College Basketball: Top 25 Roundup
LAWRENCE, Kan. ó Marcus Morris had a career-high 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Sherron Collins scored 19 to help No. 1 Kansas beat Michigan 75-64 on Saturday.
Kansas (10-0) wasn’t always crisp in winning its 48th straight home game, using a big first-half run to take the lead.
No. 3 Kentucky 90, Austin Peay 69
LEXINGTON, Ky. ó Patrick Patterson scored 21 points, and the Wildcats moved within one victory of becoming the first college basketball program to reach 2,000.
John Wall added 17 points and six assists while DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and eight rebounds for Kentucky (11-0). The win pushed coach John Calipari past Adolph Rupp in the school record book for the best start by a first-year head coach. Rupp won his first 10 in 1931.
No. 4 Purdue 69, Ball State 49
INDIANAPOLIS ó Robbie Hummel had 19 points and nine rebounds, and the Boilermakers won their 10th straight to start a season for only the second time since the 1936-37 season.
No 6. West Virginia 80, Cleveland State 78
CLEVELAND ó Da’Sean Butler scored 18 points, and his layup with 1.2 seconds left helped the Mountaineers hold on after the pesky Vikings rallied from 17 points down.
Kevin Jones scored a career-high 23 points for West Virginia (8-0).
No. 8 Villanova 96, Fordham 58
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. ó Reggie Redding returned from a suspension to score 15 points and add nine rebounds in his first game of the season for the Wildcats.
Corey Fisher, a foul-plagued Scottie Reynolds and Antonio Pena had 17 points apiece as Villanova (10-1) rode 53 percent shooting to rebound from last Sunday’s loss to Temple.
Southern Cal 77, No. 9 Tennessee 55
LOS ANGELES ó Alex Stepheson had 19 points and a career-high 15 rebounds, and the Trojans handed the Vols their worst loss under coach Bruce Pearl.
No. 12 Michigan St. 80, IPFW 58
EAST LANSING, Mich. ó Raymar Morgan and Delvon Roe scored 14 points apiece, Kalin Lucas added 10.
No. 18 Ohio St. 60, Delaware St. 44
COLUMBUS, Ohio ó William Buford had 18 points, David Lighty added 12 and the Buckeyes shot 60 percent from the field in a slow-paced win over the Hornets.
No. 20 Mississippi 108, Centenary 64
OXFORD, Miss. ó Terrico White scored 17 points, Eniel Polynice added 13 and the Rebels won their sixth straight in their most lopsided game of the season.
No. 21 Butler 69, Xavier 68
INDIANAPOLIS ó Gordon Hayward put in a layup with 1.2 seconds left, and the basket was upheld after officials reviewed the play and decided an inadvertant stoppage did not take off more time than was left on the clock.
No. 25 Cincinnati 80, Lipscomb 52
CINCINNATI ó Lance Stephenson scored 19 points and led a first-half run that allowed the Bearcats to avoid their third straight loss.