PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mark Sears had 24 points, five rebounds and five assists, and No. 18 Alabama sent North Carolina 103-101 in a four-overtime thriller in the third-place game of the Phil Knight Invitational -tournament. Jahvon Quinerly added 21 points off the bench for the Crimson Tide (6-1) while Charles Bediako had 14 points, 16 rebounds and three blocks. Brandon Miller also scored 14 points. Caleb Love led the Tar Heels (5-2) with 34 points, nine rebounds, four assists and three steals. Armando Bacot contributed 20 points and 10 rebounds, and RJ Davis had 19 points and nine rebounds.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Zach Edey had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 24 Purdue defeated No. 8 Duke 75-56 in the championship game of the Phil Knight Legacy Men’s Tournament. Fletcher Loyer scored 18 points for Purdue and reserve Caleb Furst finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds. The 7-foot-4 Edey was 7 for 13 from the field and 7 for 8 at the line. He was named MVP of the tournament. Duke shot 36.2% from the field. Tire Proctor scored 16 points for the Blue Devils.
CLEMSON, SC (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says DJ Uiagalelei will start as quarterback when the No. 10 Tigers face No. 24 North Carolina in Saturday’s ACC Championship game. Uiagalelei struggled during Clemson’s 31-30 loss to rival Clemson on Saturday. He completed just eight of 29 passes for 99 yards with one touchdown and one interception. Swinney said the Tigers had turnovers in special teams and defensive breakdowns that Uiagalelei was not responsible for.
UNDATED (AP) — Michigan moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press’ college football poll, with TCU at No. 3 and Southern California at No. 4 behind top-ranked Georgia after four top-10 teams last day lost regular season games. The Bulldogs are ranked No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for the eighth straight week and eleventh time this season. Georgia received 58 first-place votes and Michigan the other five. The Wolverines hit a season high at No. 2 after defeating Ohio State, dropping the Buckeyes three spots to No. 5.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Deja Kelly scored 29 points to make No. 8 North Carolina a 17-point comeback against No. 5 Iowa State to win the championship game of Sunday’s Phil Knight Invitational tournament 73-64. Kennedy Todd-Williams added 17 points to help the Tar Heels (6-0) complete the comeback and remain undefeated for the season. Alyssa Ustby contributed 14 points, nine rebounds, three steals and two blocks. Stephanie Soares led the Cyclones (5-1) with 19 points and 12 rebounds while Ashley Joens had 18 points and nine rebounds as Iowa State suffered its first loss of the year.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Nijel Pack scored 16 points to lead four players in double figures and Miami held 66-64 against Central Florida. Pack sank 7 of 10 shots from the floor with two 3-pointers for the Hurricanes (6-1). Wooga Poplar hit two 3-pointers for 12. Norchad Omier had 10 points and 13 rebounds before fouling. Jordan Miller scored 11. Darius Johnson came off the bench and scored 22 of his 24 points in the Finals 13:08 to help the Knights (5-2) erase most of a 13-point deficit. Reserve Brandon Suggs hit the ground running with 11 points and seven rebounds. Poplar sank his two 3-pointers and scored eight first-half points to help Miami take a 32-26 lead at the break.
BOSTON (AP) — Devin McGlockton got the go-ahead and ended the game with two free throws a minute later, and Boston College defeated Rhode Island 53-49. Jaeden Zackery scored 16 points for Boston College and McGlockton finished with 11 points and seven rebounds off the bench. McGlockton’s layup with 1:07 remaining gave the Eagles a definitive 50-48 lead. Rhode Island fought hard for their next possession, grabbing three offensive rebounds before Ishmael Leggett was fouled and went on the line with 36 seconds left. He made one of two Trail 50-49. Brayon later missed Freeman for Rhode Island before McGlockton hit two free throws for a four-point BC lead with 8 seconds remaining.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Elizabeth Kitley had a double-double, Kayana Traylor added a double-double off the bench and No. 11 Virginia Tech rolled over Longwood 89-28. Kitley had 23 points and 14 rebounds for the Hokies. Traylor had 11 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and two steals. Ashley Owusu scored 21 points, which is 4 out of 5 3-pointer points. The Hokies set a program record by holding South Carolina Upstate to 24 points on November 14. Longwood went by 24 points when Adriana Shipp-Davis made a layup with 4:44 minutes left. Though Virginia Tech has kept two opponents under 30 points, the Hokies have signature wins over the SEC’s Kentucky (82-74) and Missouri (73-57).
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