ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Glenn Robinson III had 14 points, including a pair of crucial dunks in the second half, and No. 2 Michigan equaled its best start to a season with a 62-47 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night.
The Wolverines (16-0, 3-0 Big Ten) overcame their shakiest shooting performance in a while, holding the lead for the entire second half. The only other Michigan team to start 16-0 was the 1985-86 edition that went on to win the Big Ten title.
Ray Gallegos scored 19 points for Nebraska (9-7, 0-3), which held the Wolverines to a 39 percent mark from the field.
NEWARK, N.J. — Gorgui Dieng had 16 points and 14 rebounds – both season highs – to lead Louisville to its ninth straight win with a victory over Seton Hall.
Freshman Montrezl Harrell, starting in place of injured Chane Behanan, tied his career best with 14 points, and Luke Hancock hit two 3-pointers in a late, game-breaking 12-2 run that gave the Cardinals (14-1, 2-0 Big East) the win. The Cardinals won despite getting a combined 4-for-17 shooting performance from starting guards Russ Smith and Peyton Siva.
Brandon Mobley had 18 points and seven rebounds for the Pirates (12-4, 1-2).
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Freshman Ben McLemore had a career-high 33 points, including a tying 3-pointer with a second left in regulation, and Kansas rallied to beat Iowa State in overtime.
McLemore was 10 of 12 from the field and perfect on six 3-pointers for the Jayhawks (13-1, 1-0 Big 12), who scored the first nine points of overtime to wrap up their 12th straight win.
Iowa State (10-4, 0-1) poured in 14 3-pointers, and had forged a 79-76 lead with 8.4 seconds left in regulation.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — C.J. Fair scored 23 with 11 rebounds, and Michael Carter-Williams scored 17 with six assists as Syracuse rallied from a nine-point, first-half deficit to beat Providence.
Rakeem Christmas scored 15 with eight rebounds for the Orange (15-1, 3-0 Big East), who won their fifth consecutive game.
Bryce Cotton scored 24 for Providence (8-7, 0-3).
PHILADELPHIA — Rotnei Clarke scored 28 points and Andrew Smith had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead Butler to a win over Saint Joseph’s.
Clarke made six 3-pointers to help the Bulldogs (13-2, 1-0 Atlantic 10) win their 10th straight game. Butler made its A-10 debut after leaving the Horizon League.
Chris Wilson scored 15 points, and Ronald Roberts Jr. had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Hawks (8-5, 0-1).
RALEIGH, N.C. — Lorenzo Brown had 21 points and 10 assists and North Carolina State pulled away late to beat Georgia Tech for its ninth straight win.
Scott Wood added 20 points and C.J. Leslie had 19 in his 10th straight game in double figures for the Wolfpack (13-2, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference).
The nation’s most accurate shooting team shot 50.9 percent and needed a late surge to remain on a roll heading into its biggest game of the season – a visit Saturday from top-ranked Duke.
Robert Carter Jr. had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Mfon Udofia added 13 points for the Yellow Jackets (10-4, 0-2).