Michigan upsets Duke
Suddenly, Michigan isn't a rebuilding team.
DeShawn Sims scored a career-high 28 points, leading the Wolverines to an 81-73 victory over No. 4 Duke yesterday in Ann
The Wolverines (6-2) beat then-No. 4 UCLA last month before losing, 71-56, to the Blue Devils (8-1) in the 2K Sports Classic final.
Duke made just 3 of 27 3-point attempts before connecting on four in a row to pull within 4 points in the final minute. Michigan made enough free throws to seal the upset.
Manny Harris scored 17 points for the Wolverines and reserve freshman Zack Novak had a season-high 14, connecting on consecutive 3-pointers to give Michigan the lead for good with 7 1/2 minutes left.
Jon Scheyer scored 16 points for Duke, while Kyle Singler, who was 1 of 9 from long range, had 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Ohio St. 67, Notre Dame 62 - In Indianapolis, Evan Turner scored a career-high 28 points and the Buckeyes (5-0) spoiled Luke Harangody's return to the lineup with an upset of the No. 7 Fighting Irish (6-2).
Northeastern 60, James Madison 55 - Chaisson Allen scored 17 points to help the Huskies hold off the host Dukes' second-half rally.
NU (4-4, 1-0 Colonial Athletic) took a 37-20 lead with 15:36 left in the game on a jumper by Manny Adako, who finished with 11 points and five rebounds. The Dukes (4-4, 0-1) outscored Northeastern, 18-4, over a five-minute span to cut the margin to 4 points before NU held on.
Harvard 67, Colgate 64 - Jeremy Lin had 26 points and eight rebounds to lead the Crimson (4-2) past the Raiders (2-5) in Hamilton, N.Y.
Marshall 84, BU 80 - Damier Pitts scored 5 of his career-high 20 points from the foul line in the final 41 seconds to lead the Thundering Herd (3-4), and the Terriers lost for the seventh straight time at Agganis Arena.Corey Lowe scored a career-high 36 points for BU (4-3).
Pittsburgh 80, Vermont 51 - Sam Young scored 28 points and the No. 3 Panthers (9-0) held the visiting Catamounts (4-3) scoreless for more than four minutes at the start.
Providence 66, URI 65 - Weyinmi Efejuku scored a season-high 21 points and pulled down eight rebounds as the host Friars (6-3) edged the Rams (6-3).
Holy Cross 69, Western Michigan 63 - Colin Cunningham scored 12 points and sparked a decisive scoring run in the second half to lead the Crusaders (3-6) over the Broncos (2-7) in Worcester, snapping a six-game losing streak.
UNH 64, Brown 61 - Tyrece Gibbs scored 19 points and the host Wildcats (3-3) hit 14 of 34 3-pointers in holding off the Bears (3-5).
Gonzaga 70, Indiana 54 - Josh Heytvelt scored 17 points and Jeremy Pargo added 13 as the No. 5 Bulldogs (6-0) turned back the Hoosiers (4-4) in the first basketball game played at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Purdue 90, Ark.-Pine Bluff 42 - JaJuan Johnson scored a career-high 20 points, and the No. 9 Boilermakers (6-2) ended a two-game losing streak with a rout of the visiting Golden Lions (0-7).
Louisville 83, Indiana St. 43 - The 11th-ranked Cardinals (3-1) bounced back from an upset loss to Western Kentucky last week by throttling the visiting Sycamores (0-6) in the opening game of the Marques Maybin Classic.
Wake Forest 81, Bucknell 52 - Jeff Teague scored 15 of his 26 points in the second half to lead the No. 15 Demon Deacons (8-0) past the visiting Bison (1-6).
Georgetown 73, American 49 - The 20th-ranked Hoyas (5-1) coasted late after a dominant first half in which they hounded the Eagles (4-4) into 20 percent shooting, more than twice as many turnovers as field goals, and only 12 points.
Miami 73, Kentucky 67 - Jack McClinton scored 23 points and James Dews added a season-high 18 as the No. 21 Hurricanes (5-2) defeated the host Wildcats (5-3), who missed 23 of 25 3-pointers.
Davidson 72, N.C. State 67 - Stephen Curry scored 44 points, leading the No. 22 Wildcats (6-1) over the
MIT 79, Tufts 66 - Jimmy Bartolotta scored 31 points and became the Engineers' all-time leading scorer as host MIT (6-3) beat the Jumbos (4-3) for the first time since 1998.
Bartolotta passed Campbell Lange to become the school's first 1,700-point scorer. Lange's mark of 1,699 points had stood since 1976.
New Haven 70, Bentley 61 - Darryl Greene scored 19 points and the Chargers (3-4, 3-3 Northeast-10) scored the game's first 16 points and held off the 13th-ranked Falcons (6-3, 2-2).
Merrimack 67, AIC 66 - Jared Brownlee converted the go-ahead layup with 10 seconds left, lifting the visiting Warriors (6-1, 4-1) to the NE-10 win.
Assumption 54, Stonehill 53 - Mike Baldarelli's 3-pointer with four seconds left lifted the visiting Greyhounds (5-3, 4-2 NE-10) past the Skyhawks (6-3, 3-2).
WomenProvidence 70, Harvard 58 - Emily Cournoyer scored 17 points and collected 11 rebounds and the host Friars (4-4) started the second half with a 12-3 run in beating the Crimson. Emma Markley had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Harvard (4-3).
Northeastern 62, Stony Brook 51 - Ashlee Feldman scored 17 points to power the Huskies (2-4) past the host Seawolves (0-7).
UMass 53, Long Island 51 - Teya Wright hit a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left to lift the Minutewomen (4-4) over the Black Birds (4-4) in the Brown Classic at Providence.
Vermont 71, Holy Cross 53 - Courtnay Pilypaitis recorded a triple-double with 18 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists, leading the host Catamounts (5-2) past the Crusaders (1-7).