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.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.