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No. 1 Duke rolls past SDSU in Maui

(AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

R.J. Barrett scored 20 points, Cam Reddish added 16 and top-ranked Duke remained undefeated at the Maui Invitational with a 90-64 rout over San Diego State.

The Blue Devils (4-0) shot 52 percent, made 10 of 25 from 3-point range and improved to 16-0 in Maui while earning a spot in Tuesday's semifinals against No. 8 Auburn.

Duke has been the talk of college basketball since its highly-touted freshmen shot the season out of a canon with a blowout win over then-No. 2 Kentucky. The five-time Maui champion Blue Devils arrived in paradise the favorites and played like it against the Aztecs (2-1).


Kansas St. cruises to Paradise Jam title

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) Dean Wade wanted nothing more than to win a regular-season tournament title for Kansas State coach Bruce Weber.

Wade helped the 12th-ranked Wildcats deliver, scoring 21 points as Kansas State defeated Missouri 82-67 Monday night in the championship game of the Paradise Jam tournament.


No. 8 Auburn tops Auburn in OT in Maui

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - Bryce Brown scored 26 points, Jared Harper added 25 and No. 8 Auburn outlasted Xavier 88-79 in overtime to open the Maui Invitational.

The Tigers (4-0) shot poorly from the perimeter early and had a hard time shaking the new-look Musketeers (2-2), missing badly on a shot to win it in regulation.


Little, Johnson lead UNC by St. Francis

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Once seventh-ranked North Carolina started taking care of the basketball, the Tar Heels had no trouble taking care of Saint Francis of Pennsylvania.

Cameron Johnson scored 20 points, freshman Nassir Little added 19 and North Carolina beat Saint Francis 101-76 on Monday night in the on-campus round of the Las Vegas Invitational.


No. 6 Nevada cruises past Cal Baptist

RENO, Nev. (AP) Trey Porter had 14 points and nine rebounds, Jordan Brown scored 16 and No. 6 Nevada beat California Baptist 90-55 on Monday night.

Nevada outrebounded the Lancers 47-31 and outscored them 40-24 in the paint.


No. 16 Clemson tops Akron, goes to 4-0

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) Shelton Mitchell scored 22 points with four steals, Elijah Thomas had 15 points and 12 rebounds and No. 16 Clemson beat Akron 72-69 on Monday in the first game of the Cayman Islands Classic.

Marcquise Reed added 16 points for Clemson (4-0), which returns four starters from last season's Sweet 16 game. Sophomore Aamir Simms added 12 points to reach double figures for the fourth straight game after doing it just three times last season. Mitchell was 9 of 13 from the free-throw line compared to Akron's 15 attempts, and Thomas secured his 12th career double-double with 4:08 to play.


Kabengele scores 18 as FSU rips Canisius

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Mfiondu Kabengele knew he was ready to make the jump from reserve to a major contributor this season.

The 6-foot-10 sophomore had a career night Monday, even doing it while coming off the bench.


Hands leads No. 17 UCLA by Presbyterian

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jaylen Hands scored 19 points and Jalen Hill had a career-high 20 rebounds to lead UCLA to an 80-65 win over Presbyterian College.

The 17th-ranked Bruins (4-0) did what they were expected to do in dispatching the Blue Hose (3-3) and while they ran out to a big lead at halftime, they survived a scare in the second half.


Arizona rallies by Iowa State in Maui

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - Justin Coleman scored 18 points and Arizona rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit to knock off short-handed Iowa State 71-66 in the Maui Invitational.

Arizona (4-0) was ragged through the first 30 minutes before playing better at both ends during a 12-2 run that tied it at 56-all with five minutes left. The Wildcats went ahead and stayed there, making eight straight free throws in the final 39 seconds to earn a spot in Tuesday's semifinals against No. 3 Gonzaga or Illinois.


Huskers, Texas Tech in HOF Classic final

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Nebraska and Texas Tech are headed for an old-school Big 12 showdown in the Hall of Fame Classic.

The Huskers rolled to an 85-62 win over Missouri State in the first semifinal Monday night, and the Red Raiders roared back from a big hole for a 78-63 win over Southern California in the second, setting up the first meeting between the schools since they were in the same league.

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