SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 26 points to lead the Sacramento Kings to their third straight victory with a 124-80 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers last night. C.J. Miles had 14 points and Luol Deng added 12 for the Cavaliers, who had won two straight. Cleveland leading scorer Kyrie Irving missed 11 of 14 shots, 3 of 4 free throws, and finished with seven points.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Roy Devin Marble scored 22 points, Aaron White added 19 and No. 20 Iowa handed No. 3 Ohio State its second loss of the week yesterday, 84-74. LaQuinton Ross scored 22 points, Amir Williams had 11 and Lenzelle Smith Jr. 10 for 15-2 Ohio State. The Buckeyes had opened with 15 consecutive wins. Ohio State fell 72-68 in overtime at No. 5 Michigan State on Tuesday night.
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Quincy Diggs scored the final basket in both overtime sessions as Akron beat Ohio 83-80 last night. Diggs scored 20 points for 10-5 Akron and made the deciding basket of the game with 34 seconds left. Ohio's Stevie Taylor then missed a 3-pointer, but Akron's Nyles Evans missed both free throws with 14 seconds left giving Ohio a final chance. Ohio got two 3-pointers off in the final 10 seconds, but Nick Kellogg missed them both.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Doug McDermott scored 35 points with his sprained left shoulder, and Creighton held off Xavier 95-89 Sunday to move into a tie for first place in the Big East. Semaj Christon scored 27 points, Justin Martin had 21 and Matt Stainbrook added 15 points and 11 rebounds for the 13-4 Musketeers, whose eight-game win streak ended.