TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

College basketball roundup: Zeller helps Indiana hold on

About The Tribune-Review
The Tribune-Review can be reached via e-mail or at 412-321-6460.
Contact Us | Video | Photo Reprints

By Staff and Wire Reports

Published: Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

EVANSTON, Ill. — Cody Zeller scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and No. 2 Indiana beat Northwestern, 67-59, on Sunday.

Jordan Hulls added 15 points. Christian Watford scored 14, and the Hoosiers (16-2, 4-1 Big Ten) hung on after things got tense down the stretch.

They led by as many as 17 in the first half and were up, 31-17, at intermission, but Northwestern (11-8, 2-4) rattled them with its trap in the second. The Wildcats pulled within five three times, but the Hoosiers prevailed after seeing a six-game win streak end with a loss to Wisconsin last week.

Zeller, the Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year, hit 9 of 10 free throws and dominated inside as Indiana pounded the Wildcats, 36-24, on the glass.

No. 14 North Carolina State 66, Clemson 62 — In Raleigh, N.C., freshman T.J. Warren scored 21 points, and Richard Howell scored the go-ahead basket with 1:56 left to help 14th-ranked North Carolina State (15-3, 4-1 ACC) hold off Clemson (10-7, 2-3). Howell finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds for the Wolfpack.

District women

Duquesne 65, Temple 45 — Wumi Agunbiade scored 23 points to keep host Duquesne (14-3, 3-0) unbeaten in Atlantic 10 play with its victory against Temple (7-10, 1-2). Vanessa Abel added a season-high 11 points in her first start of the season.

Duquesne scored the first nine points of the game en route to a 34-14 halftime lead. Temple got no closer than 15 points in the second half.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Maatta not a top rookie finalist
  2. Indictment alleges scheme defrauded government of $10 million
  3. Highmark’s insurance profit falls 40%
  4. Penguins insider: Malkin found confidence in Game 3
  5. Switch in pairings helps Penguins defensemen find groove in Game 3
  6. Kovacevic: No science to solving power play
  7. Former PPG executive indicted in fatal N.H. crash
  8. Husband to stand trial in Derry middle school teacher’s murder
  9. Alaska’s Iditarod Trail challenges Unity couple
  10. SCI-Pittsburgh inmate taken to AGH after ‘severe beating’
  11. Heyl: Even crooks know UPMC’s full of it
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.