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Posted on December 22, 2013 at 6:03 AM

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Tarik Black came off the bench to score 17 points, Joel Embiid also had 17 and 18th ranked Kansas cruised past Georgetown 86-64 yesterday in the Hoyas' first visit to Allen Fieldhouse. Andrew Wiggins added 12 points and Naadir Tharpe had 10 for the Jayhawks who proved once more why the Phog is such a hostile venue. Kansas pushed its non-conference home winning streak to 67 games by pounding one of the nation's premier programs.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Thomas Gipson scored eight of his 14 points in the game's decisive minutes and freshman Marcus Foster also had 14 points as Kansas State outlasted Number 21 Gonzaga 72-62 on Saturday at Intrust Bank Arena. Wesley Iwundu scored 13 points for the Wildcats while Shane Southwell had 11 in Wichita.

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tracy Abrams scored a season-best 22 points and made two free throws with 4.6 seconds to lift Illinois over Number 23 Missouri 65-64 Saturday in the annual Braggin' Rights game. Rayvonte Rice added 14 points for Illinois in the 33rd renewal of the annual neutral-court matchup in St. Louis.

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Chris Stewart scored three goals and added an assist as the St. Louis Blues took advantage of the reeling Edmonton Oilers in a 6-0 victory Saturday night. Brenden Morrow, Patrik Berglund and Jaden Schwartz also scored for the Blues in Alberta.

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