No. 1 Indiana 87, North Dakota State 61
Cody Zeller kept host Indiana in control throughout the first half. Remy Abell gave the Hoosiers the other big scorer they needed in the second half — and it came just in time for the Hoosiers to fend off pesky North Dakota State.
The Hoosiers (2-0) struggled to get in sync against the foul-prone Bison (1-1).
Early in the second half, after the Bison closed to 48-38, Zeller and Abell combined for 15 points in a 23-13 run that turned the game into a rout.
Zeller finished with 22 points and nine rebounds, while Abell scored a career-high 14, including seven straight during the run that finally turned the game.
Freshman Jeremy Hollowell had 14 points for the Hoosiers in the first round of the Progressive Legends Classic.
North Dakota State was led by Marshall Bjorklund with 16 points and Mike Felt with 11.
No. 20 Notre Dame 84, Monmouth 57
Garrick Sherman had 22 points and seven rebounds to lead host Notre Dame to victory over Monmouth.
Jack Cooley added 16 points for the Irish (2-0) and Pat Connaughton had 13.
Monmouth (1-1) scored the game’s first four points, but Cooley’s free throw 4 minutes into the game put the Irish ahead for good. Notre Dame stretched its lead to 17 points with 1:31 to go in the first half, before Monmouth’s Andrew Nicholas cut the deficit to 12 with a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Notre Dame, which outrebounded Monmouth 42-24, only shot 61 percent from the free throw line.
Dion Nesmith led the Hawks with 13 points.
No. 17 Memphis 81, North Florida 66
Tarik Black had 18 points and seven rebounds to lead host Memphis to victory over North Florida.
Memphis (1-0), which overcame a sluggish start in its season opener, eventually pulled away from North Florida in the middle stages of the first half and coasted through the second half.
Joe Jackson finished with 14 points, six rebounds and six assists, while Antonio Barton, who keyed Memphis’ rally, scored 11 points.
Jerron Granberry led the Ospreys (1-1) with 17 points, including 13 in the second half. Parker Smith scored 12 points on 4-of-8 shooting from outside the arc while Charles McRoy added 10 points.
The Tigers led by as many as 32 points in the second half. The Ospreys closed the deficit late as the Tigers went deep into their bench to finish the game.
North Florida shot 39 percent overall, including 50 percent in the second half.
Memphis shot 42 percent from the field.
The Tigers led 47-25 at halftime behind 11 points from Barton and 10 from Black.
Smith made three 3-pointers as North Florida took a 20-17 lead.
Barton then scored 10 of the Tigers’ next 12 points, kickstarting Memphis to a 19-0 run, part of a half-closing 30-5 spurt.
The Tigers stretched the lead with a 19-9 run to open the second half, building its biggest lead at 66-34 with just under 14 minutes left.
No. 5 Michigan 91, IUPUI 54
Trey Burke scored 22 points and Glenn Robinson III added 21, leading host Michigan to victory.
Burke equaled a career high with nine assists and Robinson made his first eight shots from the field. Michigan (2-0) has been a model of efficiency on offense so far this season. After beating Slippery Rock 100-62 in their opener, the Wolverines shot 60 percent from the field and went 13 of 21 from 3-point range against IUPUI.
Michigan advances to play Cleveland State in the next round tonight.
Purdue transfer John Hart scored 15 points for IUPUI.