Ranked Duke Beats Penn State in Tip-Off Tournament

  • Ranked Duke Beats Penn State in Tip-Off Tournament

Ranked Duke Beats Penn State in Tip-Off Tournament

Together, they dispatched a Rhode Island team that showed toughness of its own in erasing an 11-point, second-half deficit to beat No. 24 Cincinnati, 76-71, in Saturday's tournament semifinals.

Robert Johnson added 13 points and OG Anunoby had 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Jared Terrell led URI (4-1) with 22 points, and Martin Hassan added 15. Duke held Rams star E.C. Matthews to nine points, more than 10 below his average. His 3-pointer from the other side made it 74-69 with 21 seconds left and the Rams held on to win, despite never leading by more than five points. He was 3-for-10 from 3-point range in the two games.

Jaron Blossomgame had 19 points for Clemson (2-2).

IN (3-0) scored the first nine points and built a 32-point lead in the first half.

Ahmad led six Mountaineers in double figures. Blake Reynolds led Yale with 10 points. "We got away from our identity in the second half yesterday".

80 - Rhode Island knocked down 16-of-20 from the free throw line - good for 80.0%. The Blue Devils were up by as many as 18 points in the second half and led 70-52 before Rhode Island used a pressing defense to close the gap late in the game.

Kansas guard Frank Mason III has been superb through the season's first two weeks, averaging 23 points, 5.7 assists and 4.7 rebounds.

Nik Popovic scored 13 points and A.J. Turner had 12 for the Eagles (2-1).

Terrell connected on 4-of-7 from the perimeter, while adding four boards and three assists in 33 minutes.

NOTES: Penn State won the only previous meeting between the two schools way back on December 29, 1973.

There was a scary moment in the first half when URI point guard Jarvis Garrett fell hard underneath his team's basket and was taken from the floor on a stretcher. We might be a little exhausted but we have that heart.

"He was walking, but he can't push off of it", coach Mike Krzyzewski said.

After a video review, the play stood. Totals 17-49 11-12 50. The Panthers (3-1) came on late and pulled within five.

Isaiah Still led Robert Morris with 20 points. "That confidence that is instilled in us, takes us to where we need to go". The Cyclones broke the school record of 129 set against Northeastern Illinois in 1978. Duke beat Penn State in Saturday's first game. Quayson Williams had 15 for the Bulldogs (2-2).

Kyle Washington paced the Bearcats with 16 points and 17 rebounds for his second consecutive double-double, while playing a team-high 34 minutes.

AKRON, Ohio - Isaiah Johnson scored 15 points on 6 of 8 shooting, Antino Jackson hit three 3-pointers and finished with 12 points, and Akron cruised to a win over Radford. Jacob Evans scored 14.

Akron (2-1) scored the first seven points.

Rhode Island cut the lead to 36-31 before a 3-pointer by Washington gave Cincinnati an eight point halftime lead.

The Highlanders (1-2) were held to their lowest scoring output since an 88-40 loss at Kentucky on November 23, 2011. Courtney Jaco led the Trojans with 16 points.

CHARLOTTESVILLE - The Cavaliers led most of the way en route to a victory over Rutgers.

The Scarlet Knights' Aliyah Jeune and Shrita Parker had 14 apiece.

No. 19 West Virginia 100, New Hampshire 41: Esa Ahmad tied a career-high with 14 points, and the Mountaineers (3-0) rolled at home. Rutgers scored the next seven points before UVa freshman Dominique Toussaint hit a jumper with 2:46 left to stop the run.