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COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: No. 10 Michigan handles Purdue

2014-01-30T21:15:00Z 2014-01-31T02:04:14Z COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: No. 10 Michigan handles PurdueThe Associated Press The Associated Press
January 30, 2014 9:15 pm  • 

Caris LeVert had 14 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for his first career double-double, and No. 10 Michigan beat Purdue 75-66 on Thursday night, extending its winning streak to 10.

Nik Stauskas scored 16 points and Derrick Walton added 14 for the Big Ten leaders. The Wolverines (16-4, 8-0) shot 61 percent from the field against a Purdue team that had held its previous five opponents under 42. Glenn Robinson III (Lake Central) scored eight points for Michigan, and Spike Albrecht (Crown Point) added five points.

The Boilermakers (13-8, 3-5) were led by A.J. Hammons, who had 16 points and eight rebounds.

Michigan was coming off three straight wins over top-10 teams, and there was no letdown at home against Purdue.

Nebraska 60, Indiana 55: Terran Petteway scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half, and Nebraska came back from a 16-point deficit to defeat Indiana.

The Cornhuskers (11-9, 3-5 Big Ten) won for the third time in four games and back-to-back conference games for the first time in their three years in the Big Ten. They also improved to 10-1 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

The Hoosiers (13-8, 3-5) have lost three of their last four.

Shavon Shields and Walter Pitchford scored 11 points apiece and Ray Gallegos added 10 for Nebraska.

Yogi Ferrell, who made 4 of 7 3-pointers, led the Hoosiers with 14 points. Will Sheehey and Stanford Robinson had 12 apiece. Noah Vonleh, the Hoosiers' freshman sensation and the Big Ten's top rebounder, was held to seven points and three boards.

IPFW 86, Nebraska-Omaha 82: Joe Reed scored 20 points as IPFW topped Nebraska-Omaha.

IPFW (17-6, 5-1 Summit) shot 52 percent, including 9 of 22 on 3-point attempts. Mo Evans had 15 points, Joe Edwards added 13 and Steve Forbes scored 11.

Justin Simmons led Omaha (12-9, 2-4) with 28 points.

Western Illinois 69, IUPUI 54: Garret Covington had 17 points and nine rebounds as Western Illinois pulled away in the second half for a win over IUPUI.

Covington hit 5 of 7 shots and all six of his free throws to lead the Leathernecks (9-12, 3-3 Summit League). Michael Ochereobia added 13 points and Mike Miklusak 10.

Ja'Rob Mcallum led the Jaguars (5-18, 0-6) with 18 points and Khufu Najee had 14, hitting 7 of 9 shots. IUPUI has lost six straight.

Women

No. 2 Notre Dame 74, Virginia Tech 48: Kayla McBride scored 18 points, and Notre Dame held Virginia Tech to 27 percent shooting as the Fighting Irish won their 22nd straight home game.

The Irish (20-0, 7-0) are off to their second best start, three victories shy of matching the 2000-01 start en route to a national championship. It was the most lopsided loss of the season for the Hokies (10-10, 0-7), who have lost eight straight.

No. 12 Penn State 75, No. 19 Purdue 72: Maggie Lucas had 23 points, and Ariel Edwards added 21 as Penn State (16-4, 7-1 Big Ten) avenged its lone Big Ten loss by beating Purdue.

KK Houser had 27 points for the Boilermakers (15-6, 5-4), and Whitney Bays added 12 points and 15 rebounds.

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