No. 13 North Carolina 75, Notre Dame 69: Coby White scored 17 points and Luke Maye added 14 with 10 rebounds as the host Tar Heels shook off a challenge.
Notre Dame led 58-57 on Prentiss Hubb’s basket with 6:52 to go, but North Carolina (13-4, 3-1 ACC) scored eight straight points to take the lead for good.
The visiting Fighting Irish led 36-33 at halftime. Hubb scored 18 points, John Mooney scored 16 with 19 rebounds, and D.J. Harvey scored 15 each for Notre Dame (11-6, 1-3).
Bowling Green 79, Ball State 78: Justin Turner scored 17 of his 20 points in the first half, Daeqwon Plowden had 19 points and eight rebounds and Bowling Green edged Ball State 79-78 on Tuesday night for its eighth straight victory.
Dylan Frye sank a 3-pointer with 3:09 remaining to extend BGSU’s lead to 72-66 and he added a free throw with 5.7 seconds left for a 79-75 lead. Tayler Persons answered with a 3-pointer at the buzzer for the final margin.
Bowling Green (12-5, 4-0 Mid-American Conference) is 9-0 at home this season for its best start since the 1999-00 Falcons went 12-0.
Demajeo Wiggins added 15 rebounds and Frye finished with 10 points for BGSU, which beat Ball State for the ninth time in the last 11 meetings
Persons scored 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Ball State (10-7, 1-3). Tahjai Teague added 19 points.
Loyola-Chicago 71, Valparaiso 54: Aher Uguak, Cameron Krutwig and Cooper Kaifes each scored 12 points and Loyola-Chicago beat Valparaiso 71-54 on Tuesday night.
Loyola-Chicago (11-7, 4-1) rebounded from a 67-48 loss at Evansville in their last outing, and is now tied atop the Missouri Valley Conference standings with the Crusaders (11-7, 4-1), who had its five-game win streak snapped.
Clayton Custer, Marques Townes, and Lucas Williamson added 11 points apiece for the Ramblers, who had six in double-figure scoring for the first time since February 3, 2018.
Markus Golder made three of Valparaiso’s six 3-pointers and finished with 16 points.
Kaifes hit a 3-pointer at the end of the first half and the Ramblers led 33-23 and Valparaiso didn’t get closer. Uguak scored on a dunk, Williamson added a 3-pointer and 3-point play, sparking a 15-1 run to start the second half.
The Ramblers have beaten Valparaiso in four of the last five meetings.
Marian 89, Huntington 63: Sterling Brown scored 18 points and Cameron Wolter had 16 points and 12 rebounds for host Marian (17-4, 6-3 Crossroads). Caleb Middlesworth scored 27 for the Foresters (13-8, 3-6).