Washington looked sharp in its last warmup before beginning Pac-10 play with a 90-60 blowout of Nevada on Wednesday night. Matthew Bryan-Amaning had a 16 point, 11 rebound, 2 assist, 2 steal and 2 block performance in 28 minutes, but missed a number of easy opportunities, finishing 6/16 from the floor and 4/9 at the line. Patrick Nyeko registered a DNP for Nevada.
Rider got a 77-68 victory over La Salle. Justin Robinson had 7 points, 4 rebounds, 7 assists on 2/9 shooting (2/3 at the line) in 37 minutes.It is his second straight game with 7 assists.
Howard defeated Loyola (Md.) 69-65. Shane Walker had 9 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals, and 1 block before fouling out in 30 minutes. He shot 3/7 from the field and 3/4 at the line.
Villanova defeated Monmouth 76-36. Phil Wait made the most of his 15 minutes, going 3/3 from the field and 2/4 at the line for 8 points and 5 rebounds.
Central Connecticut State defeated New Hampshire 71-50. Devan Bailey played 25 minutes, once again in the starting role, finishing with 2 points on 1/1 shooting (0/2 at the line), 3 rebounds, 4 assists ,1 steal and 2 blocks.
Northwestern got back to their winning ways with a 70-47 victory over Mount St. Mary’s. Alex Marcotullio, moved in to the starting lineup, had a career high 8 assists, along with 4 rebounds, 1 steal and 3 points on 1/7 three point shooting.
Clemson got a 66-59 win over College of Charleston. Andrew Lawrence had 9 points and 1 rebound in 26 minutes on 3/6 three point shooting.
The Citadel got a 67-57 victory over South Carolina State at the Las Vegas Classic. Joe Ikhimwin had 6 points, 4 rebounds and 2 blocks on 3/6 shooting in 16 minutes. Morakinyo Williams registered a DNP.
Rhode Island got a 73-65 comeback victory over Lafayette. Ben Eaves played 7 minutes, going scoreless on 0/3 shooting but registering 1 assist.
Quinnipiac beat Niagara 88-63. Raheem May-Thompson played 6 minutes, finishing with 1 rebound whilst going 0/1 from the field.
Washington State got past Mississippi State 83-57. Chris McNamara registered a DNP.
Southern Methodist defeated Alabama State 49-38. Myles Luttman registered a DNP.
Arkansas-Little Rock over Oral Roberts 52-49 in the third round of the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic. Mikey Manghum registered a DNP.
Colorado State defeated Appalachian State 82-79 in the Cancun Governor’s Cup. Ryan Kilmartin registered a DNP.
Campbell defeated rival North Carolina Wilmington 57-56. Larry Awosanya registered a DNP.
Fordham got an 80-63 victory over Kennesaw State. Fahro Alihodzic registered a DNP.
Tues 21st December
Iowa State closed the first half with a 24-0 run en route to a 104-63 victory over Chicago State on Tuesday night. Jamie Vanderbeken played 18 minutes, going 3/4 from the field and 2/2 at the line for 9 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 2 blocks.
Northwestern were handed their first loss of the season, 85-69 to St John’s. Alex Marcotullio saw 26 minutes before fouling out, finishing with 8 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals on 2/6 shooting (1/4 threes, 4/4 at the line).
Maine beat Penn State 74-64. Alasdair Fraser had 6 points and 4 rebounds on 2/3 shooting (2/4 at the line) in 22 minutes.
Davidson beat St. Francis, N.Y. 76-69 in the third-place game of the Holiday Festival at Madison Square Garden. Ben Allison had 4 points, 3 rebounds in 18 minutes, on 1.1 shooting and 2/2 at the line. Richard Clark registered a DNP for St Francis.
Providence beat Sacred Heart 84-76. Lee Goldsbrough had 3 points and 2 rebounds in 4 minutes, making his only three point attempt.
Wagner suffered an 86-51 defeat to Texas A & M. Clayfell Harris played 5 minutes, grabbing 1 rebound and blocking 1 shot.
Alabama-Birmingham got a 68-65 win over Virginia Commonwealth to move the Blazers to 9-2. Ovie Soko played 11 minutes, going scoreless on 0/3 shooting, whilst grabbing 1 rebound.
Eastern Illinois got a 61-54 victory over Jacksonville State. Levi Noel played 6 minutes, finishing with 2 turnovers.
Miami got a 69-56 victory over Oral Roberts at the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic. Mikey Manghum registered a DNP.
Mon 20th December
Northwestern to a 92-61 victory over St. Francis, N.Y., on Monday night. Alex Marcotullio had 2 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists on 1/2 shooting in 23 minutes.
St. John’s held off Davidson 62-57 in the opening round of the Holiday Festival. Ben Allison played 9 minutes off the bench, going 0/2 from the floor to remain scoreless, whilst adding 1 rebound and 1 assist.
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