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Iowa Tops Illinois

Devyn Marble scored 21 points and Iowa beat Illinois 63-55 on Tuesday night for its fifth win in seven games.

Josh Oglesby added 10 for the surging Hawkeyes (19-11, 8-9 Big Ten). They tied a school record with 12 blocked shots, including six from Gabe Olaseni off the bench.

Oglesby buried back-to-back 3-pointers to turn a 2-point lead into a 54-46 cushion with 3:19 left. D.J. Richardson then missed a dunk and Marble followed with a 3-point play that put Iowa ahead by 11 with 1:39 to go.

Brandon Paul had 18 points to lead Illinois (21-10, 8-9), which lost for just the second time in eight games. The Illini shot just 28.6% from the field.

NCAA Top-25 Men's Basketball ("USA Today" Rankings)
#13 Ohio State Buckeyes 67, #2 Indiana Hoosiers 58
#4 Duke Blue Devils 85, Virginia Tech Hokies 57
#10 Kansas State Wildcats 79, TCU Horned Frogs 68
#17 Marquette Golden Eagles 60, Rutgers Scarlet Knights 54
#20 Memphis Tigers 56, UTEP Miners 54
#24 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 66, St. John's Red Storm 40

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