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No. 1 Duke 87, Clem­son 68

DURHAM, N.C. — Fresh­man Zion Wil­liamson had 25 points, 10 re­bounds and a spec­tac­u­lar 360-de­gree dunk, and No. 1 Duke beat Clem­son in its At­lantic Coast Con­fer­ence opener.

RJ Bar­rett, the ACC’S leading scorer, fin­ished with 13 points while fresh­man point guard Tre Jones had 10 points and a sea­sonbest nine as­sists.

No. 3 Ten­nessee 96, Ge­or­gia 50

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Jor­dan Bowden scored 20 points and No. 3 Ten­nessee opened South­east­ern Con­fer­ence play by trounc­ing Ge­or­gia 96-50 on Satur­day for its eighth con­sec­u­tive vic­tory.

Ten­nessee recorded the most lop­sided tri­umph in the series’ 156game his­tory, sur­pass­ing a 105-69 Vol­un­teers vic­tory on Feb. 1, 1975.

Fresh­man Tyrese Hal­ibur­ton had 14 points for the Cy­clones (12-2, 2-0), who opened Big 12 play with back-to­back wins for the first time since 2015.

Quentin Grimes scored 19 points for Kansas, and Dedric Law­son had 13 points and 12 re­bounds. The Jay­hawks (12-2, 1-1) com­mit­ted a sea­son-high 24 turnovers.

New Mex­ico 85, No. 6 Ne­vada 58

AL­BU­QUERQUE, N.M. — An­thony Mathis scored 27 points to help New Mex­ico hand Ne­vada its first loss of the sea­son.

High-scor­ing Ne­vada (14-1, 1-1 Moun­tain West) shot just 33.3 per­cent (19 for 57) from the field and com­mit­ted 14 turnovers.

No. 7 Gon­zaga 91, Santa Clara 48

SPOKANE, Wash. — Rui Hachimura scored 25 points and No. 7 Gon­zaga beat Santa Clara 91-48to open de­fense of its West Coast Con­fer­ence reg­u­lar-sea­son ti­tle. to lead Vir­ginia Tech to its eighth con­sec­u­tive vic­tory.

No. 11 Texas Tech 63, Kansas State 57

LUBBOCK, Texas — Da­vide Moretti scored 19 points and Matt Mooney added 14 to help Texas Tech hold off Kansas State.

Barry Brown led the Wild­cats with 16 points.

alabama 77, No. 13 Ken­tucky 75

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tevin Mack scored 22 points, and Alabama topped Ken­tucky in the South­east­ern Con­fer­ence opener for both teams.

Da­zon In­gram scored all 11 of his points af­ter half­time, in­clud­ing some key free throws in the Crim­son Tide’s fifth con­sec­u­tive win.

PJ Wash­ing­ton scored on a dunk with 5 sec­onds to play and Ken­tucky (10-3) quickly fouled John Petty, who made one of two from the line.

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