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Dec. 2, 2010
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Junior Reggie Jackson scored 27 points and senior Biko Paris equaled his career high with 19 points to lead Boston College to an 88-76 win over Indiana in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge before 5,329 fans in Conte Forum.
Freshman Danny Rubin tallied 10 points, including three three-point field goals in a five-minute span of the second half, to lift the Eagles.
BC (5-2) built a 14-point halftime lead and withstood a furious Indiana rally that twice brought the Hoosiers within one point, before regaining control in the game's final six minutes.
Indiana (6-1), which shot a blistering 63.0 percent from the field in the second half, trimmed the BC margin to one point at 60-59 with 7:21 to play. Rubin answered with the first of his three treys to push the BC lead back to four points.
DURHAM, N.C. - Freshman Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 31 points and No. 1 Duke beat No. 6 Michigan State 84-79 on Wednesday night in the marquee matchup of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Nolan Smith added 17 points and Kyle Singler scored 15 for the Blue Devils (7-0). They shot 47 percent, turned 20 Michigan State turnovers into 28 points, used a 12-2 spurt midway through the second half to take a double-figure lead and held off the Spartans down the stretch by hitting 9 of 12 free throws in the final 1:15.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Jordan Williams had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Maryland overcame a slow start in a 62-39 win over Penn State on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Dino Gregory, Sean Mosley and Terrell Stoglin had 10 points each for the Terps (6-2), playing their first true road game of the season. They held Penn State to 14 of 68 shooting (21 percent) on the night.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Jon Leuer scored 22 points and had 11 rebounds, Jordan Taylor added 21 points and Wisconsin used a 23-0 run straddling halftime to beat North Carolina State 87-48 on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
NC State's Scott Wood lead the Wolfpack with 13 points.
BLACKSBURG - Jeff Allen scored 14 points and Tech's defense held Purdue to just 36.2 percent shooting from the floor, but it wasn't enough to overcome JaJuan Johnson and the Boilermakers, as Tech fell to Purdue 58-55 in overtime in an ACC-Big Ten Challenge game played Wednesday night at Cassell Coliseum.
With the loss, the Hokies dropped their second straight, falling to 4-3 overall on the season. Purdue, ranked No. 18 in the ESPN/USA Today coaches poll and No. 22 in The Associated Press poll, moved to 6-1.