WACO, Texas — MaCio Teague scored 24 points to lead five players in double figures for No. 1 Baylor, which stretched its winning streak to 20 games with a 78-70 victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday.
Teague hit six consecutive free throws in the final 14 seconds, including four after frustrated Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton Jr. was assessed two consecutive technical fouls and ejected from the game.
Jared Butler added 15 points for Baylor, including consecutive 3-pointers that put Baylor (21-1, 10-0 Big 12) up 64-55 with 6:08 left, less than three minutes after the game was tied for the only time. Butler also had a jumper in that decisive 13-4 run.
But Oklahoma State (11-12, 1-9) was still within 70-68 after Lindy Waters III , playing with a protective mask, made two free throws with 35 seconds left. Waters, who missed Oklahoma State's last game because of a fracture near his sinus area. He got hit in the face against Oklahoma last Saturday, had 16 points.
The Bears, only 12-of-25 from the free throw line before that, then made eight consecutive free throws. That included Teague's six before Freddie Gillespie, who had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds, made two more.
Mark Vital added 13 points for Baylor, while Davian Mitchell had 10.
Oklahoma State had four players foul out of the game, but also have five players in double-figure scoring. Cameron McGriff and Isaac Likekele each had 11 points, while Thomas Dziagwa and Kalib Boone both had 10.
West Virginia 59
NORMAN, Okla. — Kristian Doolittle scored 27 points and played a critical role in helping overcome West Virginia's defensive pressure early to lead Oklahoma to a 69-59 win over the No. 13 Mountaineers on Saturday.
Though the Sooners finished with 19 turnovers, much of West Virginia's defensive success happened late, after Oklahoma (15-8, 5-5 Big 12) had already built an 18-point lead.
Outside of that stretch, guards De'Vion Harmon and Jamal Bieniemy — as well as Doolittle — took care of the ball and helped the Sooners overcome the Mountaineers' size advantage inside.
Harmon turned the ball over just once in 31 minutes.
West Virginia led early thanks to a big rebounding edge. Of the Mountaineers' first 16 points, 11 were of the second-chance variety.
But with 6-foot-9 Oscar Tshiebwe on the bench for most of the final 13 minutes of the first half, the Sooners weren't as overmatched inside and Oklahoma made a run.
The 17-2 burst pushed the Sooners ahead by 10, 26-16. West Virginia was just 1 of 11 from the field during the stretch.
West Virginia had a chance to cut the lead to one in the closing seconds of the first half.
But as Chase Harler was elevating for a 3-pointer that was on target, the Mountaineers' Derek Culver was called for a foul under the basket.
After a review to see if the foul was flagrant, Harmon dribbled the clock out before nailing a long 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Sooners a 31-24 lead at the break.
Jermaine Haley led the Mountaineers (18-5, 6-4) with 15 points.
Kansas 60, TCU46
FORT WORTH, Texas — Udoka Azubuike had 20 points and 15 rebounds as No. 3 Kansas matched an NCAA record with its 31st consecutive 20-win season, beating TCU 60-46 on Saturday for coach Bill Self's 700th career victory.
Azubuike, who had his 10th double-double this season, had five dunks in a 13-3 run in the first half that put the Jayhawks (20-3, 9-1 Big 12) ahead to stay.
Devon Dotson added 18 points and 11 assists as Kansas joined North Carolina (1971-2001) as the only teams to win 20 games in 31 consecutive seasons.
Desmond Bane had 20 points for TCU (13-10, 4-6), which has lost five in a row. RJ Nembhard had 11 points and PJ Fuller 10. Kevin Samuel was scoreless but had 10 rebounds.
Six weeks after his 57th birthday, Self became the second-youngest coach in NCAA history to reach 700 wins. Bobby Knight was 56 when he got his 700th win.
Self is 700-214 in 27 seasons overall, including his time at Oral Roberts (1993-97), Tulsa (1997-2000) and Illinois (2000-03). He is 493-109 in his 17th season with the Jayhawks.
The go-ahead run by Kansas, part of a longer 20-5 spurt when the Horned Frogs missed eight shots in a row during a scoring drought of more than 6 1/2 minutes, started with a game-tying dunk by Azubuike before Dotson had a steal and a breakaway layup.
The next four baskets for the Jayhawks were dunks by Azubuike for an 18-11 lead midway through the first half. When he had another rim-rattling basket with 1:38 left, Kansas led 26-13.
Nembhard got the Frogs to within 44-40 with seven minutes left on a 3-pointer that capped a 10-2 run. That spurt included Nembhard's ally-oop pass to Fuller for a flying layup after Dotson's bad pass.
But Kansas scored 12 in a row after that, seven by Dotson.