College Basketball Roundup
The college basketball roundup …INDIANAPOLIS ó Gordon Hayward scored 17 points and Willie Veasley added 15 to lead No. 11 Butler to a 73-62 win over Davidson.
The Bulldogs (1-0) rallied twice from 10-point deficits in the first half.
Davidson (0-1) was led by Ben Allison with 13 points.
No. 15 Michigan 97, No. Michigan 50
ANN ARBOR, Mich. ó Manny Harris recorded the second triple-double in school history and No. 15 Michigan routed Division II Northern Michigan.
No. 17 Oklahoma 95, Mt. St. Mary’s 71
NORMAN, Okla. ó Steven Pledger scored 21 points and Oklahoma’s much-heralded freshman class lifted the Sooners. The win was the 1,499th in Oklahoma’s history, the 29th-highest total in NCAA Division I.
No. 21 Dayton 90, Creighton 80
DAYTON, Ohio ó Chris Johnson had a double-double, and Chris Wright led a second-half surge that carried Dayton to a victory over Creighton in an opening matchup of teams that won 27 games apiece last season.
No. 22 Ga. Tech 100, Fla. A&M 59
ATLANTA (AP) ó Iman Shumpert scored 18 points and capped a decisive run in the first half, and Georgia Tech showed off its freshmen in its win over Florida A&M.
Derrick Favors, the biggest name in Georgia Tech’s heralded freshman class, started and had 10 points and eight rebounds. Another freshman, Brian Oliver, had 12 points, all in the second half.
CULLOWHEE ó Brandon Giles and Kendall Russell scored 12 points each to lead Western Carolina to a 65-41 win over St. Catharine College.
High Point 104, UNC-Pembroke 72
HIGH POINTó Nick Barbour scored 38 points to lead High Point to a 104-72 win over UNC-Pembroke in the Panthers’ season opener.
ETSU 62, Appalachian St 58
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. ó Adam Sollazzo scored 13 to lead East Tennessee State to a 62-58 win over Appalachian State (1-1). Sollazzo shot 4-for-7 from the field and 5-for-6 from the free-throw line.