Louisville knocks off Wichita State
Donovan Mitchell made two 3-pointers in the final 4½ minutes and scored 14 points to help No. 10 Louisville beat Wichita State 62-52 on Thursday for a spot in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game.
Quentin Snider also scored 14 points for the Cardinals (5-0). They will play Baylor for the title.
Wichita State (5-1) shot just 32 percent for the game, while Louisville — which shot 37 percent — helped itself by making 17 of 23 free throws and taking a 46-33 rebounding advantage.
Markis McDuffie and Shaquille Morris each scored 10 for the Shockers. Johnathan Motley scored 20 of his 26 points in the first half and No. 20 Baylor (5-0) beat No. 24 Michigan State (3-3) to reach the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game in the Bahamas. Nathan Adrian had 13 points and eight rebounds in No. 19 West Virginia’s (4-0) victory over Illinois (42) in the NIT Season Tip-Off.
Jonathan Williams and Zach Collins led a balanced offense with 13 points apiece, helping No. 11 Gonzaga (5-0) pull away from Quinnipiac (0-3) in the first round of the AdvoCare Invitational at Disney World. Monte Morris scored 20 points and No. 21 Iowa State (4-0) took the lead for good in the final minute in the opening game of the AdvoCare Invitational at Disney World.