WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — C.J. Harris scored 23 points and Wake Forest beat No. 2 Miami 80-65 on Saturday to snap the Hurricanes’ 14-game winning streak.
Codi Miler-McIntyre added 15 points while Harris was 5-for-5 from 3-point range to lead the Demon Deacons (12-14, 5-9 Atlantic Coast Conference).
They shot 54 percent, led by double figures for the entire second half and reeled off 12 straight points to pull away for their biggest victory under third-year coach Jeff Bzdelik.
Durand Scott had all 17 of his points in the second half for the Hurricanes (22-4, 13-1), the last of the schools in the six BCS conferences to get its first league loss.
No. 3 GONZAGA 81, SAN DIEGO 50
SPOKANE, Wash. — Kevin Pangos scored 18 points for Gonzaga, which is in position to rise to second in the AP poll after No. 2 Miami was upset by Wake Forest.
Kelly Olynyk added 14 points and nine rebounds for Gonzaga (27-2, 14-0 West Coast Conference), which clinched at least a tie for the WCC regular-season title it yielded to Saint Mary’s last year. It marks the 12th league title in 13 seasons for the Zags, who have set a team record for regular-season wins.
No. 5 FLORIDA 71, ARKANSAS 54
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mike Rosario scored 15 points and Patric Young added 14 as Florida rebounded from one of its two Southeastern Conference losses.
Kenny Boynton and Erik Murphy both had 12 points for the first-place Gators (22-4, 12-2 SEC).
No. 11 GEORGETOWN 57, No. 8 SYRACUSE 46
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Otto Porter scored a career-high 33 points and Georgetown put an emphatic stamp on the impending end of an era before an imposing Orange crowd.
Thirty-three years after the Hoyas halted Syracuse’s 57-game home winning streak at Manley Field House, Porter added his name to the pantheon of stars who made this rivalry scintillating over the years.
No. 9 KANSAS 74, TCU 48
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Jeff Withey scored 18 points and Ben McLemore added 14 as Kansas avenged a stunning loss to the lowly Horned Frogs just over two weeks ago.
Perry Ellis and Travis Releford added 12 points each for the Jayhawks (23-4, 11-3 Big 12), who began the day tied with Kansas State for first place in the conference.
No. 10 LOUISVILLE 79, SETON HALL 61
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Gorgui Dieng scored a career-high 23 points for Louisville. The 6-foot-10 center showed confidence in his jumper and the result was 10 of 11 shooting from the field. The junior also grabbed eight rebounds and blocked two shots.
Russ Smith added 19 points and Luke Hancock made three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points as the Cardinals (22-5, 10-4 Big East) won their third straight.
The Cardinals forced 21 turnovers, including 12 steals, and shooting 26-of-57 (45.6 percent).
No. 12 ARIZONA 73, WASHINGTON STATE 56
TUCSON, Ariz. — Kevin Parrom matched his career best with five 3 pointers — in six tries — scoring a season-high 19 points for Arizona.
Parrom, a 26 percent shooter from 3-point range in conference play before Saturday, opened the game with two 3s and the Wildcats (23-4, 11-4 Pac-12) led all the way. Arizona was up by as many as 21 points early in the second half before the Cougars cut it to 11 late.
No. 14 OKLAHOMA STATE 73, WEST VIRGINIA 57
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Le’Bryan Nash and Markel Brown scored 16 points apiece to lead five Oklahoma State players in double figures.
Marcus Smart added 14 points, Brian Williams scored 13 and Michael Cobbins had 10 for Oklahoma State (20-6, 10-4), which shook off a double-overtime loss to No. 9 Kansas on Wednesday.
No. 16 NEW MEXICO 91, No. 22 COLORADO STATE 82
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Kendall Williams made a Mountain West Conference-record 10 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 46 points and New Mexico ended Colorado State’s 27-game home-court winning streak.
Alex Kirk added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Lobos (23-4, 10-2 MWC), increased their lead in the conference race to two games over the Rams (21-5, 8-4).
No. 21 MEMPHIS 89, SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI 73
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Chris Crawford and Shaq Goodwin scored 19 points each and Memphis claimed its second straight Conference USA regular season title.
Five Tigers finished in double figures as Memphis (24-3, 13-0 C-USA) won its 18th straight. D.J. Stephens scored 16 points, and, like Goodwin, was 6 of 7 from the field, while Joe Jackson had 15 points. Adonis Thomas scored 12 for Memphis, which shot 50 percent for the game, including 46 percent from outside the arc.
No. 24 VCU 75, XAVIER 71
CINCINNATI — Troy Daniels scored 19 points, and VCU intensified its full-court defense and overcome a 17-point in the second half.
VCU (22-6, 10-3 Atlantic 10) forced 22 turnovers — 12 in the second half during the big comeback. Daniels set a school record for 3-pointers in a season while leading the comeback.
Rob Brandenberg added 18 points and scored the Rams’ final six, including two free throws with 10.8 seconds left that clinched it.