Top 25 highlights
No. 2 Kentucky 71, Southern Illinois 59:
Keldon Johnson and Immanuel Quickley each scored 15 points, Nick Richards grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds and the Wildcats (1-1) bounced back from Tuesday night’s 118-84 shellacking by No. 4 Duke, but had to work hard in the second half to overcome the Salukis.
No. 6 Tennessee 87, Louisiana-Lafayette 65:
Grant Williams scored 31 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and showcased his newfound 3-point range as the Vols (2-0) breezed at home.
No. 8 North Carolina 116, Elon 67: Cameron Johnson and freshman Nassir Little scored 21 points apiece and the Tar Heels (2-0) routed the host Phoenix (1-1), who christened their new $40 million on-campus arena.