Faculty basketball roundup: Washington beats No. 16 Baylor

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Nahziah Carter scored 18 factors, freshmen Jaden McDaniels and Isaiah Stewart mixed for 33 factors and 14 rebounds, and Washington rallied to beat No. 16 Baylor 67-64 Friday in Anchorage, Alaska.

Nov eight, 2019; Lawrence, KS, USA; Kansas Jayhawks guard Devon Dotson (1) shoots over UNC Greensboro Spartans guard Malik Massey (2) through the second half at Allen Fieldhouse. Necessary Credit score: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports activities

The Huskies (1-Zero) trailed for greater than 35 minutes within the Armed Forces Traditional, falling behind by as many as 13 factors within the second half. Stewart’s baby-hook shot within the lane with 30 seconds remaining gave Washington a two-point lead, its first benefit since 5-Three three minutes into the competition.

Stewart completed with 15 factors and 7 rebounds in his collegiate debut, and keyed Washington’s zone protection along with his efficiency on the inside. Baylor forwards Freddie Gillespie and Tristan Clark had been held to a mixed 7-of-25 taking pictures from the ground for the Bears (1-1).

The Huskies’ zone protection additionally helped generate 17 Baylor turnovers, however sloppy play on the opposite finish of the ground resulted in 20 Washington turnovers.

No. 2 Kentucky 91, Japanese Kentucky 49

Recent off its victory over No. 1 Michigan State within the Champions Traditional in New York, the Wildcats stayed good by blowing out the visiting Colonels in Lexington.

Kentucky (2-Zero) raced out to a 14-Zero lead with 13:42 to go within the first half and by no means regarded again, main by as many as 44 factors. Junior ahead Nick Richards paced Kentucky with 21 factors and 10 rebounds. He was one in every of six gamers in double figures. Immanuel Quickley had 16 factors, and Nate Sestina added 12 factors and 11 rebounds.

Kentucky made 54.eight % of its photographs, regardless of going 2-of-14 from Three-point vary. The Wildcats had been 32-of-48 from contained in the arc, they usually dominated the boards, 54-25. Japanese Kentucky (1-1) obtained 14 factors from Michael Moreno.

No. Three Kansas 74, UNC Greensboro 62

Sophomore level guard Devon Dotson posted 22 factors, eight rebounds and 6 assists because the Jayhawks overcame a sluggish begin to upend the Spartans at Lawrence, Kan.

Senior heart Udoka Azubuike added 10 factors and 10 rebounds after lacking all however 9 video games final season with an injured wrist. Iowa switch Isaiah Moss, who sat out the season opener with a strained hamstring, made his debut for Kansas (1-1) and added eight factors.

Junior guard Isaiah Miller, the preseason Southern Convention participant of the yr, led the Spartans (1-1) with 19 factors however scored simply two within the second half. Sophomore guard Kaleb Hunter added 17.

No. Four Duke 89, Colorado State 55

Cassius Stanley, a freshman making his dwelling debut, scored 19 factors and Tre Jones poured in 15 because the Blue Devils drubbed the Rams in Durham, N.C.

Alex O’Connell tacked on 14 factors and freshmen Vernon Carey Jr. and Wendell Moore Jr. supplied 11 and 10 factors, respectively, for Duke (2-Zero). Jones scored 11 of his factors within the first half and ended up with a game-high eight assists.

Isaiah Stevens and David Roddy led Colorado State with 12 factors apiece. Nico Carvacho added 11 factors for the Rams (1-1).

No. 9 North Carolina 78, UNC Wilmington 62

Cole Anthony had 20 factors and 10 rebounds, and Justin Pierce added 18 factors and 12 boards because the Tar Heels (2-Zero) topped the Seahawks (1-Zero) in Wilmington, N.C.

Anthony, a freshman coming off a 34-point outburst Tuesday within the Tar Heels’ win over Notre Dame, struggled from the ground, making solely 7 of 24 photographs. Pierce, a graduate switch from William & Mary, went over 1,000 profession factors and posted the 17th double-double of his profession.

Shykeim Phillips and Jaylen Sims led the UNC Wilmington with 12 factors every, and Sims pulled down 12 rebounds. Marten Linssen added 10 factors.

No. 14 Memphis 92, Illinois-Chicago 46

Lower than an hour after he was cleared to play by a court docket order amid a dispute over his eligibility, James Wiseman scored 17 factors because the Tigers routed the Flames.

Wiseman, thought-about a possible No. 1 choose within the 2020 NBA Draft, made all 4 of his area objective makes an attempt and added 9 rebounds with 5 blocks in 25 minutes. The 7-foot-1 preseason All-American had 28 factors, 11 rebounds and three blocks in Memphis’ season-opening win over South Carolina State on Tuesday.

The eligibility drama pushed to the background a sport that on paper was anticipated to be a blowout and lived as much as that projection. Memphis (2-Zero) led 47-16 at halftime due to 11 three-pointers, six by freshman guard Boogie Ellis, whereas the Tigers held UIC (1-1) to 20 % taking pictures earlier than the break and 24.2 % for the sport.

No. 17 Utah State 89, Weber State 34

Justin Bean had a career-high 18 factors to go along with 9 rebounds and Sam Merrill had 14 factors, six rebounds and 6 assists because the host Aggies closed the primary half on a 44-7 run to rout their undermanned in-state rival Wildcats in Logan, Utah.

Abel Porter had 10 factors and 10 assists, Diogo Brito had 12 factors and Brock Miller added 11 for the Aggies, who broke a two-game shedding streak within the collection that matches faculties which might be 48 miles aside.

The Wildcats performed with out guard Jerrick Harding, a two-time All-Huge Sky choice and the preseason league MVP this yr. He suffered a proper ankle damage within the preseason. Donatas Kupsas had 10 factors to guide Weber State, which shot 21.7 % from the sphere, whereas the Aggies shot 55.2 % from the sphere.

No. 19 Xavier 81, Siena 63

Naji Marshall had 20 factors, eight rebounds and 7 assists and Tyrique Jones added 20 factors because the host Musketeers pulled away from the Saints in Cincinnati.

Jason Carter, taking part in rather than star guard Paul Scruggs, had 9 factors, Bryce Moore had eight factors and Quentin Goodin had seven factors and three assists for the Musketeers, who took management with a 25-Four run within the second half.

Elijah Burns had 19 factors and two Three-pointers, Metro Atlantic Athletic Convention preseason participant of the yr Jalen Pickett had 18 factors and 5 rebounds and Don Carey had 11 factors for the Saints, who’ve cut up their first two video games.

No. 22 LSU 88, Bowling Inexperienced 79

Javonte Good scored 21 factors and the Tigers opened their season by pulling away from the Falcons in Baton Rouge, La.

Good, entering into the purpose guard place vacated when All-SEC participant Tremont Waters left early for the NBA after final season, added eight rebounds and 5 assists. Emmitt Williams got here off the bench and added 21 factors, and Skylar Mays chipped in with 18.

Justin Turner scored 26, Caleb Fields added 17 and Dylan Frye had 15 for the Falcons, who shot simply 32.Zero % from the ground.

No. 24 Auburn, 76, Davidson 66

Isaac Okoro scored 17 factors and Danjel Purifoy added 14 because the Tigers held off the Wildcats within the opening sport of the Veterans Traditional at Annapolis, Md.

The Tigers (2-Zero) led all the sport however by no means may get comfy towards the Wildcats (Zero-1), who obtained 18 factors from guard Luke Frampton however solely seven from preseason Atlantic 10 Participant of the 12 months Jon Axel Gudmundsson.

After main by simply two on the break, the Tigers scored the primary seven factors of the second half and had been up by 13 factors, 49-36, simply over 5 minutes into the interval.

No. 25 VCU 59, North Texas 56

Marcus Evans scored 13 factors and made a key steal within the closing seconds because the Rams withstood the Imply Inexperienced’s second-half rally in Richmond, Va.

VCU led 57-56 when Evans missed two free throws with 38 seconds remaining. The Imply Inexperienced misplaced their likelihood to take the lead when Evans stole Umoja Gibson’s bounce go within the lane. De’Riante Jenkins was fouled and sank two foul photographs with 10 seconds left. North Texas (1-1) did not get off a superb shot as time expired.

Jenkins added 12 factors and Mike’L Simms (eight factors) sank two key Three-pointers within the closing 2:10 for the Rams (2-Zero). DJ Draper scored 12 factors on 4 Three-pointers for North Texas, which was looking for its first win over a ranked opponent in 48 years.

—Discipline Stage Media