College Basketball Roundup
The college basketball roundup …
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands ó Hank Thorns had 16 points and four assists, hitting huge shots down the stretch as Texas Christian defeated Virginia 57-55 in the Paradise Jam on Friday night.
Mike Scott led Virginia (2-1) with 13 points and eight rebounds. The Cavaliers play Drexel in a losers bracket game today.
GEORGIA TECH 73, VCU 60
CHARLESTON, S.C. ó Glen Rice Jr. scored 19 points in his first game back from suspension to lead Georgia Tech to a 73-60 victory over Virginia Commonwealth at the Charleston Classic.
COLUMBUS, Ohio ó Jared Sullinger had 20 points and 11 rebounds in little more than a half and No. 3 Ohio State (3-0) used an 18-0 blitz to roll to an 85-41 victory over Jackson State.
NO. 13 XAVIER 66, MIAMI (OHIO) 60
CINCINNATI ó Mark Lyons scored 11 of his 18 points in the first half and Xavier (3-0) overcame a cold shooting performance by point guard Tu Holloway to hold off Miami of Ohio.
MISS. STATE 67, NO. 15 ARIZONA 57
NEW YORK ó Arnett Moultrie had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Mississippi State (4-1) closed the game on a 10-2 run to beat No. 15 Arizona and win the 2K Sports Classic. Concordís Dee Bost added eight points and six assists for Mississippi State, which won an in-season tournament for the first time since 2000.
NO. 19 TEXAS A&M 58, ST. JOHN’S 57
NEW YORK ó Elston Turner hit a 12-foot jumper with six seconds to play for his only points of the second half to win it.
DURHAM ó Elizabeth Williams had 18 points and 13 rebounds, powering No. 8 Duke to a 73-50 victory over Auburn.
Chloe Wells added 14 points for the Blue Devils (2-0), who have won their last 13 home openers.
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