LOS ANGELES -- Anthony Ireland scored 29 points and Loyola Marymount rallied from a 9-point halftime deficit for an 84-80 victory over Santa Clara on Thursday night.
Ireland also dished out eight assists for Loyola Marymount (8-8, 1-2 West Coast). Ashley Hamilton scored 17 points, including three 3-pointers, and Ayodeji Egbeyemi scored 13. Godwin Okonji grabbed nine rebounds and blocked four shots.
Reggie Witherspoon, who spent more than 13 seasons coaching at Buffalo, is returning to the city to coach Canisius College.
North Carolina Hall of Fame men's basketball coach Roy Williams is recovering from knee-replacement surgery.
Sparkling facilities are one thing, but Tim Miles needs to regain the momentum of Nebraska's 2014 run to the NCAAs if it is to play with the big boys.