Darius Rice, the nephew of Oakland Raider receiver Jerry Rice, capped a 43-point performance by stealing an inbounds pass and making a three-point basket at the buzzer to give Miami a 77-76 win over No. 11 Connecticut Monday night at Coral Gables, Fla. Connecticut is 11-3 overall, 2-1 in the Big East. Miami is 8-7, 1-3.
In other games, Hollis Price made a shot at the buzzer to force overtime, then scored five points in overtime to help No. 7 Oklahoma beat Texas Tech, 69-64, at Norman, Okla. Oklahoma is 12-3, 3-1 in the Big 12.... Larry House had a career-high 23 points to lead No. 10 Creighton (16-1, 7-0) past Illinois State, 95-82, in a Missouri Valley Conference game at Omaha.