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Posted on February 3, 2013 at 8:03 AM

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Keion Bell scored 24 points and Earnest Ross added 23, both season highs, as 17th ranked Missouri used another strong second half to beat Auburn 91-77 yesterday. Ross hit five 3-pointers off the bench in his first game against his former team. The 6-foot-5, 222-pound guard played two seasons at Auburn.

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Markel Brown scored 28 points, Marcus Smart added 25 and Oklahoma State upset Number 2 Kansas 85-80 on Saturday, ending the Jayhawks' nation-leading 18-game winning streak. Ben McLemore had 23 points to lead the Jayhawks, who also saw their 33-game home winning streak come to an end.

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Angel Rodriguez hit two free throws with 5.6 seconds remaining to give 18th ranked Kansas State a 52-50 victory at Oklahoma last night. Will Spradling led the Wildcats in Norman with 12 points.

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Anthony James scored 16 points and Northern Iowa beat 15th-ranked Wichita State 57-52 yesterday, handing the Shockers their first losing streak of the season. The Shockers pulled within 52-50 on Carl Hall's steal and bucket with 1:18 left. But Northern Iowa's Seth Tuttle blocked a Nick Wiggins try that would have tied it and then sealed the win with a breakaway dunk in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

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