No. 4 Kansas 75, 

East Tennessee State 63

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Udoka Azubuike pounded home 21 points, Devon Dotson added 19 and fourth-ranked Kansas weathered East Tennessee State’s second-half charge to escape with a victory.

Marcus Garrett added 13 points for the Jayhawks (3-1), who led by as many as 18 early in the game before the Pirates (3-1) closed within 61-56 with just over 5 minutes to go.

No. 6 Maryland 74, Fairfield 55

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Jalen Smith had 17 points and eight rebounds, and Maryland used depth and balance to wear down Fairfield.

The Terrapins (4-0) took the lead for good at 9-8, increased the margin to 14 at halftime and cruised to the finish.

Anthony Cowan Jr. scored 12 points to pass James Gist and move into the Top 20 on Maryland’s career scoring list with 1,424.

No. 7 Virginia 61, Vermont 55

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Mamadi Diakite scored 19 points and Virginia withstood a 3-point shooting display by Anthony Lamb and beat Vermont.

The Cavaliers (4-0) trailed before Diakite’s basket gave them a 50-49 lead with 5:12 left and sparked a 9-0 run. Jay Huff scored twice in the spurt and Braxton Key hit a 3-pointer as Virginia held the Catamounts scoreless, and forced four turnovers, in a nearly four-minute span.

No. 8 Gonzaga 72, 

Texas-Arlington 66

SPOKANE, Wash. — Ryan Woolridge had 19 points and nine rebounds, and Gonzaga held off Texas-Arlington.

Killian Tillie played for the first time this season and added 15 points and eight rebounds for Gonzaga (5-0), which has won 26 consecutive home games. Admon Gilder scored 13 points.

No. 25 Washington 72, Maine 53

SEATTLE — Isaiah Stewart dominated on the interior and scored 16 points, Quade Green added 11 points on 5-for-5 shooting, and Washington rebounded from its first loss of the season with a win over Maine.

The Huskies (3-1) were handed their first setback over the weekend in a 75-62 loss to No. 20 Tennessee on a neutral court in Toronto, but began a stretch of three games in six days with a convincing victory where Washington finally found a rhythm at the offensive end.


USC 91, Pepperdine 84

LOS ANGELES — Onyeka Okongwu scored a career-high 33 points, Nick Rakocevic had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Southern California rallied from an early pair of double-digit deficits to beat Pepperdine.

The Trojans improved to 5-0 for the first time in three years behind Okongwu’s fourth double-digit scoring effort of the season and his first to top 30 points. The freshman went 17 of 21 from the free throw line. Jonah Mathews added 16 points and Isaiah Mobley had 14.


UCLA 76, Southern Utah 61

LOS ANGELES — Chris Smith scored 20 points and Jalen Hill added 17 points to lead UCLA to a 76-61 win over Southern Utah.

The Bruins remain undefeated and have won all four of their games at home.

UCLA built an early 17-3 lead behind an impressive defense and Southern Utah went 8½ minutes without a field goal during that stretch. UCLA had 11 steals and 10 blocked shots.

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