- National Teams
Ogo Adegboye had career highs of 24 points along with 10 assists to help St. Bonaventure hold off Buffalo 76-74 on Saturday night. He added to his career night by assisting on the game-winning jumper of teammate Andrew Nicholson with 7 seconds remaining. Playing the full 40 minutes, Adegboye shot a blistering 7/9 from three-1 shy of a school record-(8/12 overall) and added 2 rebounds. It was also the first double double of his career.
The College of Charleston defeated Georgia Southern 92-84 behind a career night from Andrew Lawrence, scoring a career high 16 points, on 6/8 shooting (4/5 threes), adding 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 4 steals in 26 minutes.
Washington got past Texas Tech 108-79 behind another strong performance from Matthew Bryan-Amaning, who has excelled coming off the bench-he scored 18 points in 20 minutes on 8/13 shooting (2/3 at the line), adding 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 blocks.
Loyola Marymount secured a 67-48 victory over Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo. Ashley Hamilton finished with 12 points and 8 rebounds and 1 assist in 32 minutes, shooting 5/10 from the field and 2/5 at the line.
Idaho beat Monmouth 69-66 in the Basketball Travelers Classic. Phil Wait played 23 minutes, scoring 13 points on 6/7 shooting (1/2 at the line) whilst adding 5 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 block.
Stony Brook lost 73-72 to Columbia. Danny Carter played 29 minutes, scoring 13 points,on 4/7 shooting (3/5 threes, 2/2 at the line) whilst adding 4 rebounds.
No. 3 Pittsburgh used its man-to-man defense and patient offense to slow down Rider’s 3-point shooters, focusing in on Justin Robinson during an 87-68 victory. Rider (5-4) was seventh nationally in 3-point shooting at 44.6 percent, only to go 7 of 21 (33 percent). Justin Robinson, averaging 15.6 points, didn’t score until 90 seconds into the second half, and Pitt was already leading by 15.”We made it tough on him to get into a rhythm,” Wanamaker said. Robinson finished with 11 points on 3/14 shooting (2/8 triples), but did add 7 assists, 2 rebounds and 1 steal in his 36 minutes.
North Carolina Central beat South Carolina State 74-71 in overtime. Joe Ikhinmwin had 4 points and 5 rebounds in 11 minutes without missing either of his field goal attempts (2/2) but couldn’t prevent the loss.
California beat Iowa State 76-73, handing the Cyclones their second straight loss. Jamie Vanderbeken had 7 points, 1 rebound and 1 block in 16 minutes going 3/5 from the field (1/3 threes).
Brown defeated Maine 62-54 on Saturday. Alasdair Fraser played 25 minutes, finishing with 4 points, 5 rebounds and 1 steal on 2/5 shooting (0/2 at the line).
Providence defeated Rhode Island 87-74 in a potential match-up of Brits with URI’s Ben Eaves going up against Freshman Lee Goldsbrough. It was not meant to be however, as Goldsbrough registered a DNP. Ben Eaves played 13 minutes for URI, finishing with 2 points and 2 rebounds on 1/3 shooting.
Fairleigh Dickinson rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit to defeat Central Connecticut State 48-46 in another potential battle of Brit.. Devan Bailey played 12 minutes for CCSU, going 1/1 from the floor for 2 points, 2 assists and 2 blocks, however Sam Fernley registered a DNP for FDU.
Davidson ran away from The Citadel 68-53 in Southern Conference play in a match-up of British big men. Ben Allison (Davidson) played 4 minutes, grabbing 1 rebound. Morakinyo Williams grabbed 6 rebounds in 7 minutes for Citadel, making up for his 0/5 shooting. He also added 1 steal.
Austin Peay overcame a 13-point second-half deficit to defeat Eastern Illinois 77-73 in overtime. Levi Noel played 17 minutes, finshing with 2 points (0/2 field goals, 2/2 at the line), 1 assist and 1 steal.
Quinnipiac hit a layup as time expired to get a 77-75 win over Mount St. Mary’s (Md.). Raheem May-Thompson played 5 minutes in the starting forward spot, going 1/2 from the field for 2 points and 1 assist.
Wagner beat Sacred Heart 73-68. Clayfell Harris played 2 minutes, finishing with 1 rebound, whilst going 0/1 from the floor.
Southern Methodist defeated Grambling State 71-51. Myles Luttman played 5 minutes, finishing with 3 fouls and a turnover.
UNLV got past Nevada 82-70, giving the Wolf Pack their sixth straight loss. Patrick Nyeko registered a DNP. Fordham got a 74-67 win over Lehigh. Fahro Alihodzic registered a DNP. Appalachian State got a 78-69 win over Samford. Ryan Kilmartin registered a DNP. Oral Roberts got a 63-61 victory over IUPUI. Mikey Manghum registered a DNP. St. Francis (N.Y.) past Robert Morris 65-63. Richard Clark registered a DNP.