Antelope Valley Press

College basketball | Top 25 results | Tuesday


Top 25 Men

No. 4 Marquette 73, No. 1 Kansas 59

HONOLULU — Oso Ighodaro had 21 points and nine rebounds as No. 4 Marquette routed No. 1 Kansas in the Maui Invitation­al semifinals.

The early-season clash of top-5 teams with national title hopes ended up being one-sided. The Golden Eagles (5-0) led for all but 22 seconds and were up by 17 with about seven minutes to play.

Ighodaro shot 9 of 15 from the field and scored 14 points in the second half. Chase Ross added 12 points and six rebounds, and Kam Jones scored 10.

Kevin McCullar Jr. had 24 points and eight rebounds to pace the Jayhawks (4-1). Preseason All-America center Hunter Dickinson was held to 13 points and eight boards. He entered averaging 24.3 points and 12 rebounds per game.

Marquette outscored Kansas 46-26 in the paint and scored 20 points off 18 Jayhawks turnovers.

Marquette improved to 3-11 against top-ranked teams with its first victory since beating Villanova 74-72 at home in January 2017.

Kansas was seeking a 5-0 start for the second straight year.

Marquette held a 38-28 lead at halftime.

No. 2 Purdue 71, No. 7 Tennessee 67

HONOLULU — Fletcher Loyer scored 27 points, Zach Edey had 23 points and 10 rebounds and No. 2 Purdue edged No. 7 Tennessee in an early season Top 25 showdown in the semifinal round of the Maui Invitation­al.

The Boilermake­rs (5-0) closed the game on a 10-6 run to deny the previously unbeaten Volunteers (4-1).

The teams were whistled for a combined 52 personal fouls, and Tennessee coach Rick Barnes drew a technical in the first half. Subsequent­ly, there were 78 free throws attempted; Purdue shot 29 of 48 from the line, while Tennessee went 21 of 30.

Loyer shot 7 of 18 from the field and 10 of 11 from the line. Edey made 7 of 10 field goals, but missed his first six free throws and finished 9 of 17.

Dalton Knecht scored 13 of his 16 points in the first half, helping Tennessee to a 31-30 lead at the half. Jordan Gainey scored all of his 15 points in the second half.

Purdue held a 44-31 rebounding advantage.

No. 9 Duke 95, La Salle 66

DURHAM, N.C. — Sophomore guard Tyrese Proctor scored a career-high 22 and Duke used

several big runs in the second half to beat La Salle.

Kyle Filipowski added 17 points, reserve Sean Stewart scored 16 and Mark Mitchell had 12 for Duke (4-1), which won for the third time in eight nights.

Anwar Gil scored 17 points and Jhamir Brickus had 13 points for La Salle (4-1), which was off to a 4-0 start for the first time in nine years. The Explorers shot 41.4% from the field in their first road game of the season.

La Salle’s Fran Dunphy, in his 32nd season as a Division I head coach, was bidding for his 600th coaching victory. He has a career record of 599345 with stints at Penn, Temple and La Salle.

No. 11 Gonzaga 76, Syracuse 57

HONOLULU — Nolan Hickman scored 12 of his team-high 19 points after halftime and Graham Ike and Anton Watson posted double-doubles to lead Gonzaga over Syracuse in a losers bracket game at the Maui Invitation­al.

The Bulldogs (3-1) got 16 points and 14 rebounds from Ike, and 12 points and 13 rebounds from Watson. Ike, a 6-foot-9 redshirt junior forward, also came up with four steals. Ryan Nembhard added 11 points, seven assists and five rebounds.

Gonzaga, which led by as many as 23 points late in the game, outrebound­ed the Orange (3-2) 48-28, and held a 25-8 advantage in secondchan­ce points.

Judah Mantz had 22 points and JJ Starling 15 for Syracuse.

Florida State 77, No. 18 Colorado 71, OT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jalen Warley scored 19 points, Jamir Watkins had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Florida State beat Colorado in the championsh­ip game of the Sunshine Slam.

Florida State (4-1) extended its NCAA record to 14 consecutiv­e overtime victories. The Seminoles also won the championsh­ip game of a tournament for the second time since 2019, when they claimed the Emerald Coast Classic in Destin, Florida.

Cody Williams led Colorado (4-1) with 17 points and KJ Simpson had 15 points and nine rebounds.

No. 22 James Madison 82, Southern Illinois 76

CANCUN, Mexico — Terrence Edwards scored 24 points, T.J. Bickerstaf­f added 19 points and James Madison beat Southern Illinois to advance to the title game at the Cancun Challenge.

The victory by James Madison (5-0) spoiled a career-best 38 point game by Southern Illinois’ Xavier Johnson.

Julien Wooden and Noah Freidel each had 10 points for James Madison.

Johnson finished 11 of 20 from the field, including 4 of 9 from 3-point range, and 12 of 12 from the free-throw line for Southern Illinois (3-1).

Top 25 Women

No. 17 Notre Dame 113, Chicago St. 35

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Freshman Hannah Hidalgo scored 23 points to lead five in double-figure scoring as No. 17 Notre Dame routed winless Chicago State.

Freshmen Cassandre Prosper scored 19 points and Emma Risch had 16. Hidalgo, the secondever Fighting Irish player to earn ACC Rookie and Player of the Week honors in the same week (Nov. 20), shot 11 of 14 from the floor and added four assists and three steals. She has scored at least 21 points in each of the Irish’s five games.

Natalija Marshall added a career-high 20 points for Notre Dame (4-1), which shot 57% (45 of 79) overall and grabbed 52 rebounds. KK Bransford chipped in 10 points. Maddy Westbeld had eight points, 16 rebounds and four assists.

The Irish forced 13 turnovers and shot 59% (23 of 39) in the first half and had a 40-point lead at the break. Marshall and Risch each scored 12 points and Westbeld had 11 rebounds.

Ana Haklicka scored 10 points to lead Chicago State (0-6).

Chicago State plays Kansas City in the Viking Invitation­al in Cleveland on Wednesday. Notre Dame is on the road Friday against Ball State.

 ?? Associated Press ?? Marquette guard Kam Jones (1) shoots against Kansas guard Kevin McCullar Jr. (15) during the first half on Tuesday in Honolulu. No. 4 Marquette upset No. 1 Kansas 73-59.
Associated Press Marquette guard Kam Jones (1) shoots against Kansas guard Kevin McCullar Jr. (15) during the first half on Tuesday in Honolulu. No. 4 Marquette upset No. 1 Kansas 73-59.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from United States