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Kind of a light slate of basketball games today... there are only two games that pit Top 25 teams against each other. In the first, Iowa held on for a narrow road victory at Indiana. Losing at home is never good, but it's not a bad effort for a team who's coach may or may not have quit on them yesterday at practice. Somewhere, Rick Majerus is still thinking wistfully about Greg Brunner's 19-point performance today.

Elsewhere in the Big 10, Purdue and Minnesota both pulled off upsets on their home courts, beating Michigan and Michigan State, respectively.

Duke put in an efficient and workmanline performance at Maryland, winning by a score of 96-88 behind 35 from JJ Redick. And yes, I noticed Coach K's white shoes, too. It wasn't just a fashion statement; a lot of coaches are doing it today in support of National Coaches vs. Cancer Day. It's just one of the many things Coach K does to get you armed for life. His life is not about playing games.

In the other Top 25 game, UCLA and Washington are locked in a pretty good game right now on ABC. Justin Dentmon has 14 for the Huskies. They trail by a point with about 10 minutes to play.