Top 25: No. 1 Indiana wins first at Michigan St. since '91

2013-02-20T00:00:00Z Top 25: No. 1 Indiana wins first at Michigan St. since '91The Associated Press The Associated Press
February 20, 2013 12:00 am  • 

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Victor Oladipo's go-ahead putback, dunk and free throws in the final minute lifted top-ranked Indiana to a 72-68 win over No. 4 Michigan State on Tuesday night.

Indiana (24-3, 12-2 Big Ten) broke a first-place tie in the conference. The Hoosiers had lost 17 straight - since 1991 - on the road against the Spartans.

Missed free throws by the Spartans' Keith Appling and Gary Harris hurt Michigan State (22-5, 11-3), which had won five straight and 11 of 12 with its only loss during the stretch at Indiana.

• No. 2 Miami 54, Virginia 50: In Coral Gables, Fla., Reggie Johnson made a tie-breaking layup with 5.7 seconds left, and the Hurricanes overcame a ragged offensive performance for the second game in a row to beat Virginia and remain unbeaten in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Durand Scott added two foul shots with 4.1 seconds left for Miami (22-3, 13-0, which won its 14th straight and took a step closer to its first league title. Virginia (18-8, 8-5) fell to 0-6 in Miami.

• Missouri 63, No. 5 Florida 60: In Columbia, Mo., Laurence Bowers had 17 points plus 10 rebounds and Missouri erased a 13-point deficit in the second half to rally past Florida.

Phil Pressey added 10 assists, seven points, six rebounds and three steals for Missouri (19-7, 8-5 SEC). The Tigers didn't have Bowers a month ago in a 31-point blowout loss at Florida. Mike Rosario led Florida (21-4, 11-2) with 14 points but missed a three at the buzzer.

• No. 15 Butler 68, Duquesne 49: In Indianapolis, Rotnei Clarke scored 16 points and Khyle Marshall added 14 to lead Butler past Duquesne. The Bulldogs (22-5, 9-3 Atlantic 10) have won five of their last six to stay with Saint Louis and VCU in the league race.

• No. 17 Marquette 67, Seton Hall 46: In Newark, N.J., Vander Blue scored 19 points and Marquette (19-6, 10-3 Big East) used a sizeable rebounding advantage to beat Seton Hall and hold onto first place in the conference.

• Saint Louis 76, No. 24 VCU 62: In St. Louis, Jordair Jett scored all 16 of his points in the second half as Saint Louis (20-5, 9-2) beat VCU (21-6, 9-3) to win its eighth straight and take sole possession of first in the Atlantic 10.


• No. 17 UCLA 68, USC 54: Atonye Nyingifa scored 22 points on 11-of-14 shooting as the Bruins (20-6, 11-4 Pac-12) ran away with a victory over the Trojans (8-18, 5-10).

• No. 18 Delaware 69, George Mason 55: In Fairfax, Va., Elena Delle Donne had 31 points and nine rebounds as Delaware (22-3, 14-0 CAA) won its 18th straight.

• No. 21 Syracuse 58, Rutgers 45: In Syracuse, N.Y., Rachael Coffey's 17 points helped Syracuse (22-3, 10-2 Big East) deny Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer her 900th victory.

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