MICHIGAN 64 No. 11 WISCONSIN 58
Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman knocked down a three, drew a foul and hit the ensuing free throw at the 7:55 mark of the second half to give Michigan the lead, and the Wolverines went on to upset Wisconsin.
The Wolverines, who have been one of the worst three-point defenses in the country (341st out of 347) with an average of 39.8 percent against, locked down on perimeter defense, forcing the Badgers to go 3-16 (18.8 percent) from beyond the arc.
The Wolverines improve to 17-9 and the Badgers drop to 21-5.
No. 1 GONZAGA 96 SAN FRANCISCO 61
Gonzaga’s (27-0) Nigel Williams-Goss picked up 30 points, seven assists and six rebounds.
No. 5 ARIZONA 78 WASHINGTON STATE 59
Lauri Markkanen dropped 19 points and hauled in 11 rebounds for a double-double for Arizona (24-3). Ike Iroegbu‘s 17 points and five assists led Washington State (11-15). The Cougars have lost their last five games.
No. 7 OREGON 79 UTAH 61
Dillon Brooks led Oregon (23-4) in scoring with 20 points, while Jordan Bell contributed 17 points and seven rebounds. Jayce Johnson provided Utah (17-9) with 14 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double off the bench.
No. 22 SAINT MARY’S 81 LOYOLA MARYMOUNT 48
Jock Landale netted 16 points and pulled down 11 rebounds for Saint Mary’s (23-3).