Roundup: Baylor tops Kentucky, ends 55-game run at Rupp Arena

Kentucky’s 55-game win streak at Rupp Arena came to an end when the No. 8 Wildcats were upset by Baylor, 64-55, Saturday in Lexington, Ky.

Pierre Jackson scored 17 points and Isaiah Austin and A.J. Walton each added 11 for the Bears (5-2), who beat the Wildcats for the first time in eight tries.

Baylor shot 41 percent but held Kentucky (4-3) to 30 percent (21 of 71) from the floor.


Archie Goodwin scored 17 points for Kentucky before fouling out with 1:44 remaining in the game. Alex Poythress added 13 points for the Wildcats.

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Kentucky lost its second in a row. The Wildcats lost, 64-50, on Thursday night at Notre Dame, their lowest score under coach John Calipari.

Indiana 87, Coppin St. 51 — Victor Oladipo and Will Sheehey each scored 14 points and the top-ranked Hoosiers (8-0) overcame a cold shooting start (0 for 9) to rout the visiting Eagles (1-6).

Duke 88, Delaware 50 — Ryan Kelly scored 15 of his 18 points in the decisive first half and Mason Plumlee added 18 points and 11 rebounds to help the No. 2 Blue Devils (8-0) rout the visiting Blue Hens (2-6).

Michigan 74, Bradley 66 — Freshman Nik Stauskas scored 22 points in his first start and the No. 3 Wolverines (7-0) dodged the host Braves (5-2).


Ohio St. 70, N. Kentucky 43 — LaQuinton Ross scored a career-high 22 points and the No. 4 Buckeyes (5-1) coasted past the Norse (0-5) despite hitting only 38 percent of their shots.

Louisville 69, Illinois St. 66 — Russ Smith scored 24 points and Peyton Siva added 20, including four 3-pointers, to help the No. 5 Cardinals (6-1) edge the visiting Redbirds (5-2).

Arizona 85, Texas Tech 57 — Nick Johnson scored 18 points to lead the No. 9 Wildcats (5-0) over the Red Raiders (4-1) in Lubbock, Texas.

Creighton 80, Saint Joseph’s 51 — Doug McDermott scored 18 of his 23 points in the first half, and the No. 11 Bluejays (7-1) rode a fast start to beat the visiting Hawks (4-2).

Gonzaga 85, Pacific 67 — Sam Dower scored 18 points and the No. 12 Bulldogs (8-0) tied the team record for most wins to open a season and delivered coach Mark Few his 350th career victory.


Michigan St. 84, Nicholls St. 39 — Keith Appling scored 13 points and the No. 13 Spartans (9-2) used a 27-4 run in the first half to romp to the home win over the Colonels (1-3).

North Carolina 102, UAB 84 — Leslie McDonald scored a career-high 24 points in his first career start to help the No. 14 Tar Heels (6-2) blast the visiting Blazers (4-4).

Va. Tech 81, Oklahoma St. 71 — In Blacksburg, Va., Erick Green scored 28 points to help the Hokies (7-0) hand the No. 10 Cowboys (5-1) their first loss.

Missouri 72, Appalachian St. 56 — Laurence Bowers matched his career high with 23 points, leading the No. 16 Tigers (6-1) to an easy win over the visiting Mountaineers (1-6).

Cincinnati 58, Alabama 56 — Cashmere Wright’s fadeaway jumper at the buzzer boosted the No. 17 Bearcats (7-0) past the visiting Crimson Tide (6-1).