Efrem Winters' 13-foot jumper with 31 seconds to play in Atlanta gave Illinois a 59-57 upset over fourth-ranked Georgia Tech yesterday.
Guard Bruce Dalrymple of Georgia Tech missed a layup at the buzzer.
The Illini took a 57-55 lead on Glynn Blackwell's jumper with 71 seconds left, then Georgia Tech's Mark Price made a 20-foot jumper with 57 seconds left.
Illinois is 20-8, Georgia Tech 22-5. Oklahoma 72, North Carolina State 69
In Norman, Okla., Tim McCalister missed his first six shots in the second half, but his seventh was a jump shot with 34 seconds left that carried the 14th-ranked Sooners past the 18th-ranked Wolfpack.
After his basket gave the Sooners a 71-69 lead, teammate Darryl Kennedy deflected Bennie Bolton's pass and the Sooners got the ball back. McCalister then made one of two foul shots with eight seconds remaining to clinch the victory. The Sooners are 24-6. Kentucky 68, Louisiana State 57
Kentucky's former governor and baseball's former commissioner, Happy Chandler, 87, sang "My Old Kentucky Home" in emotional pregame ceremonies that left little doubt the fifth-ranked Wildcats would end their regular season 26-3. They won the SEC title a week ago and ended 17-1 in the league. Senior Kenny Walker's 17 points led the victory. LSU, depleted by ineligibilities, is 21-10 and 9-9. Notre Dame 74, Marquette 66
In Milwaukee, Mark Stevenson scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half to help the 12th-ranked Fighting Irish (21-5) come from behind. Teammate David Rivers, scoreless the first 13 1/2 minutes, made seven foul shots in the last 49 seconds. Georgia 91, Tennessee 70
In Athens, Ga., seniors Joe Ward and Horace McMillan each scored 17 points in the SEC victory.
Georgia controlled the first half by stealing the ball and getting offensive rebounds, and led by as many as 18 points. Georgia outrebounded the Volunteers, 22-12, in the first half. UCLA 65, De Paul 63
Reggie Miller scored 24 points, including an off-balance 17-foot jumper with three seconds remaining, to give UCLA a nonconference victory in Los Angeles.
De Paul tied the game with 15 seconds left on Kevin Holmes' three-point play. He is a 50 percent foul shooter. Kansas 90, Iowa State 70
In Lawrence, Kan., all of second-ranked Kansas' starters scored in double figures in their regular-season finale. Ron Kellogg led with 20 and Danny Manning had 19.
The Jayhawks, who clinched the Big Eight title a week ago, led by at least nine after halftime.
The victory tied two school records and sent the Jayhawks into next week's Big Eight postseason tournament with a 28-3 record. Their 14-game conference schedule was perfect except for a 77-74 loss last month at Iowa State. Iowa State, which already had clinched the No. 2 seed in the postseason tournament, is 18-9 and 9-5. Florida State 68, South Carolina 62
Randy Allen's 24 points helped rally the Seminoles from a seven-point halftime deficit in Tallahassee, Fla.
Florida State (11-16 overall and 3-9 in the Metro Conference) passed South Carolina (12-15 and 2-10) in the conference standings. Virginia Tech 83, Cincinnati 71
Senior guard Dell Curry scored 38 points in the Metro Conference victory in Blacksburg, Va. His points early in the second half put the Hokies (22-7 overall) ahead for good.
They clinched third place in the conference with a 7-5 record and will play Florida State in the first round of the league tournament Friday in Louisville. Cincinnati (11-15 overall) ended fifth at 5-7 record and will play Southern Mississippi in the first round.
Curry was 15 of 21 from the field and eight for eight from the foul line. He had six rebounds and five steals.
His coach, Charles Moir, said Curry's jersey should be retired.
"After four years," Moir said, "I've gotten to the point where I expect 30 points or more from Dell Curry in a game. But he was just tremendous today." Villanova 74, Boston College 63
Freshman forward Doug West scored 22 points as Villanova came from behind in the Big East game in Villanova, Pa.
The Wildcats made all 15 of their second-half foul shots, including 14 in the last 1:39.
Villanova ended its regular season 21-12 overall and 10-6 in the conference. St. John's 82, Seton Hall 70
In New York, Walter Berry had 31 points and 12 rebounds and broke St. John's single-season scoring record to help his team share the Big East regular-season title with Syracuse.
Berry, a junior forward who is among the top 10 in scoring and rebounding in the NCAA, broke Chris Mullin's year-old scoring record of 694 points with a driving layup after a steal in the first half, his 11th and 12th points of the game.
St. John's (27-4 overall and 14-2 in the Big East) will be seeded first in next week's tournament because it beat third-place Georgetown twice; Syracuse was 1-1 against Georgetown. Syracuse 75, Connecticut 58
In Hartford, Conn., Pearl Washington scored 17 points and Rafael Addison 15 to enable sixth-ranked Syracuse to share the Big East regular season title.
Syracuse ended 23-4 overall and 14-2 in the league.
Washington scored nine points and had four assists in the first 10 minutes, helping his team to a 26-3 lead. Atlantic 10 Tournament
Wayne Williams' foul shot after time expired gave top-seeded St. Joseph's a 60-59 victory over Duquesne in a semifinal in East Rutherford N.J. The Hawks will play Monday night's championship game against West Virginia, which beat Temple, 61-56. The winner will go to the NCAA tournament.
Earlier, West Virginia beat Temple, 61-56, as Dale Blaney had 18 points and freshman Darryl Prue made two foul shots with 1:08 to play. The Mountaineers had trailed by 13 in the first half. Michigan 86, Northwestern 64
In Evanston, Ill., Roy Tarpley scored 21 points as No. 10 Michigan took over first place in the Big Ten from Indiana. Michigan is 25-4 overall and 12-4 in the conference. Northwestern is 8-19 and 2-15. UTEP 78, Hawaii 66
In El Paso, Dave Feitl's 18 points enabled Texas-El Paso to tie Wyoming for the WAC lead. El Paso ended 24-5 overall and 12-4 in the WAC. Houston 85, TCU 83
In Houston, Rickie Winslow and Ricky Jackson each made two foul shots in the last 13 seconds of overtime to make Coach Guy Lewis' last home game successful. He will retire.
TCU's loss means that Texas at least will tie for the SWC title. The Longhorns can win it outright by beating Texas Tech today. If they lose, they will share it with TCU and Texas A&M. Jacksonville 70, UAB 69
Otis Smith and Ronnie Murphy led a late rally that won the Sun Belt tournament final in Birmingham and earned the 21-9 Dolphins a trip to the NCAA tournament. UNLV 94, Long Beach State 76
In Long Beach, Calif., Armon Gilliam scored 27 points and Anthony Jones 21 as ninth-ranked Nevada-Las Vegas ended its PCAA schedule successfully.
The Rebels ran off to a 20-9 lead in the first seven minutes and never looked back.