The Bernstein Brief: Local College Basketball StinksIllinois and Northwestern have drastically disappointed this season.
Michigan State Tops Illinois, 87-74Miles Bridges scored 31 points to lead the Spartans.
Clemson Beats Notre Dame, 67-58Gabe DeVoe had 17 points, including a crucial 3-pointer with 3:18 to go.
Northwestern Beats Penn State, 70-61Vic Law had 18 points.
Butler Beats DePaul, 79-67Kelan Martin scored 24 points.
Wisconsin Beats Illinois, 75-50Illinois (10-10) has now lost seven straight Big Ten games to open conference play.
Illinois Hires Rod Smith As Offensive CoordinatorSmith spent six years with the Arizona Wildcats and has been a coach for 22 years.
Ohio State Defeats Northwestern, 71-65Ohio State led Northwestern by as many as 15 in the second half before holding off a late Wildcats charge.
This Week in College Basketball: Duke's Bagley Plays Role Of Doctor, Pops Own Shoulder Back InIt could have been a nasty injury when Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III was unable to move his shoulder early in Monday night’s game against Miami.
Spalding Scores 23 As Louisville Beats Notre Dame 82-78 In Double-OTMatt Farrell scored 23 points and had eight assists for Notre Dame.
Nebraska Beats Illinois On James Palmer's Last-Second 3-PointerPalmer finished with 24 points on 10-of-19 shooting in a 64-63 win.
Marquette Drops Cold-Shooting DePaul, 70-52Sam Hauser was 5-of-10 from 3-point range and scored 19 points.
Indiana Uses 2nd-Half Surge To Pull Away From NorthwesternRobert Johnson scored 17 points to lead the Hoosiers to a 66-46 win.
Joel Berry's Late Free Throws Lift No. 20 North Carolina Past Notre Dame, 69-68Luke Maye had 17 points and 11 rebounds.
Providence Tops DePaul, 71-64The Blue Demons (8-9, 1-4) missed 13 straight shot attempts from the field.
Iowa Rallies To Beat Illinois 104-97 In OTIowa overcame a 20-point deficit and Illinois guard Trent Frazier sinking a 3-pointer at the regulation buzzer to send the game into overtime.
Northwestern Beats Minnesota, 83-60Dererk Pardon had 13 points and 12 rebounds to help Northwestern (11-7, 2-3 Big Ten).
Georgia Tech Beats Notre Dame, 60-53Josh Okogie scored 17 points and Georgia Tech snapped Notre Dame's five-game winning streak.
Notre Dame Rallies To Beat Syracuse, 51-49The Irish (13-3, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) played without senior captains Bonzie Colson and Matt Farrell.
Maric's 25 Points Help DePaul Upend St. John's, 91-74Max Strus added 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Blue Demons (8-8, 1-3).
Michigan Beats Illinois, 79-69Turnovers remained a problem for the Illini (10-7, 0-4)., as they had 17 giveaways.
Penn State Beats Northwestern, 78-63Lamar Stevens scored a career-high 30 points.
Murphy, Mason's 17 Apiece Lead Minnesota Past Illinois, 77-67Jordan Murphy had 17 points and 17 rebounds while Nate Mason added 17 points and six assists.
Mike Brey Sets Victory Mark As Notre Dame Routs NC State, 88-58Notre Dame gave Brey his school-record 394th victory.
Govan Has 25 Points, 12 Boards As Georgetown Beats DepaulGeorgetown fought off DePaul, 90-81, to get its first Big East win of the season.
Northwestern: QB Clayton Thorson Tore ACL In Right KneeThorson will work with the athletic training staff to prepare for surgery in mid-January. There was no timetable for his return.
Illinois Holds Off Grand Canyon, 62-58Leron Black scored a game-high 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.
Notre Dame's Mike Brey Ties Digger Phelps' Wins RecordBrey earned his 393rd win as Notre Dame's coach, matching Digger Phelps' program standard.
Xavier Rallies To Beat DePaul, 77-72J.P. Macura scored 19 points and had a steal and a blocked shot in the final minute.
Northwestern Routs Brown, 95-73Scottie Lindsey added 14 points and Bryant McIntosh had 13 for the Wildcats (10-5), who have won five of six.