Trey Burke scored 18 points, and No. 23 Michigan raced to a 20-point first-half lead before holding on for a 68-56 victory over No. 20 Indiana on Wednesday night.
The Wolverines (17-6, 7-3 Big Ten) remained unbeaten at home. They got off to a quick start after last weekend's loss at No. 3 Ohio State, scoring the first 13 points and eventually taking a 28-8 lead.
No. 21 Florida State 68, Georgia Tech 54: Michael Snaer scored 21 points and Bernard James added 13 as Florida State rallied in the second half to beat visiting Georgia Tech for its sixth straight win.
The victory gives Florida State (15-6, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference ) its best start in league play since joining the ACC for the 1991-92 season .
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Georgia Tech (8-14, 1-7) led 25-24 at halftime despite not having scoring and rebounding leader Glen Rice Jr., who missed the game with a foot injury.
No. 13 Creighton 102, Illinois State 74: Doug McDermott scored 17 of his 25 points in the first half to lead six Creighton players in double figures and the Bluejays rode a fast start past visiting Illinois State.
The Bluejays (21-2, 11-1 Missouri Valley Conference) won their 11th straight. Creighton broke out to a 17-2 lead, making eight straight shots and 10 of its first 11, and McDermott was in double figures inside 8 minutes.
Auburn 59, Georgia 51: Varez Ward scored 17 points and led a productive night at the free-throw line for host Auburn. Ward hit all 12 of his free throw attempts as Auburn (13-9, 3-5 Southeastern Conference) shot 80.6 percent (25 of 31) from the line.
Kenny Gabriel added 16 points, eight rebounds and four blocks for the Tigers.
Thomas More 68, Bethany 57: Senior guard Daniel Whelan scored 17 points to lead host Thomas More to an upset of Bethany.
The Saints are now 14-7 overall and 9-3 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference. Bethany fell to 17-3 and 9-2.
Transylvania 84, Earlham 80: Nicole Coffman scored 23 points as visiting Transy evened its record at 10-10. Both teams shot 44 percent, but Earlham turned the ball over six more times, 17-11.
Thomas More 85, Bethany 52: Katie Kitchen led all scorers with 23 points to lead the host Saints to their 16th win, bringing their PAC record to 12-1. Katie Kees had 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Eastern Kentucky 73, Tennessee State 66: Junior Jade Barber scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half, including a run of seven unanswered, to lead Eastern Kentucky past host Tennessee State.
Spoonhour dies at 72
Charlie Spoonhour, the popular, homespun coach who took Saint Louis to three NCAA Tournaments behind a prolific offense, has died after battling a lung disease. He was 72.
Mr. Spoonhour, who also coached at Missouri State and UNLV, died Wednesday in Chapel Hill, N.C. In 19 seasons as a Division I head coach, he was 373-202.