No. 22 Xavier snapped No. 2 UConn’s unbeaten begin


Zach Freemantle scored 16 factors and grabbed 11 rebounds and Colby Jones additionally had 16 to assist No. 22 Xavier hand No. 2 UConn its first lack of the season, 83-73, on Saturday.

CINCINNATI (AP) — Zach Freemantle had 16 factors and 11 rebounds and Colby Jones additionally had 16 to assist No. 22 Xavier hand No. 2 UConn in its first lack of the season, 83-73, on Saturday.

Jack Noong began the sport for Xavier (12-3, 4-0 Large East) regardless of an sickness that restricted him in warmups and sat out the second half. He nonetheless completed with 15 factors in 24 minutes. Jerome Hunter additionally had 15.

Adama Sanogo led UConn (14-1, 3-1) with 18 factors. Andre Jackson Jr. had 14 factors and Jordan Hawkins had 11 for the Huskies.

UConn is off to its finest begin for the reason that 1998 season at 19-0. No. 1 Purdue and No. 22 New Mexico are the one groups to stay undefeated this Division I season.

Xavier has three losses by a complete of 13 factors to Indiana, Duke, Gonzaga.


ATLANTA (AP) – Virginia crushed Georgia Tech 25-0 that began late within the first half and continued after halftime in a victory that prompted coach Tony Bennett to play Terry Holland to the max. in Cavaliers historical past.

Virginia (10-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Convention) scored the ultimate 9 factors of the primary half, all 3-pointers after Georgia Tech turnovers, to take a 36-25 halftime lead.

It could worsen for the Yellow Jackets (7-6, 0-3) because the Cavaliers tacked on 16 extra factors to make it 52-25 earlier than the hosts lastly made a basket.

Kihei Clark had 15 factors and eight assists to steer Virginia, which maintained its dominance over Georgia Tech for its tenth straight sequence win. Jaden Gardner scored 14 factors, and Armaan Franklin and Kadin Shedrick scored 11 factors.


DURHAM, NC (AP) — Ryan Younger got here off the bench with a season-high 20 factors, Jalen Blakes had 17 factors in his first profession begin and Duke beat Florida State.

Northwestern’s move rusher Younger had 12 rebounds.

Reserve Darrick Whitehead added 16 factors for Duke (11-3, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Convention), which is unbeaten in eight dwelling video games.

Darrin Inexperienced Jr. and Matthew Cleveland each had 18 factors and Caleb Mills had 16 for Florida State (4-11, 2-2), which stays winless on the street.


FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Mike Miles Jr. scored 23 factors and TCU rallied within the second half to steer each groups to a win over Texas Tech within the Large 12 opener and their tenth straight.

The Horned Frogs (12-1, 1-0 Large 12) took their first lead since early within the first half when Miles hit a driving layup to place TCU up 59-58 with 3:37 left. Miles then gave the Frogs their largest result in that time with a three-point play on one other driving bucket after De’Vion Harmon’s 3-point try in entrance of the Texas Tech bench was blocked.

Purple Raiders (10-3) freshman Pop Isaacs scored 14 of his 17 factors within the second half, together with a pair of 3s that helped cease TCU’s rally. Harmon scored 13 and Daniel Batcho had 9 rebounds and 5 blocks.


LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Oscar Tshibwe had 24 factors and 14 rebounds, Jacob Taupin had a career-high 24 factors and Kentucky shot a season-best 60 p.c to dominate rival Louisville.

The battle for bluegrass bragging rights has resumed after a one-year hiatus. The Wildcats (9-4) jumped out shortly and survived a number of rallies by the Cardinals (2-12).

Kentucky made 9 of its first 12 makes an attempt and completed 33 of 55 from the ground. Tshibwe notched his seventh double-double of the season earlier than halftime and grabbed one rebound for his fourth 20/15 effort of the season.

El Ellis scored 23 factors for Louisville, which dropped its third straight.


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