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No. 1 Florida routs Kentucky, goes 18-0 in SEC (Yahoo Sports)
With strands of net behind their ears, Florida seniors Casey Prather, Scottie Wilbekin, Will Yeguete and Patric Young stopped at midcourt and kissed the floor. Young scored 18 points in his home finale and No. 1 Florida routed 25th-ranked Kentucky 84-65 on Saturday, becoming the first team in Southeastern Conference history to go 18-0 in league play. ... What else could you want?'' Prather (15) and Wilbekin (13) also reached double figures for the Gators (29-2, 18-0), who have won 23 straight and 32 in a row at home. Coach Billy Donovan called timeout with 36.9 seconds remaining to get his four seniors another standing ovation.
St. John's survives, beats Marquette in 2OT 91-90 (Yahoo Sports)
D'Angelo Harrison scored 20 points and hit a clutch 3 in double overtime, Marquette's Derrick Wilson missed a jumper with 1 second left and St. John's held on for a 91-90-win Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams. Rysheed Jordan went 1 of 2 at the line to give the Red Storm the lead before Marquette called timeout with 13.9 seconds left. Marquette couldn't get a clean look for one of its top scorers, so Wilson took the shot that glanced off front of the rim at the buzzer. Todd Mayo finished with 20 points and hit a runner before the buzzer in regulation that tied the game for Marquette (17-14, 9-9).
Iowa State students tease Smart with mass flop (Yahoo Sports)
Iowa State students teased Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart on Saturday by doing a ''mass flop'' in the stands at Hilton Coliseum when the Cowboys' star was introduced by the public address announcer before the game. The stunt was organized by Iowa State junior Michael Harris and fliers with instructions for fans were handed out to those in the student section before the game. Smart leads the Cowboys with 17.6 points and 4.7 assists per game.
Jackson leads No. 20 Memphis past No. 18 SMU 67-58 (Yahoo Sports)
Memphis senior guard Joe Jackson closed his home career with a half that carried the No. 20 Tigers to victory. Jackson scored 15 of his 18 points after intermission leading Memphis to a 67-58 victory over No. 18 SMU on Saturday. Memphis senior guard Chris Crawford scored all nine of his points in the game during the rally converting a trio of 3-pointers over a minute and a half span. It was evidence of how Memphis' senior guards - Jackson, Crawford, Geron Johnson and Michael Dixon -- can propel the Tigers.
Kilpatrick has 24, No. 15 Cincinnati beats Rutgers (Yahoo Sports)
No. 15 Cincinnati won a conference title for the first time since 2004, and coach Mick Cronin didn't care that it was shared. The Bearcats (26-5, 15-3) were picked to finish fourth in the American Athletic Conference preseason poll, a league that currently has five teams ranked in the top 20. Cincinnati clinched a share of the regular-season crown with 24 points from senior Sean Kilpatrick in a tough 70-66 win over Rutgers on Saturday. The Bearcats will be the top seed in the conference tournament.