Hoosiers pummel Tar Heels

8:53 am | November 28, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Cody Zeller scored 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds, was 8 of 13 from the field and dominated the middle, leading No. 1 Indiana to its most impressive victory this season — a stunning 83-59 rout over No. 14 North Carolina on Tuesady night.

It was a game that pitted two of the nation’s most storied college programs — they have combined for 10 national titles and have a combined 3,767 all-time wins.

Dexter Strickland had 14 points, Marcus Paige had 11 and James Michael McAdoo finished with 10 for North Carolina (5-2).

Victor Oladipo and Will Sheehey both added 19 points and Jordan Hulls had 13 for Indiana (7-0), which has won 34 consecutive home games in November, dating to a 2005 loss to Duke in the same tournament.

#3 Michigan…………………79

#18 North Carolina St…..72

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Trey Burke had 18 points and a career-high 11 assists without a turnover to lead Michigan.

Freshman Nik Stauskas led the Wolverines (6-0) with 20 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. added 16.

T.J. Warren had 18 points N.C. State (4-2), which trailed 73-58 before going on a 10-0 run.

Michigan committed only six turnovers — four in the first half. N.C. State shot 57 percent from the field but lost its fifth straight game in the ACC-Big Ten challenge.

Michigan has committed 10 or fewer turnovers in five of its six games this season.

#21 Minnesota……………..77

Florida St…………………….68

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Joe Coleman scored 16 points and Rodney Williams added 14 for Minnesota which beat defending Atlantic Coast Conference champion Florida State in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

Coleman made 8 of 13 field goals and had 12 points in the second half while helping the Gophers build a 58-37 lead.

Austin Hollins added 13 points and Andre Hollins had 12 for the Gophers, who never trailed. Elliott Eliason had 10 rebounds.

Minnesota (7-1) led 38-25 at halftime and by as many as 21 points in the second half. The Gophers’ lone loss was to No. 2 Duke in the Battle 4 Atlantis.

Reserve Terrance Shannon led Florida State (4-2) with 14 points and 11 rebounds.

#19 Colorado………………..85

Texas Southern…………….80

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Josh Scott scored the first two baskets of the second overtime for Colorado, which fought back from an early 15-point deficit.

The Buffaloes (6-0) withstood a 39-point performance by Omar Strong, who made nine 3-pointers, including three in the extra sessions.

Spencer Dinwidde had 24 points to lead Colorado, which is off to its best start since opening 6-0 in 1989-90. Scott finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds, Askia Booker added 15 points and Andre Roberson had 11.

Fred Sturdivant had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Texas Southern (1-6).

WOMEN

#3 Baylor……………………..89

Rice…………………………….49

HOUSTON (AP) — Brittney Griner scored a season-high 35 points and third-ranked Baylor cruised to a 40-point victory over Rice.

Playing in her hometown of Houston for the first time, Griner received a standing ovation from the predominantly Baylor-backing crowd when she was introduced before the game.

The 6-foot-8 senior added nine rebounds and four blocks as Baylor (6-1) raced to a 46-17 halftime lead and never looked back.

Jessica Kuster scored 18 points for Rice (2-4).

#24 Iowa St………………….87

Drake…………………………..45

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Hallie Christofferson had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Nicole Blaskowsky and Anna Prins scored 17 points each to lead Iowa State over Drake.

Nikki Moody added 15 points and 10 assists for the Cyclones (5-0), who played their second game without star forward Chelsea Poppens, who suffered a concussion against Loyola Marymount on Nov. 23.

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