Men's Basketball

Heels outclass Davidson; No. 21 Huskers upset

Kennedy Meeks had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Justin Jackson added 18 points and No. 6 North Carolina defeated Davidson 90-72 in Charlotte, N.C., on Saturday to remain unbeaten.

The Tar Heels (3-0) got 13 points from Marcus Paige and 10 points and seven rebounds from J.P. Tokoto for their first road win of the season.

Meeks was 9-for-13 from the field as the taller and more athletic Tar Heels outshot Davidson 47 percent to 33 percent.

Rhode Island 66, No. 21 Nebraska 62 (OT): E.C. Mathews scored 26 points, including six in overtime, to help Rhode Island upset visiting Nebraska. Mathews also had 10 rebounds as the Rams outrebounded the Cornhuskers 48-35.

Jared Terrell added 12 points, including two threes in the extra session.

Shavon Shields had 25 points and nine rebounds to lead Nebraska.

No. 22 SMU 77, Eastern Washington 68: Nic Moore scored 22 points, Keith Frazier added a career-high 17 and host SMU bounced back from a pair of losses on the road.

A former Dallas prep standout who was the first big recruit for Coach Larry Brown at SMU, Frazier scored seven straight points early in the second half to help build a 13-point lead.

The Mustangs (2-2) were coming off road losses to No. 13 Gonzaga and Indiana that were likely to drop them out of the Top 25.

Tyler Harvey scored 24 points to lead Eastern Washington (3-1).

Eastern Kentucky 115, Cincinnati-Clermont 50: Eric Stutz scored a career-high 23 points as the Colonels scored more than 100 points for the second straight game, pounding outmatched Cincinnati-Clermont in Richmond.

Jaylen Babb-Harrison added 22 points, Corey Walden 18 and Ja'Mill Powell 17 for the Colonels (3-0).

Eastern Kentucky led 58-24 at halftime and opened the second half on a 20-4 run.

On Tuesday, Eastern Kentucky scored 115 on Kentucky Christian, an NAIA school.

Butler 80, Loyola (MD) 39: Kelan Martin (Ballard) came off the bench to score 23 points and grab seven rebounds in the Bulldogs' win in Indianapolis. Kameron Woods (Eastern) had eight points and six rebounds.

Lipscomb 74, Transylvania 63: Nathan Moran had 16 points to lead Lipscomb (2-2) over Division II opponent Transy in Nashville.

Sam Sergeant finished with 14 points, eight rebounds and four assists and Alex Jones added 11 points and 10 rebounds for Transylvania (0-2). Parker Stansberry had 13 points and eight rebounds as the Pioneers made just 16 of 54 shots (29.6 percent).

Indiana 88, Lamar 72: Freshman James Blackmon Jr. pumped in 21 points as Indiana held on at home.

William & Mary 69, Rice 65: Omar Prewitt (Montgomery County) had 17 points and five rebounds to lead William & Mary in Houston.


Transylvania 90, Mount Union 90 (3OT): Katelyn Smith (Perry County Central) scored a career-high 39 points in the Pioneers' win in Lexington.

Paul Dunbar graduate Jordin Fender added 24 points, 12 rebounds and four assists for Transylvania.

Georgetown 74, Lindsey Wilson 54: In Georgetown, Jessica Foster's 18 points led five Tigers scoring in double figures in a Mid-South Conference game.

Devanny King added a double-double of 12 points and 12 rebounds. Mykal Farris (Ashland Blazer) scored 13. Georgetown (4-3, 1-3 MSC) used a 10-0 run early in the second half to expand a two-point lead to 47-35.

Chanel Roberts (North Hardin) had 27 points and seven rebounds for the Blue Raiders (5-2, 0-2). Bre Elder (Marion County) added 12 points.

Austin Peay 84, Grand Canyon 77: Former Ballard star Tearra Banks had 22 points and nine rebounds in the Lady Govs' win in Clarksville, Tenn.

Kristen Stainback (Scott County) added 16 points and three assists.