>>Illinois At Minnesota Tomorrow
(Minneapolis, MN) -- Illinois has a Big Ten road date with Minnesota tomorrow at 1:15 p.m. The Illini picked off Purdue 66-57 on Wednesday. Illinois has traded wins and losses in its last six games to sit at 13-and-7 overall and 3-and-4 in the conference. The Golden Gophers are 12-and-8 and 1-and-6.
>>Arizona Drops Stanford On Road
Stanley Johnson had 19 points, Brandon Ashley scored 17 and No. 7 Arizona pulled away in the second half for an 89-82 win over Stanford on Thursday night.
Gabe York added 13 points and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 12 for the Wildcats (17-2, 5-1 Pac-12), who have won three in a row to share first place in the conference with No. 12 Utah.
Arizona was coming off a 69-51 win over Utah on Saturday.
Chasson Randle scored 26 points to lead Stanford (13-5, 4-2), which had a three-game winning streak snapped. Anthony Brown added 18 points and nine rebounds and Stefan Nastic scored 10 in the loss.
>>Hoosiers Blast Terrapins
(Bloomington, IN) -- Indiana drained 68-percent of its three-pointers to cruise past Maryland 89-70 in Big-10 action from Assembly Hall. Yogi Ferrell led the way with 24 points including seven-of-eight from long range with James Blackmon Jr. adding 22 in the win. Troy Williams went for 16 points and seven boards as the Hoosiers improved to 5-and-1 in conference play. Jake Layman led the Terps with 13 points while Jared Nickens chipped in 12. Melo Trimble added 10 points for Maryland, which suffers its second conference loss at 5-and-2.
NCAA Top-25 Men's Basketball ("USA Today" Rankings)
#2 Virginia Cavaliers 57, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 28
#3 Gonzaga Bulldogs 68, Saint Mary's Gaels 47
#9 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 85, Virginia Tech Hokies 60
DePaul Blue Demons 64, #24 Seton Hall Pirates 60
>>Georgia Extends Mark Richt
(Athens, GA) -- The University of Georgia is locking up head football coach Mark Richt with a two-year contract extension. The additional years will keep Richt in the fold through the 2019 season. He will also receive a raise from 3.2-million to four-million-dollars per season. Richt is 136-and-48 with a pair of SEC championships in 14 seasons at UGA. The Dawgs defeated Louisville in the Belk Bowl this season to finish 2014 with a 10-and-3 record.