No. 1 Duke routed by No. 25 Miami 90-63
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — No. 1 Duke went more than 8 minutes without a field goal in the first half Wednesday night, and a sellout became a blowout for No. 25 Miami, which delighted a boisterous crowd with a 90-63 victory.
The Hurricanes (14-3, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat a No. 1 team for the first time, taking control with a stunning 25-1 run midway through the first half. The Blue Devils missed 13 consecutive shots despite numerous good looks, while four Hurricanes hit 3-pointers during the stunning run that transformed a 14-13 deficit into a 38-15 lead.
Duke (16-2, 3-2) fell to 0-2 when playing on an opponent’s court. The Blue Devils’ other loss came at North Carolina State, a defeat cost them the No. 1 ranking.
It was third-worst loss ever for a No. 1 team.
La Salle 54, No. 9 Butler 53
PHILADELPHIA — Ramon Galloway went the length of the court for the winning basket with 2.7 seconds left to send La Salle to a victory over No. 9 Butler.
Fans stormed the court in a wild celebration for the biggest win for La Salle (13-5, 3-2 Atlantic 10) in 33 years.
No. 7 Indiana 72, Penn State 49
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Victor Oladipo scored 19 points, and Yogi Ferrell added a season-high 15 to help No. 7 Indiana rout Penn State.
The Hoosiers (17-2, 5-1 Big Ten) survived a sluggish shooting first half with strong defense and used a fast second-half start to reassert their dominance in this series.
D.J. Newbill had 18 points and Jermaine Marshall finished with 12 to lead Penn State (8-11, 0-7), which has lost seven straight overall and 12 straight on the road in league play.
No. 15 New Mexico 66, Colorado St. 61
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Tony Snell scored 23 points and No. 15 New Mexico held off a late Colorado State rally for a victory.
The Lobos (17-2, 4-0 Mountain West) led 54-32 with 12:26 left before the Rams (15-4, 2-2) began a comeback behind Dorian Green. He scored 11 points in a 20-5 run that cut the lead to 59-52.
Drake 74, No. 17 Creighton 69
DES MOINES, Iowa — Richard Carter scored 20 points and Drake stunned No. 17 Creighton, handing the Bluejays their first consecutive losses of the season.
Ben Simons added 13 for the Bulldogs (9-10, 3-5 Missouri Valley Conference), who blew a 16-point lead before rallying for their first win over a ranked opponent in five years.
Grant Gibbs brought Creighton within 71-69 with 32 seconds left, and the Bluejays got the ball back on a steal. But Gibbs missed a layup and Simons sealed the win with a steal and two free throws with 0.5 seconds left.
Doug McDermott had 21 points to lead Creighton, which shot just 24 percent from 3-point range. But McDermott had just four points in the second half and didn’t touch the ball on Creighton’s last two possessions.
No. 20 Wichita St. 62, Missouri St. 52
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Cleanthony Early scored 17 points, Carl Hall added 15 and No. 20 Wichita State rallied for a victory over Missouri State.
The Shockers (18-2, 7-1 Missouri Valley Conference), who were playing just days after upsetting then-No. 12 Creighton, remained in first place in the conference.