|Top 25 Capsules|
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|Sunday, 02 February 2014 10:55|
Indiana (14-8, 4-5 Big Ten) had lost three of four but led most of the way in improving to 12-2 at Assembly Hall. Noah Vonleh added 10 points and 12 rebounds for the Hoosiers, who shot 54 percent to the Wolverines' 40 percent.
Michigan (16-5, 8-1) produced a season-low point total as a 10-game winning streak came to an end. Derrick Walton Jr. scored 13 points and Caris LeVert had 12. They were the only Wolverines in double figures, as leading scorer Nik Stauskas was held to six points.
Ferrell, a point guard, was the primary defender on Michigan's small forward, and Stauskas missed 5 of 6 attempts, failing for the third time this season to score in double figures.
The Hoosiers may have reinvigorated their hopes for an at-large berth to the NCAA tournament by securing their second victory over a top-10 opponent.
NO. 13 CINCINNATI 50, SOUTH FLORIDA 45
CINCINNATI (AP) - Sean Kilpatrick overcame an off-target performance by scoring 10 of his 18 points in the closing minutes, rallying Cincinnati to its 14th straight victory.
The Bearcats (21-2, 10-0 American Athletic) trailed by three points with 8 minutes left. Kilpatrick, who leads the conference in scoring, took over the game and extended Cincinnati's best start since the 2001-02 season, when it was in Conference USA.
The senior guard made six free throws and two driving lay-ins, scoring 10 of Cincinnati's final 12 points. Justin Jackson added 15 points as Cincinnati won its 17th straight home game, 15 of them this season.
South Florida (11-11, 2-7) suffered another close loss to the Bearcats, who broke open a tie game for a 61-54 win on Jan. 18. Chris Perry had 13 points and Victor Rudd scored 11 for the Bulls, who have lost their past 11 games in Cincinnati.
VIRGINIA 48, NO. 18 PITTSBURGH 45
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Malcolm Brogdon made a last-second 3-pointer to give Virginia a victory against Pittsburgh.
Brogdon finished 16 points for Virginia (17-5, 8-1), which maintained sole possession of second place in the ACC. The Cavaliers have won five consecutive games since losing at Duke on Jan. 13.
Pitt (18-4, 6-3) lost consecutive games for the first time this season and fell into a third-place tie with Duke in the conference standings. The Panthers have lost three of their past five after opening with a 16 wins in their first 17 games.
Pitt freshman Jamel Artis led the Panthers with 11 points, but he missed a wide open layup with 10 seconds remaining after an offensive rebound.