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Butler upsets No. 1 Indiana 88-86


February 19. 2013 10:20PM
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INDIANAPOLIS — Walk-on Alex Barlow made a spinning 6-foot jumper with 2.4 seconds left in overtime and Butler toppled No. 1 Indiana 88-86 Saturday in the Crossroads Classic.


Barlow had scored only 12 points all season. The Bulldogs (8-2) handed the Hoosiers their first loss and beat a top-ranked team for the first time in school history.


The Hoosiers (9-1) were led by Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller with 18 points each. Indiana had a chance to win it, but Jordan Hulls' half-court heave was off to the left.


Indiana rallied from a 71-64 deficit in the final 2 1/2 minutes to force overtime and led 84-80 with 2:12 to play. The Bulldogs charged back with two 3-pointers and won it with Barlow's short jumper.


Butler's Roosevelt Jones scored 16 points and matched his career-highs with 12 rebounds and six assists. He was one of three Butler players who fouled out.


Louisville 87, Memphis 78

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Chane Behanan scored 22 points and No. 6 Louisville rallied from 16 points down in the first half and beat Memphis.


Louisville (7-1) trailed 25-9 in the first half before pulling out its fourth straight win in this rivalry with a team the Cardinals have played in three different conferences. The Big East will be the fourth when Memphis joins in July.


Russ Smith scored 13 of his 19 points in the second half for Louisville. Peyton Siva added 19 points, and Luke Hancock had 11.


Memphis (6-3) had five players foul out, helping Louisville to a huge edge at the free-throw line. The Cardinals were 38 of 46; the Tigers 14 of 20.


Joe Jackson led Memphis with 23 points and eight assists, and Tarik Black added 21.


Ohio St. 90, UNC Asheville 72

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sam Thompson scored a career-high 18 points and No. 7 Ohio State made the most of an opportunity to get out and run, beating UNC Asheville.


Deshaun Thomas had 17 points, Lenzelle Smith Jr. 16 and Evan Ravenel tied a career best with 12 points in the first half for the Buckeyes (8-1), who tuned up for a big showdown next Saturday against No. 9 Kansas with the fourth game in an eight-game homestand.


Keith Hornsby, son of Grammy-winning singer and pianist Bruce Hornsby, had a career-high 26 points for Asheville (3-7), which had won its previous two games heading into a tough three-game road trip.


Notre Dame 81, Purdue 68

INDIANAPOLIS — Jack Cooley had 18 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 22 Notre Dame to its seventh straight victory.


Eric Atkins had 17 points and seven assists, Pat Connaughton scored 16 and Garrick Sherman 11 for the Fighting Irish (9-1), who have won every game during their win streak by double digits.


Former Purdue player Scott Martin chipped in with five points for Notre Dame on 2-for-8 shooting.


Purdue freshman Rapheal Davis scored all 21 of his points in the second half, helping the Boilermakers trim a 23-point second-half deficit to single digits at one point. Ronnie Johnson scored 15 points and D.J. Byrd added 13 for Purdue (4-6).


Notre Dame outrebounded Purdue 38-33 and outscored the Boilermakers 24-14 from the free throw line.


Cincinnati 72, Marshall 56

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Cashmere Wright scored 14 points and No. 11 Cincinnati overcame an off game from top scorer Sean Kilpatrick to beat Marshall.


Cincinnati improved to 10-0 for the second time in three seasons and the 10th time in school history.


Kilpatrick tied his season low with 13 points on 5 of 15 shooting while Justin Jackson scored 10 for the Bearcats.


D.D. Scarver and Elijah Pittman scored 20 points apiece for Marshall (6-5).


Georgetown 81, Western Carolina 68

WASHINGTON — Greg Whittington scored a career-high 25 points, and No. 15 Georgetown beat Western Carolina in a game played as executives discussed the future of the Hoyas and the Big East conference.


Jabril Trawick added a career-high 14 points, and Otto Porter had 12 for the Hoyas (9-1), who took control with a 13-3 run at the end of the first half against a school that fell to 0-38 against teams ranked in the AP poll.


Tom Tankelewicz made six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 24 points to lead the Catamounts (4-7).


North Carolina 93, East Carolina 87

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — James Michael McAdoo scored 19 points to help No. 21 North Carolina hold off East Carolina.


P.J. Hairston added 18 for the Tar Heels (8-2), who emerged from a weeklong break due to fall exams with their third straight victory.


North Carolina shot 55 percent in the first half to build a 16-point lead at the break, but the Pirates — coached by former UNC guard Jeff Lebo — outplayed the Tar Heels through much of the second half and made it a tough run to the finish.


Akeem Richmond scored 17 points to lead East Carolina (6-2), an instate program making its first trip to Chapel Hill. The Pirates kept cutting into UNC's lead and got as close as four points in the final minute, though they couldn't overtake the Tar Heels on their home court.


The Pirates outscored the Tar Heels 61-51 after halftime.


Iowa 80, Northern Iowa 73

DES MOINES, Iowa — Devyn Marble scored a season-high 30 points as Iowa beat Northern Iowa in the inaugural Big Four Classic.


Freshman Mike Gesell added a career-best 23 points for the Hawkeyes (9-2), who have won four in a row after a brief two-game skid in late November.


New Mexico 73, New Mexico State 58

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Alex Kirk scored seven of his 15 points in an early New Mexico run to help the No. 17 Lobos beat downstate rival New Mexico.


Kendall Williams added 15 points, seven assists and a career-high eight rebounds for the Lobos (11-0), while Chad Adams had 13 points and 10 rebounds.




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