BIG TEN: ?No. 2 Maryland 80, ?Cleveland State 63
Robert Carter had 17 points and eight rebounds as Maryland beat visiting Cleveland State.
Jared Nickens added 16 points, and freshman Diamond Stone had a season-high 15 points for Maryland (6-0).
The Terrapins led by just four at the break and took control by increasing the pressure to open the second half. A dunk by Stone capped an 8-0 run and the Terrapins led 45-33 with 17:06 left.
Demonte Flannigan scored 11 of his 20 points in the first half, and Rob Edwards added 14 points for Cleveland State (2-4), which was 3-of-12 (25 percent) from 3-point range. Vinny Zollo went 5-of-7 from the field and had 11 points for the Vikings..
No. 4 Iowa State 84, ?Illinois 73
Georges Niang scored 23 points as Iowa State defeated Illinois in the championship game of the Emerald Coast Classic in Niceville, Fla.
Jaylon Tate’s layup gave the Illini a 58-57 lead before Iowa State (5-0) went on an 18-4 run to take control. Niang scored six points, while Monte Norris (20 points, nine rebounds) and Abdel Nader (18 points) had four apiece.
Malcolm Hill led Illinois (3-4) with 20 points while Kendrick Nunn added 19 and Mike Thorne Jr., 10.
No. 16 Purdue 77,?Lehigh 55
Sophomore center Isaac Haas scored 21 of his career-high 24 points in the second half and host Purdue pulled away to beat winless Lehigh.
Purdue took advantage of foul trouble to Tim Kempton to improve to 6-0, with all the wins by at least 22 points.
Johnny Hill added 13 points, P.J. Thompson had 10, Vince Edwards finished with nine points and 10 rebounds, and Caleb Swanigan had seven points and 12 rebounds.
Kempton led Lehigh (0-6) with 17 points and nine rebounds.
Nebraska 82,?Tennessee 71
Tai Webster scored 18 points and Andrew White III had all of his 15 in the second half as Nebraska beat Tennessee in the third-place game of the Barclays Center Classic in New York.
The Cornhuskers (5-2) used a 21-5 run spanning halftime to take control. Their biggest lead was 60-38 with 12:29 to play.
Tennessee (4-3) was able to get to 70-60 with 7:19 to go but couldn’t cut the lead to single digits until the final minute.
Penn State 62,?Bucknell 58
Brandon Taylor scored 19 points, Payton Banks added nine and Penn State overcame an eight-point deficit over the final 5:30 to beat Bucknell.
Banks was quiet in the second half but drilled a 3-pointer with 23 seconds to play. It broke a 58-58 tie and secured the win for host Penn State (3-2).
Chris Haas led Bucknell (3-3) with 18 points. Nine of them came over a 1:24 span that gave Bucknell its eight-point lead, the largest for either team, with 5:37 to play. But Haas missed what would’ve been the tying 3-pointer with 2.9 seconds left. Taylor came down with the rebound, drew a foul and made a free throw to seal it.
TOP 25: ?No. 24 Cincinnati 61, ?George Washington 56
Troy Caupain scored 16 points, including the go-ahead three-point play with 1:38 to play, and Cincinnati beat George Washington in the title game of the Barclays Center Classic in New York.
Caupain’s traditional three-point play gave the Bearcats (7-0) a 55-54 lead. After a missed 3-pointer by the Colonials (6-1) Octavius Ellis, the tournament MVP, scored on a tip-in. Patricio Garino scored on a drive for George Washington with 29 seconds left.
MID-AMERICAN: ?Miami (Ohio) 64,?UCF 63
Eric Washington’s jumper with 23 seconds left gave host Miami a comeback win over the University of Central Florida.
Washington scored 15 points on 5-of-10 shooting and made all four of his free throws. Willie Moore and Geovonie McKnight added 13 apiece for the RedHawks (4-3), who came into the game the NCAA’s third-best rebounding team but were outrebounded by the Knights 36-30.
Tacko Fall led the Knights (1-3) with 10 points.
Buffalo 98,?Canisius 86
Nick Perkins’ dunk with four seconds left in overtime lifted host Buffalo over Canisius.
The Bulls scored the last five points of the extra session over the final 1:17 for the win. Lamonte Bearden led Buffalo (4-2) with 18 points and five assists. Perkins and C.J. Massinbuirg had 15 apiece while Willie Conner and Hamilton had 14.
Kassius Robertson led Canisius (2-3) with 24 points.
Eastern Michigan 79,?Madonna 63
James Thompson IV had 23 points and a career-high 15 rebounds, and host Eastern Michigan raced to a 22-point halftime lead en route to a win over NAIA Madonna.
The Eagles (4-2) led by as many as 30 points in the second half, and outrebounded the Crusaders 52-31.
Khalil Malone had 18 points for Madonna (3-9).
Ball State 69,?Valparaiso 66
Bo Calhoun scored 15 points and Franko House added 14 as host Ball State held off Valparaiso.
House had eight rebounds and Ball State (5-2) enjoyed a slight edge on the boards 37-32. Trey Moses had three of Ball State’s seven blocked shots.
Alec Peters led Valparaiso (6-2) with 28 points. E. Victor Nickerson added 16 points.