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November 22, 2017

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Svi Mykhailiuk scored 21 points, Udoka Azubuike added 20 and No. 3 Kansas cruised to a resounding 114-71 victory over Texas Southern on Tuesday night in the Jayhawks’ first game of the Hoophall Miami Invitational.

Lagerald Vick, Devonte’ Graham and Marcus Garrett all finished with a double-double for Kansas, as Vick posted 19 points and 10 rebounds, Graham had 17 points and 11 assists, and Garrett logged 13 points and 11 boards.

Graham gave Kansas its 17th 3 of the game — a program record.

Texas Southern’s Demontrae Jefferson led all scorers with 24 points.


No. 6 Wichita St. 80, Marquette 66

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Landry Shamet scored 19 points and Connor Frankamp added 13 as Wichita State rode its second-half defense into the Maui Invitational title game.

Wichita State (4-0) needed a massive rally just to get into the semifinals after a slow start against California in its opener. The Shockers had no such trouble against Marquette, trading baskets with the Golden Eagles (2-2) in a high-level first half.

Wichita State took control by turning up the defensive pressure in the second half, holding sharpshooters Markus Howard and Andrew Rowsey in check long enough to build a 10-point lead.

Rowsey had 26 points and Howard 25 for the Golden Eagles, who were held to 10-of-33 shooting in the second half after a stellar first 20 minutes.


No. 12 Cincinnati 75, Richmond 48

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Cane Broome led a balanced attacked with 13 points, Jacob Evans added 12 and Cincinnati used a dominant first half to roll into the championship game of the Cayman Islands Classic.

Jarron Cumberland opened the scoring with 3-pointers on consecutive possessions and Evans hit another before the Spiders scored and when Justin Jenifer hit a 3 just beyond the 5-minute mark Cincinnati was up 14-4.

The Bearcats (5-0) hit 8 of 14 3-pointers and shot 54 percent overall to race to a 40-14 halftime lead.

They will face Wyoming for the title.

Jacob Gilyard led the Spiders with 12 points.


No. 14 Minnesota 100, Alabama A&M 57

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Murphy had his fifth straight double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota.

Four other scored in double figures for the Gophers (5-0). Davonte Fitzgerald had 13, Nate Mason scored 12 and Reggie Lynch and Jamir Harris each added 11.

Mohamed Sherif led the Bulldogs (0-4) with 10 points.

In the last minute of the first half, reserve big man Fitzgerald threw down a dunk and drained a long jump shot for the Gophers before Murphy beat the buzzer with a step-back jumper to put Minnesota on top 47-25.


No. 16 Texas A&M 98, Penn St. 87

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Williams had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead Texas A&M in the championship game of the Progressive Legends Classic at Barclays Center.

Duane Wilson led the Aggies (4-0) with 22 points while Tyler Davis chipped in 15, Admon Gilder had 14 and Tonny Torcha-Morelos finished with 11.

Despite getting a career-high 31 points from Tony Carr, Penn State (5-1) lost its first game of the season. Lamar Stevens added 25 points for Penn State.


No. 19 Louisville 84, Southern Illinois 42

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora came off the bench to score a career-high 18 points and Deng Adel had 16 for Louisville.

After scraping past George Mason and Nebraska-Omaha, the Cardinals (3-0) had a surprisingly easy time against the Salukis (2-1), leading 65-30 with 6:47 remaining.

Louisville held SIU to 27 percent shooting, including just 3 of 21 from long range.

Armon Fletcher had 14 points and seven rebounds for SIU while Kavion Pippen, nephew of NBA great Scottie Pippen, had 10 points.


No. 23 UCLA 72, Wisconsin 70

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Aaron Holiday got a scooping layup to drop just before the final buzzer giving UCLA a victory in the third-place game of the Hall of Fame Classic.

The Bruins (4-1) trailed 65-59 with about 4 minutes left, but Holiday knocked down two 3-pointers and converted two free throws to spur the comeback. Wisconsin tied it 70-all when Khalil Iverson made the second of two foul shots with 31.5 seconds left, but that was enough time for UCLA.

Ethan Happ had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead Wisconsin (2-3), which has lost three straight games, all to ranked teams.


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