GEORGIA TECH CENTER Ben Lammers shoots as Florida State center Christ Koumadje, left, and guard Braian Angola-Rodas (11) defend during an NCAA basketball game on Wednesday in Atlanta. Georgia Tech won, 79-56.

GEORGIA TECH CENTER Ben Lammers shoots as Florida State center Christ Koumadje, left, and guard Braian Angola-Rodas (11) defend during an NCAA basketball game on Wednesday in Atlanta. Georgia Tech won, 79-56.

WACO, Texas

Johnathan Motley scored 25 points and No. 5 Baylor held on to beat Texas Tech 65-61 on Wednesday night for the Bears’ 13th straight home victory.

A week after getting a career-high 32 points against Texas, Motley was 15 of 16 on free throws as the Bears (19-1, 7-1 Big 12) pulled even with second-ranked Kansas atop the conference standings with a 26-9 advantage at the free throw line. Baylor attempted 28 free throws to 10 for the Red Raiders.

Georgia Tech 79, No. 6 Florida St. 56

ATLANTA (AP) — Josh Okogie scored 35 points and Ben Lammers added 18 as Georgia Tech pulled its second home upset of a Top 10 opponent this season.

Georgia Tech (12-8, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 41-15 at halftime and 70- 47 with 6:52 remaining on Lammers’ dunk. Florida State never got closer than 18 points in the second-half.

USC 84, No. 8 UCLA 76

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shaqquan Aaron scored a career-high 23 points, and Southern California matched its season best with 14 3-pointers.

Elijah Stewart added 15 points for the Trojans (18-4, 5-4 Pac-12). They beat their crosstown rival for the fourth straight time, having swept all three meetings last season including in the conference tournament.

No. 11 Butler 61, Seton Hall 54

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kethan Savage had 15 points, 10 rebounds and hit a go-ahead jumper with 4:00 to play for Butler, which blew a 13-point second-half lead.

Andrew Chrabascz added 16 points for the Bulldogs (18-3, 7-2 Big East).

Georgetown 71, No. 16 Creighton 51

WASHINGTON (AP) — L.J. Peak scored 20 points and Georgetown held Creighton to its lowest scoring game of the season.

The Hoyas (11-10, 2-6 Big East) held the Bluejays to 1 for 18 from 3-point range and 34.5 percent shooting overall. Creighton (18-3, 5-3) entered the game second in the country at 52.8 percent.

No. 25 Florida 106, LSU 71

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Devin Robinson scored a career-high 24 points and Florida made a school-record 19 3-pointers.


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