College basketball — Feb. 18

Associated Press

No. 25 Notre Dame 51,
No. 20 Pittsburgh 42

Jerian Grant and Jack Cooley scored 13 points each and Notre Dame overcome a horrendous shooting start and beat host Pittsburgh on Monday night.

The Irish missed 18 of their first 19 shots and trailed 19-3 as late as 13:54 into the game. However, they rallied to take the lead in the second half and won going away.

Eric Atkins added 10 points and seven assists for Notre Dame (21-6, 9-5 Big East), which has won five in a row over Pittsburgh (20-7, 8-6). Tray Woodall had 11 points to lead the Panthers.

No. 14 Kansas State 71,
West Virginia 61

Will Spradling scored 19 points and Kansas State used a big first-half run to beat visiting West Virginia.

Nino Williams had 13 points, and Angel Rodriguez added 11 points and seven assists for the Wildcats (21-5, 10-3).

Deniz Kilicli had 14 points for the Mountaineers (13-13, 6-7).


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