No. 7 Indiana 74
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Austin Hollins scored a career-high 18 points to help Minnesota beat No. 7 Indiana on Thursday night.
Rodney Williams scored 14 points and Julian Welch added 10 for the Golden Gophers (13-5, 1-4 Big Ten), who had lost four straight. Minnesota shot 6 of 13 on 3-pointers in the first half to take the lead, then maintained it by scoring in the paint and grabbing 12 offensive rebounds in the second half.
Indiana freshman Cody Zeller matched a season high with 23 points for the Hoosiers (15-2, 3-2). Jordan Hulls scored 13, Will Sheehey 12 and Victor Oladipo 10 for Indiana, which had won three straight.
No. 15 Murray State 66,
Jacksonville State 55
MURRAY, Ky. — Donte Poole had 21 points and three steals to lead No. 15 Murray State past Jacksonville State 66-55 on Thursday night, giving the unbeaten Racers the best start in school history.
Ed Daniel added 11 points, nine rebounds and three blocks for the Racers (17-0, 5-0 Ohio Valley Conference). Murray State is one of three undefeated teams in Division I, joining No. 1 Syracuse and No. 4 Baylor.
Brian Williams led Jacksonville State with 18 points.
The Gamecocks (6-13, 1-5) never led in the first half and Murray State went into the break up by three after shooting 34.8 percent.
No. 20 Mississippi State 62, Tennessee 58
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Dee Bost had a crucial steal and dunk on the final possession of the game and No. 20 Mississippi State survived a late scare to beat Tennessee.
Mississippi State (14-3, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) avoided its first 0-2 start in league play since 2003. The Bulldogs led by 12 early in the second half, but Tennessee cut it to 60-58 on Renaldo Woolridge’s 3-pointer with 44.2 seconds remaining.
Tennessee got the ball back on a steal by Skylar McBee and had a chance to tie or win with seconds remaining, but Bost slapped the ball away from Trae Golden and drove for the game-sealing dunk.
Bost, Renardo Sidney and Arnett Moultrie all scored 13 points for the Bulldogs.
Tennessee (8-8, 1-1) was led by Golden, who had 20 points.