Wisconsin Topples 2nd Top 15 Team – NCAA Top 25 Roundup For Wednesday, January 16th
UNDATED (AP) — Unranked Wisconsin isn’t ranked in The Associated Press men’s basketball poll, but it could be by next Monday following its second win over a top-15 opponent since Saturday.
Ryan Evans had 13 points and seven rebounds as the Badgers beat second-ranked Indiana 64-59 at Bloomington. Traevon Jackson added 11 points, including a three-pointer to cap a 9-0 run that put Wisconsin ahead 47-39 with 12:12 remaining.
The Badgers committed just eight turnovers and became the first team to hold Indiana under 60 points this season. Wisconsin now leads the Big Ten at 4-0 after its seventh consecutive win.
Cody Zeller had a game-high 21 points for the Hoosiers but scored just three in the second half. Christian Watford had 11 points for Indiana, which had won six straight overall and 18 in a row at home.
No. 12 Creighton was a 79-68 winner over Northern Iowa as Doug McDermott scored 21 of his 31 points in the second half. The Bluejays won their 11th straight game and are off to their best start in program history at 17-1
St. John’s blew a 12-point lead in the second half before pulling out a 67-63 win over 20th-ranked Notre Dame. JaKarr Sampson scored 14 of his 17 points in the first half, and De’Angelo Harrison hit a three-pointer with 18 seconds left to put the Red Storm ahead to stay.