No. 12 Miami overcomes third-ranked Virginia, 64-61

No. 12 Miami overcomes third-ranked Virginia, 64-61
Miami guard Angel Rodriguez (13) drives to the basket while being defended by Virginia's London Perrantes (32) and Anthony Gill (13). (Rob Foldy / Getty Images)

Davon Reed scored 21 points and No. 12 Miami earned a 64-61 victory over visiting No. 3 Virginia on Monday night.

Reed's two free throws with 3.9 seconds remaining increased Miami's lead to its final margin.


A game-tying attempt by Virginia's London Perrantes from 40 feet at the buzzer bounced off the backboard.

Miami (22-5, 11-4) took over sole possession of second place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Virginia (21-6, 11-5) rallied from an eight-point deficit with seven straight points behind Malcolm Brogdon's jumper and three-pointer and Perrantes' layup with 1 minute 22 seconds remaining that got the Cavaliers to within 60-59.

Tonye Jekiri converted one of two free throws with 36 seconds left to make it 61-59. Brogdon's three-point attempt with 23 seconds left bounced off the rim.

at No. 14 West Virginia 97, No. 17 Iowa State 87: Jaysean Paige scored a career-high 34 points to lead the Mountaineers (21-7, 10-5 in the Big 12 Conference), who avoided their first three-game losing streak in two years.

Tarik Phillip added 22 points for West Virginia. Abdel Nader scored 23 points to lead six Iowa State players in double figures. The Cyclones are 19-9, 8-7.

There were six lead changes after halftime. Phillip's three-pointer put the Mountaineers ahead to stay midway through the second half, and West Virginia turned up its signature pressure defense down the stretch to wear down the Cyclones, who used a six-player rotation.

Paige scored nine points over a span of 2:30 and Iowa State had no answer.

After a dunk by Jameel McKay brought Iowa State to within 89-82 with 2:43 left, West Virginia scored six straight points to put it out of reach.

No. 25 Texas 71, at Kansas State 70: Isaiah Taylor scored 19 points, including a three-pointer to all but ice the game with less than a minute to play, and the Longhorns held on.

Javan Felix had 11 of his 13 points in the first half and Eric Davis Jr. finished with 10 points for Texas (18-11, 9-6 Big 12). Connor Lammert had eight points and seven rebounds.

Kansas State (15-13, 4-11) was forced to play catch-up in the second half after falling behind by as many as eight points. When the Wildcats got as close as 66-65 with 1:03 to play, Taylor stepped back and hit a three-pointer with a defender in his face. Dean Wade later missed a possible game-winning three-pointer.

Justin Edwards had 20 points and eight rebounds for Kansas State, while D.J. Johnson added 16 points and Wesley Iwundu had 12.