Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
Saint Louis takes bite out of Bulldogs, 75-58 ASSOCIATED PRESS
Jordair Jett matched his career best with 19 points and Saint Louis pressured No. 9 Butler into a season-worst 23 turnovers, recording the program's biggest upset in nine years with a 75-58 victory Thursday night that had fans storming the court to celebrate.
Dwayne Evans added 15 points on 6-for-8 shooting and five rebounds for the Billikens (15-5, 4-2 Atlantic-10), who fed off just the fourth sellout at 5-year-old Chaifetz Arena and led by double digits most of the game. Saint Louis shot 50 percent.
Rotnei Clarke had 17 points for Butler (17-4, 4-2) but also had five turnovers. Andrew Smith added 12 points and six rebounds.
Arizona 57, Washington 53: Nick Johnson scored 15 points, five in the final 2 minutes, and the eighth-ranked Wildcats (18-2, 6-2 Pac-12) rallied from an early deficit for an ugly victory over the Huskies (12-9, 4-4), who has lost four straight for the first time since 2008.
Michigan State 80, Illinois 75: Keith Appling led a pivotal run early in the second half and finished with 24 points and eight assists, and the No. 13 Spartans (18-4, 7-2 Big Ten) rallied past the Fighting Illini (15-7, 2-6), who lost for the fifth time in six games.
Iowa 76, Penn State 67: Aaron White had a career-high 27 points as the Hawkeyes (14-7, 3-5 Big Ten) beat the Nittany Lions (8-13, 0-9) to snap a two-game losing streak.
Melsahn Basabe had 10 points and 10 rebounds in his first start of the season for Iowa, which hit 31 free throws in 39 tries.
Drexel 58, George Mason 54: Damion Lee scored 29 points, including 20 in the second half and the go-ahead 3-pointer with 22 seconds remaining, as the Dragons (9-12, 5-4 CAA) rebounded from a 20-point first-half deficit to defeat the Patriots (12-9, 5-4).
Connecticut 82, Providence 79: Ryan Boatright scored 19 points and Shabazz Napier had 18, including eight in overtime, to the Huskies (14-5, 4-3 Big East) over the Friars (10-11, 2-7).