Jordan Price knocked down three 3-pointers in the first 3:05 of the game and Cleon Roberts hit two more as La Salle took a 15-2 lead and never looked back, topping Duquesne 87-72 on Wednesday night.
Sam Decker scored 22 points and Frank Kaminsky added 16 as No. 5 Wisconsin overcame a late Penn State surge to defeat the Nittany Lions 55-47 Wednesday night.
Frank Kaminsky continues to lead the charge for Wisconsin, but the Badgers are far from a one-man show.
Juwan Staten made a layup with 4 seconds left to lift No. 23 West Virginia to a 62-61 victory over No. 8 Kansas on Monday night.
Malcolm Brogdon scored 18 points and No. 2 Virginia used a late 8-0 scoring run to beat Pitt 61-49 on Monday night.
Kansas has mastered the quick turnaround between games in Big 12 play and will have to navigate two more while pursuing another conference title.
Coach Tony Bennett has instilled a defense-first mentality that has resonated so effectively with No. 2 Virginia that his team seems to prefer being on that end of the floor with the game on the line.
Brandin Knight joined Starkey and Mueller Friday afternoon to preview Pitt’s game on Saturday against North Carolina.
LIU Brooklyn defeated RMU at the Sewall Center 63-62 in a heated matchup that resulted in the Colonials second loss to the Blackbirds in 7 days.
Martin Hermannsson scored 12 points – all in the second half – and made two free throws for the win, pushing LIU Brooklyn over Robert Morris 63-62 on Thursday night.
Micah Mason lead Duquesne to a 78-62 win at the Palumbo Center over George Washington with a career high 24 points, including 4 three-pointers.