Streaking Texas Upsets No.2 UCLA 63-61

Arizona topples No. 9 A&M, No. 4 Kansas fends off No. 24 USC
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 3, 2007 4:33 AM CST
Arizona's Jerryd Bayless (0) shoots under the basket against the pressing defense of Texas A&M's Derrick Roland (3) and Chinemelu Elonu (41) during the second half of a basketball game in Tucson, Ariz.,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Texas improved to 7-0 with a little help from D.J. Augustin and Damion James, whose 19 points apiece pushed the Longhorns past UCLA for a 63-61 win. The second-ranked Bruins got 14 points from Luc Richard Mbah a Moute and just 24 minutes of play from Kevin Love. In other top-25 games:

  • Unranked Arizona came back from 20 behind to stun ninth-ranked Texas A&M, 78-67, as the Aggies couldn't crack 35% shooting in the second half.
  • O.J. Mayo played the whole 40 minutes but his 19 points couldn't secure the Trojans a win over Kansas' team effort, leaving USC short 59-55.