College Hoops Go-Round: February 1

Sunday was a bit busier than expected, thanks to several rescheduled games from Saturday. 

Maryland fell at Clemson62-53, meaning the Terps no longer have sole possession of first in the ACC. Virginia handed North Carolina their third straight loss in Chapel Hill, dominating the Heels, 75-60. That's a loss that severely damaged UNC's tourney chances. MIami (FL) built a big lead against Virginia Tech, and while the Hokies came back, they couldn't dig themselves out of the hole. The Hurricanes won 82-75.

Xavier leads the A-10 by a half game over Charlotte and Temple. The Musketeers claimed their seventh conference win by hammering Fordham, 108-60.

Break up the USF Bulls. They won their third straight Big East game. claiming an impressive 70-61 victory over No. 17 Pitt.

No. 10 Purdue had no trouble with Penn State in Big Ten action, winning 66-46Minnesota couldn't sweep No. 20 Ohio State. The Buckeyes blew out the Golden Gophers in Columbus, 85-63.

In the Pac-10California couldn't complete their first-ever sweep of the Arizona schools, as they fell to Arizona76-72. That means those two teams are tied for the conference lead.

There were two SEC games on the Sunday slate, double the number originally scheduled. No. 14 Tennessee snapped a two-game losing streak by beating Florida in a thriller, 61-60. Meanwhile, No. 18 Mississippi fell to Arkansas80-73 in Oxford, in a game moved from Saturday because of weather.

Elsewhere around the country...

Jacksonville is a game up on Lipscomb in the Atlantic Sun. The Dolphins beat USC Upstate, 79-63. 

Montana State at Northern Colorado broke the tie for second in the Big Sky by defeating Montana State, 74-68.

Radford fell at UNC Asheville, 92-84. That loss puts the Highlanders in a tie for second in the Big South with Winthrop. They sit two games behind leaders Coastal Carolina.

In a CAA game that was postponed yesterday because of weather, William & Mary beat Drexel, 54-51, to snap a three-game losing streak.

Butler won again in the Horizon, but Milwaukee gave them a game. The Bulldogs prevailed by a 73-66 score. Valparaiso upset Green Bay, 84-79, to knock the Phoenix out of the group tied for second.

St. Peter's crushed Manhattan, 72-44, to stay four games behind Siena in the MAAC. Niagara also beat Loyola (MD), 86-77, in Sunday action.

Ball State stunned Ohio, 67-66, in the lone MAC game of the day.

Morgan State moved to 7-0 in the MEAC as they beat Norfolk State, 100-94, in a game that was originally supposed to be held yesterday.

Wichita State remains two games behind Northern Iowa in the MVC. The Shockers survived their visit to Southern Illinois, 55-54. Also, Indiana State topped Evansville, 63-56.

There were two OVC games today that were rescheduled. Morehead State fell at Austin Peay, 56-55, meaning the Eagles are now two games back of Murray State in the loss column. The Governors remain tied with Eastern Kentucky for third, as the Colonels beat Tennessee State, 75-58.

Lehigh joins Lafayette at the top of the Patriot League, thanks to their 78-60 win over Holy Cross.

In the Southland, Stephen F. Austin defeated McNeese State, 70-55.

IUPUI followed up their big win over Oakland with a 62-60 loss at home to IPFW, keeping them from staying in a first-place tie in the Summit.

If you don't see your team's score, click any of the score links. You'll find a rundown of all of Sunday's scores on the right side of the page.

For more on Sunday's action, visit SB Nation and Searching for Billy Edelin.

Monday's schedule features several teams who really need to start winning some games.

Connecticut at Louisville, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN): Big game for two teams who expected to be closer to Tournament safety.

Prairie View A&M at Alabama State, 7 p.m. ET (ESPNU): The Hornets are part of the group chasing Jackson State in the SWAC, while the visiting Panthers are another game back in the standings.

Eastern Michigan at Akron, 7 p.m. ET (FSN Regional/Full Court): The Zips, currently tied for the MAC lead, look for another conference win.

Texas at Oklahoma State, 9 p.m. ET (ESPN): The reeling Longhorns need a win to get back on track.

Other viewing options include...

Canisius at Iona, 7:30 p.m. ET (MAAC/FCS Atlantic/Full Court)
South Carolina State at Florida A&M, 9 p.m. ET (ESPNU)
Florida Gulf Coast at Mercer, 9 p.m. ET (CSS/Full Court)
Eastern Washington at Seattle, 10 p.m. ET (FS Northwest/FCS Pacific)

TV information is courtesy Matt Sarz' College Sports on TV site.

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