Wednesday’s Wooden Watch

Wednesday’s Wooden Watch

Kansas senior point guard Sherron Collins had 17 points, two rebounds and four assists in the #2 Jayhawks’ 82-65 win over in-state rival Kansas. The win gave Kansas the outright Big 12 title. Collins made five of 15 shots from the field and all six free throws. He has won 125 games in his career, the most in school history.

Freshman Xavier Henry added 19 points as he sank six of nine shots from the floor, three of four from beyond the arc and four of five from the charity stripe. He added five caroms.

Cole Aldrich finished with his nine points, four caroms and three blocked shots. He made three of six shots from the field.

John Wall and Patrick Patterson of #2 ranked Kentucky combined for 41 points as the Wildcats defeated Georgia 80-68 to won a share of its 44th SEC title.

Freshman guard Wall bounced back from five straight below 50% shooting efforts to make eight of ten shots from the field. He sank three of five from beyond the arc and all five free throw attempts as he finished with 17 points, two rebounds and four assists.

Patterson made seven of eleven shots from the floor and both attempts from the charity stripe as he chipped in with 17 points, ten boards and four blocked shots. It was his ninth double-double of the season.

Duke’s Jon Scheyer and Kyle Singler combined for 33 points, but it was not enough as the #4 Blue Devils fell to 79-72 loss to Maryland. The two teams are now tied for first place in the ACC. The senior Scheyer made seven of 21 from the field, three of ten from beyond the arc and two of three from the line. He finished with 19 points, five rebounds and two assists.

Singler finished with 14 points, five rebounds and two assists. The junior forward made five of 14 from the field, two of seven three-pointers and two of three free throws.

Darrington Hobson had his eleventh double-double of the season as the #10 ranked New Mexico Lobos defeated TCU 73-66. The junior college transfer made eight of 15 shots from the field and three of five from the line as he finished with 20 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists.

Jimmer Fredette of #15 BYU was held to just eight points and five rebounds in the Cougars’ 71-51 win over in-state rival 71-51. He made only one of seven shots from the field, but made all six free throws in the Mountain West Conference win.

James Anderson from Oklahoma State finished with 27 points for the second straight game in the Cowboys’ 76-61 loss to Texas A&M. He made seven of 19 shots from the field, four of 13 from three-point range and nine of ten free throws.

Jerome Dyson of Connecticut made just two of 14 shots from the field as he finished with ten points, two rebounds and four assists in a 58-50 loss to Notre Dame.

Mississippi State center Jarvis Varnado finished 14 points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots in an 89-80 loss to Auburn. He made seven of nine shots from the field.

Wake Forest sophomore Al-Farouq Aminu was held scoreless for the first time in his career. He missed both field goal and free throw attempts in a 51-47 loss to Florida State. The ACC’s top rebounder grabbed four boards and blocked two shots.

Luke Harangody of Notre Dame and Robbie Hummel from Purdue sat out their team’s wins on Wednesday, due to injuries.

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