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Top 25 college basketball: Zeller leads No. 6 Indiana to easy win

Published December 21, 2012 8:26 pm

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Bloomington, Ind. • Cody Zeller had 24 points, Christian Watford scored 17 and No. 6 Indiana overwhelmed another undermanned opponent Friday night, routing Florida Atlantic 88-52.

Indiana has shot a combined 60.4 percent from the field in two games this week en route to a 29th consecutive nonconference win at home.

The Owls (5-7) were led by Greg Gantt, who finished with 25 points. He needs four more to break Earnest Crumbley's school scoring record (1,559).

No. 22 Notre Dame 89, Niagara 67 • In South Bend, Ind., Jack Cooley had 24 points and 15 rebounds, both season highs, to lead Notre Dame over Niagara.

The 6-foot-9 senior jumped out to a quick start, tying his season-high game total of 20 points by halftime. —

Friday's Top 25 basketball scores

• No. 6 Indiana 88, Florida Atlantic 52

• No. 22 Notre Dame 89, Niagara 67