NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Freshman Malik Corridor hit a layup with 26 seconds to play and scored all 17 of his factors within the second half as No. Three Michigan State overcame a late five-point deficit and beat No. 12 Seton Corridor 76-73 Thursday evening in a wildly thrilling contest worthy of March Insanity.
Cassius Winston added two free throws with 3.four seconds to play to push the result in three factors, and the Spartans (2-1) performed robust protection on drives within the lane by Sandro Mamukelashvili and Myles Powell within the waning seconds. The Pirates finally noticed a desperation half-court heave by Powell bounce off the highest of the rim as the ultimate buzzer sounded.
Winston scored 17 of his 21 factors within the second half, enjoying his second sport in lower than per week after the loss of life of his brother, Zachary.
Powell was outstanding, scoring 37 factors in a sport most felt he would miss due to an ankle damage. Myles Cale added 12 for the Pirates (2-1) within the Gavitt Tipoff sport on the Prudential Middle.
NO. 15 FLORIDA 66, TOWSON 60
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Freshman Scottie Lewis scored 15 factors in his first begin, and Florida escaped with a victory over Towson.
Graduate switch Kerry Blackshear Jr. had 13 factors and 13 rebounds in his third sport together with his new staff as Florida (2-1) bounced again from a dispiriting house loss to Florida State. Andrew Nembhard had 11 factors and 9 assists for the Gators.
Allen Bertrand scored 14 factors for the Tigers (2-2), and his 3-pointer with 5:46 remaining gave Towson its final lead at 57-55. However the Tigers struggled from there, going 1 for six from the sphere as Florida ended the sport with a 6-Zero run.
NO. 18 SAINT MARY’S 81. LONG BEACH STATE 63
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Tommy Kuhse had a career-high 20 factors and eight assists and Saint Mary’s bounced again three days after shedding its house opener and beat Lengthy Seaside State.
Matthias Tass added 22 factors and 5 rebounds for the Gaels, who by no means trailed within the first matchup between the groups since 2010.
Colin Slater had 14 factors for Lengthy Seaside State (1-3). The Seaside have misplaced 25 consecutive video games towards ranked groups, relationship to 2011.
Saint Mary’s (2-1) shook off a sluggish begin and led by 22 after Kuhse’s third 3-pointer of the second half. Kuhse, who had not scored within the Gaels first two video games, was four of four from past the arc.
The blowout comes after coach Randy Bennett’s staff gained their first two video games by two factors, together with a 61-59 loss to Winthrop on Monday.
NO. 19 ARIZON 87, SAN JOSE STATE 39
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Zeke Nnaji scored 26 factors, made all eight of his pictures and grabbed 11 rebounds, serving to Arizona trounce San Jose State.
Arizona (3-0) dominated a 3rd straight opponent to open the season, shutting down the Spartans (1-2) defensively from the opening tip.
Nnaji continued the environment friendly taking pictures to start out his school profession. He’s a mixed 25 for 31 via three video games, and he additionally was 10 of 12 on free throws towards the Spartans.
Eduardo Lane led San Jose State with 9 factors.
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