Transylvania freshman Ethan Rowe, a Pikeville High School graduate, scored a career-high 23 points, but the Pioneers lost 105-97 to Thomas More at Crestview Hills.
Transylvania put a lot of points on the board. Three other players reached double figures, too.
"We definitely scored enough points to win the game," said Transylvania Coach Brian Lane said. "But we must find a way to be more consistent on the defensive end. We have to stay out of foul trouble to keep opponents off the foul line. It hurt us today."
Freshmen Logan Wade (Louisville Christian) and Mason Monroe (Pendleton County) scored 19 and 18 points, respectively, and sophomore Parker Stansberry (Dixie Heights) had 14.
Former Male star D'Carlo Hayes led the Saints with 33 points, nine rebounds and five assists. Drew Mumford (Louisville Christian) added 31 points and four rebounds.
Western Kentucky 67, Samford 64: T.J. Price scored 28 points and pulled down six rebounds as Western Kentucky squeaked by Samford at Bowling Green. George Fant (Warren Central) added 17 points.
WKU was 15 of 20 from the free throw line while Samford was only 5-for-9.
Auburn 75, Murray St 67: Chris Denson scored 23 points to lead Auburn to a home victory. Jeffrey Moss scored 16 points and hit four of five three-pointers for Murray State in the loss. Freshman point guard Cameron Payne scored 16, too.
Pikeville 79, Campbellsville 61: Keala King led all scorers with 23 points, Elisha Justice (Shelby Valley) added a season-high 20 and Bruce Reed finished with 17. King also grabbed 10 boards as Pikeville (7-1) outrebounded the Tigers 37-22.
Marshall 96, UNC-Wilmington 78: Elijah Pittman (Holmes) scored a career-high 35 points as the Thundering Herd (3-2) cruised to a win at Huntington.
Marshall jumped to a 48-29 halftime lead, as Pittman scored 22 first-half points. UNC-Wilmington (3-4) kept the game close early, tying the score at 14 on Addison Spruill's jumper. But Pittman hit two three-pointers over the next three possessions and the Thundering Herd began to pull away.
Marshall shot 59 percent (36 of 61) from the field and made 11 of 19 three-pointers, led by Pittman with a career-high eight.
Tamron Manning (Scott County) added five points, two rebounds and two assists for Marshall.
No. 11 Memphis 98, Nicholls State 59: Austin Nichols scored 20 points to lead five Memphis players in double figures. Nichols, a freshman forward, connected on nine of 15 shots to help host Memphis (2-1) rebound from a 101-80 loss to No. 7 Oklahoma State on Tuesday.
No. 24 North Carolina 82, Richmond 72: Marcus Paige scored 26 points and Brice Johnson added 24 to help North Carolina bounce back from its first loss of the season with a win over Richmond in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.
North Carolina will play No. 3 Louisville in Sunday's finals at Uncasville, Conn.
No. 23 Creighton 82, Tulsa 72: Doug McDermott scored 21 of his 33 points in the second half to lead the Bluejays at home. It was McDermott's 16th career 30-point game. He also became the first Creighton player since Cyril Baptiste in 1969-70 to open a season with four straight 20-point games.
William & Mary 72, Rutgers 62: Omar Prewitt (Montgomery County) had nine points, four rebounds and two blocks in the Tribe's win at Rutgers.
Butler 59, Ball State 58: Kameron Woods (Eastern) had 12 points, 10 rebounds and two steals in Butler's win at Muncie, Ind.
Missouri 72, Gardner-Webb 63: Johnathan Williams III grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds and Earnest Ross scored 17 points to lead Missouri at Columbia, Mo.
Missouri (4-0) only led by two points at halftime and foul troubles hampered its effort to pull away from the Runnin' Bulldogs, who were picked to finish second in the South Division of the Big South.
The Tigers won their 76th consecutive game at home against a nonconference opponent and their 21st in a row overall at Mizzou Arena.
Isaiah Ivey (Scott County) scored 13 points, including three three-pointers, for Gardner-Webb.
Vanderbilt 75, Morgan State 66: Kyle Fuller made four free throws in the final minute and finished with 16 points as Vanderbilt held off Morgan State in the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Damian Jones scored 13 points for Vanderbilt (3-2) and Eric McClellan added 12 — all coming from behind the three-point line. Rod Odom and Luke Kornet added 11 apiece. Vanderbilt grabbed 16 offensive rebounds and shot 45.2 percent for the game.
Indiana 84, Butler 69: Freshman standout Larryn Brooks (Madison Central) scored 19 points to go with six assists and four rebounds in the Hoosiers' win at Bloomington, Ind. Indiana's 5-0 start is its best start since 2006-07.
Georgetown 82, IU Southeast 63: Andrea Howard (Franklin County) and Lizza Jonas (Tates Creek) scored 26 and 25 points, respectively, to lead the Tigers to a road victory.
Jonas also had eight steals, seven rebounds and four assists. Howard had six rebounds and five steals.
Western Kentucky 74, Northern Kentucky 64: Chastity Gooch (Franklin-Simpson) had 20 points and 16 rebounds for her 29th career double-double in the Toppers' win at Highland Heights.
Ohio 60, Eastern Kentucky 52: The Colonels were held to a season-low 52 points in their loss at Richmond.
Shelly Harper led EKU (3-3) with 13 points and five rebounds. Miranda Maples had five points and 13 rebounds.
Campbellsville 76, Pikeville 62: Angie Lawrence (Rockcastle County) scored 22 points and Lindsey Burd (Hart County) had 13 points and 14 rebounds in the Tigers' win at home.
Ellen Sholtes (Mercy) added 17 points and three assists for Campbellsville. Callisha Johnson scored 28 for the Bears.
No. 9 Baylor 92, UTSA 62: Odyssey Sims scored 28 points, Nina Davis had 14 points and seven rebounds and Baylor won at Waco, Texas. The Lady Bears (6-0) extended the nation's longest home winning streak to 63.
No. 1 Connecticut 100, Monmouth 46: Breanna Stewart had 24 points, eight rebounds and six assists to help UConn beat visiting Monmouth in the Hall of Fame Challenge tournament. It was the third straight game that Stewart scored at least 20.
No. 19 South Carolina 88, San Diego State 54: Alaina Coates scored a game-high 21 points to lead South Carolina to a victory at San Diego State. Coates was 5-for-6 from the field and went 11-for-15 from the line and grabbed a team-high 8 rebounds.
No. 15 LSU 81, Louisiana Tech 69: Raigyne Moncrief had 17 points and LSU held Louisiana Tech to only 29.4 percent shooting in a win at Ruston, La.