Ben McLemore scored 18 points, Jeff Withey added 13 points and nine rebounds and No. 3 Kansas shut down Oklahoma in a 67-54 victory on Saturday that pushed the Jayhawks' winning streak to a nation-leading 17 games.
J'Covan Brown scored 23 points and keyed a second-half run that erased a 15-point deficit and led Texas (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 10 AP) past No. 2 Kansas 74-63 on Saturday, snapping the Jayhawks' 69-game home winning streak.
Twin brothers Markieff and Marcus Morris powered second-ranked Kansas to a big early lead and the Jayhawks stayed unbeaten with a 85-65 victory Monday night that ended Baylor's 15-game home winning streak.
Marcus Morris and Xavier Henry each scored 19 points, leading No. 1 Kansas to an 89-59 victory over Oakland, Mich. on Wednesday night that stretched the nation's longest home court winning streak to 44 games.
Cole Aldrich had 22 points and 11 rebounds, helping Kansas (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) extend the nation's longest home-winning streak to 38 games with a 72-55 win over Iowa State on Wednesday night.
Just four weeks after reappearing in the coaches' poll, the Vols (18-3) made their Top 10 debut. Currently riding a seven-game winning streak, Tennessee got wins at both Kentucky and Georgia last week to jump four spots to No. 10.