The conference appeared to be headed for a 6-0 night until Marquette suffered a shocking loss to Green Bay. The Golden Eagles scored only 16 points after halftime in a 49-47 loss. Louisville coach Rick Pitino got the better of his son Richard in a 79-55 win, and Cincinnati used a stifling defensive effort to defeat in-city rival Xavier 60-45
Georgetown coach John Thompson III is concerned about his players' grasp of the offense after the Hoyas escape with a 46-40 win over Towson on Saturday. Louisville and Cincinnati cruise to easy victories. Marquette defeats Wisconsin for the fourth time in its last six meetings against its in-state rivals.