Indiana rolls over North Carolina

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Cody Zeller had 20 points and eight rebounds, leading No. 1 Indiana to a stunning 83-59 rout of No. 14 North Carolina on Tuesday night in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

North Carolina's Joel James (bottom) is fouled by Indiana's Christian Watford on Tuesday. The Hoosiers cruised to a win.  DARRON CUMMINGS/ASSOCIATED PRESS
DARRON CUMMINGS/ASSOCIATED PRESS
North Carolina's Joel James (bottom) is fouled by Indiana's Christian Watford on Tuesday. The Hoosiers cruised to a win.

Victor Oladipo and Will Sheehey both added 19 points for the Hoosiers (7-0), who have won 34 consecutive November games at home.

The Tar Heels (5-2) were led by Dexter Strickland with 14 points and Marcus Paige with 11 – not nearly enough when North Carolina managed three points and one field goal – a tip-in that Indiana may have gotten a hand on – in the first 8½ minutes of the second half.

NO. 3 MICHIGAN 79, NO. 18 N.C. STATE 72

In Ann Arbor, Mich., Trey Burke had 18 points and a career-high 11 assists without a turnover and Michigan held off a late rally by North Carolina State

Nik Stauskas led the Wolverines (6-0) with 20 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. added 16.

T.J. Warren had 18 points N.C. State (4-2), which trailed 73-58 before going on a 10-0 run.

NO. 21 MINNESOTA 77, FLORIDA ST. 68

In Tallahassee, Fla., Joe Coleman scored 16 points and Rodney Williams added 14 for Minnesota which beat defending Atlantic Coast Conference champion Florida State (4-2).

Austin Hollins added 13 points and Andre Hollins had 12 for the Gophers (7-1), who never trailed. Elliott Eliason had 10 rebounds.


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