LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) -A.J. Abrams had 17 points and No. 6 Texas turned in another strong defensive effort in a 68-50 victory over Saint Joseph's on Monday in the opening round of the EA Sports Maui Invitational.
The Longhorns (3-0) will meet the winner of the game between No. 8 Notre Dame and Indiana in the semifinals on Tuesday.
Abrams was 4-for-7 from 3-point range, keeping his hot start from beyond the arc as he was 8-for-17 in Texas' first two games.
The Longhorns had allowed 44.5 points and 28.7 percent field goal shooting while forcing an average of 22 turnovers in their first two wins. No. 3 looked very familiar.
Ahmad Nivins had 14 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Hawks (1-2), who finished 17-for-58 from the field (29.3 percent), including 4-for-21 from 3-point range, and turned it over 18 times.
No. 8 Notre Dame 88, Indiana 50
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - Tory Jackson had 21 points and fellow guard Kyle McAlarney added 18.
The Fighting Irish (3-0) will face No. 6 Texas, which beat Saint Joseph's 68-50, in the semifinals on Tuesday.
all his points on 3-pointers, finishing 6-of-11 from behind the arc.
Tom Pritchard had 14 points for the Hoosiers (2-1), who just didn't have the size, speed or depth to stay with their instate rival.
Notre Dame shot 50.7 percent from the field (38-of-75), including 10-of-26 on 3s, while the Hoosiers were 21-of-53 overall (39.6 percent) and just 1-of-12 from 3-point range.

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