Rakeem Christmas had a key steal to set up C.J. Fair's winning layup with 6.7 seconds left, helping No. 1 Syracuse edge North Carolina State 56-55 on Saturday night to remain unbeaten.
Christmas had 14 points, 12 rebounds and seven blocks as Syracuse (25-0, 12-0 Atlantic Coast) earned its 10th single-digit win despite shooting 35.2 percent. Jerami Grant had 12 points and 14 rebounds and Fair scored 11 points on 5-of-16 shooting.
The start of the game was pushed back four hours because of a snowstorm that wreaked havoc along the eastern seaboard. N.C. State (16-9, 6-6) did not land in Syracuse until Saturday afternoon.
The team's Twitter account announced the Wolfpack's arrival at 3:07 p.m., seven minutes later than the original scheduled tipoff.
USF 69, Santa Clara 63: Kruize Pinkins scored a season-high 26 points, including a three-point play with 21 seconds left, to help the Dons complete a season sweep of the Broncos.
Jared Brownridge connected on a jumper and Evan Roquemore hit the second of two free throws with 30 seconds left to cut USF's lead to three, 64-61. Pinkins responded with a dunk and added a free throw to make it a six-point game.
Cole Dickerson scored 13 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Mark Tollefsen added 13 points as the Dons (16-10, 9-5 West Coast) surpassed their win total from a year ago. Brandon Clark and Brownridge scored 15 and 14 points, respectively, to lead Santa Clara (11-16, 4-10).
Wyoming 46, San Jose State 38: Riley Grabau scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the Cowboys (16-9, 7-5 Mountain West) held the Spartans (6-19, 0-13) to four second-half field goals.
San Jose State shot 28 percent in its lowest-scoring game of the season.
Isaac Thornton led the Spartans with 14 points, and Chris Cunningham added 10 points and 11 rebounds.
SJSU held Larry Nance Jr., Wyoming's leading scorer at 15.7 per game, to six points on seven shots.
Florida 69, Kentucky 59: Scottie Wilbekin scored 23 points, including five critical free throws down the stretch as the No. 3 Gators (23-2, 12-0 Southeastern) rallied for a tense victory over the 14th-ranked Wildcats (19-6, 9-3).
Florida tied a school record with its 17th straight win and first at Rupp Arena since 2007.
San Diego State 64, Air Force 56: Winston Shepard scored 14 of his 16 points in the final 7 minutes, 14 seconds, and the No. 5 Aztecs (22-2, 11-1 Mountain West) bounced back from their first loss since mid-November to beat the Falcons (10-14, 4-9).
SDSU had its 20-game winning streak snapped Tuesday night at New Mexico.
Duke 69, Maryland 67: Jabari Parker scored 23 points, and the No. 8 Blue Devils (20-5, 9-3 ACC) held on to beat the Terrapins (14-12, 6-7).
The ACC's top 3-point shooting team was just 5 of 24 from long range and shot 23 percent in the second half but found a way to reach the 20-win mark for the 18th straight year.
Virginia 63, Clemson 58: Joe Harris scored 16 points, including a critical 3-pointer with about three minutes left, and the No. 17 Cavaliers (21-5) won their ninth straight ACC game for the first time in 32 years, beating the Tigers (15-9, 6-6).
Virginia is 12-1 in ACC play for the first time since Ralph Sampson patrolled the middle in the 1981-82 season.
UConn 86, Memphis 81: Shabazz Napier scored a career-high 34 points and Ryan Boatright added 21, eight in overtime, and the 24th-ranked Huskies (20-5, 8-4 AAC) beat the 20th-ranked Tigers (19-6, 8-4) to sweep the season series.
The UConn pair combined to make 20 of 24 free throws and helped force 18 Memphis turnovers, whereas UConn committed just six.
North Carolina 75, Pittsburgh 71: James Michael McAdoo had 24 points and 12 rebounds to help the Tar Heels (17-7, 7-4 ACC) beat the No. 25 Panthers (20-6, 8-5) for their sixth straight victory.
UCLA 80, Utah 66: Jordan Adams scored 24 points, and the Bruins (20-5, 9-3 Pac-12) opened the second half with a 14-0 run on the way to a victory over the Utes (17-8, 6-7).
Kyle Anderson had 16 points, 10 rebounds and five assists for UCLA.
Santa Clara 74, USF 73: Montana Walters had a career-high 20 points on 4-of-5 shooting from deep as the Broncos (8-17, 4-10 WCC) held off the Dons (9-16, 4-10).
Walters' deep 3 with 22.9 seconds left put Santa Clara up 70-67, and she and Marie Bertholdt followed with four free throws to keep USF at bay.
Nici Gilday led the Broncos with 21 points, and Taylor Proctor had 27 to pace the Dons.
Saint Mary's 74, Pepperdine 61: Danielle Mauldin scored 22 points as the Gaels (19-6, 9-5 WCC) beat the Waves (5-20, 1-13). SMC held Pepperdine to 34.3 percent shooting from the floor.
Wyoming 103, San Jose State 80: Three Cowgirls scored at least 24 points as Wyoming (17-6, 8-4 Mountain West) put up a season-high in points to rout the Spartans (10-14, 4-9).
Four of five SJSU starters scored in double-figures, led by Rebecca Woodberry with 18 points and seven rebounds.