Top 25 Capsules
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Freshman Marvin Bagley III had a career-high 34 points and added 15 rebounds, and No. 1 Duke rallied to defeat Texas 85-78 in overtime on Friday in the semifinals of the PK80 Invitational.
Gary Trent Jr. added 17 points for the Blue Devils (7-0), who trailed by 16 points in the second half and were forced to play five freshmen once senior Grayson Allen fouled out.
Dylan Osetkowski had 19 points and seven rebounds for Texas (4-1), which fell short of its first-ever victory over a top-ranked team.
Bagley tied the Blue Devils’ freshman scoring record set by J.J. Reddick on Jan. 15, 2003, against Virginia.
No. 3 Kansas 102, Oakland 59
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Udoka Azubuike had a career-high 21 points and 10 rebounds and seven players finished in double figures for Kansas.
Lagerald Vick had 15 points and seven rebounds while Devonte Graham had 14 points and seven assists for the Jayhawks (5-0), who won their 24th straight non-conference home game without breaking a sweat.
Malik Newman also scored 15 points, Svi Mykhailiuk had 14 and Mitch Lightfoot had a career-best 11 points with eight rebounds. Freshman forward Marcus Garrett added 10 points.
Kendrick Nunn scored 23 points for the Golden Grizzlies (2-3).
No. 5 Villanova 64, Northern Iowa 50
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) – Mikal Bridges scored 18 points and Villanova pulled away in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game.
Jalen Brunson added 16 points and was named the tournament’s most valuable player for Villanova (6-0), which led most of the way then used an 8-0 run in the final 4 minutes to turn away the Panthers.
It marked Villanova’s 17th straight win in a November tournament and marked the Wildcats’ fifth straight year with a championship, including the 2013 Atlantis title.
Juwan McCloud scored 13 points to lead the Panthers (5-2), who made just 6 of 23 3-pointers and didn’t get to the free-throw line.
No. 9 North Carolina 87, Arkansas 68
Luke Maye had career-highs with 28 points and 16 rebounds and Kenny Williams had 16 of his 19 points in the second half for North Carolina in the semifinals of the PK80 Invitational.
The Tar Heels (5-0) were smothering on the defensive end, holding the Razorbacks under 80 points for the first time this season. The Razorbacks shot just 32 percent in the first half and were dominated on the boards getting outrebounded 46-30.
Maye made 11 of 16 shots and 11 of his rebounds came at the defensive end.
Jaylen Barford led Arkansas (4-1) with 21 points.
No. 14 Minnesota 69, Massachusetts 51
NEW YORK (AP) – Jordan Murphy scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds to spark Minnesota in the Barclays Center Classic.
Amir Coffey added nine points for the Golden Gophers (6-0). Luwane Pipkins led the Minutemen (3-2) with 18.
The Golden Gophers never trailed in winning their sixth straight game.
Arizona St. 102, No. 15 Xavier 86
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Tra Holder scored a career-high 40 points to lead Arizona State in the championship game of the Las Vegas Invitational.
Holder scored 23 of his 40 points in the second half for Arizona State (6-0), which shot 55.9 percent from the field. The 6-foot-1 senior guard finished 14-of-22 shooting from the field, including 5 of 8 from 3-point range, and added four rebounds and four assists. He was named the tournament’s MVP.
J.P. Macura led Xavier (5-1) with 23 points.
No. 19 Louisville 84, Saint Francis (Pa.) 72
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Ray Spalding had 19 points and a career-high 13 rebounds before leaving midway through the second half with an injury for Louisville held off Saint Francis 84-72 on Friday night.
Spalding’s layup provided a 66-44 lead with 12:38 remaining, but the junior forward went to the locker room several minutes later with what appeared to be an ankle injury. Saint Francis took advantage of his absence with a 23-10 run over 8:09 to get within 74-66, but Jordan Nwora and Deng Adel each answered with five points while Anas Mahmoud made consecutive blocks during one sequence to help the Cardinals (4-0) pull away.
Keith Braxton had 25 points and 11 rebounds for the Red Flash (2-3).
Washington St. 84, No. 21 Saint Mary’s 79
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) – Malachi Flynn scored 26 points and Washington State held off Saint Mary’s to reach the title game of the Wooden Legacy.
The Cougars put the Gaels (5-1) in a 16-point hole, and then stayed cool when Saint Mary’s got within three on a 3-pointer by Jordan Ford with 47 seconds left.
Robert Franks and Jeff Pollard made layups to preserve the win for the Cougars (5-0), who shot 62 percent in the second half.
Emmett Naar scored 17 points for Saint Mary’s.
No. 23 West Virginia 83, UCF 45
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – James Bolden scored 17 points and Jevon Carter had 16 for West Virginia in a semifinal at the Advocare Invitational.
The Mountaineers (5-1) used stellar defense to take a 43-20 lead at halftime. West Virginia held UCF to 19 percent shooting (4 for 21) and scored 17 points off the Knights’ 17 turnovers.
Seven-foot-6 center Tacko Fall had 11 points and eight rebounds for Central Florida (4-1).
No. 25 Alabama 71, BYU 59
NEW YORK (AP) – John Petty scored 16 points to lead Alabama in the Barclays Center Classic.
Dazon Ingram added 15 points for Alabama (5-0). off to its best start since 2012-13, when they began 6-0.
Yoeli Childs had 21 points for BYU (3-2), which lost for the second time in three gams.