Josh Oglesby scores 13 in season debut as No. 25 Iowa handles Ark.-Pine Bluff
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa coach Fran McCaffery will find minutes for Josh Oglesby if he shoots like this.
Oglesby scored 13 points in his season debut and No. 25 Iowa rolled to an 85-61 victory against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday.
Oglesby missed the first 12 games of the season with a broken foot. He made his first four 3-pointers during a 6-minute stretch in the first half- drawing a loud ovation from the fans in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
The Hawkeyes (11-2) opened their final non-conference game with a 39-5 run. Jarrod Uthoff scored 16 points and Adam Woodbury added 10.
Tevin Hammond scored 19 points for Pine Bluff (2-9), which lost its ninth game in a row.
Iowa committed a season-worst 27 turnovers but dominated the rebounding 42-27.
The Hawkeyes shot 62 percent from the field overall, compared to 33 percent for Pine Bluff.
SEATTLE -- Shabazz Napier scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half and grabbed six rebounds to lead No. 10 Connecticut to an 82-70 victory against Washington on Sunday.
Fellow guard Ryan Boatwright had 16 points and five rebounds and Lasan Kromah scored 14 points for Connecticut (10-1), which fell into a double-digit hole early in its first true road game of the season but controlled the game in the second half.
C.J. Wilcox led Washington (6-5) with 19 points on 6-of-15 shooting and had four assists and four fouls. Darin Johnson had 13 points for Washington and Mike Anderson, who is from Hartford, Conn., added 10 points.
Connecticut was coming off its first loss of the season, 53-51 to Stanford at home Wednesday. In that game UConn was 5 of 31 from the field and 0 for 12 on 3-pointers in the second half. The early going against Washington wasn't much better as Connecticut missed its first six shots from behind the arc as UW built a double-digit lead.
Wilcox hit two straight 3-pointers to give UW a 31-17 lead with 7 minutes to go in the first half, but those shots seemed to wake up the visiting Huskies.
UConn answered with a 15-2 run, including a stretch of 10 consecutive points. Connecticut took the lead for the first time since the opening minutes when DeAndre Daniel's layup made it 39-37 with 1:46 left in the first half, and UConn led 43-39 at halftime.
WICHITA, Kan. -- Darius Carter scored 19 points to help No. 11 Wichita State survive Jeremy Ingram's 37-point night in a 77-66 win against North Carolina Central on Sunday.
Cleanthony Early had 16 points and 10 rebounds as the Shockers (12-0) extended the best start in school history. Ron Baker scored 15 for Wichita State and Fred VanVleet added 14.
North Carolina Central (7-3) was outrebounded 37-22, including a 15-3 disparity on the offensive glass.
Ingram was 12 of 21 from the floor and 7 of 13 from the 3-point line. He scored 27 points in the second half.
WACO, Texas -- Isaiah Austin had 14 points and 10 rebounds as No. 12 Baylor won its 10th consecutive home game, beating Southern University 81-56 on Sunday.
Austin had his first double-double of the season while leading five players in double-figure scoring for the Bears (10-1).
Brady Heslip had 13 points for Baylor, while Cory Jefferson and Rico Gathers both had 12. Kenny Chery had 10 points.
Tre Lynch had 27 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Southern (3-9).
The Jaguars, who made it to the NCAA tournament last season as the SWAC tournament champions, are 0-4 against top-25 teams this season. They were coming off a 69-43 loss at top-ranked Arizona on Thursday night.
Jefferson had 11 points by halftime, when Baylor led 36-26.
HONOLULU -- Georges Niang scored 22 points and No. 17 Iowa State beat George Mason 79-67 on Sunday in the first round of the Diamond Head Classic.
The Cyclones (9-0) had their second-lowest scoring game of the season but still managed to extend their winning streak. Iowa State was one of 10 undefeated teams in Division I at the start of Sunday.
Three minutes into the second half, Niang stole the ball from Marko Gujanicic and his layup gave Iowa State its first 10-point lead at 40-30. After that, George Mason (5-5) pulled no closer than five points with 6:18 left.
Iowa State made just three of 14 3-point attempts in the first half (21 percent) but the Cyclones used a 10-2 run to avoid their worst half in any game this season.