No. 2 Louisville 80, Miami (Ohio) 39
Russ Smith had a game-high 23 points and Wayne Blackshear added 14 points and six rebounds and host Louisville defeated Miami. Smith was 5-of-7 from 3-point range. The junior guard has been the leading scorer in all three Cardinals victories and is averaging 21.3 points per game. Blackshear started for the second consecutive game at small forward and made a career-high four 3-pointers for the Cardinals (3-0).
Oklahoma State 76, No. 6 N.C. State 56
Le’Bryan Nash has 23 points and Marcus Smart added 20 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and Oklahoma State earned a win over N.C. State in the title game of the Puerto Rico Tipoff. Phil Forte had 17 points for the Cowboys (4-0), who outrebounded the Wolfpack 45-34. Rodney Purvis had 16 points and T.J. Warren added 15 points for the Wolfpack (3-1), who shot only 28.6 percent from the field.
No. 8 Syracuse 88, Wagner 57
Brandon Triche had 21 points and seven rebounds, James Southerland added 15 points and three blocks, and host Syracuse beat Wagner. Syracuse has won 23 straight home games and 34 in a row in the Carrier Dome against nonconference foes.
No. 9 Duke 88, Florida Gulf Coast 67
Mason Plumlee scored a career-high 28 points, and host Duke routed Florida Gulf Coast for its school-record 96th straight nonconference win at home. Freshman Rasheed Sulaimon added 19 points and Ryan Kelly had 14 points for the Blue Devils (3-0).
No. 10 Florida 66, Middle Tennessee 45
Kenny Boynton had 20 points and Will Yeguete scored 11 and grabbed 13 rebounds to help host Florida pull away to a victory over Middle Tennessee. Boynton scored the final 13 of the game for the Gators (3-0), who opened the second half with a 14-2 run en route to the victory.
No. 15 Creighton 87, Presbyterian 58
Doug McDermott scored 20 of his 24 points in the first half and host Creighton defeated overmatched Presbyterian. Ethan Wragge scored 18 points, all coming on his career high-tying six 3-pointers, and Austin Chatman had a career-high 11 assists to go with his nine points for the Bluejays (3-0).
No. 16 Baylor 97, St. John’s 78
Brady Heslip had a career-high 29 points on eight 3-pointers, Isaiah Austin and Cory Jefferson had double-doubles and Baylor bounced back from its first loss to beat St. John’s and take third place at the Charleston Classic. The Bears (4-1) lost 60-58 to Colorado on Friday.
No. 19 Gonzaga 96, South Dakota 58
Elias Harris scored 16 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds and host Gonzaga topped South Dakota. Przemek Karnowski, a 7-foot-1 freshman from Poland, led the Bulldogs with 20 points off the bench.
No. 21 Michigan State 69, Texas Southern 41
Gary Harris scored 19 points, including 14 in a lopsided first half, to lead host Michigan State past Texas Southern. Branden Dawson had 13 points and six rebounds, while Adreian Payne added nine points and seven rebounds for the Spartans (2-1).
No. 22 Wisconsin 73, Cornell 40
Jared Berggren and Ben Brust each scored 18 points to help host Wisconsin beat Cornell. Brust also grabbed 12 rebounds, while Ryan Evans also had a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Badgers (2-1).
No. 24 Cincinnati 93, North Carolina A&T 39
Sean Kilpatrick scored a career-high 29 points, hitting eight shots from behind the arc, and host Cincinnati dominated from the outset of a victory over North Carolina A&T. The Bearcats (3-0) opened with a 14-point run that featured four 3s by Kilpatrick, who got wide-open shots all around the arc.