Wednesday, November 14, 2001

College basketball roundup


Wagner's 18 lifts Memphis

The Associated Press

        MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Dajuan Wagner had 18 points and four assists in his college debut to lead No.12 Memphis to an 88-61 victory over Wofford on Tuesday night in the opening round of the inaugural Guardians Classic.

        Wagner, a heralded freshman who scored 100 points in a high school game, missed his first five shots from the field but finished 6-of-17. He missed all four of his 3-point attempts.

        WOFFORD (0-1) — Sterley 2-7 0-2 4, Hastie 3-3 0-0 6, Stephens 5-14 7-7 19, Lenzly 5-9 0-0 12, Nixon 3-10 4-4 11, Borders 1-6 0-0 2, Davis 0-3 0-0 0, Tarr 1-2 0-0 2, Colin 0-1 2-2 2, Daniels 1-4 0-0 3, Masic 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 21-61 13-15 61.

        MEMPHIS (1-0) — McFadgon 7-10 0-0 17, Wise 4-6 6-8 14, Massie 6-9 1-2 13, Burks 1-3 2-4 4, Wagner 6-17 6-8 18, Erwin 1-2 4-8 6, Rice 2-3 0-0 6, Barron 3-3 1-1 7, Root 0-1 0-0 0, Diarra 1-1 0-3 2, Barclay 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 31-55 21-36 88.
        No.8 Missouri 89,
       Tennessee-Martin 63
       
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Kareem Rush scored 28 points as Missouri opened the season with a victory over Tennessee-Martin in the first round of the Guardians Classic on Tuesday night.

        TENNESSEE-MARTIN (0-1) — Egbe 2-6 2-2 6, Foster 1-7 0-0 2, Sargent 3-6 7-10 13, Hampton 1-6 0-0 2, Peralta 3-11 6-7 12, Kelly 3-7 0-0 7, Smith 0-2 1-4 1, Jackson 0-9 3-4 3, Roos 0-0 0-0 0, Walker 2-5 1-3 5, Rolsma 4-6 4-4 12. Totals 19-65 24-34 63.

        MISSOURI (1-0) — Rush 8-15 9-13 28, Echols 1-1 2-2 4, Johnson 0-3 3-6 3, Stokes 4-8 3-5 11, Gilbert 6-11 2-2 19, Bryant 4-4 0-0 9, Kiernan 0-0 0-0 0, John 0-2 1-2 1, Kroenke 0-2 0-0 0, Paulding 4-6 2-4 10, Ferguson 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 29-55 22-34 89.
        No.9 Iowa 89,
       Maryland E.-Shore 59
       
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Reggie Evans matched his career high with 30 points and Iowa responded to coach Steve Alford's first-half tirade with a 20-3 run, sending the Hawkeyes to a victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore in the opening round of the Guardians Classic on Tuesday night.

        Iowa will play Boston University in today's second round.

        MD.-EASTERN SHORE (0-1) — Newson 5-9 2-5 12, Thomas 2-4 0-0 4, Hickman 4-7 3-3 13, Trotter 5-17 0-1 13, Smith 0-4 3-4 3, Scott 0-0 0-0 0, Campbell 0-1 1-2 1, Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Bowen 1-4 1-3 3, N'Diaye 0-1 1-2 1, Allen 1-3 2-2 4, Joiner 1-6 2-3 5, Trotman 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-56 15-25 59.

        IOWA (1-0) — Henderson 0-4 4-4 4, Evans 10-14 10-13 30, Reiner 3-5 0-0 6, Pierce 1-4 2-3 4, Recker 6-12 4-4 18, Leslie 3-4 2-2 8, Hogan 1-3 0-0 2, Worley 3-9 3-4 10, Boyd 1-3 1-1 3, Thompson 0-1 0-0 0, Sonderleiter 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 30-63 26-31 89.
        No.20 USC 68,
       Wyoming 55
       
LOS ANGELES — Sam Clancy scored 22 points and newcomer Jerry Dupree added 13 as Southern California opened with a win.

        WYOMING (0-1) — Udezue 1-5 0-2 2, Davis 5-15 4-4 16, Nsonwu-Amadi 0-3 2-4 2, Straight 2-10 1-2 7, Bailey 5-15 0-2 11, Mingo 2-6 2-2 6, Richardson 1-5 1-2 4, Corner 1-2 2-2 5, Ries 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 18-63 12-20 55.

        SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (1-0) — Curtis 3-4 0-0 6, Dupree 6-10 1-2 13, Clancy 8-20 6-6 22, Granville 3-10 4-7 11, Farmer 3-8 4-4 10, Hutchinson 0-1 0-0 0, Busterna 0-0 0-0 0, O'Neil 1-2 0-0 2, E.Craven 0-1 0-0 0, Bluthenthal 2-7 0-0 4. Totals 26-63 15-19 68.
       12).
        No.24 Alabama 107, Miss. Valley St. 67

        TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Rod Grizzard scored 22 points and Alabama led by as many as 46 points in the opening-round game in the Guardians Classic.
        Exhibition
       Ohio State 102,
       Nike Elite 86
       
COLUMBUS — Brent Darby scored 15 points, including three 3-pointers, to help lead Ohio State to a exhibition victory over the Nike Elite team. The Buckeyes had three players getting 15 points each. Ohio State shot 59 percent from the field in the second half. (Box score, D9)

       



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