No. 1 Indiana 66, Georgia 53
Victor Oladipo had 15 points and eight rebounds to lead Indiana to a victory over Georgia in the semifinals of the Progressive Legends Classic at the Barclays Center in New York.
Jordan Hulls and Christian Watford both had 14 points for the Hoosiers (4-0), and they were the ones who finally started hitting from long range as Indiana established control of the game.
The Hoosiers will face Georgetown for the title tonight. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Vincent Williams both had 14 points for Georgia.
No. 9 North Carolina 95, Mississippi State 49
Leslie McDonald scored 21 points as one of five North Carolina players in double-figures in an easy win over Mississippi State at the Maui Invitational in Hawaii. P.J. Hairston had 18 points, Reggie Bullock had 16 points, and Dexter Strickland and James McAdoo each scored 10.
Roquez Johnson led the Bulldogs with 12 points. The Tar Heels scored the game’s first nine points and led 29-6 in less than 10 minutes. Mississippi State never came closer than 20 points behind after that.
No. 10 Arizona 94, Long Beach State 72
Freshman Brandon Ashley had 20 points and 10 rebounds in his first start, Kevin Parrom hit all five of his 3-pointers for 15 points and host Arizona ran over Long Beach State.
Arizona (3-0) quickly turned what was supposed to be its toughest challenge of the early season into a rout, racing out to a 22-point lead in the first half. The Wildcats shot 53 percent while making 9-of-19 from 3-point range and 25-of-35 free throws.
Georgetown 78, No. 11 UCLA 70
Markel Starks scored 23 points and Georgetown beat UCLA in the semifinals of the Progressive Legends Classic at the Barclays Center, spoiling the college debut of Shabazz Muhammad.
Otto Porter had 18 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for the Hoyas (3-0). The Hoyas opened the second half on a 12-0 run — with Greg Whittington hitting two 3s — to take a 43-29 lead.