|Top 25 Capsules|
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|Friday, 16 November 2007 17:24|
Ramar Smith added 10 points for Tennessee, which advanced to the semifinals against West Virginia on Nov. 23.
The Volunteers (3-0) are 32-4 under third-year coach Bruce Pearl when scoring more than 80 points and have won 19 straight at home.
Aaron Smith led the Panthers (1-2) with 21 points, hitting 5-of-9 from 3-point range. Brian Ezeh scored 15 points and Derek Johnson 10 for Prairie View, and Johnny Cobb contributed nine points and 10 rebounds.
M, which outrebounded Tennessee 48-43, was hurt by 30 turnovers, which led to 32 points for the Vols.
No. 16 Texas 73, UC Davis 42
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A.J. Abrams scored 21 points and Texas coasted to a win over UC Davis, which is playing its first season as a full-fledged Division I program.
Abrams, who was scoreless in the first half of Texas' season-opener three days earlier, found his 3-point shooting touch early and had 12 points by halftime for the Longhorns (2-0). D.J. Augustin had 10 points and 11 assists for the Longhorns and Connor Atchley scored 11 points.
Shane Hanson led UC Davis (1-2) with 12 points.
UC Davis shot 30 percent for the game and 7-of-28 on 3-pointers, hitting 1-of-15 in the second half.
Providence 67, No. 18 Arkansas 51
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Brian McKenzie scored 18 points and Geoffrey McDermott added 15, leading Providence over Arkansas at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Providence led by 10 points late in the first half, but Arkansas closed the gap to 32-28 at halftime.
But the Friars took control of the game in the second half as Arkansas struggled with miscues. The Razorbacks had 32 turnovers for the game, compared to Providence's 20.
The Friars (2-0) scored 34 points off turnovers, adding 14 in the paint.
Patrick Beverley led the Razorbacks (2-1) with 14 points. Darian Townes added 11.