NCAA Men's Basketball

Minnesota hands No. 3 Ohio St. 1st loss

(AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) With an eight-day break between games, Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann was wary of this trip to Minnesota despite the roll his team had been on.

The third-ranked Buckeyes had the kind of flat performance Holtmann was worried about, and - Poof! - their perfect record was gone, thanks to an all-around effort by the Gophers.

Marcus Carr scored a career-high 35 points and Daniel Oturu had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and Minnesota toppled undefeated and third-ranked Ohio State 84-71 on Sunday for coach Richard Pitino's first win against a top-five team.

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AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Louisville10-1
2 Kansas9-1
3 Ohio State9-0
4 Maryland10-1
5 Michigan8-3
6 Gonzaga11-1
7 Duke9-1
8 Kentucky8-1
9 Virginia8-1
10 Oregon8-2
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Rank School Rec
1 Auburn9-0
2 Kansas9-1
3 Ohio State9-0
4 West Virginia9-1
5 Maryland10-1
6 Florida State8-2
7 Duke9-1
8 Villanova8-2
9 Oregon8-2
10 San Diego State10-0
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