College basketball roundup: Xavier starts fast to hit off Baylor

November 29, 2017 - Basketballs

J.P. Macura scored 15 of his 19 points in a initial half as Xavier surged forward to stay, and a 21st-ranked Musketeers sent No. 16 Baylor to a initial detriment of a season, 76-63 on Tuesday night during Cincinnati.

The Musketeers (6-1) recovered from their initial detriment — opposite Arizona State — by determining a play and putting together wilful runs in any half. They never trailed after an opening 21-8 spurt.

Kaiser Gates also had 19 points for Xavier, including a three-pointer that dull a final quip try by a Bears (5-1).

at Purdue 66, No. 17 Louisville 57: Vince Edwards scored 15 points and Carsen Edwards and Dakota Mathias spurred a late run in a ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

Kansas 96, Toledo 58: Devonte Graham scored a career-high 35 points, Malik Newman combined 17 and a Jayhawks (6-0) extended their best start in 7 years. Svi Mykhailiuk done 5 three-pointers for Kansas, that built a 59-30 lead by halftime and pushed a advantage to some-more than 50 points before coasting down a stretch.

at No. 8 Wichita State 112, Savannah State 66: Samajae Haynes-Jones scored a season-high 31 points for a Shockers, who competence have mislaid heading scorer Landry Shamet to an ankle injury.



Cal State Northridge 63: Darius McNeill done 6 of 7 three-pointers on a approach to a game-high 22 points for a Golden Bears (3-4), who shot 51.7% from a field. Seven-foot-one Kingsley Okoroh had 6 blocked shots for Cal. Terrell Gomez led a Matadors (1-5) with 20 points and Tavrion Dawson combined 17.

UC Santa Barbara 79, during San Francisco 72: Leland King II had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and a Gauchos hold off a late swell by a Dons (3-2). King done 9 of 15 shots and Max Heidegger combined 18 points for Santa Barbara, that took a 72-64 lead on a 10-0 run with 3:33 to play.

at Loyola Marymount 87, Cal State Los Angeles 66: Eli Scott scored 17 points on seven-of-nine sharpened as a Lions (4-2) degraded a Division II Golden Eagles in their initial matchup given 1982. Mattias Markusson, a 7-foot-3 sophomore, had a career-high 14 points and tied his career high with 8 rebounds for LMU.


at No. 7 UCLA 68, UC Riverside 48: Monique Billings had 14 points and 12 rebounds for her third double-double of a deteriorate and a Bruins (6-1) cruised to their third feat in a quarrel given losing to No. 1 Connecticut. The Highlanders (1-6) committed a season-worst 25 turnovers.


Long Beach State during Arizona, 5 p.m.

Southern Utah during Pepperdine, 7 p.m.

Whittier during UC Irvine, 7 p.m.

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