Florida State 85, No. 10 VCU 67
Florida State used a strong early effort to built a 12-point lead and then cruised to a first-round win over cold-shooting Virginia Commonwealth in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off in San Juan.
Ian Miller scored 22 points off the bench to lead the Seminoles (4-0), while Devon Bookert added 18 points and Montay Brandon and Okaro White both added 14. Virginia Commonwealth was limited to 29.3 percent shooting from the field.
No. 12 Wisconsin 88, Bowling Green 64
Ben Brust scored 19 points to lead six Wisconsin players in double figures as the host Badgers beat Bowling Green. Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker added 14 apiece for Wisconsin (5-0). Spencer Parker led Bowling Green (1-2) with 17 points, and Jehvon Clarke added 15.
No. 14 Michigan 85, Long Beach State 61
Nik Stauskas finished with 23 points, Caris LeVert had 20 and Michigan made a tournament-record 14 3-pointers in beating a scrappy Long Beach State in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off in San Juan. Michigan led by 18 in the first half, before it lead was trimmed to 10 with nine minutes to play.
No. 16 Florida 79, Middle Tenn. State 59
Patric Young scored 16 points, one of six Florida players in double figures as the Gators won their 19th consecutive game at home, this one thanks to a dominant start to the second half. Florida (4-1) came out of the locker room and outscored the Blue Raiders 18-6 over the first 5½ minutes.
No. 18 Connecticut 72, Boston College 70
Ryan Boatwright made two big free throws with 7.9 seconds to play and blocked a 3-point attempt at the buzzer, and Connecticut beat Boston College in the semifinals of the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Wounded Warrior Project in New York City. DeAndre Daniels had 23 points to lead the Huskies (5-0), who play the winner of the Washington-Indiana game for the title tonight at Madison Square Garden.
No. 19 New Mexico 97, UAB 94
Cleveland Thomas hit a 3-pointer with 39.5 seconds left in the second overtime to give New Mexico (3-0) the lead for good in a wild victory over UAB (3-1) at the Charleston Classic in Charleston, S.C.
No. 25 Marquette 58, New Hampshire 53
Center Chris Otule and reserve guard Todd Mayo both scored 16 points to lead host Marquette (3-1). The Warriors broke to a 17-3 lead midway through the first half and then held off a rally by New Hampshire (2-2).