Second ranked Kansas edged fifth ranked Tennessee 87-81 in overtime in the NIT Season Tip Off in Brooklyn. The Vols return to action Wednesday night hosting Eastern Kentucky. The third place game also went to overtime with Marquette edging Louisville 77-74. The Cardinals entertains Michigan State in the ACC-Big 10 Challenge Tuesday night at the KFC/Yum Center.
Vanderbilt fell to Kent State 77-75 in the Commodore Classic. The Commodores host Savannah State in the final game of the Commodore Classic Tuesday night.
Women’s scores: Kentucky edged UCLA 75-74 in overtime at the Paradise Jam. The Wildcats meet North Carolina today in the Island Division final. Elsewhere, 11th ranked Tennessee defeated Clemson 78-66 in the Junkanoo Jam. The Lady Vols face UAB in the Junkanoo Division final this afternoon.
Western Kentucky downed East Tennessee 82-68 at the Vancouver Showcase. The Lady Toppers meet Gonzaga in the third place game today. 6th ranked Louisville edged 19th ranked Arizona State 58-56 at the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout. Louisville goes against Hartford this afternoon.
Today’s games: Western Kentucky plays at Indiana State. OVC action has Austin Peay at Ohio University and Murray State welcomes Missouri State.