Men’s basketball roundup: No. 1 Villanova wins easy
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Mikal Bridges scored 20 points and No. 1 Villanova remained unbeaten with a 95-71 rout of Hofstra on Friday night at the Nassau Coliseum.
Bridges was one of five players in double figures for Villanova (12-0).
Omari Spellman had 19 points in 31 minutes, Phil Booth finished with 17, Donte DiVincenzo had 16 and Jalen Brunson added 14 points.
No. 3 Arizona State 104, Pacific 65
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Shannon Evans II scored 21 points, Tra Holder added 19 and No. 3 Arizona State dominated from the start in a win.
The Sun Devils (12-0) have been plagued by slow starts in recent games, needing to turn on their guard-driven firepower to pull away from opponents.
Arizona State jumped on Pacific (5-8) early and didn’t let the Tigers up, building a 10-point lead in the opening minutes and expanding it from there to extend the best start in school history.
No. 11 Wichita State 75, Florida Gulf Coast 65
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Landry Shamet scored 23 points to push No. 11 Wichita State past Florida Gulf Coast.
No. 13 Virginia 82, Hampton 48
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kyle Guy had 15 points, DeAndre Hunter had 14 and Ty Jerome added 10 as No. 13 Virginia wrapped up its nonconference schedule with a victory.
No. 17 OKLAHOMA 104,
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Trae Young had 31 points and 12 assists to help No. 17 Oklahoma beat Northwestern. Christian James matched a career high with 19 points for the Sooners.
No. 21 Texas Tech 74, Abilene Christian 47
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Zach Smith scored 16 points in his first game since not getting to start because of a violation of team rules and No. 21 Texas Tech beat Abilene Christian in the Red Raiders’ final tuneup for the rugged Big 12.