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Hauser helps No. 12 Michigan State hold off Oregon 74-70

Nov. 26, 2022 03:05 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Joey Hauser had 18 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 12 Michigan State hold off a strong challenge from Oregon to win 74-70 in the consolation round of the Phil Knight Invitational tournament Friday night. Tyson Walker added 18 points and eight assists for...

Zach Edey scores 23, No. 24 Purdue tops No. 6 Gonzaga 84-66

Nov. 26, 2022 02:29 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Zach Edey and his Purdue teammates were admittedly too excited early on for the chance to compared themselves to one of the top teams in the country. Once the 24th-ranked Boilermakers calmed down, they showed they are worthy of their own consideration as a...

W. Virginia beats Portland State, Huggins earns win 921

Nov. 25, 2022 23:47 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tre Mitchell scored 16 points to lead West Virginia to a 89-71 win over Portland State in a Phil Knight Legacy tournament consolation game on Friday night, vaulting Bob Huggins into third place all-time for Division I coaching victories. Huggins, who was...

Caleb Grill, Iowa State topples No. 1 North Carolina 70-65

Nov. 25, 2022 20:50 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Caleb Grill has followed T.J. Otzelberger from South Dakota State to UNLV and now back to Iowa State hoping the pair could share a moment like they did Friday. Taking down the No. 1 team in the country was another bookmark moment in a long journey for the...

Portland beats Villanova 83-71 in Phil Knight Invitational

Nov. 25, 2022 19:02 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Moses Wood scored 16 points and Portland beat Villanova 83-71 on Friday in the Phil Knight Invitational. Villanova (2-4) has lost three straight games, including an overtime loss to Iowa State on Thursday to drop below .500 for the first time since March 7,...

Big 1st half leads No. 6 Gonzaga past Portland State, 102-78

Nov. 25, 2022 03:05 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Malachi Smith led six players in double figures with a season-high 23 points and No. 6 Gonzaga used a big first half to beat Portland State 102-78 on Thursday night in the opening round of the Phil Knight Legacy tournament. The Bulldogs (4-1) led by 27 in the...

Edey's double-double powers No. 24 Purdue past West Virginia

Nov. 25, 2022 02:35 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Zach Edey had 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 24 Purdue to an 80-68 victory over West Virginia on Thursday night in the opening round of the Phil Knight Legacy tournament. Mason Gillis added 14 points for the Boilermakers (4-0), and Brandon Newman came...

No. 8 North Carolina rallies past No. 18 Oregon 85-79

Nov. 24, 2022 21:37 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Even if it was being played a couple hours north of campus, it felt like a home game for No. 18 Oregon with the namesake of the tournament, and a former women’s national player of the year sitting courtside. That made the response North Carolina coach...

No. 8 Duke holds off challenge from Oregon State 54-51

Nov. 24, 2022 20:30 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kyle Filipowski had 19 points and 14 rebounds as No. 8 Duke held off a challenge from Oregon State and pulled out a 54-51 win in the opening game of the Phil Knight Legacy tournament on Thursday. Ryan Young added 11 points and 15 rebounds off the bench and was...

Jones, Boum each score 22, Xavier beats Florida in Portland

Nov. 24, 2022 20:26 PM EST

PORTLAND (AP) — Colby Jones and Souley Boum each scored 22 points and Xavier beat Florida 90-83 on Thursday in opening-round play of the Phil Knight Legacy. Xavier was ahead by as many as 11 points in the second half, but its lead was cut to one possession three times down the...