MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Jevon Carter sank the go-ahead 3-pointer with 57.5 seconds left and No. 2 West Virginia escaped Tuesday night with a 57-54 victory against Baylor.

West Virginia (15-1, 4-0 Big 12) struggled to make shots the entire game but extended the nation’s longest winning streak to 15, its best since winning 22 straight in 1988-89.

Lamont West and Daxter Miles Jr. led West Virginia with 12 points apiece.

Manu Lecomte scored 13 points, and Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. had 11 points and 10 rebounds for his eighth double-double of the season for Baylor (11-5, 1-3).

(3) VIRGINIA 68, SYRACUSE 61: Kyle Guy scored 22 points, De’Andre Hunter added 15 and Virginia (15-1, 4-0 Atlantic Coast) beat Syracuse(12-5, 1-3) at Charlottesville, Virginia.

Guy made five 3-pointers for Virginia. The Cavaliers attempted a season-high 27 3s and made nine. Devon Hall added 13 points, eight assists and seven rebounds for Virginia..

(9) OKLAHOMA 75, (8) TEXAS TECH 65: Trae Young scored 22 of his 27 points in the second half to help Oklahoma (13-2, 3-1 Big 12) beat Texas Tech (14-2, 3-1) at Norman, Oklahoma.

Young, a freshman point guard who leads the nation in scoring and assists, made just 1 of 12 shots in the first half. He drained 6 of 11 in the second to help the Sooners bounce back from a loss Saturday to No. 2 West Virginia.

(12) KANSAS 83, IOWA STATE 78: Malik Newman scored a career-high 27 points, Svi Mykhailiuk added 23 and Kansas (13-3, 3-1 Big 12) staved off an upset bid by Iowa State (9-6, 0-4), pulling away in the closing minutes at Lawrence, Kansas.

Devonte Graham added 11 points for the Jayhawks, most of those coming in crunch time, when he shook off a 1-of-11 start from the field to knock down three big jumpers.

MARQUETTE 84, (13) SETON HALL 64: Andrew Rowsey scored 31 points and Marquette (12-5, 3-2 Big East) used a 16-0 run in the second half to pull away from Seton Hall (14-3, 3-1) at Milwaukee.

Sam Hauser added 14 points for the Golden Eagles. He hit 4 of 9 from 3-point range, including a 3 with 5:25 left for a 73-55 lead.

(20) NORTH CAROLINA 96, BOSTON COLLEGE 66: Luke Maye had career highs of 32 points and 18 rebounds, and a small lineup got North Carolina (13-4, 2-2 Atlantic Coast) off to a fast start against Boston College (11-6, 2-3) at Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Cameron Johnson added 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Tar Heels.

(21) KENTUCKY 74, TEXAS A&M 73: P.J. Washington made a steal that led to Kevin Knox’s go-ahead layup with 2:28 left, then added four points down the stretch to help Kentucky (13-3, 3-1 Southeastern) rally past Texas A&M (11-5, 0-4) at Lexington, Kentucky.

(25) CREIGHTON 85, BUTLER 74: Marcus Foster scored 21 of his 23 points in the first half, Martin Krampelj had 14 points and 14 rebounds for his third straight double-double and Creighton (14-3, 4-1 Big East) beat Butler (12-6, 2-3) at Omaha, Nebraska.

WOMEN

(1) CONNECTICUT 80, CENTRAL FLORIDA 44: Reserve Azura Stevens scored 19 points, leading UConn (14-0, 4-0 American Athletic) to its 100th consecutive regular-season win, defeating Central Florida (11-6, 3-1) at Storrs, Connecticut.


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