Monday's roundup: Bass stars in OT as Detroit wins
Boston — Paris Bass scored 19 points, including Detroit's first nine in overtime on Monday in an 81-69 win over Northeastern.
Zach Stahl missed a contested layup as time expired after a steal by Juwan Howard Jr. led to a dunk by Bass to tie the game at 60 with 28 seconds left in regulation.
After Bass scored four times, including a three-point play, Chris Jenkins made two free throws to put the Titans (10-10) ahead 71-62 with 1:06 to go. David Walker drilled a 3-pointer at the one-minute mark for the Huskies (13-6).
Anton Wilson (11 points), Howard (16) and Jenkins (13), who also had a late dunk and 13 rebounds, made their two free throws in the final minute to secure the win.
Northeastern got 21 points from Walker and 14 from Scott Eatherton.
Bass only had two points in the first half, which ended in a tie at 26.
Men's top 25
(At) 78, No. 4 Villanova 58: Georgetown took over first place in the Big East with an old-fashioned, push-and-shove win worthy of the conference's legacy of physical play, forcing 17 turnovers and holding Villanova to 34 percent shooting. Freshman Isaac Copeland scored a career-high 17 points, and D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera also had 17 for the Hoyas (13-5, 5-2), who pulled away early with a 17-0 run on the way to a 42-20 halftime lead and withstood a spirited second-half rally. Georgetown shot 60 percent in the first half and 51 percent for the game to move one-half game ahead of Villanova (17-2, 4-2) — and students celebrated by storming the court at the final whistle.
(At) No. 5 Duke 79, Pittsburgh 65: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski moved one victory from 1,000 for his Hall of Fame career. Freshman Tyus Jones matched a season high with 22 points for the Blue Devils (16-2, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference).
(At) No. 11 Kansas 85, No. 19 Oklahoma 78: Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 19 points, converting two driving layups in the closing minutes, and Kansas held on after blowing a 20-point first-half lead. Perry Ellis added 16 points, Cliff Alexander had 13 points and 13 rebounds, and Brannen Greene scored 12 for the Jayhawks (15-3, 4-1 Big 12), who bounced back from a loss Saturday night at Iowa State by beating Oklahoma (12-6, 3-3) for the 14th straight time at Allen Fieldhouse.
No. 17 Texas 66, (at) TCU 48: Javan Felix scored 15 and Isaiah Taylor 13 for Texas (13-4, 3-2 Big 12).
Kenrich Williams scored 10 for TCU (14-4, 1-4).
Kentucky No. 1
For the second straight week, Kentucky was No. 1 in 63 of 65 votes cast, while Virginia stayed at No. 2.
The Wildcats (17-0) have been No. 1 in every poll.
... South Carolina remains the top team in The Associated Press women's basketball poll.