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    Jarace Walker scored 23 points, Marcus Sasser had 13 points and No. 3 Houston earned retribution against Temple with an 81-65 win. The Owls failed in their bid for a second upset after they toppled the Cougars from No. 1 in the AP men’s college basketball poll with a 56-55 win last month in Houston.

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 25 points and Jalen Hood-Schifino delivered the clinching basket on a dunk with 2 seconds left as No. 21 Indiana beat No. 1 Purdue 79-74 on Saturday.

    Nathan Mensah scored 17 points for No. 22 San Diego State, which raced past Boise State 72-52 in a showdown of the Mountain West Conference’s top two teams despite an off night by leading scorers Matt Bradley and Darrion Trammell. Keshad Johnson added 10 for SDSU, which regained sole possession of first place. 

    Duke’s famously rowdy students have spent weeks camping out and getting ready for Saturday’s annual rivalry game with North Carolina. This one is the first since Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski retired. Yet “Krzyzewskiville” remained full in recent weeks. And everyone from successor Jon Scheyer to the “Cameron Crazies" remain determined to preserve the fearsome homecourt advantage that is part of Krzyzewski’s legacy. The Blue Devils won 88% of their home games in 42 seasons under Coach K. Scheyer says he wants Duke fans to feel that "they're right alongside us in this journey.”

    Eric Gaines scored 21 points and UAB ended No. 19 Florida Atlantic's nation-best 20-game winning streak with an 86-77 victory. The Owls hadn't lost since falling 80-67 to Mississippi on Nov. 11 and made their debut in the AP Top 25 2 1/2 weeks ago. FAU fell to 21-2 on the season and 10-1 in Conference USA. Jordan "Jelly" Walker had 13 points and six assists for UAB in his return from a foot injury that had sidelined him since Jan. 11. Nick Boyd led Florida Atlantic with 18 points.

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    At 7-foot-4, 290 pounds, Zach Edey is the primary reason Purdue is a unanimous pick as the nation's top-ranked team. But if anyone has a chance to hold him in check it might be Trayce Jackson-Davis. On Saturday, the Hoosiers career blocks leader will take his turn when the two teams square off in a battle featuring the Big Ten's two best big men.

    Jack Nunge had 23 points and 14 rebounds as No. 16 Xavier held off No. 17 Providence 85-83 in an overtime thriller Wednesday night. Colin Castleton had 20 points and nine rebounds, Kyle Lofton added 14 points and Florida used a 13-0 run late in the second half to upend No. 2 Tennessee in Gainesville.

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