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Feb 8, 2024 2:35 am

Top 25 roundup: Michigan holds off No. 11 Wisconsin

Dug McDaniel

Michigan shook off its habit of second-half collapses and held on to upset No. 11 Wisconsin 72-68 on Wednesday night in a Big Ten matchup in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Michigan (8-15, 3-9 in the Big Ten) had lost 10 of its last 11, struggling in particular late in games.

Wisconsin (16-7, 8-4) lost its third game in a row and dropped out of a second-place tie in the Big Ten with idle No. 10 Illinois.

Dug McDaniel led the Wolverines with 16 points, while Tarris Reed Jr. had 12. AJ Storr topped the Badgers with 20 points, and Chucky Hepburn added 17.

No. 6 Tennessee 88, LSU 68

Dalton Knecht scored 27 points and the Volunteers never trailed in their win over the Tigers in Knoxville, Tenn.

Jordan Gainey added 18 points, Zakai Zeigler had 17 and Jonas Aidoo added 10 for Tennessee (17-5, 7-2 SEC), which took command during a first half in which it shot 58.1 percent from the floor and 64.3 percent on 3-pointers while building a 23-point halftime lead.

Will Baker scored 16 points and Derek Fountain had 11 to lead LSU (12-10, 4-5), which played without Jalen Cook (hamstring), who was tied for the team lead in scoring (15.5 points per game).

No. 9 Duke 71, Notre Dame 53

Freshman Caleb Foster came off the bench to score 13 points and the Blue Devils were in control most of the way in defeating the visiting Fighting Irish in Durham, N.C.

Mark Mitchell also finished with 13 points and added 10 rebounds and two steals, Jared McCain chipped in 11 points and Tyrese Proctor nine for Duke (17-5, 8-3 ACC), which sits third in the league.

Markus Burton notched 19 points and Braeden Shrewsberry had 13 points for Notre Dame (7-16, 2-10), which lost its seventh game in a row and shot just 33.9 percent from the floor.

No. 12 Auburn 99, No. 16 Alabama 81

Jaylin Williams scored 26 points, Johni Broome added 24 points and the Tigers cruised past the Crimson Tide in a Southeastern Conference matchup in Auburn, Ala.

Auburn (19-4, 8-2) pulled into a tie with Alabama (16-7, 8-2) and South Carolina (20-3, 8-2) for first place in the SEC standings.

Tre Donaldson added 14 points for the Tigers, who avenged a loss at Alabama two weeks ago. Chad Baker-Mazara finished with 13 points.

Providence 91, No. 19 Creighton 87 (OT)

Josh Oduro logged 32 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Friars to an overtime win over the visiting Bluejays.

Devin Carter also posted a double-double with 28 points, 11 boards and six assists for Providence (15-8, 6-6 Big East). The Friars shot 4-for-5 in the extra session.

Baylor Scheierman led Creighton (16-7, 7-5) with 27 points and 12 rebounds. Steven Ashworth scored 20 points on 6-of-7 3-point shooting, and Trey Alexander had 18 points and six assists.

–Field Level Media

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