College basketball roundup
No. 2 Michigan 62, Nebraska 47
Glenn Robinson III had 14 points, including a pair of crucial dunks in the second half, and Michigan equaled its best start to a season with a victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night.
The Wolverines (16-0, 3-0 Big Ten) overcame their shakiest shooting performance in a while, holding the lead for the entire second half. The only other Michigan team to start 16-0 was the 1985-86 edition that went on to win the Big Ten title.
No. 3 Louisville 73, Seton Hall 58
Gorgui Dieng had 16 points and 14 rebounds - both season highs - to lead Louisville to its ninth straight win.
Freshman Montrezl Harrell, starting in place of injured Chane Behanan, tied his career best with 14 points, and Luke Hancock hit two 3-pointers in a late, game-breaking 12-2 run that gave the Cardinals (14-1, 2-0 Big East) the win.
Brandon Mobley had 18 points and seven rebounds for the Pirates (12-4, 1-2).
No. 6 Kansas 97, Iowa State 89 (OT)
Freshman Ben McLemore had a career-high 33 points, including a tying 3-pointer with a second left in regulation, and Kansas rallied to beat Iowa State.
McLemore was 10 of 12 from the field and perfect on six 3-pointers for the Jayhawks (13-1, 1-0 Big 12).
No. 11 Florida 77, Georgia 44
Mike Rosario scored 19 points, Erik Murphy added 11 despite playing with a broken rib for Florida.
No. 7 Syracuse 72, Providence 66
C.J. Fair scored 23 with 11 rebounds, and Michael Carter-Williams scored 17 with six assists as Syracuse rallied from a nine-point, first-half deficit to beat Providence.
Rakeem Christmas scored 15 with eight rebounds for the Orange (15-1, 3-0 Big East).
Bryce Cotton scored 24 for Providence (8-7, 0-3).
No. 14 Butler 72, Saint Joseph's 66
Rotnei Clarke scored 28 points and Andrew Smith had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead Butler.
Clarke made six 3-pointers to help the Bulldogs (13-2, 1-0 Atlantic 10) win their 10th straight game. Butler made its A-10 debut after leaving the Horizon League.
No. 20 N.C. State 83, Georgia Tech 70
Lorenzo Brown had 21 points and 10 assists and North Carolina State pulled away late for its ninth straight win.
Scott Wood added 20 points and C.J. Leslie had 19 in his 10th straight game in double figures for the Wolfpack (13-2, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference).
No. 23 Wichita State 82, So. Illinois 76
Cleanthony Early scored 39 points to help Wichita State beat Southern Illinois, two days after the Shockers jumped back into the poll.
No. 1 Baylor 67, No. 25 Iowa St. 39
Brittney Griner scored the game's first five points and finished with 23 as Baylor led throughout in its first game since taking back the No. 1 spot.
Griner already had 11 points as Baylor (13-1, 3-0 Big 12) jumped out to a 16-3 lead in just over 8 minutes.
The Lady Bears set a Big 12 record with their 25th consecutive conference victory, breaking a tie with Oklahoma (24 in a row from March 2005-January 2007). Baylor has won 48 games in a row overall at home, the longest active winning streak.
Nikki Moody had 11 points for Iowa State (11-2, 2-1), which had won its first two Big 12 games for the first time in eight seasons, had 15 of its 24 turnovers by halftime.
No. 16 Oklahoma 85, TCU 79
Aaryn Ellenberg scored 26 points and Joanna McFarland had 24 points and 11 rebounds to lead Oklahoma.
Morgan Hook had 13 points and 12 assists. Her three-point play with 1:33 to play put the Sooners (13-2, 3-0 Big 12) ahead 79-77, and they maintained the lead after that.
Ellenberg was 6 of 15 from behind the 3-point line, accounting for all but one of Oklahoma's long-range baskets. The Sooners shot 49 percent from the field.
Natalie Ventress led TCU (7-7, 0-3) with 27 points.
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