Javan Felix hit a three-pointer with nine seconds to play in overtime and Texas topped Temple 81-80 on Saturday at Wells Fargo Center.
The Cavaliers have started the 2013-14 season 7-0, and it is safe to say that the program should really now be considered one of the elites on a national level.
Darrun Hilliard scored 19 points and James Bell had 14 to lead No. 14 Villanova to a 77-54 win over Penn on Wednesday night.
Tyrone Garland scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half as La Salle bounced back from two straight losses on Wednesday night to defeat Hartford 75-62.
Anthony Lee scored seven of his 15 points in the last 2:11 to lead Temple to a 77-69 victory over Philadelphia rival Saint Joseph’s on Wednesday night.
After losing two of three out in the Virgin Islands during the Paradise Jam, the La Salle Explorers are set to return home on Wednesday night to host Hartford.
Aaron Gordon showed why he is among the top freshmen in the country. But if you were watching Arizona closely during its NIT Season Tip-Off championship run, you saw why the Wildcats look much improved from last season: point guard T.J. McConnell.
The Drexel Dragons have really opened some eyes here in the early going of the season.
Ryan Arcidiacono had not made a shot all night. So naturally, he was Jay Wright’s choice on the play that wound up deciding Villanova’s fate.
Langston Galloway scored 27 points, Ronald Roberts added 19, and Saint Joseph’s beat Siena 78-66 in a consolation round game Friday night at the Old Spice Classic.
Andre Stringer scored 18 points and Jarell Martin added 15 as LSU beat St. Joseph’s 82-65 Thursday night at the Old Spice Classic.
The St. Joe’s Hawks will be quite busy this Thanksgiving weekend, as they take part in the Old Spice Classic down in Orlando, Florida.
It has been a great start to the season for Drexel. The Dragons are 3-1, with the only loss coming in a close game (72-67) at #18 UCLA to open the season. On Wednesday night they will play on the New York City stage, taking on #4 Arizona, at Madison Square Garden, in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament.
The Penn Quakers will face their toughest test of the season to date on Friday night as they visit an undefeated University of Iowa squad at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
The Temple Owls are 1-2 here in the early going and next up they travel to South Carolina to play in the Charleston Classic, opening things up against Clemson on Thursday.