College Basketball: Kansas tops Ohio State, 74-66

Posted: December 23, 2012

 Redshirt freshman Ben McLemore scored 22 points, and No. 9 Kansas beat seventh-ranked Ohio State, 74-66, in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday.

It was the third victory for the Jayhawks (10-1) in a little more than a year over the Buckeyes (9-2). Kansas won a 64-62 thriller in last year's NCAA semifinals.

Missouri 82, Illinois 73 - Laurence Bowers had 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead the No. 12 Tigers (10-1) over the No. 10 Illini (12-1) in the annual Braggin' Rights game in St. Louis.

Minnesota 75, Lafayette 50 - Joe Coleman scored 12 points, and the No. 13 Gophers (12-1) got 42 points from its reserves in a rout of the Leopards in Minneapolis.

Dan Trist scored 14 points for the Leopards (5-9), who are 0-7 on the road.

Rutgers-Camden 68, Centenary 62 - Brandyn Wims (Cardinal Dougherty) scored a game-high 21 points to power the host Scarlet Raptors (5-6) to a nonconference win over the Cyclones (4-6).

Women

La Salle 60, Fairfield 50 - Shanel Harrison's 16 points paced the Explorers (3-9), who picked up their second straight win, beating the Stags (5-4) in Fairfield, Conn.

Rutgers-Camden 85, Old Westbury 73 - Lillian Chukwueze (Cherry Hill East) notched a double-double with game-high totals of 24 points and 11 rebounds to power the host Scarlet Raptors (4-5) over the Panthers (4-5) in a nonconference game.

Alex Gravinese (Audubon) scored 10 points for Rutgers.

 Stanford 73, Tennessee 60 - Chiney Ogwumike had 21 points and a career-high 19 rebounds, and the top-ranked Cardinal (11-0) remained unbeaten with a victory over the No. 10 Vols (7-3) in Knoxville, Tenn.

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