Indiana State shocks No. 15 Wichita State at home
BY Associated Press
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
1/30/13 at 5:22 AM
Manny Arop scored 17 points, including a celebratory slam in the final minute, to lead Indiana State to a 68-55 victory over No. 15 Wichita State in Wichita, Kan., snapping the Shockers' 19-game home winning streak.
The Sycamores (14-7, 7-3 Missouri Valley) stayed in the conference race with their first victory over a ranked team in five tries this season. Davonte Brown and Jake Odum both added 10 points.
Cleanthony Early had 15 points and Demetric Williams added 14 for first-place Wichita State (19-3, 8-2), which shot 27.1 percent from the field.
Wichita State got within 50-48 with 7:26 remaining, but never pulled even.
No. 11 Ohio St. 58, Wisconsin 49: In Columbus, Ohio, Deshaun Thomas scored 25 points, including 10 during a game-breaking 15-0 second-half run, to lead Ohio State.
The victory moved Ohio State (16-4, 6-2 Big Ten) into third place in the Big Ten and dropped Wisconsin (14-7, 5-3) two games off the pace set by co-leaders Indiana and Michigan (6-1).
Traevon Jackson, the son of Buckeyes great Jimmy Jackson, led the Badgers with 12 points in the arena where his dad's jersey hangs from the rafters.
Kentucky 87, No. 16 Mississippi 74: In Oxford, Miss., Kyle Wiltjer scored a career-high 26 points and Nerlens Noel set a school record with 12 blocked shots for Kentucky.
Kentucky (14-6, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) looked like it might run away, taking a 73-56 lead with 10 minutes remaining. But the Rebels roared back with 16 straight points, cutting the deficit to 73-72 with 4:22 left.
Ryan Harrow nailed a 3-pointer to stop Ole Miss' run, and Kentucky was able to hold on and win for the fifth time in seven games.
Ole Miss (17-3, 6-1) had its nine-game winning streak snapped. LaDarius White led the Rebels with 22 points.
Virginia 58, No. 19 N.C. State 55: In Charlottesville, Va., Joe Harris scored 22 points, seven during a game-ending 13-6 run, and Virginia earned its fourth straight victory.
Akil Mitchell added 14 points for Virginia (15-5, 5-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), including an 18-foot jumper that put them ahead to stay, as the second-stingiest defense in the country put the clamps on.
North Carolina State (16-5, 5-3) became the 17th team to be held under 60 points by Virginia.
No. 23 Minnesota 84, Nebraska 65: In Minneapolis, Rodney Williams scored 23 points and Minnesota got a much-needed confidence boost.
Andre Hollins scored 14 points and Austin Hollins had 13 points and five assists for the Golden Gophers (16-5, 4-4 Big Ten), who snapped a four-game losing skid.
Ray Gallegos scored 30 points for Nebraska (11-11, 2-7), which shot 54.5 percent for the game, but was outrebounded 36-19 and forced just six turnovers by Minnesota.
Original Print Headline: Indiana St. shocks No. 15 Wichita St.