Providence snaps South Dakota State's streak at 21 in NCAA
Al Durham had 13 points, eight rebounds and six assists and Jared Bynum made three key free throws with 29.9 seconds left as fourth-seeded Providence snapped the longest winning streak in the country by beating South Dakota State 66-57 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Edey, No. 23 Purdue beat Indiana for 9th straight time
Purdue has won nine straight in the series, matching the second-longest streak in school history. The Boilermakers also won nine straight from 1929-35 when future coach John Wooden was playing, plus they won 12 straight from 1908-14. It quickly cut a 29-20 deficit to 35-31 early in the second half before the Boilermakers answered with eight straight points. Starting guard Armaan Franklin missed his fourth straight game (right foot). The Boilermakers won despite going 6 of 21 on 3s and having 15 turnovers.
No. 3 Michigan continues to roll with 73-57 win at Indiana
They've also won eight straight over Indiana, three in Bloomington, and it didn't take Michigan long to break this one open. AdAljami Durham led Indiana (12-12, 7-10) with 15 points while Race Thompson added 11 points and six rebounds. Michigan made Indiana uncomfortable against full-court pressure, stayed in front of the Hoosiers in half-court defense, and challenged shot after shot. Indiana: The Hoosiers trailed 22-21 with 8:36 left in the first half — and then let another one get away. Indiana: hopes to earn a split in the season series Tuesday at Michigan State.
Indiana shuts down No. 4 Iowa for 81-69 road upset
Indiana guard Rob Phinisee (10) celebrates with teammates during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)IOWA CITY, Iowa – Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 23 points despite second-half foul trouble and Indiana’s defense shut down No. They were 9 of 34 from the field in the second half, including 1 for 10 on 3-pointers. INJURY REPORTIowa guard CJ Fredrick did not play in the second half because of a lower leg injury. ... Indiana guard Trey Galloway did not play because of a sore back.