Alex Barlow helps Butler shock Indiana

Butler 88, No. 1 Indiana 86

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Indiana's Will Sheehey (top) comes down on Butler's Erik Fromm (left) and Kellen Dunham. The Bulldogs got a last-second basket in overtime to nip the Hoosiers and capture their first ever victory over a top-ranked team.  MICHAEL CONROY/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Indiana's Will Sheehey (top) comes down on Butler's Erik Fromm (left) and Kellen Dunham. The Bulldogs got a last-second basket in overtime to nip the Hoosiers and capture their first ever victory over a top-ranked team.

INDIANAPOLIS — The most unlikely player on the roster made a most unforgettable shot for Butler.

Walk-on Alex Barlow drove in for a spinning 6-foot jumper with 2.4 seconds left in overtime and the Bulldogs (8-2) toppled No. 1 Indiana 88-86 on Saturday.

Barlow, who had scored only 12 points all season, had six points on Saturday.

The Hoosiers (9-1) were led by Cody Zeller, who had 18 points.

NO. 3 MICHIGAN 81, WEST VIRGINIA 66

In New York, Tim Burke scored a season-best 27 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. matched his season high with 25 and Michigan (11-0) remained unbeaten with a win over West Virginia (4-5).

NO. 4 SYRACUSE 85, CANISIUS 61

In Syracuse, N.Y., James Southerland broke out of a slump with 21 points and Brandon Triche had 19 to lead Syracuse (9-0) over Canisius (6-2) in the Gotham Classic.

NO. 6 LOUISVILLE 87, MEMPHIS 78

In Memphis, Tenn., Chane Behanan scored 22 points and Louisville (9-1) rallied from 16 points down in the first half to beat Memphis (6-3).

NO. 7 OHIO STATE 90, UNC ASHEVILLE 72

In Columbus, Ohio, Sam Thompson scored a career-high 18 points and Ohio State (8-1) made the most of an opportunity to get out and run to beat UNC Asheville (3-7).

NO. 9 KANSAS 89, BELMONT 60

In Lawrence, Kan., Ben McLemore and Travis Releford scored 17 points each, Jeff Withey had 14 points and blocked five shots, and Kansas (8-1) cruised to a victory over Belmont (6-3).

NO. 11 CINCINNATI 72, MARSHALL 56

In Charleston, W.Va., Cashmere Wright scored 14 points and Cincinnati (10-0) overcame an off game from Sean Kilpatrick to beat Marshall (6-5).

NO. 15 GEORGETOWN 81,
WESTERN CAROLINA 68

In Washington, Greg Whittington scored a career-high 25 points, and Georgetown (9-1) beat Western Carolina (4-7).

NO. 17 NEW MEXICO 73,
NEW MEXICO STATE 58

In Albuquerque, N.M., Alex Kirk scored seven of his 15 points in an early New Mexico (11-0) run to help the Lobos beat rival New Mexico State (5-5).

NO. 21 NORTH CAROLINA 93,

EAST CAROLINA 87

In Chapel Hill, N.C., James Michael McAdoo scored 19 points to help North Carolina (8-2) hold off East Carolina
(6-2).

NO. 22 NOTRE DAME 81, PURDUE 68

In Indianapolis, Jack Cooley had 18 points and nine rebounds to lead Notre Dame (9-1) to its seventh win in a row, beating Purdue (4-6).

NO. 25 NORTH CAROLINA STATE 84,
NORFOLK STATE 62

In Raleigh, N.C., freshman T.J. Warren scored 21 points to lead North Carolina State (7-2) past Norfolk State (6-7).


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