Gary Browne sparked No. 17 West Virginia with 16 points while leading scorer Juwan Staten watched from the bench with an illness as the Mountaineers opened Big 12 Conference-play with a 78-67 win over TCU on Saturday.
Lucky Jones scored 17 points, Marcquise Reed and Rodney Pryor added 12 each and a balanced Robert Morris defeated cold-shooting Mount Saint Mary’s 70-45 on Saturday in the Northeast Conference opener for both teams.
Kyle Davis scored 17 points to lead a balanced attack that saw all five Dayton starters score at least 13 points on Saturday in an 81-55 Atlantic 10 opening rout of Duquesne.
Mike Myers had career-highs of 22 points and 14 rebounds, Devon Walker hit six 3-pointers and scored 21 points and Maryland-Eastern Shore defeated Duquesne 78-69 on Sunday.
The Harlem Globetrotters have confused opponents and amused fans since 1926. The Primanti Brothers sandwich shop opened seven years later, in the Strip District.
It’s a long way from Children’s Hospital to the pitcher’s mound, where Eli Swierczewski once took command of the game.