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No. 19 Shockers upend No. 5 Cincinnati

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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) Landry Shamut scored 19 points, and No. 19 Wichita State ended the nation's longest home-court winning streak, beating No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72 on Sunday to leave the American Athletic Conference race wide-open.

The Shockers (21-5, 11-3) beat a Top 5 team on the road for the first time since 1964. They led most of the way, building an 11-point lead midway through the second half and holding on. Shaquille Morris' dunk with 5 seconds left finished it off.

The Bearcats (23-4, 12-2) had their 39-game home-court winning streak snapped. Cincinnati hasn't beaten a ranked team all season, falling to 0-3 with losses to Xavier and Florida.


AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia24-2
2 Michigan State26-3
3 Villanova24-3
4 Xavier24-4
5 Cincinnati23-3
6 Purdue23-5
7 Texas Tech22-5
8 Ohio State22-6
9 Gonzaga25-4
10 Auburn23-4
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia24-2
2 Villanova24-3
3 Xavier24-4
4 North Carolina21-7
5 Kansas21-6
6 Duke21-5
7 Clemson20-5
8 Cincinnati23-3
9 Auburn23-4
10 Rhode Island21-4
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