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Minnesota starts fast, blows out Toledo

Rodney Williams had 12 points, eight rebounds and four steals, Austin Hollins scored 10 of his 13 points in the game’s first five minutes and Minnesota blew by Toledo 82-56 on Monday night.

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Illinois takes down St. Francis (NY), 89-64

Tyler Griffey scored 17 points and Tracy Abrams had 15, leading Illinois to an 89-64 win over St. Francis (N.Y.) Monday night. Brandon Paul added 14 points and six assists for the Illini (2-0).

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Nebraska downs Southern in Miles' debut

Brandon Ubel had 17 of his 21 points in the second half Sunday as Nebraska opened the season with a 66-55 win over Southern in Tim Miles’ coaching debut with the Cornhuskers. Dylan Talley added 17 points and Ray Gallegos had 16 for Nebraska. Ubel also had 11 rebounds.

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Craft, Ohio State drop Albany, 82-60, in opener

Deshaun Thomas scored 13 of his 19 points in a 17-2 run to end the half and Aaron Craft poured in a career-high 20 points to lead No. 4 Ohio State to an 82-60 victory over Albany on Sunday in the Buckeyes’ belated season opener.

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Boilers bounce back, blow away Hofstra

Anthony Johnson scored 14 points, including a four-point play, to help Purdue defeat Hofstra 83-54 Sunday in the 2K Sports Classic. Sandi Marcius scored 11 points and Ronnie Johnson had nine points, seven assists and six rebounds for the Boilermakers (1-1), who bounced back from a season-opening 70-65 loss to Bucknell.

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Berggren, Brust lead Badgers past SE Louisiana

Junior Ben Brust had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 23 Wisconsin scored the first 19 points in an 87-47 rout of Southeastern Louisiana in a season opener Sunday.

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Iowa rolls to 86-55 win

Iowa took home a victory, 86-55 over Texas-Pan American on Friday. Aaron White helped spark Iowa (1-0), with 16 points and 6-of-9 shooting from the field. A 17-2 run led the Hawkeyes to an early 15-point lead. White knocked down a field goal that capped off the run by the Hawkeyes and helped Iowa lead 45-24 at the half.

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Video: Hardaway scores 1,000th point in win

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 25 points – including career point No. 1,000 – and grabbed 10 rebounds and Trey Burke added 21 points as they teamed up to lead No. 5 Michigan to a 100-62 victory over Slippery Rock on Friday at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor.

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No. 1 Indiana handles Bryant in opener

Cody Zeller scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Christian Watford added 15 points and 14 boards as they teamed up to lead No. 1 Indiana to a 97-54 victory over Bryant on Friday at Assembly Hall in Bloomington.

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Illinois drops Colgate, 77-55

Illinois took home a victory, 77-55 over Colgate on Friday as Brandon Paul scored 20 points. Murphy Burnatowski had a good game for Colgate (0-1) in defeat with 23 points, 8-of-15 shooting from the field, and 5-of-9 shooting from beyond the arc.

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Minnesota dominates in 72-36 win

Minnesota’s defense shut down American University, as the Golden Gophers defeated the Eagles 72-36 on Friday at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. Minnesota (1-0) held American (0-1) to 24 percent shooting from the field.

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Penn State holds off St. Francis, 65-58

Tim Frazier scored 16 of his 23 points in the second half and Penn State defeated St. Francis (Pa.) 65-58 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. D.J. Newbill, a transfer from Southern Mississippi, added 16 points for the Nittany Lions.

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Ohio State's outdoor game called off

The Ohio State men’s basketball game has deemed a no contest due to condensation on the outdoor court. The game was scheduled to be played on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Catch up on all the other action on our Big Ten scoreboard and get video, stats and recaps in this post.

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Purdue falls to Bucknell, 70-65

Cameron Ayers scored 18 points to help Bucknell pull the upset and beat Purdue 70-65 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams at the 2K Sports Classic. Mike Muscala had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Bryson Johnson added 14 points for the Bison. Donnie Hale scored 15 points and Byrd and Ronnie Johnson each added 12 for the Boilermakers.

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Connecticut beats Michigan State, 66-62

Connecticut took home a victory, 66-62 over No. 14 Michigan State in an upset on Friday. Connecticut’s (1-0) Shabazz Napier had 25 points and three assists.

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