Three AP Top 25 teams fell on a Tuesday that didn't feature a lot of games, but was still action packed. For two of the ranked teams, it was the second loss in a row.
Maryland went to overtime with Wake Forest in the ACC game of the night, but the Demon Deacons prevailed 85-83. NC State upset No. 25 Florida State in Tallahassee, 88-81. That was the second loss for the Seminoles in three nights.
- It was a night of close finishes in Big Ten. Ohio State came back to defeat No. 6 Purdue, 70-66, in a game that featured a huge first half for Robbie Hummel (who subsequently dislocated a pinky) and a big second half for Evan Turner. Illinois got a battle from Penn State in Champaign, but the Illini escaped with a 54-53 win. In non-conference action, Iowa slipped past Tennessee State, 67-62.
- No. 13 Kansas State picked up their first Big 12 win by blowing out Texas A&M, 88-65. No. 22 Baylor wasn't so lucky. The Bears fell at Colorado, 78-71, snapping a nine-game win streak.
- There was only one SEC game on the schedule. No. 2 Kentucky pulled away in Gainesville to top Florida, 89-77, and stay unbeaten.
- In the America East, Boston University beat UMBC, 75-63 to move to 3-1; while Binghamton got a 64-62 home win over Stony Brook, the Seawolves' first league loss
- There was only one CAA game on the night. VCU won easily at Hofstra, 81-68, thanks to a big night from Larry Sanders, fresh off a one-game suspension.
- In the MAC, Miami (OH) topped Kent State, 55-53.
- Northern Iowa survived a challenge from Bradley, 52-50, to stay unbeaten in the Missouri Valley, But another contender fell, as Drake topped Missouri State, 88-77, in Des Moines.
- Wyoming fell at TCU in MWC play, 62-59.
If you don't see your team's result, click on any of the score links. You'll find a rundown of the night's scores on the right side of the page.
After the jump, I'll take a look at Wednesday night's crowded schedule.There are plenty of viewing options tonight from coast-to-coast. All times are p.m. Eastern
- Minnesota at No. 7 Michigan State, 6:30 (Big Ten): With the Boilermakers dropping two straight, the Spartans can seize control of the Big Ten race with a victory.
- Boston College at No. 8 Duke, 7 (ESPN): The Blue Devils look to rebound from Saturday's loss to Georgia Tech.
- No. 16 Pittsburgh at No. 15 Connecticut, 7 (ESPN2): The surprising Panthers take on the somewhat disappointing Huskies in a clash of ranked teams.
- Cincinnati at St. John's, 7 (ESPNU): Lance Stephenson returns to New York. The Red Storm need a win to help their fading tournament hopes.
- No. 10 West Virginia at USF, 7 (Big East/Full Court): Both teams suffered league losses over the weekend. The Mountaineers should be able to grab one on the road, however.
- No. 5 Syracuse at Rutgers, 7:30 (Big East/Full Court): There should be quite a few Orange fans at the RAC, especially for a game that should be a fairly easy win.
- Marshall at UCF, 8 (CBS College): The Thundering Herd is actually unbeaten in C-USA, and they'll be looking for their second straight league road win. The Knights, however, also have a 0 in the conference loss column.
- No. 18 BYU at Air Force, 8 (the mtn.): The Cougars should have little trouble with the Falcons, Jimmer Fredette or no JImmer Fredette.
- No. 1 Texas at Iowa State, 8 (Big 12/Full Court): The Longhorns head on the road for their first game as the top-ranked team in the country.
- LSU at South Carolina, 8 (SEC/Full Court): This would have been far more fun last season.
- No. 13 Wisconsin at Northwestern, 8:30 (Big Ten): A win against the Badgers could put the Wildcats back in the Tourney discussion.
- No. 12 North Carolina at No. 24 Clemson, 9 (ESPN): While the Tigers have never won in Chapel Hill, they have a great chance to pull off a win over the Tar Heels at home.
- No. 3 Kansas at Nebraska, 9 (ESPN2): The Jayhawks will need to put Sunday's disappointment away as they travel to Lincoln to take on a game Husker squad to start their Big 12 slate.
- Missouri at Texas Tech, 9 (ESPNU): The Red Raiders hope their second Big 12 game goes better than their first, a 29-point loss at Oklahoma State.
- Vanderbilt at Alabama, 9 (SEC on CSS/Full Court): This is a surprising bubble battle, as the Tide are 11-4 with all of the losses coming against opponents..
- San Diego State at UNLV, 10 (CBS College): The Rebels lost to the Aztecs three times last year, twice at home.
- Utah at New Mexico, 10 (the mtn.): The Lobos are still looking for their first MWC win.
- Utah State at Nevada, 11 (ESPN2): Surprisingly, this one isn't for the WAC lead.
For information about games that will only be telecast regionally, like East Carolina at Memphis, St. Joseph's at Rhode Island, George Washington at La Salle, Old Dominion at UNC Wilmington, Charlotte at Xavier, Southern Illinois at Creighton, and Dayton at Fordham visit Matt Sarz' College Sports on TV site.