COLLEGE PARK, Maryland (AP) – Tyler Wahl scored a career-high 21 points, Johnny Davis added 19 and No. 23 Wisconsin survived Maryland’s comeback to secure a 70-69 victory. The Badgers (13-2, 4-1 Big Ten) extended their winning streak to five despite blowing a 21-point lead against the Terrapins fighters. Eric Ayala scored all of his 19 points in the second half for Maryland (8-7, 0-4), which has had its worst start in the league since losing its first four ACC games in 1992-93.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – EJ Liddell scored a career-high 34 points and No. 13 Ohio State beat Northwestern 95-87. Liddell scored 17 points in the first five minutes, including five triples in that span. He set his personal best in field shots taken, finishing 12 of 20 from the field. His production helped Ohio State shoot 67% in the first half. The Buckeyes held a 51-39 lead at halftime and matched their scoring production from a 67-51 loss at Indiana on Thursday. The Wildcats cut the 12-point deficit at halftime to six with 37 seconds to go, but Ohio State held them at bay at the free throw line.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – Trayce Jackson-Davis had 13 points and 12 rebounds as Indiana beat Minnesota 73-60. With a Minnesota defense focused on Jackson-Davis averaging just under 20 points per game, the Hoosiers responded with five players scoring in double figures, including Xavier Johnson with 14 points, Rob Phinisee 13, Parker Stewart 12 and Race Thompson 10. Still, Jackson-Davis posted his sixth double-double this season and his 27th of his career. Jamison Battle scored 19 points, Payton Willis 18 and EJ Stephens 12 for the Gophers.
LINCOLN, Nebraska (AP) – Caitlin Clark scored 31 points, McKenna Warnock 23 and Monika Czinano eight of her 20 in the crucial fourth quarter as No. 22 Iowa beat Nebraska 95-86. Clark had 12 assists and grabbed eight rebounds while posting his sixth double-double this season. Warnock had a career-high seven triples on nine attempts and grabbed 10 rebounds for his second double-double. Kate Martin added 12 points for Iowa. Sam Haiby scored 18 points, Alexis Markowski and Jaz Shelley each had 14 points and Ashley Scoggin added 13. Shelley also had 11 rebounds for her fifth double-double this season.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Chloe Bibby scored 23 points to lead a balanced offense and help No. 10 Maryland beat Minnesota 87-73. Angel Reese had 19 points and 10 rebounds for Maryland (12-4, 4-1 in the Big Ten), while Ashley Owusu had 15 points, eight assists and six rebounds, and Diamond Miller had 12 points and six assists. he led Minnesota (8-8, 1-3) with 20 points on 6-of-12 shooting from beyond the 3-point line. Sara Scalia scored 19 points, Kadi Sissoko had 15 points and Alanna Micheaux grabbed 12 rebounds.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – Naz Hillmon and Leigha Brown each scored 19 points as No. 8 Michigan edged Rutgers 76-47 on Sunday. Maddie Nolan added 14 points for the Wolverines. Lasha Petree scored 18 points and Shug Dickson added 14 points for the Scarlet Knights, who lost their third straight game. The Wolverines led by as much as 35 points in the second half. They were coming off a 79-58 loss at Nebraska on January 4.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – The Purdue-Michigan men’s basketball game has been postponed because the Wolverines have fewer than seven scholarship players authorized to play due to COVID-19 protocols. The third-ranked Boilermakers were due to play in Michigan on Tuesday night. The Wolverines also had to postpone their game against No. 10 Michigan State on Saturday because they didn’t have enough scholarship players available. More than 700 games have been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19 in the two months since the Division I college basketball season began.
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