Sean Merriman, BTN.com web editor, December 2, 2014
The second day of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge was filled with plenty of excitement.
Indiana kicked off the action with a 81-69 victory over Pittsburgh, while Michigan added an impressive win as well, beating Syracuse, 68-65.
In other action: Minnesota topped Wake Forest, 84-69, Illinois fell to Miami (FL), 70-61, Purdue notched a nice win over NC State, 66-61, and Ohio State lost to Louisville, 64-55.
The Big Ten now holds a 6-2 advantage over the ACC. Eight victories are needed to win the annual event, which is in its first season with 14 games, so the Big Ten needs just two more wins to clinch it.
Catch up on all of Tuesday night's ACC/Big Ten basketball action with scores, stats, recaps and video highlights.
INDIANA 81, PITTSBURGH 69: BOX | PBP | RECAP
Emmit Holt scored a season high 15 points and Troy Williams finished with 10 points and five rebounds to lead Indiana past Pittsburgh 81-69 Tuesday in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
MICHIGAN 68, SYRACUSE 65: BOX | PBP | RECAP
Spike Albrecht rattled in a 3-pointer with 31 seconds remaining to put Michigan ahead, and the 17th-ranked Wolverines held on to beat Syracuse 68-65 on Tuesday night.
MIAMI (FL) 70, ILLINOIS 61: BOX | PBP | RECAP
Freshman Deandre Burnett scored a season-high 19 points and No. 15 Miami won a matchup of unbeaten teams Tuesday night, beating Illinois 70-61 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
PURDUE 66, NC STATE 61: BOX | PBP | RECAP
A.J. Hammons scored the game's final four points and Purdue held North Carolina State scoreless during the final 3:11 in the Boilermakers' 66-61 victory in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Tuesday.
LOUISVILLE 64, OHIO STATE 55: BOX | PBP | RECAP
Terry Rozier made clutch jumpers down the stretch, including a big 3-pointer with 46 seconds remaining, to help No. 5 Louisville survive No. 14 Ohio State 64-55 Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.