STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Christian Vital scored 15 points and made a key late steal and UConn upset No. 15 Florida 62-59 on Sunday.
Tyler Polley also scored 15 points, and Josh Carlton added 13 for the Huskies (2-1).
A layup by Florida’s Keyontae Johnson with just over a minute to go cut the lead to 60-59, but those would be the last points the Gators scored. Vital hit two free throws with 17 seconds left and Florida had a chance to tie. But Alterique Gilbert tipped the ball out of Johnson’s hands and Vital grabbed it and dribbled away.
Kerry Blackshear Jr. had 15 points and eight rebounds for Florida (2-2).
NO. 4 LOUISVILLE 87, NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL 58
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Jordan Nwora scored 17 points and Louisville routed North Carolina Central.
The Cardinals (4-0) once again had the hot hand on offense. They entered the game ninth in the country in shooting at 54.1%, and they shot 66.7% against the Eagles. It marked the fifth time in the past decade Louisville shot better than 60 percent from the floor, and was its best shooting effort since making 65.2% in an 80-68 victory at Pittsburgh on Jan. 25, 2015.
Nwora needed only 21 minutes to do his damage as coach Chris Mack had a chance to play 11 players in the blowout. Steven Enoch made 7-of-9 shots to add 15 points. Dwayne Sutton scored 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting, and Darius Perry was perfect on four shots for 10 points and seven assists.
Randy Miller Jr. led the Eagles (1-3) with 15 points
NO. 12 SETON HALL 83, SAINT LOUIS 6
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Myles Powell scored 26 points and Sandro Mamukelashvili added 17 in Seton Hall’s victory over Saint Louis.
Quincy McKnight added 12 points to help the Pirates (3-1) rebound from a 76-73 loss to No.3 Michigan State on Thursday night.
Hasahn Frnech led Saint Louis with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Seton Hall scored the first 10 points and led 18-3 after 7:09. The Pirates made seven straight shots during the early blitz. Saint Louis got no closer than eight points the rest of the way.
NO. 14 OREGON 67, TEXAS ARLINGTON 47
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Payton Pritchard scored 24 points to lead Oregon in a ragged victory.
The senior guard also led the Ducks (4-0) with eight rebounds and three assists.
Jordan Phillips led the Mavericks (2-2) with 14 points. They shot 23.4% from the field.
Oregon scored 13 consecutive points midway through the first half to take a 29-16 lead and built that margin to 37-21 before the Mavericks scored the final seven points of the half to pull to 37-28.
Pritchard had 11 of his points in the opening 20 minutes.
NO. 18 SAINT MARY’S 79, CAL POLY 48
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) - Jordan Ford scored 21 points, Malik Fitts added 12 and No. 18 Saint Mary’s beat Cal Poly 79-48 on Sunday night.
Saint Mary’s (3-1) extended its winning streak over the Mustangs to six games. They Gaels haven’t lost to Cal Poly since Nov. 26, 2006.
Tuukka Jaakkola scored 13 points to lead Cal Poly (1-3).
NO. 19 ARIZONA 83, NEW MEXICO STATE 53
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Zeke Nnaji did not miss a shot for the second straight game while scoring 19 points, Jemarl Baker added 16 points and Arizona rolled over depleted New Mexico State.
Arizona (4-0) took advantage of the short-handed Aggies (2-2) from the start, scoring the first 10 points and using another big run to lead by 22 at halftime. The Wildcats were at their free-flowing offensive best, shooting 53%.
Nnaji made all seven of his shots after going 8 for 8 against San Jose State and is 32 for 38 in four games this season. The 6-foot-11 freshman has made 17 straight shots, dating to the second half a week ago against Illinois.
Jabari Rice had 14 points to lead New Mexico State. The Aggies shot 33%.
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