Top 25 Capsules
Nov. 25, 2013
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Marcus Paige scored 32 points and No. 24 North Carolina beat No. 3 Louisville 93-84 on Sunday to win the Hall of Fame Tipoff Tournament.
Brice Johnson added 13 points and Kennedy Meeks had 13 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists for the Tar Heels (4-1), who lost just a week ago at home to Belmont.
Russ Smith had 36 points for Louisville (5-1), which came into the game on a school-record 21-game winning streak. Chris Jones added 20 points.
It was a three-point game with just over 13 minutes left when Louisville's Montrezl Harrell picked up his fourth foul. North Carolina scored the next eight points.
Harrell fouled out driving to the basket with 7½ minutes left, and finished with just five points and eight rebounds. With the sophomore star out of the game, North Carolina pushed the lead to 16 points at 83-67, outmuscling the Cardinals under the basket.
GEORGETOWN 84, NO. 10 VCU 80
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera had 26 points to lead Georgetown to the win in the fifth-place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Markel Starks added 23 points, and went 10 for 10 at the free-throw line to help preserve the win. Joshua Smith finished with 17.
There were 61 fouls called in the game, which lasted nearly three hours
VCU (4-2) forced 26 turnovers, but shot 35 percent for the game. Georgetown (3-2) shot 56 percent, and was 6 for 11 from the 3-point line.
Briante Weber had 22 points for VCU, which went 34 for 47 at the free-throw line. Treveon Graham added 17 points.
Georgetown went 32 for 37 at the line.
CHARLOTTE 63, NO. 14 MICHIGAN 61
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Terrence Williams put back his own miss with 0.4 seconds left, giving Charlotte a stunning victory over No. 14 Michigan in the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Michigan's Mitch McGary tied the game at 61 on a layup with 9 seconds left, but Charlotte (5-1) quickly pushed the ball up the floor. Williams missed a layup but got his own rebound and scored.
Denzel Ingram had 12 points and Willie Clayton added 10 points and 15 rebounds to lead the 49ers. Pierria Henry chipped in 11 points. Charlotte's Shawn Lester was named to the all-tournament team.
Nik Stauskas, who was named the tournament's most valuable player, finished with 20 points to lead Michigan (4-2). Caris LeVert added 11 points.
NO. 17 OREGON 100, SAN FRANCISCO 82
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Elgin Cook scored 18 points to lead No. 17 Oregon to a victory over San Francisco.
Jason Calliste had 16 points for the Ducks (4-0), who had six players score in double figures. Mike Moser added 13 points and seven rebounds.
Kruize Pinkins led the Dons (3-3) with 20 points and 11 rebounds.
San Francisco challenged Oregon on a couple different occasions in the second half, but the Ducks responded each time.
NO. 19 NEW MEXICO 79, DAVIDSON 58
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Alex Kirk had 16 points and 14 rebounds, and New Mexico beat Davidson to take third place at the Charleston Classic.
The Lobos (4-1) had hoped to be playing in the title game of the eight-team tournament, but fell to Massachusetts 81-65 on Friday. The 7-foot Kirk took full advantage of Davidson's size disadvantage and largely had his way inside for his fifth double-double in as many games this season. It was the junior's 15th career game with double figures in points and rebounds.
Cameron Bairstow had 18 points for the Lobos.
Brian Sullivan had 17 points and four 3-pointers for Davidson, which played without injured top scorer De'Mon Brooks.