Branden Dawson had 12 points, 10 rebounds and three blocked shots to help Michigan State outlast Penn State 66-60 on Wednesday night.
Marcquise Reed scored 24 points, Lucky Jones had 18 of his 22 in the first half and Robert Morris moved past Sacred Heart for an 85-65 victory on Sunday.
After an embarrassing home loss two weeks ago, Texas coach Rick Barnes questioned whether his team was really one of the best in the country or just a bunch of “phony tough guys.” Apparently not. The No. 20 Longhorns finally delivered a convincing answer Saturday night, dominating No. 16 West Virginia in a bruising 77-50 victory.
Jamel Artis and Cameron Wright led all scorers with 20 points apiece and Michael Young added 16 as Pittsburgh beat Georgia Tech 70-65 Saturday.
Kendall Stephens scored 22 points, including a game-tying 3-pointer that sent the game to overtime, and Purdue pulled out an 84-77 victory over Penn State on Saturday.
Brent Jones scored 23 points and made a key defensive play in the closing seconds as St. Francis (N.Y.) held off Robert Morris 68-63 on Friday.
Fresh off the biggest performance of his career as he put up seven points and two rebounds in 12 minutes while providing a much needed spark for the Panthers, Pitt forward Aron Phillips-Nwankwo talked with Joe Starkey of the Starkey and Mueller Show about what this opportunity meant to him.
West Virginia’s reserves kept pouring in the points, and No. 18 Oklahoma could do little but watch.
Robert Johnson scored 20 points Tuesday night, Troy Williams added 15 and Indiana held off hard-charging Penn State 76-73 after a potentially tying 3-pointer was waved off by the officials and confirmed by a replay review.
Abdel Nader scored 19 points to lead No. 17 Iowa State to a 74-72 victory over No. 14 West Virginia on Saturday night.
Lucky Jones scored 18 points, grabbed five rebounds, and dished out four assists to lead Robert Morris to a 72-60 victory over Central Connecticut State on Saturday afternoon.
E.C. Matthews scored 18 points and Jared Terrell scored the game-winning free throw with eight seconds left Saturday in Rhode Island’s 61-60 comeback win over Duquesne.
Jaron Blossomgame scored 18 points to lead Clemson past Pittsburgh 71-62 on Saturday.
Lucky Jones scored 18 points and hauled in nine rebounds to lift Robert Morris to a 77-73 win over Wagner on Thursday night.
Derrick Colter scored 22 points and Duquesne held on to beat St. Joseph’s 71-68 on Wednesday night, defeating the Hawks for the first time in their last five meetings.