Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules

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Updated: January 27, 2013

Final Score: (2) Michigan 74, Illinois 60

Champaign, IL (Sports Network) – Michigan capitalized on its opportunity of grasping college basketball’s brass ring this time around. And come Monday, the Maze and Blue will most likely sit atop the polls for the first time since the 1992-93 season. Trey Burke tallied 19 points, five assists and five rebounds in No. 2 Michigan’s 74-60 victory over Illinois. Michigan had a chance to become the top team in the country two Sundays ago, but the Wolverines fell to arch-rival Ohio State in Columbus. Duke, currently the No. 1 squad in the nation, opened the door for a new top team when the Blue Devils were routed by Miami-Florida earlier in the week. Nik Stauskas scored 14 points for the Wolverines (19-1, 6-1 Big Ten), who have won two straight in Champaign on the heels of a 13-game slide. Tim Hardaway Jr. added 12 points. Michigan forward Jordan Morgan left early with an apparent ankle injury and did not return. Brandon Paul had 15 points to lead the Illini (15-6, 2-5), who have dropped four of their last five contests.

Final Score: (7) Indiana 75, (13) Michigan State 70

Bloomington, IN (Sports Network) – Victor Oladipo posted 21 points, seven rebounds and six steals as No. 7 Indiana held off 13th-ranked Michigan State, 75-70, in Big Ten action. Christian Watford scored 12 points with six rebounds, while Kevin Ferrell added 11 points for the Hoosiers (18-2, 6-1 Big Ten), who have won three straight since losing to Wisconsin. Gary Harris scored 21 points and Adreian Payne added 18 with nine rebounds for the Spartans (17-4, 6-2), who had a six-game winning streak snapped.

Final Score: (17) Creighton 81, Southern Illinois 51

Carbondale, IL (Sports Network) – Doug McDermott recorded a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds on Sunday, as the 17th-ranked Creighton Bluejays got back on track with an 81-51 rout of Southern Illinois at SIU Arena. Grant Gibbs gave 13 points and six assists and Gregory Echenique chipped in 12 points and 11 boards for the Bluejays (18-3, 7-2 MVC), who snapped a two-game skid. Jahenns Manigat and Ethan Wragge donated 12 points apiece in the triumph. Desmar Jackson netted 16 points to lead the Salukis (8-12, 1-8), who have dropped four straight and nine of their last 10.

Final Score: (25) Miami-Florida 71, Florida State 47

Coral Gables, FL (Sports Network) – Trey McKinney Jones scored a game-high 15 points to lead 25th-ranked Miami-Florida to a 71-47 win over Florida State on Sunday. Durand Scott and Kenny Kadji each scored 11 points and Shane Larkin added eight points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Hurricanes (15-3, 6-0 ACC), winners in seven straight. Ian Miller scored 12 points for the Seminoles (11-8, 3-3), losers in three of their last four.