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  • Notre Dame survives 5OT contest

  • SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Cameron Biedscheid scored on a layup with 1:19 left in the fifth overtime, and Eric Atkins and Pat Connaugton added free throws in the final 19 seconds as No. 25 Notre Dame overcame an eight-point deficit in regulation to beat No. 11 Louisville 104-101 on Saturday night.
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  • SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Cameron Biedscheid scored on a layup with 1:19 left in the fifth overtime, and Eric Atkins and Pat Connaugton added free throws in the final 19 seconds as No. 25 Notre Dame overcame an eight-point deficit in regulation to beat No. 11 Louisville 104-101 on Saturday night.
    Russ Smith had a chance to tie it, but his 3-point attempt missed before Notre Dame students flooded the court to celebrate. It marked the sixth time in the last eight meetings that a game between the Fighting Irish (19-5, 7-6 Big East) and the Cardinals (19-5, 7-4) went into overtime.
    Both teams missed crucial free throws in the final minute. Atkins missed two with 37 seconds left and Montrezi Harrell did the same for Louisville with 24 seconds left.
    Jerian Grant, who fouled out with 1:57 left in the first overtime, led the Irish with 19 points.
    Chane Behanan had 30 points and 15 rebounds for Louisville.
    No. 2 Florida 83,Mississippi State 58
    At Gainesville, Fla., Mike Rosario scored 18 points, Erik Murphy added 17 and Florida bounced back from a humbling loss earlier in the week to thump Mississippi State.
    Casey Prather, playing in place of injured forward Will Yeguete, chipped in 12 points and five rebounds for Florida (19-3, 9-1 Southeastern Conference). Yeguete had arthroscopic surgery Friday to remove loose bodies in his right knee and will miss at least the rest of the regular season.
    Wisconsin 65,No. 3 Michigan 62, OT
    At Madison, Wis., Ben Brust hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with less than 40 seconds left in overtime to lift Wisconsin to a surprise win over Michigan.
    Brust's shot at the end of regulation was a dramatic turn of events for Wisconsin (17-7, 8-3 Big Ten) and a soul crusher for Michigan (21-3, 8-3). Just moments earlier, Tim Hardaway Jr. hit a contested 3-pointer to put the Wolverines up 60-57 with less than 3 seconds left in regulation.
    Oklahoma 72, No. 5 Kansas 66
    At Norman, Okla., Romero Osby scored 17 points, Steven Pledger added 15 and Oklahoma held off Kansas to give the Jayhawks their first three-game losing streak in eight years.
    The Sooners (15-7, 6-4 Big 12) snapped a 10-game losing streak in the series and took down a top 5 opponent for the first time since beating then-No. 4 Texas on Jan. 28, 2006.
    No. 6 Gonzaga 74,Loyola-Marymount 55
    At Spokane, Wash., Kevin Pangos and Kelly Olynyk each scored 20 points, and Gonzaga beat Loyola Marymount to put itself on the brink of cracking the top 5.
    Elias Harris added 16 points and 10 rebounds for Gonzaga (23-2, 10-0 West Coast).
    No. 8 Miami 87,North Carolina 61
    At Coral Gables, Fla., Shane Larkin had 18 points and a career-high nine assists, and Miami hit a school record-tying 15 3-pointers to beat North Carolina for its 11th straight victory.
    No. 12 Michigan State 78,Purdue 65
    At West Lafayette, Ind., Branden Dawson scored 20 points and Keith Appling added 17, leading Michigan State past Purdue.
    No. 13 Kansas State 79,Iowa State 70
    At Manhattan, Kan., Rodney McGruder scored 22 points and Angel Rodriguez added 20 as Kansas State knocked off Iowa State to take sole possession of first place in the Big 12.
    Korie Lucious led the Cyclones (16-7, 6-4) with 16 points and reserve Tyrus McGee had 15.
    No. 14 Butler 59,George Washington 56
    At Washington, Rotnei Clark scored 14 points and Butler nearly blew a 17-point lead, going the last 71/2; minutes without a field goal, before holding on for a victory over George Washington.
    UNLV 64, No. 15 New Mexico 55
    At Las Vegas, Anthony Bennett had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead UNLV to a victory over New Mexico.
    The Runnin' Rebels (18-6, 5-4 Mountain West) came in desperately needing a win after surprising losses to Boise State and at Fresno State.
    Illinois State 75,No. 16 Creighton 72
    At Omaha, Neb., Tyler Brown scored 23 of his 27 points in the second half and Illinois State took advantage of Creighton's dismal shooting to beat the Bluejays.
    No. 23 Pittsburgh 62,No. 17 Cincinnati 52
    At Cincinnati, Tray Woodall scored 14 points and led a late surge that sent Pittsburgh to a victory over Cincinnati, keeping the momentum going for one of the Big East's hottest teams.
    The Panthers (20-5, 8-4) have won seven of their last eight games overall and four of their last five on the road. They beat No. 6 Syracuse 65-55 a week ago, vaulting them into the Top 25.
    No. 20 Georgetown 69,Rutgers 63
    At Piscataway, N.J., Markel Starks scored 20 points and Otto Porter took over down the stretch to lead Georgetown over Rutgers.
    No. 21 Missouri 98,Mississippi 79
    At Columbia, Mo., Alex Oriakhi scored a career-high 22 points and added 18 rebounds, three blocks to lead Missouri over Mississippi.
    Phil Pressey had four assists to break Anthony Peeler's school record and had 22 points for Missouri (17-6, 6-4 Southeastern Conference).
    No. 22 Oklahoma State 72,Texas 59
    At Austin, Texas, Marcus Smart scored 23 points and Oklahoma State cruised past struggling Texas for the Cowboys' fifth straight win.
    Markel Brown added 17 points for the Cowboys (17-5, 7-3 Big 12), who sputtered offensively for long stretches but used their own tough defense to clamp down on the Longhorns.
    No. 24 Marquette 89, DePaul 78
    At Milwaukee, Vander Blue scored 18 points and Junior Cadougan added 17 as Marquette held off DePaul to send the Blue Demons to their eighth straight loss.
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