Walk-on Alex Barlow made a spinning 6-foot jumper with 6.1 seconds left in overtime and Butler toppled No. 1 Indiana 88-86 Saturday in the Crossroads Classic. Barlow had scored only 12 points all season. The Bulldogs (8-2) handed the Hoosiers their first loss and beat a top-ranked team for the first time in school history.
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Devyn Marble scored a season-high 30 points as Iowa beat Northern Iowa 80-73 Saturday in the inaugural Big Four Classic. Freshman Mike Gesell added a career-best 23 points for the Hawkeyes (9-2), who have won four in a row after a brief two-game skid in late November.
D.J. Newbill scored 22 points and Penn State survived Delaware State’s second-half surge in an 80-76 overtime victory Saturday. Tyshawn Bell hit a contested 3-pointer to give the Hornets a three-point lead with 1:24 remaining in overtime. But Jermaine Marshall, who finished with 15 points, answered with a 3-pointer to tie game at 76-all.
Sam Thompson scored a career-high 18 points and No. 7 Ohio State made the most of an opportunity to get out and run, beating UNC Asheville 90-72 on Saturday.
Devon Krogh scored Ohio State’s lone goal in a 2-1 shootout loss to Miami (OH) on Friday night at Value City Arena. Watch the recap now and jump inside for an interview with NHL player and former Buckeye R.J. Umberger.
Bad news from Northwestern, as the school announced that senior forward Drew Crawford will undergo surgery on his right shoulder and will miss the remainder of the 2012-13 season.