Top 25 Capsules
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Bryn Forbes scored a career-high 32 points and No. 1 Michigan State needed overtime to beat Oakland 99-93 on Tuesday night, the Spartans' first game without the injured Denzel Valentine.
Eron Harris added 27 points for the Spartans (13-0) who are off to the best start in school history.
Kay Felder, the nation's No. 2 scorer, had 37 points and nine assists for the Golden Grizzlies (7-4). With his 38 points in a win at Washington, Felder had 75 points in less than 72 hours.
NO. 2 KANSAS 70, SAN DIEGO ST. 57
SAN DIEGO (AP) – Perry Ellis scored 14 of his 20 points in the first half and No. 2 Kansas beat San Diego State.
Kansas (10-1), outmatched the Aztecs (7-6) from the start and took a 16-point lead with 4 minutes before halftime.
Frank Mason III scored 12 points and Wayne Selden Jr. and Devonte' Graham had 10 apiece for the Jayhawks, whose only loss was to No. 1 Michigan State on Nov. 17.
NO. 3 OKLAHOMA 88, WASHINGTON STATE 60
HONOLULU (AP) – Buddy Hield scored 25 points as No. 3 Oklahoma cruised to a win over Washington State in a quarterfinal-round game of the Diamond Head Classic.
Hield made 8 of 13 shots from the field, including 5 of 8 from 3-point range, and was a perfect 4 for 4 from the free throw line in just 26 minutes.
Isaiah Cousins had 13 points, Dante Buford added 11 and Jordan Woodard 10 for the Sooners (9-0), who led by as many as 30 points late in the contest.
Ike Iroegbu and Josh Hawkinson scored 16 points apiece for Washington State.
No. 5 VIRGINIA 63, CALIFORNIA 62
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – London Perrantes made a 3-pointer with 10 seconds remaining in overtime Tuesday night and No. 5 Virginia survived a poor shooting night and beat California.
Anthony Gill led Virginia (10-1) with 17 points, freshman Jarred Reuter had 11 and Perrantes and Malcolm Brogdon each had 10, but the Cavaliers made just 21 of 54 shots (38.9 percent) and never led until just 1:04 was left in regulation.
Jaylen Brown scored 18 and Jordan Mathews 16 for the Golden Bears (9-3), whose five-game winning streak was snapped.
NO. 6 XAVIER 78, WAKE FOREST 70
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) – Trevon Bluiett scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half, and No. 6 Xavier beat Wake Forest in the Skip Prosser Classic.
Freshman Edmond Sumner added 13 of his season-high 21 points after halftime for the Musketeers (12-0). Debuting at the highest national ranking in school history, they trailed by 18 in the first half and 15 at halftime before shooting 59 percent in the second half.
Bryant Crawford had 16 points and fellow freshman John Collins added 11 for the Demon Deacons (8-3).
NO. 8 ARIZONA 85, LONG BEACH ST. 70
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Freshman Allonzo Trier scored 20 points to lead six Arizona players in double figures and the eighth-ranked Wildcats beat Long Beach State in their final warmup before opening the Pac-12 season.
The Wildcats (12-1), winners of seven straight, are off until they play at Arizona State on Jan. 3.
Nick Faust scored 17 points for Long Beach State (6-8). He fouled out with 1:20 to play.
Arizona won its 47th consecutive home game, the longest active streak in the country.
NO. 9 BUTLER 88, S. UTAH 52
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Roosevelt Jones had 12 points and 10 rebounds and No. 9 Butler beat Southern Utah.
Jones was one of four Bulldogs to score in double digits as Butler (10-1) shot 63 percent from the field (37 of 58) and led by as many 41 points on the way to its seventh straight win.
Travon Langston had 17 points for Southern Utah (2-8).
NO. 11 IOWA STATE 81, NO. 22 CINCINNATI 79
CINCINNATI (AP) – Abdel Nader hit a 3-pointer with 11 seconds left that put No. 11 Iowa State ahead, and No. 22 Cincinnati missed three shots in the closing seconds, allowing the Cyclones to hold on for a victory.
The Cyclones (10-1) led by 13 points early in the second half before Troy Caupain led the Bearcats back. Kevin Johnson's 15-foot jumper gave Cincinnati (10-3) its first lead with 4:22 left.
Nader's 3-pointer from the right wing put the Cyclones ahead once again.
Georges Niang led Iowa State with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Nader finished with 11 points, making his only 3-pointer the game winner.
Caupain had 18 points for Cincinnati.
NO. 14 PURDUE 68, VANDERBILT 55
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) – A.J. Hammons had 21 points and 10 rebounds as No. 14 Purdue rallied to defeat Vanderbilt.
Rapheal Davis added 14 points and Caleb Swanigan had 13 for the Boilermakers (12-1), who extended their Mackey Arena winning streak to 15 games.
Wade Baldwin scored 13 points and Jeff Roberson added 12 for Vanderbilt (7-4), coached by former Purdue guard and assistant coach Kevin Stallings.
NO. 16 LOUISVILLE 75, MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY 47
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Trey Lewis scored 17 points, Damion Lee added 14 and No. 16 Louisville pulled away from Missouri-Kansas City.
After uneven play for most of the late-evening contest, the Cardinals (10-1) regrouped to mount a 9-0 run over 2:02 for a 60-39 lead with 8:17 remaining.
Lee made 5 of 8 from the field including two 3-pointers, while Jaylen Johnson, Chinanu Onuaku and Donovan Mitchell each had 10 points to help the Cardinals to their fifth win in a row.
Martez Harrison scored 12 points for UMKC (7-5), which shot just 30 percent as its two-game winning streak ended.
NO. 17 VILLANOVA 78, DELAWARE 48
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) – Josh Hart had 18 points and 14 rebounds, freshman Jalen Brunson added 13 points and No. 17 Villanova relied on stingy defense and timely 3-point shooting to defeat Delaware.
Ryan Arcidiacono added 11 points and Phil Booth finished with nine points and seven assists filling in primarily for Kris Jenkins who left in the first half with a sprained knee and did not return.
Outside of Kory Holden (23 points) and Cazmon Hayes (14 points), the Blue Hens (5-5) couldn't generate much offense, becoming the eighth team this season to shoot less than 40 percent against the stifling Villanova defense.
Every game this season for Villanova (9-2) has been decided by double digits.
NO. 18 SMU 90, KENT STATE 74
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Larry Brown returned from a nine-game suspension and No. 18 SMU remained unbeaten with a win over Kent State in the Las Vegas Classic.
Brown was suspended after the NCAA ruled in September that a former men's basketball administrative assistant completed online course work for a student to meet eligibility requirements.
Nic Moore scored 25 points and Keith Frazier added 19 and 10 rebounds to lead SMU (10-0).
Jordan Tolbert added 18 points and 10 rebounds for the winners, while Ben Moore had 10 points.
Jaylin Walker led Kent State (7-3) with 20 points.
DEPAUL 82, No. 20 GEORGE WASHINGTON 61
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) – Billy Garrett Jr. scored 20 points and Eli Cain added 16 to lead DePaul to an upset of No. 20 George Washington.
Aaron Simpson added 15 points for the Blue Demons (6-6), who broke a four-game losing streak and had their first home victory over a ranked opponent in eight seasons.
George Washington (10-2) was led by Kevin Larsen's 17 points and 11 rebounds. The Colonials, unranked for a decade until last week following victories over Penn State and Rutgers, saw their four-game winning streak snapped.
Tyler Cavanaugh added 14 points for George Washington.
No. 24 UTAH 105, DELAWARE STATE 58
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Jordan Loveridge scored 14 points as No. 24 Utah romped past Delaware State. The Utes (10-2) led from start to finish in the lopsided meeting. Loveridge hit a 3 from the left wing to cap a 12-0 run and give Utah a 31-13 lead just over 10 minutes into the game. The Utes used another burst in an 18-5 run to go up 52-25 shortly before halftime.
Kyle Kuzma scored 15 and Lorenzo Bonam added 12. Utah had 15 assists on 18 first-half baskets.
Devin Morgan led DSU with 14 points.
NO. 25 SOUTH CAROLINA 75, ST. JOHN'S 61
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) – Duane Notice scored 20 points to lead No. 25 South Carolina over St. John's at Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Gamecocks (11-0) came in ranked for the first time since March 16, 2004, when they were 23rd in the final regular-season poll.
A balanced attack was the key for South Carolina, which had four players finish in double digits scoring including Michael Carrera with 16, Sindarius Thornwell had 11 and Laimonas Chatkevicius 10.
Durand Johnson led St. John's with 16 points. Federico Mussini added 12 points and Christian Jones 10.
But St. John's hurt itself with poor free-throw shooting, going 9-for-17 in the second half and 12-for-27 for the game. The Red Storm are 30-for-61 at the line in their last two games.
- A.J. Hammons
- Aaron Simpson
- Abdel Nader
- Allonzo Trier
- Anthony Gill
- Arizona Wildcats
- Ben Moore
- Billy Garrett Jr.
- Bryant Crawford
- Bryn Forbes
- Buddy Hield
- Butler Bulldogs
- Caleb Swanigan
- California Golden Bears
- Cazmon Hayes
- Chinanu Onuaku
- Cincinnati Bearcats
- Damion Lee
- Dante Buford
- Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens
- Denzel Valentine
- DePaul Blue Demons
- Devonte' Graham
- Donovan Mitchell
- Duane Notice
- Durand Johnson
- Edmond Sumner
- Eli Cain
- Eron Harris
- Federico Mussini
- Frank Mason III
- George Washington Colonials
- Georges Niang
- Ike Iroegbu
- Iowa State Cyclones
- Isaiah Cousins
- Jalen Brunson
- Jarred Reuter
- Jaylen Brown
- Jaylen Johnson
- Jaylin Walker
- Jeff Roberson
- John Collins
- Jordan Loveridge
- Jordan Mathews
- Jordan Tolbert
- Jordan Woodard
- Josh Hart
- Josh Hawkinson
- Kansas Jayhawks
- Keith Frazier
- Kent State Golden Flashes
- Kory Holden
- Kris Jenkins
- Kyle Kuzma
- Laimonas Chatkevicius
- London Perrantes
- Long Beach State 49ers
- Lorenzo Bonam
- Louisville Cardinals
- Malcolm Brogdon
- Martez Harrison
- Michael Carrera
- Michigan State Spartans
- Nic Moore
- Nick Faust
- Oklahoma Sooners
- Perry Ellis
- Phil Booth
- Purdue Boilermakers
- Rapheal Davis
- Roosevelt Jones
- Ryan Arcidiacono
- Sindarius Thornwell
- SMU Mustangs
- South Carolina Gamecocks
- Southern Utah Thunderbirds
- St. John's Red Storm
- Travon Langston
- Trevon Bluiett
- Trey Lewis
- Troy Caupain
- Tyler Cavanaugh
- UMKC Kangaroos
- Utah Runnin' Utes
- Vanderbilt Commodores
- Villanova Wildcats
- Virginia Cavaliers
- Wake Forest Demon Deacons
- Washington State Cougars
- Wayne Selden Jr.
- Xavier Musketeers