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Illinois upsets Purdue in overtime

Mike Tisdale scored 18 points and visiting Illinois upset No. 9 Purdue, 71-67, in overtime last night in the Big Ten opener for both teams.

Radford's Amir Johnson (left) fouls Wake Forest's Jeff Teague.
Radford's Amir Johnson (left) fouls Wake Forest's Jeff Teague.Read moreAssociated Press

Mike Tisdale scored 18 points and visiting Illinois upset No. 9 Purdue, 71-67, in overtime last night in the Big Ten opener for both teams.

Mike Davis scored 12 points, Trent Meacham added 11 and Demetri McCamey had 10 for the Fighting Illini (13-1), who won their seventh straight.

E'Twaun Moore scored 17 points and JaJuan Johnson had 16 points and 15 rebounds for Purdue (11-3), which had won its previous six games.

Purdue was 15-for-27 from the free throw line and shot 38 percent from the field in the game.

In other games:

* At Arkansas, Michael Washington had 24 points and 11 rebounds and the Razorbacks (10-1) handed fourth-ranked Oklahoma its first loss of the season, 96-88.

Willie Warren scored 35 points for the Sooners (12-1), the freshman's second straight 30-point game, while Blake Griffin had 21 points and 13 rebounds.

* At Wake Forest, Jeff Teague scored 11 of his 19 points in the second half, and the No. 6 Demon Deacons shook off a sluggish start to beat Radford, 83-61.

Freshman Al-Farouq Aminu added 18 points and 10 rebounds and James Johnson had 12 points and 12 boards for the Demon Deacons (12-0). On Saturday night, they will play at BYU, which has won a Division I-best 53 straight games at home.

* At Syracuse, Eric Devendorf (20 points) and Andy Rautins (26 points) both hit three three-pointers in a 6-minute span to key a stirring first-half surge, and the No. 13 Orange (13-1) beat Seton Hall, 100-76, in the Big East opener for both teams.

* At Butler, Shelvin Mack made five three-pointers in the first seven minutes of the second half to match his career high of 22 points and rally the No. 25 Bulldogs (11-1) from an 11-point deficit to a 72-68 victory over Alabama-Birmingham.

* At Binghamton, former Neumann-Goretti standout D.J. Rivera scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Bearcats (7-4) to a 73-71 win over Marist.

* At Florida, Nick Calathes scored 23 points as the Gators (11-2) beat Stetson, 78-57.

* At South Carolina, Terrence Oglesby had six three-pointers and scored 25 points and No. 20 Clemson (13-0) beat the Gamecocks, 98-87.

* At Honolulu, Bartram High's Tywain McKee led all scorers with 16 points to lift Coppin State (2-10) to a 57-53 win over George Washington in the seventh-place game of Outrigger Hotels Rainbow Classic.

* At Maryland, Greivis Vasquez scored 10 of his 17 points during a 21-2 second-half run that enabled the Terrapins (10-2) to win their sixth straight, 76-50 over Elon.

* At Delaware, Jawan Carter, a transfer from Saint Joseph's, scored 24 points to lead the Blue Hens (6-7) over Toledo, 74-63.

In women's games:

* At Vanderbilt, Becca Bruszewski scored 10 of her 12 points in the second half points and No. 12 Notre Dame (11-1) overcame an 18-point deficit for a 59-57 win over the No. 20 Commodores (11-3).

* At Pittsburgh, Shavonte Zellous and Xenia Stewart scored 17 points each and the No. 19 Panthers (10-2) beat Western Kentucky, 93-50.

* At North Carolina, Italee Lucas scored a game-high 18 points to lead the No. 2 Tar Heels (14-0) over Austin Peay, 93-61.


* The Charlotte 49ers moved their game against Tulsa on Jan. 10 from 7 p.m. to 4 p.m. to avoid a conflict with the Panthers' NFC divisional playoff game that night. *