Top 25 Capsules
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Luke Kennard scored 24 points and top-ranked Duke beat No. 21 Rhode Island 75-65 on Sunday in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off title game.
The sophomore guard made eight of his 11 shots from the floor, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range for the Blue Devils (4-1). Amile Jefferson added 17 points and 15 rebounds.
Jared Terrell led Rhode Island (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 season average.
NO. 8 VIRGINIA 62, YALE 38
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Marial Shayok scored 15 points and No. 8 Virginia held Yale scoreless for a stretch of nearly 9 minutes in the second half.
Freshman Kyle Guy added 12 points for the Cavaliers (3-0), eight during a 16-0 second-half run that turned a 37-33 lead into a rout.
Blake Reynolds led Yale (2-1) with 10 points. The Bulldogs arrived averaging 93.5 points, had an early 8-0 burst and then never found any rhythm again. They made only 16 of 48 field goal tries.
NO. 19 WEST VIRGINIA 100, NEW HAMPSHIRE 41
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Esa Ahmad tied a career-high with 14 points, Nathan Adrian added 12 and West Virginia routed New Hampshire on Sunday.
The Mountaineers (3-0) started off a little stale in the opening minutes, trailing the Wildcats (2-2) 4-1 after 1:52, but then went on a 22-2 run over the next 6:30 to take a 23-6 lead.
Iba Camera 10 points and 12 rebounds for New Hampshire.
NO. 20 IOWA STATE 130, THE CITADEL 63
AMES, Iowa (AP) – Monte Morris had 17 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists for the fifth triple-double in Iowa State history and the Cyclones set a program record for points in a game.
Naz Mitrou-Long had 26 points for Iowa State (3-0). The Cyclones broke the school record of 129 set against Northeastern Illinois in 1978.
Iowa State held the Bulldogs (2-2) – who entered play averaging a national-best 112.2 points a game – to 22 in the first half. Quayson Williams had 15 for the Bulldogs.
NO. 24 CINCINNATI 71, PENN STATE 50
Kyle Washington had 16 points and 17 rebounds and Cincinnati beat Penn State 71-50 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off consolation game.
Jacob Evans added 14 points for the Bearcats (3-1). Shep Garner had 20 points for Penn State (2-3).