No. 2 Indiana 72, No. 7 Michigan 71
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Cody Zeller made a go-ahead layup with 13 seconds left and altered Trey Burke’s shot at the other end, lifting No. 2 Indiana to a 72-71 victory over No. 7 Michigan on Sunday that gave the Hoosiers their first outright Big Ten title in two decades.
The Hoosiers (26-5, 14-4) trailed by five points in the final minute but took advantage when the Wolverines (25-6, 12-6) were unable to seal it at the foul line. Zeller finished with 25 points and 10 rebounds.
Victor Oladipo had 14 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, including seven on the offensive end.
No. 10 Michigan State 71, Northwestern 61
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Keith Appling scored 16 points and Gary Harris added 12 to lift Michigan State over Northwestern.
The Spartans (24-7, 13-5) were eliminated from Big Ten title contention early in their game when Indiana beat Michigan, and Kale Abrahamson scored 16 points for Northwestern, which has lost eight straight.
Michigan State senior Derrick Nix scored 10 points in his final home game.
No. 14 Ohio State 68, , Illinois 55
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Deshaun Thomas, playing perhaps his final home game for Ohio State, scored 19 points in a victory over Illinois.
Ohio State (23-7, 13-5) is the No. 2 seed for next week’s Big Ten tournament.
Aaron Craft added 14 points and six assists while creating his usual havoc on defense for the Buckeyes. Lenzelle Smith Jr. had 10 points.
Temple 84, No. 21 Vcu 76
PHILADELPHIA — Khalif Wyatt scored 30 points, Jake O’Brien had 19 and Temple beat Virginia Commonwealth after rallying from a 16-point deficit.
The Rams (24-7, 12-4) lost their chance to share the A-10 title with Saint Louis. VCU is the No. 2 seed. Juvonte Reddic led the Rams with 20 points and Treveon Graham had 17.
No. 22 Wisconsin 63, Penn State 60
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Traevon Jackson made a contested 3-pointer at the buzzer and finished with 15 points as Wisconsin staved off an upset bid by Penn State. The Badgers (21-10, 12-6 Big Ten) went the length of the court with less than 4 seconds left. Jackson pulled up on the wing and made his 3 over the arm of Kevin Montminy.
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