Dec 15 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Butler Bulldogs guard Rotnei Clarke (15) and forward Khyle Marshall (21) celebrate the victory over the Indiana Hoosiers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Butler defeats Indiana in overtime 88-86.
Syracuse Orange head coach Jim Boeheim bows his head prior to the game against the Canisius Golden Griffins during a moment of silence to honor the victims of the Connecticut school shooting on Saturday in the Carrier Dome. Syracuse defeated Canisius 85-61.
Feeling the love
Iowa forward Devyn Marble, right, gets a hug from head coach Fran McCaffery on Saturday in Des Moines. Marble's 30 points lead Iowa past Northern Iowa, 80-73.
Thrill of victory
Arizona Wildcats guard Nick Johnson (13), guard Jordin Mayes (20), and guard Gabe York (1) celebrate their last-minute come-from-behind win against the Florida Gators, 65-64 on Saturday.
What's up with that?
A furry San Diego State Aztecs fan watches as Aztecs forward JJ O'Brien (right) prepares to inbound the ball against the San Diego Toreros at Viejas Arena.
Grab your partner and dosey doh
Apparently a square dance broke out during Saturday's game between Nebraska-Omaha and Denver in the Mile High City. How else to explain what Caleb Steffensmeier (far left) is doing with Denver's Bryant Rucker? Denver cruised, 82-47.
For the win
Arizona Wildcats guard Mark Lyons (2) elevates for the last shot during the second half against the Florida Gators at McKale Center. The eighth-ranked Wildcats beat the fifth-ranked Gators 65-64.
Georgia Bulldogs forward Brandon Morris (31) loses the ball in overtime against the Iona Gaels on Saturday. The Gaels won 81-78.
The Southern California Trojans song girls cheerleaders perform during the game against the UC Riverside Highlanders at the Galen Center, which USC wins 70-26.
Oklahoma guards Sam Grooms (left), Steven Pledger, and forward Andrew Fitzgerald pose with the trophy after defeating Texas A&M 64-54 in the All College Classic tournament in Oklahoma City on Saturday.
Reaching new heights
Memphis head coach Josh Pastner tries to make a point behind Louisville forward Luke Hancock (11) and the Cardinals in Memphis. Sixth-ranked Louisville goes on to win 87-78.
Need a lift?
Butler guard Alex Barlow, center, is carried by forward Kameron Woods, left, and center Andrew Smith after he hit the game-winning shot to give Butler the upset over No. 1 Indiana 88-86 in overtime.
Michigan State Spartans guard Keith Appling (11) does some acrobatics as he attempts a reverse layup against the Tuskegee Golden Tigers. MSU wins 92-56.
Men of honor
Members of the Tuskegee Airmen watch during the first half of Saturday's game between Michigan State and Tuskegee at Jenison Field House in East Lansing, Mich. The Spartans won 92-56.
Hoping for the best
The look on Michigan forward Jon Horford's says it all — a dislocated kneecap suffered while fighting for a loose ball on Saturday night. The good news? The Wolverines improved to 11-0 with an 81-66 win over West Virginia. The better news? If Horford can come back in the 2-3 week timeframe coach John Beilein is hoping for.
Michigan guard Nik Stauskas, a Canadian native, comes up with all rim but no ball after a failed dunk attempt Saturday vs. West Virginia in New York. Not to worry — still had 10 points and the Wolverines still won, 81-66.
Too bad it isn't in 3D
Then it would feel like Oregon's Johnathan Loyd is flying right into your lap. As it is, he may have made a fan or two for a nice landing spot after getting sent flying through the air while Nebraska's Ray Gallegos dunks in the first half of Saturday's 60-38 Ducks win in Eugene.
Members of the 1963 Loyola-Chicago NCAA men's basketball championship team cheer on current Loyola player Christian Thomas (No. 32) as he is announced before Saturday's game against Mississippi State in Chicago. Members from the 1963 squads of both schools were honored that day, commemorating the 'Game of Change' — a tournament game considered by many to be a step forward in the civil rights movement. Loyola would go on to win the NCAA championship in 1963, and on Saturday the Ramblers were victorious, as well, 59-51.
The ultimate tribute
Loyola-Chicago fans hold up cutout photos of members of the 1963 NCAA champion basketball team during Saturday's 59-51 win over Mississippi State.
Can't believe it
Trailing by 5 at the half, California's Justin Cobbs knew what his team needed to do against Creighton on Saturday night. Instead, it was the Bluejays who outscored their opponent by 5, and the Golden Bears fell at home to the nation's 16th-ranked team, 74-64.
Strike up the band
The California Golden Bears may have lost at home to Creighton on Saturday, but the loss didn't keep the band from doing its thing.
Man of the people
Gonzaga's David Stockton slides into a courtside seat with some Bulldog fans while he watches the ball go toward a Kansas State player after a diving save in the second half Saturday. Stockton was rewarded for his hustle — Gonzaga won 68-52.
Wow! That's orange
Former Illinois basketball coach Lou Henson (far left) and current coach John Groce meet following the Illini's 66-53 win over Eastern Kentucky on Sunday. Groce promised Henson he would wear the legendary 80-year-old coach's favorite color upon his return to Champaign, Ill. The 10th-ranked Illini also honored Henson with a 66-53 win to improve to 11-0.
What a finish
The Arizona Wildcats bench celebrates after teammate Mark Lyons hits a layup with seven seconds left. The Wildcats hold on to beat the Gators 65-64.
Arizona Wildcats guard Nick Johnson (13) shoots the ball over Florida Gators guard Mike Rosario (3) and forward Will Yeguete (15). Johnson's 15 helped the Wildcats in their come-from-behind 65-64 win on Saturday.
Take one, it's free
San Diego State's Jamaal Franklin follows through as his free throw drops through during the first half against the University of San Diego. Franklin scored 14 in a 72-56 victory for the 18th-ranked team.
Tuskegee Golden Tigers guard Javier McKinney(2) drives to the basket against Michigan State Spartans guard Denzel Valentine (45) on Saturday in East Lansing. The 19th-ranked Spartans win 92-56.
Gonzaga Bulldogs center Sam Dower (35) tries to shoot a layup while being guarded by Kansas State Wildcats forward Jordan Henriquez (21). The No. 14 Bulldogs rebound from its first loss of the season with a 68-52 win.
West Virginia Mountaineers guard Terry Henderson (15) shoots over Michigan Wolverines forward Jordan Morgan (52) and forward Glenn Robinson III (1) during the first half on Saturday at the Barclays Center. Henderson's season-high 23 points were not enough, however, as Michigan goes on to win 81-66.
Michigan Wolverines guard Tim Hardaway Jr. drives into the chest of West Virginia Mountaineers forward Dominique Rutledge on Saturday. Hardaway matches his season high with 25 points as Michigan wins.
Not so fast
North Carolina State Wolfpack forward Richard Howell (1) tries to block a shot by Norfolk State Spartans forward Rashid Gaston (35) on Saturday at PNC Arena. No. 25-ranked NC State wins 84-62.
Belmont Bruins guard Kerron Johnson (3) does a Michael Jordan impression as he makes a layup against Kansas Jayhawks guard Naadir Tharpe (1). Kansas winds up with the 89-60 win.
All by myself
Syracuse Orange guard Brandon Triche (20) has a clear path to the basket against the Canisius Golden Griffins at the Carrier Dome. Syracuse defeated Canisius 85-61.
Fair thee well
Syracuse Orange forward C.J. Fair (5) drives to the basket during the second half against the Canisius Golden Griffins. Fourth-ranked Syracuse defeated Canisius 85-61.
New Mexico's Cameron Bairstow dunks against New Mexico State in the first half at The Pit in Albuquerque. New Mexico won 73-58.
Cooley under pressure
Notre Dame forward Jack Cooley gets triple teamed under the basket by Purdue on Saturday. Cooley had 18 points and nine rebounds to lead the No. 22 Irish to an 81-68 win.
Cincinnati center Cheikh Mbodj blocks out Marshall center Nigel Spikes as they watch a free throw during the second half on Saturday. No. 11 Cincinnati won, 72-56, to go to 10-0.
You-know-who did it
Butler's Rotnei Clarke (front) and Khyle Marshall (21) celebrate the unranked Bulldogs' upset of No. 1 Indiana in overtime, 88-86. Clarke led Butler with 19 points.
Not Abell to stop upset
Indiana guard Remy Abell, who scored five points, puts up a shot against Butler guard Chase Stigall at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Let him land
Ohio State forward Sam Thompson is fouled by North Carolina-Asheville forward-center Jon Nwannunu on Saturday during the No. 7 Buckeyes' 90-72 victory. Thompson led Ohio State with 18 points.
North meets East
North Carolina guard Leslie McDonald shoots over East Carolina guard Miguel Paul during the second half on Saturday. No. 21 North Carolina won, 93-87. McDonald scored seven off the bench.
Taking it to them
Butler guard Rotnei Clarke, who led the Bulldogs with 18 points, shoots over Indiana guard Victor Oladipo. By beating the top-ranked Hoosiers, 88-86, in overtime, unranked Butler undoubtedly will break into the Top 25.
Louisville forward Chane Behanan dunks against Memphis during the second half at Fed Ex Forum. No. 6 Louisville won, 87-78, as Behanan scored 22.