Cassius Winston scored a career-high 29 points, Nick Ward added 15 and sixth-ranked Michigan State pulled away from Nebraska late for a 70-64 win Thursday night.
Zach Jackson scored 22 points and KJ Robinson scored 18 and Omaha won its third straight in beating Western Illinois 80-71 on Thursday night.
Shamorie Ponds scored 22 points with five assists and two steals and St. John's broke away from Creighton 81-66 in a Big East clash Wednesday night.
Westside upset second-ranked Creighton Prep 59-55 on Tuesday night. Chase Thompson led the Warriors with 18 points and 12 rebounds, while Jadin Booth added 17 points. Thomas Faber led the Junior Jays with 18 points. Westside raised its record to 9-4 on the season. Prep dropped to 12-2.
ESPN and Top Rank today announced their first pay-per-view event under the Top Rank on ESPN banner. Two kings are set for the year’s most anticipated welterweight showdown when pound-for-pound king Terence “Bud” Crawford puts his WBO welterweight world title on the line against former unified 140-pound champion and the pride of Bolton, England, Amir “King” Khan, on Saturday, April 20, live on pay-per-view at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT. Details on how fans will be able to access the pay-per-view event will be announced at a later date.