Marty Story scored 23 points and was seven for seven at the free throw line as No. 15 East Tennessee State won its 12th straight, a 96-76 Southern Conference victory over The Citadel last night in Johnson City, Tenn.
The Buccaneers (13-1, 3-0 in the league) haven't lost since the second game of the season at Arizona. Against The Citadel (2-9, 0-4), they had an early 10-0 run that broke the game open.
Story and Rodney English, who had 21 points, each had a career-high scoring nights.
Indiana 65, Purdue 62:
Eric Anderson and Calbert Cheaney, each playing much of the second half with four fouls, finished with 15 and 14 points, respectively, as the No. 3 Hoosiers held off a furious rally in the Big Ten game in West Lafayette, Ind.
The Hoosiers (15-1, 3-0) are off to their best start since 1982-83 and have won 13 straight.
Purdue (10-4, 2-2) led 52-48, but Cheaney and Anderson had two baskets each, and Jamal Meeks made a three-pointer, for a 59-58 Indiana lead.
Duke 89, Wake Forest 67:
Sophomore Thomas Hill scored a career-high 22 points and Christian Laettner added 21 as the host No. 12 Blue Devils defeated their ACC rivals for the 11th time in their last 12 meetings. Duke (13-3, 3-1) led by 15 points at halftime as Wake Forest (7-5, 2-2) had 16 turnovers.
James Madison 73, N.C.-Wilmington 69:
Steve Hood scored all six of the visiting Dukes' overtime points as James Madison stayed unbeaten in the Colonial Athletic Association. Hood finished with 24 points for the Dukes (8-6, 3-0). Matt Fish had 26 for UNCW (7-8, 2-2).
Louisville 79, Tulane 73:
Everick Sullivan scored 23 points helping the Cardinals rally from a seven-point halftime deficit in New Orleans and end their longest losing streak in 47 years at six. Louisville (6-7 overall) had lost its first five Metro games this season.
Michael Christian led Tulane (7-6, 2-2) with 19 points.
Tenn.-Chattanooga 73, VMI 67:
Derrick Kirce scored 20 points to snap the Keydets' 13-game home winning streak. Tennessee-Chattanooga (10-6, 3-0 in the Southern Conference) never trailed in the second half. VMI (6-8, 2-2) tried to catch up by attempting 26 three-point shots, but made only six.