Kyle Wiltjer scored a career-high 26 points and Nerlens Noel set a school record with 12 blocked shots as Kentucky beat No. 16 Mississippi 87-74 on Tuesday night in Oxford, Miss.
Kentucky (14-6, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) looked as if it might run away with the win, taking a 73-56 lead with 10 minutes remaining. But the Rebels roared back with 16 straight points, cutting the deficit to 73-72 with 4:22 left.
Ryan Harrow nailed a 3-pointer to stop Ole Miss' run and Kentucky was able to hold on and win for the fifth time in seven games.
Ole Miss (17-3, 6-1) had its nine-game winning streak snapped.
Ohio State 58, Wisconsin 49: Deshaun Thomas scored 25 points, including 10 during a game-breaking, 15-point second-half run, to lead the 11th-ranked Buckeyes past the Badgers in Columbus, Ohio.
"That's easily the best player we've played because of how he can get his own shots," Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan said. "Thomas ... can attack. He's so strong."
Indiana St. 68, Wichita State 55: Manny Arop scored 17 points to lead the Sycamores past No. 15 Wichita State, snapping the Shockers' 19-game home winning streak.
Akil Mitchell added 14 points and 12 rebounds for Virginia (15-5, 5-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), including an 18-foot jumper that put them ahead to stay with 3:53 remaining.
The Wolfpack lost point guard Lorenzo Brown midway through the first half with an ankle injury.
UConn 76, Villanova 43: Stefanie Dolson scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead No. 3 Connecticut over Villanova in Hartford, Conn. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 19 points for the Huskies.