Young, Pittsburgh hold off Yale, 75-70
P) — Michael Young scored 24 points and added 10 rebounds as Pittsburgh held off Yale, 75-70, Tuesday night.
Young, the two-time reigning ACC Player of the Week, was a jack-of-all trades for the Panthers. In addition to leading the team in scoring and rebounds, Young had three assists, a block and went a perfect 6 for 6 from the free-throw line.
Pitt (4-1) took advantage of an aggressive Yale defense by getting to the foul line frequently.
The Bulldogs committed a total of 19 fouls, and Pitt made 18 of 23 from the free-throw line.
Yale (2-2) kept the game close throughout the first half by using some hot outside shooting. Guard Miye Oni hit three first-half 3-pointers as part of a 13-point night. The Bulldogs as a team shot 40.7 percent from beyond the arc.
Late in the game, Yale changed to a press which closed a 10-point Pitt lead.
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No. 7 Virginia 90, Grambling St. 34
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Freshman guard Kyle Guy scored 20 points in 13 minutes, and No. 7 Virginia ran off 26 consecutive points to end the first half of a 90-34 victory against Grambling State on Tuesday night.
Guy, who was Mr. Basketball in Indiana last season, shot 6 of 7 from the floor, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, for the Cavaliers (4-0). Virginia coach Tony Bennett removed him with 10:51 remaining and started substituting with walk-ons very early.
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No. 13 Oregon 69, Tennessee 65, OT
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Dillon Brooks hit a long 3-pointer with 22 seconds left in overtime and scored 17 points, lifting No. 13 Oregon to a 69-65 victory over Tennessee at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday.
Oregon (3-2) shot poorly in a loss to Georgetown in its Maui opener and continued to struggle on Day 2. The Ducks shot 34 percent, including 5 of 17 from 3-point range, and had 21 turnovers.
Brooks carried Oregon in his second game back from offseason foot surgery, playing well at both ends before hitting the long 3-pointer and 1 of 2 free throws to seal it.
Tennessee (1-3), which lost to No. 16 Wisconsin in its tournament opener, had 25 turnovers and shot 37 percent. The Vols managed to keep the Ducks within reach, though, tying the game at 56-all on Shembari Philips’ two free throws with 30 seconds left.
Detrick Mostella led Tennessee with 22 points.
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No. 16 Wisconsin 73, Georgetown 57
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Ethan Happ had 19 points and 15 rebounds, Bronson Koenig scored 20 points and No. 16 Wisconsin advanced to the Maui Invitational championship game with a 73-57 win over Georgetown on Tuesday.
Wisconsin (4-1) used a short burst out of halftime to take control and stayed there behind the inside-out game of Happ and Koenig.
The Badgers went 5 for 22 from 3-point range, but made up for it inside, outscoring the Hoyas 38-16 in the paint. Wisconsin also had a 50-21 rebounding advantage and scored 19 second-chance points on 20 offensive boards.
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No. 18 Syracuse 101,
South Carolina St. 59
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Andrew White scored 15 points and No. 18 Syracuse held South Carolina State to 27 percent shooting in a 101-59 victory Tuesday night.
Tyler Lydon had 14 points and 10 rebounds, one of three players who finished with a double-double for the Orange (4-0). He was 4 of 5 from 3-point range.
Frank Howard had 10 points, 11 assists and only one turnover. Tyler Roberson had 13 points and 12 rebounds.
Six players scored in double figures for Syracuse, and five hit at least one 3. John Gillon scored 14 points and Taurean Thompson tied his career high with 12.
Thompson and Paschal Chukwu each had four of Syracuse’s 11 blocks.
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St. Bonaventure 102,
Central Michigan 71
CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) — Matt Mobley scored 28 points, Jaylen Adams added 17 with nine assists and St. Bonaventure ran away from Central Michigan 102-71 Tuesday in the second round of Lone Star Showcase.
The Bonnies topped the 100-point plateau for the first time since a 100-97 overtime win at Duquesne on Jan. 22, 2015.
Leading 53-37 at halftime, Adams hit a 3-pointer, Denzel Gregg dunked and the Bonnies opened the second half with a 12-3 run and led by 30 points with 14:33 left.
Gregg scored 12 and grabbed 10 rebounds for his second career double-double, Idris Taqqee scored 15 and Josh Ayeni had 10 points. The Bonnies (2-2) shot 50 percent from the field and made 25 of 35 free throws (71 percent).
Marcus Keene, who came averaging 30.3 points, tied for most in Division I, scored 23 for the Chippewas (4-1), who close the tournament Wednesday against Arkansas-Little Rock.
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Notre Dame 70, Northwestern 66
NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame coach Mike Brey walked off the court at Barclays Center and said with a big smile on his face, “God, I love Brooklyn.”
As well he should after the Fighting Irish completed their second successful stretch in the borough, beating Northwestern 70-66 on Tuesday night in the championship game of the Legends Classic.