Tony Carr scored 11 of his 19 points in the second half and Penn State beat George Washington 74-54 on Saturday. Mike Watkins added 15 points and 12 rebounds, Shep Garner chipped in 12 points and Josh Reaves added 11 for the Nittany Lions who never trailed.
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Marcus Foster scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half, and Creighton beat Nebraska 75-65 Saturday for its seventh straight win over the Cornhuskers.
Deng Adel scored 16 points, including a key jumper with 41 seconds remaining, and Dwayne Sutton followed with a layup off a steal 12 seconds later to help Louisville hold off rival Indiana 71-62 on Saturday.
Moritz Wagner scored 23 points and Charles Matthews added 20 to help Michigan overcome a 15-point second-half deficit to beat UCLA 78-69 in overtime on Saturday.
Freshman Darryl Morsell scored a career-high 18 points, Kevin Huerter added 15 and Maryland used a balanced attack to beat Gardner-Webb 82-60 on Saturday.
Andrew Rowsey scored 24 points on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range, Markus Howard added 23 points, and Marquette defeated in-state rival Wisconsin 82-63 on Saturday.
Keita Bates-Diop scored a career-high 27 points to lead Ohio State to a 97-62 blowout victory against William & Mary on Saturday.
Just four points separated Penn State from a perfect record and a Big Ten title game berth. Alas, the Nittany Lions landed in the Fiesta with a matchup vs. Washington, a playoff participant last year. No doubt, this is one of the most enticing bowl matchups in the postseason landscape.
Wisconsin had its hopes set on making the playoff for the first time, but the loss to Ohio State—the Badgers’ first of the season after a 12-0 start--in the Big Ten title game killed those dreams. But landing in the Orange Bowl vs. Miami offers a good opportunity to close the season with a victory vs. a marquee foe.