Seth Curry scored 17 points and No. 1 Duke cruised to a 79-45 victory against Miami (Ohio) on Tuesday night in the second round of the CBE Classic in Durham, N.C.
Kyrie Irving added 13 points and Mason Plumlee had 10 points and a career-high 14 rebounds for the Blue Devils (2-0). They shot 43 percent from the field, hit 40 percent of their three-pointers, held a 48-27 rebounding advantage and used two overwhelming runs in the first half to effectively end it by halftime.
Josh Sewell, a freshman from Louisville Trinity, had six points for the RedHawks.
No. 3 Kansas State 73, Virginia Tech 57: Martavious Irving hit three three-pointers during a decisive second-half run that turned a tight game between two cold-shooting teams into a laugher for host Kansas State. Malcolm Delaney, the Atlantic Coast Conference's leading returning scorer, had 22 points for the Hokies (1-1).
Jacob Pullen, the Wildcats' pre-season All-American, was benched all but 2 minutes of the first half with three fouls, but scored 13 points.
No. 6 Villanova 84, Marist 47: Maalik Wayns scored 17 points and Dominic Cheek had 15 to lead host Villanova to a victory in the NIT Season Tip-Off. Jay Bowie had 14 points for Marist (0-1), which extended Division I's longest losing streak to 19 games.
No. 10 Syracuse 66, Detroit 55: Scoop Jardine scored a career-high 27 points, Rick Jackson had 10 points and a career-best 22 rebounds, and host Syracuse rallied past Detroit in the Legends Classic. Syracuse (3-0) trailed for much of the first half.
No. 17 Baylor 74, La Salle 64: Quincy Acy had 25 points and 11 rebounds, Anthony Jones scored three consecutive baskets to ignite a go-ahead spurt early in the second half and Baylor overcame an often sloppy performance to beat visiting La Salle.
Indiana 71, Mississippi Valley St. 54: Christian Watford finished with 18 points and nine rebounds, helping Indiana win in Bloomington. The Hoosiers (3-0) won for the third time in five days. For the first time in the Tom Crean era, they have won three straight games.
IUPUI 83, Indiana-Northwest 62: Leroy Nobles (Central) scored 21 points and Alex Young had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead host IUPUI.
Penn St. 66, St. Joseph's 57: Jeff Brooks (Doss) led the Nittany Lions with 18 points and nine rebounds.
VMI 120, Virginia-Wise 88: Michael Sparks (Tates Creek) scored 16 for host VMI.
Middle Tennessee St. 74, Austin Peay 60: Paul Dunbar graduate Ebony Rowe is 2-for-2 on double-doubles after scoring 18 points and grabbing 12 rebounds in her second collegiate game, a Blue Raiders victory at Austin Peay. Whitney Hanley (Bullitt East) had 18 points, five rebounds and five assists for the Lady Governors. Brooke Faulkner (Harrison County) added 14 points.
Georgetown 73, Trevecca Nazarene 53: Mikkah Rogers (Corbin) scored a team-high 16 points and host Georgetown (4-1) upset Trevecca Nazarene, ranked 14th in NAIA. Jessica Waddle and Kourtney Tyra (Jackson County) each added 12 points.
"I don't even think we knew what they were ranked before the game," Rogers said. "We just knew we beat them there last year and wanted to come out strong here tonight."
Transylvania 79, Wilmington 75: Olivia Akridge (Lyon County) scored 23 points, Charli Fant (Glasgow) hit six threes and scored 21, and Holly Milburn (Scott County) had 15 points and 11 rebounds in the Pioneers' victory in Lexington.
Union 100, Asbury 74: Union hit the century mark for the second game in a row as the Lady Bulldogs rolled to their fourth straight victory. Wendi Messer (Knox Central) led the way for Union with 22 points and six rebounds.
Cumberlands 74, Bryan 40: Led by Amanda Brimm, Cumberlands shot 57.7 percent from the field in a rout at home. Brimm, a Whitley County graduate who was 10-for-13 from the field, scored 23 points to go with seven steals and four rebounds. Stephanie Salyers (Southwestern) added 15 points and Ida Gustafasson had 11 points and six boards.