Desmond Bane led TCU with 23 points, nine rebounds and five assists, Jaire Grayer hit four 3-pointers on the way to a season-high 15 points for the graduate transfer and the Horned Frogs beat Illinois State 81-69 on Tuesday night.
Cameron Krutwig had 14 points, nine rebounds and four assists as Loyola of Chicago defeated Ball St. 70-58 on Tuesday night.
Miller Kopp and Boo Buie each scored 20 points, and Northwestern beat Boston College 82-64 in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchup Tuesday night.
The Blue Demons are 8-0 for the first time since the 1986-87 team won its first 16 games, and they’re turning heads in a way the once-proud program hasn’t in years.
Chris Lykes scored 28 points and Miami held off a furious second-half comeback to beat Illinois 81-79 on Monday.
Jamie Ahale had a career-high 23 points and Tarkus Ferguson added 22 as Illinois-Chicago topped San Diego 89-83 on Monday in the Boca Raton Beach Classic.
Karlis Silins’ free throw with a second left gave Florida Atlantic a 71-70 win over UIC on Sunday in a Boca Raton Beach Classic contest.
Sonya Morris’ short jumper in the final minute lifted No. 16 DePaul to a 70-68 victory over Northwestern on Sunday, handing the Wildcats their first loss and giving Doug Bruno his 700th victory as the Blue Demons’ coach.
Derek St. Hilaire scored a career-high 22 points as Jacksonville State got past Chicago State 71-62 in the Emerald Coast Classic on Friday.
The DePaul Blue Demons have spent November proving that preseason polls don’t mean a thing when the season starts.
Zach Copeland had 18 points as Illinois State topped Illinois-Springfield 76-57 on Friday.
Justin Champagnie had 21 points to lead Pittsburgh to a 72-59 victory over Northwestern in the Fort Myers Tip-Off championship game on Wednesday night.
Cameron Krutwig had 22 points and Tate Hall added 21 as Loyola-Chicago beat Old Dominion 68-61 in the Cayman Islands Classic on Wednesday.
Majesty Brandon scored 21 points as Canisius rolled past Illinois-Chicago 94-64 on Tuesday night in a campus game of the Boca Raton Beach Classic tournament.
Ayo Dosunmu scored 24 points, five others scored in double digits and Illinois rolled over Division-II Lindenwood 117-65 Tuesday.
Pat Spencer tripled his scoring average with 23 points as Northwestern routed Bradley 78-51 in the Fort Myers TipOff on Wednesday night.
Devin Vassell and Patrick Williams scored 16 points apiece as Florida State had its best shooting night of the year in a 113-56 win over Chicago State on Monday.
David Collins had 21 points as South Florida beat Loyola of Chicago 66-55 in the Cayman Islands Classic on Monday.
St. Francis lost to Bethune-Cookman 74-70 in San Antonio on Sunday.
Illinois beat Hampton 120-71 with help from Kofi Cockburn, the only freshman in the country with five double-doubles through six games.