ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Glenn Robinson III had 14 points, including a pair of crucial dunks in the second half, and No. 2 Michigan equaled its best start to a season with a 62-47 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night.
The Wolverines (16-0, 3-0 Big Ten) overcame their shakiest shooting performance in a while, holding the lead for the entire second half. The only other Michigan team to start 16-0 was the 1985-86 squad that went on to win the Big Ten title.
Ray Gallegos scored 19 points for Nebraska (9-7, 0-3), which held the Wolverines to 39 percent shooting. Michigan, which beat its first two conference opponents by 28 points apiece, went 3 of 17 from 3-point range.
Trey Burke scored 18 points for the Wolverines and Tim Hardaway Jr. added 15 points and 11 rebounds.
No. 3 Louisville 73, Seton Hall 58: In Newark, N.J., Gorgui Dieng had 16 points and 14 rebounds to lead Louisville.
Freshman Montrezl Harrell, starting in place of injured Chane Behanan, scored 14 points, and Luke Hancock hit two 3-pointers in a late, game-breaking 12-2 run for the Cardinals (14-1, 2-0 Big East).
Brandon Mobley had 18 points and seven rebounds for the Pirates (12-4, 1-2).
No. 6 Kansas 97, Iowa State 89, OT: In Lawrence, Kan., freshman Ben McLemore had a career-high 33 points, including a tying 3-pointer with a second left in regulation, and Kansas rallied to beat Iowa State in overtime.
McLemore was 10-of-12 from the field and perfect on six 3-pointers for the Jayhawks (13-1, 1-0 Big 12), who scored the first nine points of overtime.
Iowa State (10-4, 0-1) hit 14 3-pointers.
No. 7 Syracuse 72, Providence 66: In Providence, R.I., C.J. Fair scored 23 points and had 11 rebounds, and Michael Carter-Williams scored 17 points with six assists as Syracuse rallied from a nine-point, first-half deficit.
Rakeem Christmas scored 15 with eight rebounds for the Orange (15-1, 3-0 Big East).
Bryce Cotton scored 24 for Providence (8-7, 0-3), which lost its fifth in a row.
Syracuse was 3-of-21 from 3-point range, while Providence was 9-of-18.
No. 14 Butler 72, Saint Joseph’s 66: In Philadelphia, Rotnei Clarke scored 28 points and Andrew Smith had 24 points and 10 rebounds for Butler.
Clarke made six 3-pointers for the Bulldogs (13-2, 1-0 Atlantic 10).
Chris Wilson scored 15 points, and Ronald Roberts Jr. had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Hawks (8-5, 0-1).
No. 20 N.C. State 83, Georgia Tech 70: In Raleigh, N.C., Lorenzo Brown had 21 points and 10 assists, and North Carolina State pulled away late.
Scott Wood added 20 points and C.J. Leslie had 19 in his 10th straight game in double figures for the Wolfpack (13-2, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Robert Carter Jr. had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Mfon Udofia added 13 points for the Yellow Jackets (10-4, 0-2).
Duke’s Kelly out indefinitely: In Durham, N.C., Duke said senior forward Ryan Kelly is out indefinitely with a right foot injury.
The 6-foot-11 Kelly was hurt late in the first half of the top-ranked Blue Devils’ 68-40 win over Clemson on Tuesday night.
Kelly averages 13.4 points and 5.4 rebounds.
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