No. 7 North Carolina 93, Georgia Tech 81


Harrison Barnes scored 23 points and host North Carolina hit 10 3-pointers in ending a four-game losing streak to Georgia Tech.


Tyler Zeller added 17 points for the Tar Heels (18-3, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who have won 12 of 13 games and extended their school-record home winning streak to 31 games. North Carolina shot 54 percent from the field, led by 20 points at halftime and by 24 in the second half of an easy win that moved the Tar Heels into a tie with Duke and Florida State atop the ACC standings.


No. 16 Indiana 103,?Iowa 89


Freshman Cody Zeller scored a season-high 26 points for host Indiana, which handed Iowa its third straight loss.


Zeller made 11-of-12 shots and had four assists and three steals for the Hoosiers (17-5, 5-5 Big Ten), who scored more than 100 points in a conference game for the first time since defeating Iowa 110-79 on March 12, 1995.


Christian Watford scored 15 points, Verdell Jones III had 14 points and nine assists and Victor Oladipo had 12 points and six rebounds for the Hoosiers, who had lost four of five.


Notre Dame 50,?No. 24 Connecticut 48


Eric Atkins scored 13 points and Jerian Grant hit three key free throws late as Notre Dame got its third straight win and handed host Connecticut its third straight loss.


Grant had 11 points and Scott Martin added 10 for Notre Dame (14-8, 6-3 Big East), who controlled the tempo throughout.


The loss spoiled the return of freshman guard Ryan Boatright for Connecticut (14-6, 4-4), who missed the last three games amid an NCAA investigation into his eligibility. He finished with six points.