Darius Garland had a career high 33 points as Vanderbilt held off Liberty 79-70 in the Commodore Classic. Vanderbilt improved to 4-0 and will host Kent State as the Commodore Classic continues Friday afternoon at 4 pm in Memorial Gym.
Women’s action saw Mississippi Valley State ease by Austin Peay 95-89 and fifth ranked Louisville crushed Boise State 74-55.
Tonight’s games: Former Christian County standout Detorrion Ware and Jacksonville State plays Western Carolina at 11:30 this morning in the Cancun Challenge. Women’s action has Western Kentucky hosting Southern Illinois in an 11 am tipoff and Murray State welcomes Lipscomb.
Top 25 Scoresl
#1 Duke Blue Devils 90, San Diego State Aztecs 64 (Maui Invitational)
#3 Gonzaga Bulldogs 84, Illinois Fighting Illini 78 (Maui Invitational)
#6 North Carolina Tar Heels 101, Saint Francis U Red Flash 76 (Las Vegas Invitational)
#7 Nevada Wolf Pack 90, California Baptist Lancers 55 (Las Vegas Invitational)
#9 Auburn Tigers 88, Xavier Musketeers 79 (OT) (Maui Invitational)
#12 Kansas State 82, Missouri Tigers 67 (Paradise Jam)
#13 Florida State Seminoles 93, Canisius Golden Griffins 61 (Advocare Invitational)
Arizona State Sun Devils 72, #15 Mississippi State Bulldogs 67 (MGM Resorts Main Event)
#16 Clemson Tigers 72, Akron Zips 69 (Cayman Islands Classic)
#17 UCLA Bruins 80, Presbyterian Blue Hose 65 (Las Vegas Invitational)
#24 Nebraska Cornhuskers 85, Missouri State Bears 62 (Hall of Fame Classic)
Today’s Top 25 Games
#1 Duke Blue Devils vs #9 Auburn Tigers (Maui Invitational)
#3 Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Arizona Wildcats (Maui Invitational)
#16 Clemson Tigers vs. Georgia Bulldogs (Cayman Islands Classic)
#18 TCU Horned Frogs host Lipscomb Bisons
#20 Oregon Ducks host Green Bay Phoenix (2K Empire Classic)
#23 Ohio State Buckeyes host Samford (Buckeye Classic)