Marquette defeated Connecticut in overtime in the Big East opener for both teams after G Junior Cadougan drained a dramatic game-tying 3-pointer at the end of regulation. UConn was led by G Shabazz Napier with 29.
Louisville finally got past John Calipari and Kentucky, and DePaul saw its seven-game win streak snapped. Hours after UConn coach Kevin Ollie signed a five-year extension, the Huskies defeated Washington. Syracuse rebounded from its first loss of the season with a convincing win over Alcorn State.
Marquette coach Buzz Williams told CBSSports.com that Todd Mayo, O.J.'s younger brother, has been reinstated after missing the first semester due to academics. Mayo will come in and help a team that could use another scorer.