College roundup: Kansas State beats Kansas in OT

Marcus Foster scored 20 points, including two free throws in the closing seconds of overtime, and Kansas State held on to beat No. 7 Kansas, 85-82, Monday night in Manhattan, Kan.

Will Spradling added 15 points for the Wildcats (17-7, 7-4 Big 12), who blew a 9-point lead with less than two minutes left in regulation, only to survive for just their third win over the Jayhawks (18-6, 9-2) in 26 games played at Bramlage Coliseum.


The Wildcats, who had lost 48 of the last 51 in the series, hadn’t beaten their rivals in their on-campus octagon since Feb. 14, 2011.

Andrew Wiggins scored 16 points for the Jayhawks, including a putback of his own miss with 6.9 seconds left to force overtime.

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Georgetown 83, Providence 71 — D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 22 points, including his first successful 3-point attempts in more than two weeks, and the Hoyas overcame a scoring spree from Bryce Cotton on to pull away in Washington.

Smith-Rivera had missed 17 consecutive 3-pointers entering the game, but he went 2 for 4 from long range. Markel Starks added 14 points for Georgetown (15-9, 6-6 Big East), which has won four straight.

Cotton had 31 points to lead the Friars (16-9, 6-6), who have lost three in a row. Cotton scored 19 of his team’s final 21 points of the first half.


West Virginia 102, Iowa State 77 — Remi Dibo scored a career-high 20 points to help the host Mountaineers hand the No. 11 Cyclones their most lopsided loss of the season.

Juwan Staten added 19 points for the Mountaineers, (15-10, 7-5 Big 12), who set a season high in points.

Coming off a Big 12-record 48 points against TCU, Melvin Ejim as held to 6 points on 1-of-9 shooting for Iowa State (18-5, 6-5).

Virginia 61, Maryland 53 — Joe Harris scored 19 points and the No. 17 Cavaliers (20-5, 11-1) stretched their winning streak to eight games in the Terrapins’ last visit as an ACC rival.

Seth Allen scored 15 points for Maryland (14-11, 6-6).


North Carolina 89, Duke 78 — Freshman Diamond DeShields scored a season-high 30 points and the No. 17 Tar Heels upset the third-ranked Blue Devils in Durham, N.C., their first win there since 2008

DeShields became the first to score 30 against Duke since 2009. Fellow freshman Allisha Gray added 24 points — including three 3-point plays in the final eight minutes — for the Tar Heels (18-6, 6-4 ACC).

Elizabeth Williams had a career-high 28 points for Duke (22-3, 9-2).

Tennessee 81, Vanderbilt 53 — Meighan Simmons scored 22 points to help the No. 8 Lady Vols rout the No. 16 Commodores, continuing Vanderbilt’s history of road futility in the series.

 Vanderbilt (17-6, 6-4 SEC) has never beaten Tennessee (20-4, 9-2) at Knoxville in 29 attempts.

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