Foster, Filipowski lead No. 9 Duke past No. 18 Michigan State in Chicago
Tue, Nov 14, 2023
NCAAB News (AP)
CHICAGO (AP) - Caleb Foster scored 18 points, Kyle Filipowski added 15 and No. 9 Duke beat No. 18 Michigan State 74-65 in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night.
The Blue Devils (2-1) withstood several pushes by the Spartans (1-2) after grabbing an 11-point halftime lead in the first game of a powerhouse doubleheader at the United Center.
Foster scored all but two of his points in the second half. He was 7 of 8 from the field and 4 of 5 from beyond the arc.
Mark Mitchell and Tyrese Proctor each scored 13 points as the Blue Devils bounced back from a home loss to then-No. 12 Arizona last week.
Tyson Walker led Michigan State with 22 points and Malik Hall scored 18. The Spartans shot 6 of 19 on 3-pointers after going 2 for 31 during their first two games, including a season-opening loss to James Madison.
NO. 5 UCONN 87, MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE 53
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Cam Spencer scored 19 of his 25 points in the first half and UConn beat Mississippi Valley State.
Donovan Clingan added 17 points for the Huskies (3-0), who have won 20 straight nonconference games, all by double digits. Alex Karaban scored 14 points while spending most of the game in foul trouble.
Rayquan Brown had 18 points to lead MVSU (0-3).
NO. 7 TENNESSEE 82, WOFFORD 61
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dalton Knecht scored 18 points to lead Tennessee past Wofford.
The Northern Colorado transfer scored all but four of his points in the second half, helping the Volunteers (3-0) pull away after leading by just five at halftime. Jordan Gainey scored 16 points and Santiago Vescovi added 11 for Tennessee.
Corey Tripp scored 19 points for Wofford (2-1). Chase Cormier added 15 and Jackson Sivills had 10.
NO. 10 FLORIDA ATLANTIC 100, EASTERN MICHIGAN 57
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Vladislav Goldin scored 19 points, Brandon Weatherspoon added 16 while not missing a shot, and Florida Atlantic eased past Eastern Michigan.
Giancarlo Rosado and Brenen Lorient each scored 13 points for the Owls (2-0), who were playing for the first time with last season's Final Four banner swaying over the court. FAU extended the nation's second-longest home winning streak to 19 games, and shot 63% on the way to finishing with six players in double figures.
Tyson Acuff scored 20 points and Legend Geeter added 13 for Eastern Michigan (1-2), which gave up a 12-0 run in each half. The Eagles fell to 0-26 against Top 10 teams.
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