The second-ranked Kansas Jayhawks dominated the second half of their SEC/Big 12 showdown with No. 4 Kentucky, overcoming a 12-point deficit for a 79-73 win Saturday night. Frank Mason III had 21 points to lead the way, while Josh Jackson added 20, including two big three-pointers late. Kansas as a team shot 5-of-11 from beyond the arc in the second half, shaking off an 0-for-8 start. They shot 59 percent overall after halftime, as Mason led the second-half scoring with 13. The Jayhawks had their own lead grow as large as 11, as they recorded their second straight victory over the Wildcats.
Colorado Snaps Oregon's Win Streak
The 10th-ranked Oregon Ducks have been red hot since a slow start to their season, finding themselves back in the top-10 this past week. Although, that's going to change in just a day, as the Colorado Buffaloes snapped the Ducks' 17-game win streak with a 74-65 victory on Saturday night. Derrick White had 17 of his 23 points come in the second half, including a pair of big three-pointers to help his team pull away. Payton Richard had 19 points in a losing effort for Oregon, as they fall for the first time since November 21st. The Ducks shot just 38 percent from the floor, including 32 percent from three-point range.
Curry Leads Warriors in Rout of Clippers
Steph Curry went off on his first ABC Saturday Primetime performance of the season, leading the Golden State Warriors in a rout of their Western Conference rivals, the Los Angeles Clippers, 144-98. Curry scored 25 of his 43 points in the third quarter, as he did not play in the final frame of his team's ninth win in 10 games. He finished with nine three-pointers on the night, while Kevin Durant added 23 and Klay Thompson contributed 16. Golden State has now won eight in a row against the short-handed Clippers, who were still without Chris Paul. They have lost four of five since Paul went down, despite Blake Griffin being back, as he had 20 points in the loss.