In College action…top ranked Villanova scores a 10-point win beating
La Salle, 89-79 to improve to 10-and-0. Number three Kansas blows by Missiouri-Kansas City, 105-62. And, 5th ranked Duke edges Florida, 84-74.
From the Pac-12…20th ranked Arizona crushes U-C Irvine, 79-57. Utah beats Utah Valley, 87-80. Number-18 Purdue thumps Arizona State, 97-64 in the Jimmy-V Classic in New York City, and Cal tops Princeton in the Pearl Harbor Invitational, 62-51. Tonight, Cal meets Seton Hall…Colorado hosts Xavier, Washington State entertains Idaho in the Battle of the Palouse….and, 8th ranked Gonzaga greets The Huskies at 8pm in a nationally televised game on ESPN-2.
The Ducks and Beavers are off for Finals Week, but both teams return to play on Sunday when Oregon, 7-2, hosts Alabama and Oregon State looks to end a 2-game losing skid hosting Savannah State.