University of Texas overcomes Arkansas in overtime.
FORT BLISS — Kerwin Roach II made two late 3-pointers to help Texas reach overtime, where the Longhorns did just enough for a 73-71 victory against Arkansas on Friday night in the Armed Forces Classic.
Roach led Texas (2-0) with 18 points. Jericho Sims added 14 points, and Dylan Osetkowski had 11 with 13 rebounds.
Arkansas (0-1) got a game-high 20 points from center Daniel Gafford, who also had a doubledouble with 12 rebounds.
KENTUCKY 71 SOUTHERN ILLINOIS 59
Keldon Johnson and Immanuel Quickley each scored 15 points, Nick Richards grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds, and the No. 2 Wildcats rallied in the second half to beat the Salukis in Lexington, Ky.
TENNESSEE 87 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 65
Grant Williams scored 31 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the sixth-ranked Volunteers in a rout of the Rajin’ Cajuns in Knoxville, Tenn.
KANSAS ST. 56, KENNESAW ST. 41
Barry Brown and Makol Mawien each scored 15 points, Dean Waded added 13, and the No. 12 Wildcats stumbled through a season-opening win over the Owls in Manhattan, Kan.
LSU 97, UNC-GREENSBORO 91
Naz Reid scored 29 points, and Tremont Waters had 21 points and 10 assists as the No. 23 Tigers held off the Spartans in Baton Rouge, La.
AUBURN 88, WASHINGTON 66
Chuma Okeke had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Samir Doughty scored 18 to lead the No. 11 Tigers over the 25thranked Huskies in Auburn, Ala.
BUFFALO 99, WEST VIRGINIA 94
CJ Massinburg had 43 points and 14 rebounds as the Bulls upset the No. 13 Mountaineers in overtime at Morgantown, W.Va.
PENN 92, RICE 76
A.J. Brodeur scored 23 points, and Jake Silpe added a careerhigh 16 as the Quakers knocked off the Owls in Philadelphia. Robert Martin scored 16 points to lead Rice (1-1).
TEXAS TECH 84 MISSISSIPPI VALLEY ST. 52
Davide Moretti had career highs with 17 points and five 3-pointers as the Red Raiders routed the Delta Devils in Lubbock, improving to 2-0.
UC IRVINE 74, TEXAS A&M 73
Eyassu Worku scored on a falling 12-footer with 6.4 seconds remaining, capping a furious rally as the Anteaters stunned the Aggies in College Station. Texas A&M fell to 1-1.
PRAIRIE VIEW A&M 81 SANTA CLARA 64
Gary Blackston had 30 points, eight rebounds and four steals, and the Panthers beat the Broncos in the teams’ season opener at Santa Clara, Calif.
GEORGIA TECH 88, LAMAR 69
Brandon Alston scored 17 points and Jose Alvarado scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half to lead the Yellow Jackets to a victory over the Cardinals in Atlanta. Lamar fell to 1-1.
BYU PLACED ON PROBATION
BYU was placed on probation for two years and must vacate 47 wins under sanctions imposed Friday by the NCAA in an improper-benefits case involving guard Nick Emery. The university also said that it plans to appeal the decision.
Women NOTRE DAME 103, HARVARD 58
Arike Ogunbowale scored 30 points in three quarters as the top-ranked Irish opened their national title defense with a victory over the Crimson in South Bend, Ind.
MIAMI 81, STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 60
Mykea Gray scored 25 points, Beatrice Mompremier added 14, and the No. 25 Hurricanes beat the Ladyjacks in a preseason women’s NIT opener at Coral Gables, Fla.
PRAIRIE VIEW A&M 117 JARVIS CHRISTIAN 32
Dominique Newman scored 21 points and had six steals, Shala Dobbins and La’Neique Nealey added 16 and 14 points, respectively, and the Panthers dominated the Bulldogs in their season opener at Prairie View.
HOUSTON 95, GEORGIA TECH 89
Alyssa Okoene and Jasmyne Harris scored 26 points each, Dorian Branch added 12, and the Cougars defeated the Yellow Jackets in double overtime at H&PE Arena to improve to 1-1.