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No. 1 Duke fends off No. 8 Auburn 78-72

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LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Duke hit Auburn with a flurry of alley-oops, acrobatic drives and step-back 3-pointers.

The Tigers, unlike the Blue Devils' first four opponents, fought back, going right back at the top-ranked Blue Devils.

It still wasn't enough.


No. 3 Gonzaga gets by Arizona, Duke next

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - Rui Hachimura scored 24 points, Zach Norvell Jr. added 20 and No. 3 Gonzaga earned a spot in the Maui Invitational title game with a 91-74 win over Arizona Tuesday night.

Gonzaga (5-0) was out of synch late in the first half after a good start, falling into an eight-point hole.


Lipscomb holds on to stun No. 18 TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Kenny Cooper turned a steal into a breakaway layup that put Lipscomb ahead only seconds after halftime at No. 18 TCU.

The Bisons never gave up the lead and went on to win 73-64 on Tuesday night, their first victory over a Top 25 team .


Top recruit Wiseman picks Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) James Wiseman has chosen Memphis and his former high school coach, Penny Hardaway, over Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Kansas and Florida State.

Wiseman announced his decision Tuesday on ESPN.


Bol's 21 lift No. 21 Oregon by Green Bay

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) The stat sheet doesn't lie, and Oregon coach Dana Altman didn't mince words while ticking off the unsatisfactory numbers even after his team won.

"Our focus, our attention to detail, I didn't think was very good," he said, "and that shows in the percentages, especially in the second half.


No. 16 Clemson advances to Cayman finals

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) - Marcquise Reed scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Elijah Thomas had his second straight double-double and No. 16 Clemson beat Georgia 64-49 on Tuesday to advance to the championship game of the Cayman Islands Classic.

Thomas finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds for Clemson (5-0), which is off to its best start since the 2013-14 season. Shelton Mitchell, who scored a season-high 22 on Monday, chipped in with 13 points and David Skara had three of the Tigers' nine steals.


No. 23 OSU overcomes slow start in win

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Don't flinch.

That was the message Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann had for his young Buckeyes, trailing for the first time at the half against undefeated Samford after shooting just 37.5 percent from the field.


St. John's wins Legends on late OT hoop

NEW YORK (AP) - 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 on Tuesday night.

Isaac Vann made two free throws with 10.9 seconds left to give the Rams (4-1) a one-point lead. The Red Storm (5-0) called a timeout then got a pass to Ponds, who drove to the left side before putting in a left-handed bank shot. Marcus Evans attempted a straightaway 3-pointer for VCU which came up short, though a replay appeared to show he was hit on the arm as he shot.


Texas Tech beats Huskers for HOF title

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Texas Tech made every possession a grind, fought for every loose ball, dominated in the paint and imposed its will on Nebraska in a throwback to the old days of the rough-and-tumble Big 12.

All that fight produced a title in the Hall of Fame Classic.


PSU to face Bradley for Cancun title

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) - Lamar Stevens equaled his season high with 25 points and Penn State defeated Wright State 77-59 on Tuesday night to advance to the championship game of the Cancun Challenge's Riviera bracket.

The Nittany Lions (3-1) will play Bradley Wednesday while the Raiders take on SMU for third place.

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