Jordan Evans had 17 points and Dante Scott added 14 with 11 rebounds and five assists as Mississippi Valley State got its first win of the season, beating Southeastern Louisiana 69-59 in a campus game of the Hall of Fame Classic on Tuesday night.
Zachary Simmons scored a career-high 24 points on 10-of-14 shooting, Ryan Woolridge added 12 points with five assists, and undefeated North Texas beat Maine 74-63 in overtime at the Wolfpack Classic to win its seventh straight.
Sophomore Exavian Christon tossed in a career-high 20 points and sophomore JaColby Pemberton had career highs of 14 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double to power Louisiana Tech to an 87-68 victory over NAIA-member Tougaloo on Tuesday night.
Juwan Morgan scored 23 points and 10 rebounds while Romeo Langford added 16 points and eight rebounds Tuesday night to help the Indiana Hoosiers pull away late for a 78-64 victory over Texas-Arlington.
Shamorie Ponds scored 35 points including a running floater with 4.8 seconds left in overtime to lift St. John's to an 87-86 victory over VCU for the championship of the Legends Classic at the Barclays Center.
The Latest: R.J. Barrett and Cam Reddish scored 18 points each, and top-ranked Duke survived its stiffest challenge of the season, holding off No. 8 Auburn 78-72 to reach the Maui Invitational title game.