NO. 12 LOUISVILLE 70, MARQUETTE 51
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Russ Smith scored 18 points, Peyton Siva added 14 and No. 12 Louisville shot 52 percent to run away from No. 25 Marquette, 70-51.
Marquette (15-5, 6-2) had an opportunity to take a one-game lead on Syracuse, but the Golden Eagles were left settling for a first-place tie with the Orange. The Cardinals (18-4, 6-3) moved a half-game closer to both schools with their second straight win.
Gorgui Dieng added eight points and eight rebounds for Louisville.
Vander Blue had 17 points and Trent Lockett 16 for the Golden Eagles.
NO. 23 MINNESOTA 62, IOWA 59
MINNEAPOLIS -- Austin Hollins hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 11.6 seconds left, lifting Minnesota to a victory over Iowa.
Hollins finished with 17 points for the Gophers (17-5, 5-4 Big Ten).
Andre Hollins, who had 15 points, made two free throws to stretch the lead to three, and Mike Gesell's tying attempt rolled off the front rim.
Gesell had 11 points, and Aaron White and Zach McCabe each added 10 for Iowa (14-8, 3-6).