Wednesday's ACC/Big Ten Challenge Results

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Following Wednesday's games in the sixth annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge, the ACC holds a 5-3 lead with four games to play on Thursday. Below are scores and recaps from tonight's games.

Indiana 52, Clemson 49
The Indiana women's basketball team came out with its sixth-straight win on Wednesday night against Clemson nn the ACC/Big Ten Ten Challenge, 52-49. IU's Aulani Sinclair led the way with 23 points, scoring 18 of those in the first half. RECAP

Florida State 83, Iowa 69
Florida State scored 50 points in the second half and netted 28 points off 24 turnovers during an 83-69 win against the University of Iowa in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday in women's basketball at the Donald L. Tucker Center. RECAP

Duke 71, Michigan 54
Despite an 18-4 run to close out the first half, the University of Michigan women's basketball fell, 71-54, to Duke on Wednesday night. Senior guard Jenny Ryan paced the Wolverines attack with 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting while also adding five rebounds and three assists. Senior guard Kate Thompson also notched double figures in scoring, contributing 10 points in addition to recording three blocks. RECAP

Maryland 90, Nebraska 71
Lindsey Moore led No. 21 Nebraska with 17 points and five assists, but it wasn't enough to stop Alyssa Thomas and No. 11 Maryland from running to a 90-71 women's basketball win over the Huskers in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Wednesday. RECAP

Northwestern 67, Boston College 63
Northwestern used a 10-0 run down the stretch and a season-high nine 3-pointers to come back for a 67-63 victory over Boston College in the 2012 ACC/Big Ten Challenge Wednesday night at the Conte Forum. The Wildcats trailed by as many as 12 points in the first half and seven in the second, but outscored the Eagles 13-5 in the final 3:49 of the game to take the victory and improve to a perfect 6-0 on the season. RECAP

North Carolina 57, Ohio State 54
Despite an 18-1 run during a 6:15 stretch in the second half to take a 48-47 lead with 3:33 remaining, the No. 15 Ohio State women's basketball team (4-2) was edged by No. 22 North Carolina (7-0), 57-54, Wednesday night at Carmichael Arena in Chapel Hill, N.C. Buckeye Tayler Hill led all scorers with 24 points to reach 1,500 points for her career. Hill is the 14th Buckeye to score at least 1,500 career points. RECAP

Purdue 85, Georgia Tech 73
KK Houser scored 19 points, hitting all 10 of her free-throw attempts, and added 10 assists Wednesday night to help No. 14 Purdue beat Georgia Tech 85-73. It was her first double-double this season and the second of Houser's career. Drey Mingo had 16 points, Courtney Moses scored 15 and April Wilson added 12 points for the Boilermakers (6-1). RECAP

Virginia Tech 47, Wisconsin 38
Poor shooting late in the second half cost the Wisconsin women's basketball team as the Badgers dropped their ACC/Big Ten Challenge game at Virginia Tech 47-38 on Wednesday night. UW scored just six points in the last nine minutes of play to fall to 3-3 on the year. The Badgers played without Taylor Wurtz, the team's second-leading scorer at 12.6 points per games, who did not make the trip due to a back injury. RECAP

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