped a four-game losing streak and recorded their first CACC win in their victory over the visiting Golden Falcons. Holy Family improved to 4-4, 1-2, while Felician fell to 2-7, 2-3.
Widener 66, Rowan 63 - The Pride (7-2) scored six straight points late to beat host Rowan in the Heritage's Dairy Stores Classic title game in Glassboro. The Profs, who shot 37 percent (23 of 63) from the floor and 15 for 26 from the line, fell to 4-5.
Berkeley 88, Penn State Brandywine 87 - The Knights (2-7) edged the Lions (2-8) after two overtimes in the consolation game of the Heritage's Dairy Stores Classic. Berkeley was led by Andrew Webber, who had 20 points.
Arcadia 94, Penn State Abington 74 - Senior Jason Thompson scored 14 points, including 4 of 5 from three-point range, to lead the host Knights (5-3) past the Lions (2-3), who lost despite Shaan Rabi's game-high 17 points.
Gwynedd-Mercy 69, Rochester Institute of Technology 66 - Dan DelConte scored 20 points to lead the Griffins (7-3) over the host Tigers (3-4).
College of New Jersey 70, Delaware Valley 67 - Matthew Rista came off the bench to score 14 points to lead the visiting Lions (4-3) to a nonconference win over the Aggies (2-6).
West Chester 88, Lock Haven 76 - The Bald Eagles (0-7, 0-6 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference) just couldn't keep up with the Golden Rams (6-4, 3-3 PSAC) who led by 12 at the break and by as many as 18 points in the second half.