BIG TEN:?No. 7 Indiana 75, ?No. 13 Michigan State 70

Victor Oladipo took control for host Indiana in the opening minutes and never let go.

The junior guard scored 21 points, grabbed seven rebounds and finished with six steals, leading the Hoosiers to victory over Michigan State.

Indiana (18-2, 6-1 Big Ten) has now won three straight and two in a row in this series. The latest win helped break up the three-team logjam that started the day with only one loss each in conference play.

Michigan State (17-4, 6-2) was led by Gary Harris, Indiana’s 2012 Mr. Basketball, who had 21 points and made five 3-pointers.

And it was every bit as entertaining as the Top 15 matchup was billed.

Indiana jumped to a 50-43 lead early in the second half, but the Spartans answered with back-to-back 3s from Harris to cut the deficit 50-49 with 15:36 to play.

From that point, Indiana never led by more than six and the Spartans couldn’t tie the score or take the lead.

Meanwhile, Oladipo kept coming up with big plays. His 17-foot jumper with 6:57 left made it 68-63. On the next possession, Oladipo was headed for a dunk but instead drew the fifth foul on Keith Appling, sending him to the free-throw line for two shots.

Christian Watford followed that by making 1 of 2 free throws with 3:17 to play and Cody Zeller put in his second basket of the game, a layup with 1:38 left, to give the Hoosiers a 74-70 lead.

But Michigan State still had chances. Harris missed a 3 from the left corner just before Zeller’s basket and after Oladipo missed a layup, Zeller took a charge from Payne with 14.3 seconds to go. The Spartans immediately fouled Jordan Hulls, who made 1 of 2 free throws to seal it for the Hoosiers.

Purdue 65, Iowa 62 (OT)

Terone Johnson had 17 points and 12 rebounds and Ronnie Johnson scored 15 to lead host Purdue to victory over Iowa.

Donnie Hale had 12 points and five rebounds and D.J. Byrd had 10 points and seven rebounds for the Boilermakers (11-9, 4-3 Big Ten), who have won four of their last five.

Mike Gesell had 18 points to lead the Hawkeyes. Roy Devyn Marble, Aaron White and Melsahn Basabe each scored 12 points for Iowa (13-7, 2-5). Basabe also had eight rebounds.

Purdue never trailed in overtime. Ronnie Johnson scored the go-ahead basket with 1:27 left in overtime to give Purdue a 61-59 lead. The Hawkeyes missed two free throws and two field goals and Byrd extended the lead with two free throws with 30 seconds left to make it 63-59.

No. 2 Michigan 74, Illinois 60

Trey Burke scored 19 points and Michigan never trailed after the opening minutes of a win over host Illinois that could push the Wolverines to No. 1 in the nation for the first time since the 1992-93 season.

Nick Stauskas scored 14 points for the Wolverines (19-1, 6-1 Big Ten). Glenn Robinson III and Tim Hardaway Jr. added 12 each.

Brandon Paul led Illinois (15-6, 2-5) with 15 points but had five of Illinois’ 15 costly turnovers.

TOP 25:?No. 17 Creighton 81, Southern Illinois 51

Doug McDermott had 21 points and 10 rebounds and Creighton shot 63 percent, bouncing back from a pair of road losses with an easy 81-51 victory at struggling host Southern Illinois.

Gregory Echenique added 12 points and 11 rebounds and the Bluejays (18-3, 7-2 MVC) were 12 for 20 from 3-point range with Ethan Wragge hitting his first four attempts and Jahenns Manigat going 4 for 4. Creighton also dominated on the boards with a 39-19 cushion and has won 10 straight in the series.

No. 25 Miami 71, ?Florida State 47

Trey McKinney Jones scored 15 points for the host Hurricanes, and the Atlantic Coast Conference leaders won their seventh game in a row by beating Florida State.

The blowout victory before a capacity crowd was the second in a row for the 25th-ranked Hurricanes, ensuring a significant jump in Monday’s poll.

Miami (15-3, 6-0) is off to its best start in the conference, alone atop the standings, and is 9-0 at home. Florida State (11-8, 3-3) fell to 0-3 this season against ranked teams.