Texas-Nebraska Final Score: Cornhuskers Defeat No. 2 Longhorns, 70-67

There's a new No. 1 and it's the Kansas Jayhawks. Colorado St. still took home a few votes.

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Texas-Nebraska Final Score: Cornhuskers Defeat No. 2 Longhorns, 70-67

For the second time in three years, the Nebraska Cornhuskers defeated the Texas Longhorns, the No. 2 team in the nation, 70-67. This is the fourth loss for Texas, but it's first in Big 12 play. With the victory the Cornhuskers are 18-8 (6-6 Big 12) and in play as a bubble team for the NCAA Tournament in March,

The Cornhuskers trailed at halftime, 33-26, but led by as many as 11 points during the second half. The Longhorns battled back to make it a one-point game, 68-67. However, two free throws by the Huskers and a missed three-pointer by J`Covan Brown gave Nebraska the win.

Brandon Richardson led Nebraska with 15 points on 3-of-7 shooting while making 9-of-11 from the free throw line. Toney McCray and Brian Jorge Diaz added 14 points and 11 points, respectively.

For Texas, Brown had 18 points off the bench, tied for the team lead with Jordan Hamilton. Hamilton struggled from the field with 3-of-16 shooting, but made nine free throws. He pulled down six boards, dished the ball out three times and made two steals.

With both No. 1 Kansas and No. 2 Texas going 1-1 thus week, will we see Ohio St. move back to the top spot? Maybe if they beat Purdue on Sunday.

The Longhorns face the Colorado Buffaloes next Saturday.

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Kansas-Kansas State Final Score: Jayhawks Lose First Game After Taking No. 1 Spot In Both Polls

On the same day they became the No. 1 team in both polls, the Kansas Jayhawks dropped their game to the unranked Kansas St. Wildcats Monday night, 68-84. Kansas held the lead for roughly the first two minutes of the game before the Wildcats took control.

Kansas' Morris Brothers, Marcus and Markieff, struggled throughout the game, combining for 16 points on 5-of-11 shooting and four rebounds.

Kansas State's Jacob Pullen dominated the game, scoring a career-high 38 points. He added three rebounds, five assists, two steals and a block. He went to the free throw line and made 15 of 19. Rodney McGruder, whose last-second shot against the Buffs for the win on Saturday was waived off, and Jordan Henriquez-Roberts were tied for second with 10 points.

The Wildcats shot 55.1 percent from the field whereas the Jayhawks stood at 44.0 percent. The Jayhawks shot 15 three-pointers but made only three.

The Colorado Buffaloes face Kansas this Saturday, hoping their momentum from Saturday's win over Kansas State will carry over on the road at Phog Allen Fieldhouse.

More questions remain atop the polls as the Ohio St. Buckeyes and the Texas Longhorns now set their eyes on No. 1 in the polls.

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NCAA Basketball RPI Rankings: Kansas Moves To No. 1 Over BYU; Colorado St. Stands At No. 38

Following their ascension to No. 1 in the polls this week, the Kansas Jayhawks also took over the top spot in the latest RPI rankings. Previously No. 1, the BYU Cougars dropped to the No. 2 position. The Ohio St. Buckeyes stayed third in RPI. The Georgetown Hoyas and the San Diego St. Aztecs swapped places to close out the top five.

The Mountain West Conference has two other teams in the top 40 with the UNLV Runnin' Rebels at No. 30 and the Colorado St. Rams at No. 38. The Rams jumped nine spots this week. Both teams were among the last ones to receive votes in the latest polls.

The Colorado Buffaloes, who beat the Kansas St. Wildcats on Saturday night, dropped from No. 87 to No. 92. At 16-10, the Buffs are holding on to a slim tourney chance. They will face No. 1 Kansas on Saturday.

The top 25 RPI rankings:

RankPrev RankNameConfW-LRoadNeutHomeNon-Div I
1 2 Kansas Big 12 24-1 7-0 3- 0 14-1 0-0
2 1 BYU Mountain West 24-2 8-1 5- 1 10-0 1-0
3 3 Ohio St. Big Ten 24-1 8-1 0- 0 16-0 0-0
4 5 Georgetown Big East 20-5 6-3 4- 0 10-2 0-0
5 4 San Diego St. Mountain West 25-1 9-1 4- 0 10-0 2-0
6 6 Pittsburgh Big East 23-2 6-0 3- 1 14-1 0-0
7 8 Duke Atlantic Coast 23-2 5-2 4- 0 14-0 0-0
8 7 Texas Big 12 22-3 6-1 2- 1 14-1 0-0
9 9 Notre Dame Big East 21-4 3-3 3- 1 15-0 0-0
10 11 Purdue Big Ten 20-5 5-4 2- 1 13-0 0-0
11 15 North Carolina Atlantic Coast 18-6 5-3 2- 3 11-0 0-0
12 14 Florida Southeastern 20-5 6-1 2- 1 12-3 0-0
13 10 Connecticut Big East 19-5 4-3 3- 0 12-2 0-0
14 12 Kentucky Southeastern 17-7 3-6 3- 1 11-0 0-0
15 19 Vanderbilt Southeastern 18-6 2-4 2- 1 14-1 0-0
16 16 Arizona Pacific-10 21-4 7-2 1- 2 13-0 0-0
17 22 St. John's (NY) Big East 15-9 3-6 3- 0 9-3 0-0
18 20 Wisconsin Big Ten 19-5 3-4 2- 1 14-0 0-0
19 24 Xavier Atlantic 10 18-6 5-4 2- 1 11-1 0-0
20 13 Villanova Big East 19-6 5-3 1- 1 13-2 0-0
21 18 Syracuse Big East 20-6 4-3 3- 0 13-3 0-0
22 17 West Virginia Big East 16-8 4-4 2- 2 10-2 0-0
23 23 George Mason Colonial 21-5 7-3 1- 2 13-0 0-0
24 26 Louisville Big East 19-6 3-4 0- 0 16-2 0-0
25 21 Tennessee Southeastern 15-10 3-5 3- 0 9-5 0-0
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