Freshman Nick Ward scored a season-high 24 points and matched a season high with 10 rebounds in an attempt to make up for the loss of Miles Bridges, helping Michigan State hold off Oral Roberts for a 80-76 win Saturday night.
Illinois pulled away late from VCU Saturday, beating the Rams 64-46 in a neutral site showdown in Miami. Leron Black led the way with 18 points for the Illini.
Freshman guard Carsen Edwards scored 16 points, and No. 15 Purdue made 11 3-pointers in the first half Saturday on the way to a 90-56 victory over Morehead State.
Nigel Hayes scored 28 points as No. 17 Wisconsin shook off a slow start to beat Oklahoma 90-70 on Saturday.
Jack McVeigh had 16 points and hit a key 3-pointer late as Nebraska opened up a 22-point first-half lead then held off a second-half South Dakota rally to take a 73-61 win on Saturday.
Moe Wagner scored a career-high 20 points, leading four Michigan players who scored in double figures for Michigan in an 82-55 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday.
No. 13 Indiana cruised past SIU-Edwardsville Friday night, 83-60, behind a career-high 18 points from Juwan Morgan.
No. 13 Indiana stormed out of the gates to a 26-9 lead and held on for a 76-67 win over North Carolina Wednesday night. OG Anunoby led a balanced Hoosier attack with 16 points.
Ohio State jumped out to a 22-11 lead at No. 6 Virginia, but the Cavaliers clawed their way back and held on for a 63-61 victory. JaQuan Lyle's potential game-winning three missed at the buzzer for the Buckeyes.
The ACC snapped the Big Ten's seven-year undefeated streak in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, but the series was as competitive and thrilling as ever. No. 13 Indiana capped the slate with a victory over No. 3 North Carolina.