|Tuesday's Top 25 Capsules|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 03 February 2009 18:41|
Tyler Hansbrough had 24 points and Ty Lawson added 21 for the Tar Heels (20-2, 6-2 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Danny Green finished with 16 points for North Carolina, which hit 11 of its first 14 attempts from behind the arc and finished one 3-pointer shy of the school record set against Florida State in 1995.
The Tar Heels shot 51.4 percent, hit the 100-point mark for the sixth time and snapped a two-game losing streak in the series with its first win against Maryland since 2006.
Freshman Sean Mosley scored a season-high 19 points for the Terrapins (14-8, 3-5), who fell to 0-4 on the road.
No. 8 Marquette 76, DePaul 61
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Jerel McNeal scored 26 points and Marquette won its 12th straight, matching its longest winning streak in seven years.
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Will Walker hit five 3s and a career-high 30 points for the Blue Demons, who played without leading scorer Dar Tucker, who twisted an ankle in the morning shootaround. .
Wesley Matthews added 20 points for Marquette, while Dominic James had 15.
McNeal was 8-of-16 from the field, including 5-of-8 on 3s, to go with six assists, five steals and four blocks.
Ohio St. 80, No. 12 Purdue 72, OT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Evan Turner scored six of his 26 points in overtime and Ohio State ended the Boilermakers' six-game winning streak.
William Buford had 22 points and fellow freshman B.J. Mullens added 17 as the Buckeyes (16-5, 6-4 Big Ten) won their third straight while shooting 60 percent from the field.
Purdue (17-5, 6-3), which needed a win to share the Big Ten lead with No. 13 Michigan State, had not permitted an opponent to shoot better than 43 percent all season.
JaJuan Johnson scored a career-high 30 points for Purdue, which was without third-leading scorer Robbie Hummel, who has a hairline fracture in his back. He was cleared to play but never left the bench.
The Buckeyes pulled away in the overtime with an 8-0 run - four of the points from Turner.