No. 2 Kansas 87, Wake Forest 78
Andrew Wiggins scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half and Kansas moved into the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis, downing previously unbeaten Wake Forest in Paradise Island, Bahamas.
Frank Mason scored 13 points and Joel Embiid added 10 for the Jayhawks (5-0), who had a 14-point halftime lead trimmed to four before hanging on in the final minutes.
Kansas will play Villanova tonight for a spot in the title game.
Codi Miller-McIntyre scored 20 of his 26 points in the second half for Wake Forest (5-1). The Demon Deacons held Kansas to a season-low 47 percent from the field.
No. 5 Oklahoma State 97, Purdue 87
Marcus Smart scored 30 points, and Oklahoma State nearly blew a big lead before beating Purdue in the opening round of the Old Spice Classic in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Markel Brown added 25 points for the Cowboys (6-0), who came in averaging 100.2 points and had defeated their first five opponents by an average of 37.8.
Oklahoma State led 52-29 at halftime after going to the foul line 25 times.
Purdue (5-1) got 18 points from Bryson Smith, and Errick Peck added 12. Ronnie Johnson, who was averaging 13.8 points, battled foul trouble and had 10 points.
The Boilermakers stormed back late and pulled within 84-80 on a 3-pointer by Kendall Stephens with 3 minutes left. Brown and Smart made layups to give Oklahoma State a little breathing room.
No. 19 UCLA 105, Nevada 84
Jordan Adams and Zach Lavine each scored 21 points to lead UCLA in the opening round of the Las Vegas Invitational.
Five players scored in double figures for the Bruins (6-0), who quickly erased an early five-point deficit and built a double-digit lead less than 10 minutes into the game.
UCLA’s lead got as high as 19 in the first half, when the Bruins shot 16-of-25 (64 percent) from the field and 17-of-18 at the free-throw line. They finished at 60.7 percent from the floor, including 10-of-20 from 3-point range.
Deonte Burton and Jerry Evans Jr. each scored 20 points for Nevada (3-4), while Michael Perez added 18.
No. 21 Memphis 87, Siena 60
Joe Jackson scored 18 points, Shaq Goodwin had 17 and Memphis advanced to the semifinals of the Old Spice Classic by beating Siena in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Michael Dixon Jr. added 16 points for Memphis (3-1).
The Tigers’ lone loss this season came against No. 5 Oklahoma State, a game the Cowboys won handily 101-80 on Nov. 19. Memphis could get a rematch in the championship game of this event Sunday if both win today.
Siena (2-5) got 11 points from Brett Bisping.
After a slow start, Memphis grabbed a 48-31 halftime advantage as Goodwin and Dixon both scored 13 points.
No. 23 Iowa 77, Xavier 74
Roy Devyn Marble scored 30 points before leaving with a leg injury, and No. 23 Iowa rallied from a 15-point, second-half deficit to beat Xavier 77-74 in overtime at the Battle 4 Atlantis quarterfinals in Paradise Island, Bahamas.
The Hawkeyes (6-0) never led in regulation, but never trailed in overtime.
Zach McCabe scored 11 points, and Gabriel Olaseni had 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Hawkeyes. Aaron White’s 10-point night ended with a clutch tip-in with 1:40 left in overtime.
Xavier (5-1) had three 3-point tries all bounce off the rim in the final 10 seconds. Justin Martin led the Musketeers with 15 points, Semaj Christon added 14, Myles Davis scored 12 and Matt Stainbrook finished with 11.
No. 25 Marquette 86, Cal State Fullerton 66
Jamil Wilson scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Marquette routed tournament host Cal State Fullerton in the first round of the Wooden Legacy.
Davante Gardner and Jajuan Johnson each had 18 points off the bench for the Golden Eagles, who quickly squashed any hope the Titans had of pulling an upset. Marquette grabbed a double-digit lead just 10 minutes into the game and cruised from there.
The Golden Eagles shot 55.7 percent from the field.