Wednesday was the busiest night of finals week, as five AP top 25 teams were in action. One fell, and another had a very close call.
- UAB knocked off no. 25 Cincinnati, 64-47.
- No. 20 Mississippi beat UTEP in overtime, 91-81, in a game the Miners looked to have well in hand.
- No. 18 Ohio State demolished Presbyterian, 78-48.
- No. 19 New Mexico blew out Northern Arizona, 96-57.
- No. 22 Georgia Tech got a fight from Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 65-53.
Mississippi State took out Wright State, 80-69.
Wake Forest survived a trip to UNC Wilmington by the same 80-69 score.
South Carolina came back in the second half to beat Richmond, 76-58.
Louisville broke a two-game home losing streak by bashing Oral Roberts, 94-57.
McNeese State upset Tulane, 61-57.
Ohio defeated Illinois State in Athens, 75-57.
Oregon State fell at Illinois-Chicago, 63-61.
American beat DePaul in Chicago, 62-57.
Loyola (Chicago) beat Bradley, 68-65, in Peoria.
- Northwestern sent North Florida packing, 84-54.
- Cal Poly was no match for Wisconsin, falling 90-42.
- USF won at home against I-4 rival UCF, 69-65.
- Miami (FL) won easily at Stetson, 69-49.
- Duquesne outlasted Canisius in double overtime, 86-77.
- South Alabama got their Sun Belt season off to a good start, knocking off Arkansas-Little Rock, 74-71.
- Oklahoma State sent the Pac-10 to another BCS defeat, as they beat Stanford 71-70.
Things are far more quiet Thursday as only one game is on a national outlet. That's one more than on Friday.
- Florida International visits Denver in Isiah Thomas' first conference game (FS Rocky Mountain/FCS Central, 9 p.m. ET).
For games that will only be telecast regionally, like Auburn at Florida State, Nicholls State at LSU and Wagner at BYU, visit Matt Sarz' College Sports on TV site.