DURHAM, NC (AP) – Zion Williamson scored 21 points, RJ Barrett came in with 20 and no. 1 Duke in his first game this season as East Michigan's 84-46 lead.
Javin DeLaurier and Jack White each added 10 points to the Blue Devils (3: 0).
Two days after beating Kansas for first place in the AP Top 25, Duke looked almost like a top team – shooting 47 percent, turning 20 Eagles into 31 points, and commanding an early one Take on a 21: 1 run led by a bunch of Dunks from Williamson.
Damari Parris had nine points to lead the eastern Michigan (3: 1
NO. 18 MICHIGAN 73, NO. 8 VILLANOVA 46
VILLANOVA, Pennsylvania (AP) – Charles Matthews scored 19 points, Ignas Brazdeikis won 18 and No. 18 Michigan v Villanova No. 8 in a national championship game on Wednesday night.
Villanova With a 79-62 victory over Michigan in April, he claimed his second title in April but was completely surpassed in the second game in his recently renovated Pavilion.
Eric Paschall scored 10 points and Phil Booth scored nine for the Wildcats 1).
The Wolverines (3-0) jumped early and never let up. They were leading 10-2 in less than five minutes and extending the lead to Matthews & # 39; Jumpers in the middle of the first half at 22: 8. There followed a 17-3 run that led Michigan 39-13. Matthews' dunk and consecutive 3-pointers from Isaiah Livers and Jordan Poole highlighted the run.
Matthews expressed the impressive first half with a steal and layup to bring Michigan into the locker room with a 44-17 lead.
Villanova & # 39; s The frustration was evident after Michigan's Zavier Simpson had led with his annoying foul to Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree near Midcourt. 13 minutes before the end, Michigan had a lead of 52-24.
NO. AUBURN 103, MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE 52
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Austin Wiley scored 18 points and No. 9 Auburn scored 35 consecutive points in a win over Mississippi College during a second half. [19659002BryceBrownfügte16PunktefürdieTiger(3:0)hinzudieeineTränevonDunks3-PointernundFast-Break-KörbentrenntennachdemdieDivisionIIChoctaws(1-2)kurzdrohtesiezuschließen19659002] Mississippi College reduced their deficit by 25 points to 51-40 at the beginning of the second half.
After that, things got pretty ugly. Auburn emphatically took control with a final 52:12 run covering a stretch as Mississippi College failed more than 11 minutes
Six Auburn players posted double-digit numbers. Horace Spencer had 14 points and 17 rebounds. Samir Doughty scored 13, Jared Harper 12 and Malik Dunbar 10.
NO. 11 MICHIGAN STATE 80, LOUISIANA-MONROE 59
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – Cassius Winston scored 14 of his 23 points in the opening minutes of the second half 11 Michigan State beats Louisiana-Monroe.
The Spartans (2-1) lost to Nick Ward during the first half with an injury. Ward went down and hit the yard with both fists. He got up alone and limped off to avoid straining his right leg. Ward did not return after four points and three rebounds in five minutes.
Winston's rise helped Michigan State with 51:35 at 16:52 after only six points ahead at half-time. He was 9 out of 22 out of the field, including 3 out of 10 on 3-pointers, after he had gone 2 of 9 in total and 0 for 5 in the first half after the bow.
Javien Williams had 25 points and Michael Ertel scored 20 points the Warhawks (2-2).
NO. 19 CLEMSON 74, SAM HOUSTON STATE 59
CLEMSON, SC (AP) – Marcquise Reed had a season high of 26 points and No. 19 used Clemson for a second half to eliminate the annoying Sam Houston State. 19659002] In the nine years of coach Brad Brownell opened the Tigers 3-0 for the second season in a row and already for the fifth time.
The Suthland Conference Bearkats, however, seemed to be superior to the challenge of dealing with an opponent of the Atlantic Coast Conference for quite a while.
In the early second half of RJ Smith's 3-pointer, Sam Houston State took 38-37 ahead. But then the Tigers took control with a 16-3 run, fueled by Sheills and Shelton Mitchell, a graduate of their students.
The Bearkats (2: 2) could not react as Clemson finally increased the lead to 16 points