Friday, December 28, 2012
Top 25 Capsules
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana continued its roll right through the small-school portion of its schedule Friday night -- and its finally ready to start play in the rugged Big Ten.
Jordan Hulls scored a season-high 20 points, Cody Zeller added 16 and the fifth-ranked Hoosiers cruised past Jacksonville 93-59 in their final non-conference game.
The Hoosiers (12-1) have won three straight, all by at least 34 points.
Jacksonville (5-8) was led by Dylan Fritsch with 15 points and Jarvis Haywood with nine, but lost for the fourth time this season to a power-conference school. The Dolphins have now dropped four of their last six overall.
Hulls got things started with a 3-pointer midway through the first half to make it 24-17, and when the 9-2 run ended, with Yogi Ferrell's steal and 15-foot pull-up jumper, the Hoosiers led 30-19.
Hulls followed with three straight 3s in the final 90 seconds, finishing the half with 17 points and five 3s as the Hoosiers took a 48-33 lead at the break.
An 11-3 run early in the second half made it 63-41 and Jacksonville never got closer than 21 the rest of the way.
UCLA 97, NO. 7 MISSOURI 94, OT
LOS ANGELES -- Shabazz Muhammad hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:01 left in overtime to help UCLA upset Missouri and extend its winning streak to five games.
Travis Wear, who finished with a career-high 22 points, added a jumper with 12 seconds left to close out the Bruins' first win over a top-10 non-conference opponent since 2007.
Missouri missed a pair of 3-point attempts in the closing five seconds.
Muhammad tied his career high with 27 points, David Wear scored 16, Jordan Adams had 12 and Larry Drew II added 12 assists for the Bruins (10-3).
Phil Pressey finished with 19 points and a career-high 19 assists for the Tigers (10-2).
NO. 13 GONZAGA 94, BAYLOR 87
SPOKANE, Wash. -- Kevin Pangos made seven 3-pointers and scored 31 points to lead Gonzaga to a win over Baylor.
Kelly Olynyk added 21 points, Elias Harris had 17 and Gary Bell Jr. added 12 for the Bulldogs (12-1), who shot 52 percent from the field (31 of 59). Pangos went 10 for 13 and finished two points shy of his career high.
Pierre Jackson led Baylor (8-4) with 26 points, Isaiah Austin had 20 and Cory Jefferson added 13. The Bears also shot 52 percent, but attempted 21 fewer free throws than Gonzaga.
Gonzaga didn't hold a lead until 4:53 remained in the first but never trailed after halftime.