Freshman Eli Carter continued his scoring streak with 19 points and Rutgers beat a Top Ten team for the second time this season, defeating No. 8 Connecticut 67-60 in coach Jim Calhoun's return from a three-game NCAA suspension.
Joe Alexander continued his scoring streak with a career-high 34 points and West Virginia beat No. 15 Connecticut 78-72 in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament.
Ben Hansbrough scored 21 points and Notre Dame (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 14 AP) survived a late surge by Connecticut (No. 9 ESPN/USA Today, No. 8 AP) to beat the Huskies 73-70 on Tuesday night.
Connecticut 61, Rutgers 50, OT