PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Freshman Henry Ellenson had 13 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots, swatting away Kris Dunn’s attempted buzzerbeater to lead Marquette to a 65-64 victory over No. 8 Providence on Tuesday night.

Duane Wilson scored on a layup with 31 seconds left to give Marquette (11-4, 1-2 Big East) the 65-64 lead. The Golden Eagles avoided opening the conference schedule with three straight losses for the first time since joining the Big East in 2005.

LSU 85, No. 9 Kentucky 67

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP)

— Tim Quarterman had 21 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and Craig Victor added 15 points and 12 rebounds for LSU.

Ben Simmons added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Tigers (9-5, 2-0 Southeastern Conference), who never trailed after tying the game at 2 and kept their lead at or near double digits for much of the game to the delight of a packed and energized Pete Maravich assembly Center.

Tyler Ulis had 23 points and Jamal Murray added 21 for Kentucky, (11-3, 1-1), which lost for the third time in seven games.