BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Stephon Carter had 23 points on 9-of-13 shooting and Cal State Bakersfield cruised past Utah Valley 75-62.
Corey Hall had 10 points and six rebounds for Cal State Bakersfield (8-14), which shot 52.2 percent from the field, making 24 of 46 attempts including eight 3-pointers. Brandon Barnes added 10 points and eight rebounds while teammate Javante Maynor chipped in with 10.
Nick Thompson's lay-up with 5:57 remaining in the game would cut Cal State Bakersfield's lead to five, 57-52, but the Wolverines wouldn't get any closer after the Roadrunners went on an 18-10 run the rest of the way.
Thompson ended his night with 14 points and seven rebounds.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
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.