BTN.com staff, December 12, 2014
It was a busy day of Big Ten men's basketball Saturday, including a record six contests on BTN/BTN2Go.
Catch up all of today's action on our Big Ten scoreboard.
Five Big Ten teams were victorious, as Nebraska outlasted Cincinnati, Indiana destroyed Grand Canyon, No. 6 Wisconsin rolled Nicholls, No. 12 Ohio State took down Morehead State and No. 20 Maryland rallied past USC Upstate.
In losing efforts, Vanderbilt knocked off Purdue, Oregon came back to down No. 25 Illinois and No. 3 Arizona dropped Michigan.
Get links, AP recaps and video highlights below.
Maryland 67, USC Upstate 57: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Freshman Melo Trimble earned his first double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds as No. 19 Maryland overcame a halftime deficit to pull away from South Carolina-Upstate 67-57 on Saturday.
Wisconsin 86, Nicholls 43: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Sam Dekker scored 17 points to and No. 5 Wisconsin dispatched Nicholls State on Saturday 86-43. Josh Gasser had 14 points, while Nigel Hayes added 12 points and eight rebounds for the Badgers (10-1).
Indiana 94, Grand Canyon 66: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Indiana put together one of its best second halves of the season on Saturday night, outscoring Grand Canyon 52-35 in the second half in a 94-66 victory for the Hoosiers.
Arizona 80, Michigan 53: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Stanley Johnson scored 17 points, Gabe York added 15 and No. 3 Arizona crushed struggling Michigan 80-53 on Saturday. Zak Irvin had 14 points to lead Michigan, which has lost three in a row.
Oregon 77, Illinois 70: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Dillon Brooks scored 24 points and Oregon rallied to beat Illinois 77-70 on Saturday night. Rayvonte Rice scored a game-high 29 points for the Illini, who led by as many as 13.
Nebraska 56, Cincinnati 55, 2OT: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Benny Parker's pull-up jumper gave Nebraska the lead with 1:03 left, and the Cornhuskers survived a scrambling finish to defeat Cincinnati 56-55 in double overtime Saturday night.
Vanderbilt 81, Purdue 71: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Riley LaChance scored a career-high 26 points, leading Vanderbilt to an 81-71 win over Purdue on Saturday. Rapheal Davis led three Boilermakers in double figures with 15 points.