Men’s College Basketball
Nick Johnson scored 20 points and freshman Aaron Gordon had 10 points and 13 rebounds and No. 4 Arizona rallied from a terrible first half to beat Drexel 66-62 on Wednesday night in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off.
Tony Hicks scored a career-high 33 points Tuesday night, and Pennsylvania easily took care of Niagara 85-66 in the two teams’ first meeting since 1986.
Tyrone Garland scored 14 of his game-high 22 points in the second half as La Salle pulled away for a 78-59 win over Morgan State in the Paradise Jam Friday night.
JayVaughn Pinkston scored 26 points to lead four Villanova players in double figures in an 84-80 win over Delaware on Friday night.
Darien Nelson-Henry scored 13 points to lead Penn (1-3).
Cummings’ 3-pointer with 7 seconds left lifted the Owls to an 83-81 victory over Georgia at the Charleston Classic on Friday and rescued the Owls after the Bulldogs had rallied from 13 points down to move in front 81-80 on Charles Mann’s driving layup moments earlier.
K.J. McDaniels had 20 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks to help Clemson overcome a 12-point deficit and defeat Temple 72-58 to finish the opening round of the Charleston Classic on Thursday night.
Donovan Jack scored a career-high 18 points to lead all scorers and pace Penn State to a 79-72 win over LaSalle Tuesday night at the Bryce Jordan Center.
Jerrelle Benimon scored 32 points and Towson came from behind for a 75-69 win over Temple on Thursday night.
Langston Galloway had 20 points and eight rebounds to lead Saint Joseph’s over Marist 81-62 on Wednesday night.
Miles Jackson-Cartwright made 5 of 8 from beyond the 3-point line and scored 25 points as Penn topped Monmouth 79-73 on Tuesday night.
Anthony Lee had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Will Cummings scored 17 points for the Owls (1-1).
Villanova overcame a cold shooting night and rallied from a second-half deficit to defeat Lafayette 75-59 in its season opener Friday.
Kendall Anthony hit two free throws with 2 seconds left, edging Richmond past Delaware 71-69 in front of a sellout crowd Friday night.
La Salle loses to Butler, 69-58 in the Atlantic 10 quarterfinals, and now the Explorers must await their NCAA tournament fate.