Illinois' James Augustine (40) slam dunks in front of Wisconsin's Mike Wilkinson in the second half Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005, in Madison, Wis. Illinois won 75-65.
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MADISON, Wis. Luther Head scored 18 points and top-ranked Illinois ended Wisconsin's 38-game home winning streak, the nation's longest, with a 75-65 victory Tuesday night.
The Illini (20-0, 6-0 Big Ten) scored 14 of the game's final 15 points and snapped a five-game losing streak in Madison. They became the first team to beat the Badgers at the Kohl Center since Wake Forest on Dec. 4, 2002.
The 18th-ranked Badgers (13-4, 4-2), who led by eight points midway through the second half, fell to 53-3 at home under coach Bo Ryan, including 26-1 in the Big Ten.
Alando Tucker had 16 points for Wisconsin, which was 5-of-12 from the free throw line while Illinois was 17-of-20.
No. 6 Kansas 86, Baylor 66
WACO, Texas Wayne Simien scored 18 points and the Jayhawks made a school-record 16 3-pointers to remain unbeaten in the Big 12.
The Jayhawks (15-1, 5-0), who were coming off their first loss of the season, were 16-of-27 from beyond the arc.
Jeff Hawkins was 5-for-5 on 3s and had 15 points for Kansas.
Aaron Bruce had 23 points for Baylor (9-7, 1-4), which has lost 14 straight against ranked opponents and is just 1-10 overall against Kansas.
No. 7 Kentucky 84, Tennessee 62
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Patrick Sparks scored 19 points and Kelenna Azubuike added 17 for the Wildcats (15-2, 6-0 Southeastern Conference), who lost senior forward Chuck Hayes in the first half to a broken nose.
Chris Lofton had 17 points for the Volunteers (10-9, 3-3).
No. 16 Texas 80, Texas Tech 73
AUSTIN, Texas Daniel Gibson scored 20 points, hitting all six of his 3-pointers, to lead the Longhorns (15-4, 4-2 Big 12), who were 14-of21 from 3-point range.
Ronald Ross scored 29 points for Texas Tech (11-5, 3-2), which came in as the Big 12's top-scoring team but shot just 37 percent against Texas' new zone defense.
No. 19 Connecticut 68, West Virginia 58
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Rashad Anderson, not starting for the first time this season, scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half to lead the Huskies (12-4, 4-2 Big East), who dominated inside, holding a 47-27 rebound advantage.
Tyrone Sally scored 16 points for West Virginia.
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