Wednesday's top games
Oklahoma St. 79, No. 2 Missouri 72: Freshman swingman Le'Bryan Nash scored a career-high 27 points, Brian Williams added a career-best 22 and Oklahoma State knocked off the second-ranked Tigers (18-2, 5-2 Big 12). Nash, a McDonald's All-American, scored 13 points during a 17-4 burst for the Cowboys (10-10, 3-4).
No. 4 Ohio St. 78, Penn St. 54: Jared Sullinger had 20 points and 13 rebounds for Ohio State (18-3, 6-2 Big Ten), which won its fifth in six games. The Nittany Lions (10-12, 2-7) paid tribute to former football coach Joe Paterno by wearing black bands on their jerseys.
No. 8 Duke 74, Maryland 61: Mason Plumlee scored 23 points, and Duke (17-3, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) averted its first losing streak of the season. Terrell Stoglin scored 16 for the Terrapins (12-7, 2-3), who before the game honored former coach Gary Williams by dedicating the court in his name.
No. 10 Michigan St. 68, Minnesota 52: Draymond Green had 22 points, 14 rebounds and six assists to help Michigan State (17-4, 6-2 Big Ten) give coach Tom Izzo his 400th win. The Golden Gophers are 15-6, 3-5.
Compiled from News and wire service reports.