No. 2 Kan­sas es­capes with over­time win

The Idaho Statesman (Sunday) - - SCOREBOARD -

Lager­ald Vick hit the ty­ing 3-pointer in the clos­ing sec­onds of reg­u­la­tion, and then had eight of his 27 points in over­time to lead No. 2 Kan­sas to a 90-84 win over Stan­ford on Sat­ur­day in Lawrence, Kan.

Dae­jon Davis hit two free throws with 13.3 sec­onds left to push Stan­ford’s lead to 75-72 af­ter driv­ing in and draw­ing a foul by Dedric Law­son. Kan­sas (6-0) then ran its “chop” play and Devon Dot­son found Vick for the ty­ing 3 with just 7 sec­onds left.

Vick then opened over­time with an­other 3, and fol­lowed it with a poster dunk that set the Allen Field­house crowd into a frenzy. He kept it go­ing the next time down, hit­ting his sev­enth 3 to make it an eight-point game and put it out of reach.

KZ Ok­pala had 22 points and eight re­bounds for Stan­ford (4-4). points, and the Wolf Pack took con­trol with a dom­i­nant se­cond half to beat the Tro­jans (5-3) in Los An­ge­les and equal their 8-0 start from last sea­son. Ne­vada scored the first nine points of the se­cond half and had a 31-11 run in the teams’ first meet­ing since 1976.

No. 7 Michi­gan 76, No. 19 Pur­due 57: Jor­dan Poole scored 21 points as part of a bal­anced of­fense, and the Wolver­ines (8-0) were stingy on de­fense while rout­ing a third ranked team this sea­son and beat­ing the Boil­er­mak­ers (5-3) in the teams’ Big

Ten opener.

No. 10 Ken­tucky 78, UNC Greens­boro 61: Reid Travis scored 22 points, and Kel­don John­son added six of his 13 points dur­ing a 14-2 se­cond-half run that helped the Wild­cats (7-1) beat the Spar­tans (7-2) in Lex­ing­ton, Ky.

Mar­quette 83, No. 12 Kan­sas State 71: Markus Howard scored 45 points and went 19 of 21 from the foul line, and the host Golden Ea­gles (6-2) used tight de­fense to counter Kan­sas State’s in-your­face play in Mil­wau­kee, hand­ing the Wild­cats

(6-1) their first loss.

No. 20 Texas Tech 78, Mem­phis 67: Tariq

Owens had 13 points and 11 re­bounds and tied a ca­reer high with eight blocks, and the Red Raiders over­came a 12-point deficit in the fi­nal 9:05 to beat the Tigers (3-4) in Mi­ami for their sev­enth straight dou­ble-digit win to open the sea­son.

Idaho 67, North Dakota 54: Trevon Allen scored 19 points and added four as­sists and four steals as the Van­dals (3-4) beat the Fight­ing Hawks (4-4) in a bat­tle of for­mer Big Sky foes. Cameron Tyson added 13 points, in­clud­ing a go-ahead 4-point play, for Idaho, which shot 49 per­cent to UND’S 37 and made 12 of 16 free throws.

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