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Oubre helps No. 10 Kansas beat Lafayette 96-69

Kansas' Kelly Oubre Jr., left, shoots under pressure from  Lafayette's Seth Hinrichs during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Brannen Greene’s tardiness turned into an opportunity for Kelly Oubre Jr., and the freshman made the most of a surprise start for No. 10 Kansas.

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Rice’s 3-pointer sinks Missouri 62-59

Missouri players, including guard Wes Clark, left, react after Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice, background far right,  made the game-winning three-point shot as time expired during the Braggin' Rights basketball game between Missouri and Illinois in St. Louis, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee )  EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — During a timeout with 17.8 seconds remaining in a tie game on Saturday, Missouri coach Kim Anderson figured Illinois would attempt to find guard Rayvonte Rice for the final shot.

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Blocks help Florida State beat South Florida 75-62

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — With less than 30 seconds left and the game decided, Florida State’s Jarquez Smith was still making it tough for South Florida to get the ball to the basket.

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Northwestern rallies to defeat W. Michigan 67-61

Northwestern  guard Tre Demps, center, shoots past Western Michigan forward Connar Tava (2) and center Drake LaMont (42) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Evanston, Ill. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Tre Demps scored 17 points and Northwestern beat Western Michigan 67-61 on Saturday afternoon.

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Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin has aneurysm

Cincinnati's coach Mick Cronin directs players against San Diego State in the first half of their NCAA college basketball game in Cincinnati Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati basketball coach Mick Cronin has an aneurysm and will be sidelined indefinitely while doctors decide how to treat it.

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