KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Desmond Bane scored 16 points and hit three free throws with 2.5 seconds left to help TCU stun top-ranked Kansas 85-82 in the Big 12 quarterfinals Thursday.

The eighth-seeded Horned Frogs (19-14) blew an 11-point halftime lead and still trailed 80-76 with just over a minute remaining. But a parade of free throws knotted the game, and Alex Robinson’s driving layup gave TCU the lead back with 31 seconds left

Frank Mason answered with a pair of free throws for Kansas (28-4), but the Horned Frogs got the ball to Bane in the corner and he was fouled by Svi Mykhailiuk while putting up a shot.

He calmly drained all three free throws, and Devonte Graham’s long 3 at the buzzer bounced harmlessly off the rim as the Horned Frogs leaped off their benched to celebrate a massive upset of the No. 1 seed.

They’ll play No. 23 Iowa State, which topped Oklahoma State earlier, in Friday’s semifinals.

Kenrich Williams scored 18 points, Robinson had 13 and Brandon Parrish had 12 for the Horned Frogs, who caught a break when Jayhawks Coach Bill Self suspended Josh Jackson for the game. Jackson was cited for traffic violations in the latest incident involving the star freshman.

Mason, one of the leading candidates for national player of the year, had 29 points in a virtuoso effort for Kansas.

(2) VILLANOVA 108, ST. JOHN’S 67: Donte DiVincenzo had 25 points, Kris Jenkins added 24 and Villanova (29-3) cruised past St. John’s (14-19) in the Big East quarterfinals at New York.

The Wildcats set team tournament records for points and margin of victory. They will face Seton Hall in the semifinals Friday.

(5) OREGON 80, ARIZONA STATE 57: Dillon Brooks scored 22 points, Tyler Dorsey added 21 and Oregon (28-4) pulled away in the second half to beat Arizona State (15-18) in the Pac-12 quarterfinals in Las Vegas.

Oregon tightened up defensively after a tight first half, holding Arizona State to 8-of-33 shooting in the second. The Ducks will face the California-Utah winner in the semifinals Friday night.

(6) NORTH CAROLINA 78, MIAMI 53: Isaiah Hicks had 19 points and the top-seeded Tar Heels (27-6) beat Miami (21-11) in the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals in New York.

North Carolina got 12 points from ACC player of the year Justin Jackson and held the Hurricanes to 36 percent shooting, setting up a semifinal Friday night against No. 14 Duke.

(11) WEST VIRGINIA 63, TEXAS 53: Jevon Carter scored 21 points, West Virginia cranked up its trademark defense and the Mountaineers (25-7) cruised past Texas (11-22) in the Big 12 quarterfinals.

The Mountaineers will face No. 9 Baylor or Kansas State in the semifinals.

(14) DUKE 81, (10) LOUISVILLE 77: Jayson Tatum scored 25 points and Grayson Allen provided an emotional lift during a second-half comeback to help Duke (25-8) beat Louisville (24-8) in the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals.

(16) FLORIDA STATE 74, VIRGINIA TECH 68: Dwayne Bacon scored all but two of his 17 points in the second half and Florida State (25-7) finally overpowered Virginia Tech (22-10) in the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals.

The second-seeded Seminoles will play Friday night against No. 21 Virginia or No. 22 Notre Dame.

XAVIER 62, (18) BUTLER 57: Trevon Bluiett scored 23 points, including a tough foul-line jumper that broke the game’s final tie with 16 seconds left, and Xavier (21-12) beat Butler (23-8) in the Big East quarterfinals.

The Musketeers will face the Creighton-Providence winner in the semifinals Friday.

(23) IOWA STATE 92, OKLAHOMA STATE 83: Monte Morris was an assist shy of the second triple-double in Big 12 tournament history, leading Iowa State (21-10) past Oklahoma State (21-11) in the quarterfinals.

Morris had 21 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists.


ST. JOSEPH’S SWEEPS RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE: Taylor Black went 6 for 7 with eight RBI over two games, and the Monks (5-1) swept a doubleheader against Rhode Island College (7-3), 19-9 and 11-5, as part of the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational in Winter Haven, Florida.

Black hit a two-run triple and a run-scoring double in the first inning of the opener as the Monks (5-1) sent 14 batters to the plate and scored 10 runs. He finished with six RBI in the game, and Jameson Collins and Chris Gerossie each drove in three runs.

Black and Max McCoomb and each went 3 for 4 as St. Joseph’s rallied from a 5-1 deficit in the second game.


ST. JOSEPH’S 6, FRANKLIN 1: Mariah Harrison hit an RBI single in the first, but the Monks allowed six unanswered runs to fall to Franklin (5-1) in their first game of the day at the Citrus Classic in Kissimmee, Florida.

ST. JOSEPH’S 4, MEREDITH 3: Mariah Harrison hit a two-run double after Meghan Elliott reached on a run-scoring error, and St. Joseph’s (2-6) used three unearned runs in the top of the seventh inning to rally past the Avenging Angels (9-9) in its second game of the day.

HAVERFORD 6, BATES 0: The Bobcats were held to four hits in falling to Haverford (3-4) in their season opener at Clermont, Florida.

The Fords scored five unearned runs, taking advantage of three Bates errors.

BATES 17, NORTH CENTRAL 0: Bates scored 11 runs in the second inning and Sam Fellers pitched a one-hitter as the Bobcats (1-1) rolled past North Central (0-6) in five innings in their second game of the day.


UNE 18, USM 9: Korinne Bohunsky scored three of her four goals in the second half as the University of New England (3-1) pulled away from Southern Maine (0-1), in Biddeford.

Bohunsky added three assists, Jocelyn Davee had three goals and two assists, and Anna Stowell also scored three times.