Louisville overcame a slow start to outlast Memphis in a physical contest Saturday. Georgetown continued to break out of a mini-offensive slump after cracking 80 for the second straight game, while Pitt, Marquette, and Syracuse defended their respective home courts against inferior opponents. Cincinnati improved to 10-0 for the second time in three seasons with a win over Marshall.
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.