EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Colt Ryan scored 18 points, leading four Evansville players in double figures, and the Purple Aces hit 14 of 18 3-point attempts in routing Miami of Ohio 94-68 Wednesday night.
Ned Cox and DJ Balentine had 15 points apiece and Troy Taylor contributed 11 points and nine rebounds for Evansville (5-3). The Purple Aces shot 63 percent overall and Balentine, who was 5 for 6 in 3-point tries, led the 78 percent shooting from behind the arc.
Evansville also had a 38-13 rebounding edge.
Miami shot 49 percent from the field -- 65 percent after halftime -- but the RedHawks (3-4) couldn't overcome the Purple Aces' 20-point halftime lead.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite