College Sports

Pressey leads Missouri to win

Phil Pressey had a career-best 22 points with four assists and five steals, helping No. 24 Missouri beat Mercer 81-63 on Monday.

Kim English added 18 points and Michael Dixon contributed 14 points, and Missouri (2-0) used its speed to force 14 steals. Dixon and Pressey combined for 18 points in the Tigers' first game against Southeast Missouri State on Friday.

In the first round of the CBE Classic, Missouri extended its school-record winning streak over nonconference opponents at home to 60 games, since the 2005-06 opener. The Tigers entered the season ranked for the first time since 2003-04 coming off three NCAA tournament bids, and gave new coach Frank Haith his second victory at the school.

Jibri Bryan led Mercer (1-1) with 19 points off the bench in the second game of his career.

MERCER (1-1): Thomas 1-4 1-2 3, Cecil 3-5 2-2 9, Gollon 4-14 0-0 8, Coursey 3-6 2-4 8, Hall 3-6 4-4 11, Miskimon 0-0 0-0 0, Canevari 0-0 0-0 0, Hallice 1-1 0-0 2, Moten 0-1 0-0 0, C. Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Harris 1-1 0-0 3, Bryan 7-11 0-0 19, Jackson 0-0 0-0 0, Brown 0-1 0-0 0, Larsen 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 23-52 9-12 63.

MISSOURI (2-0): Ratliffe 1-6 1-2 3, P. Pressey 6-11 7-8 22, M. Pressey 2-6 2-6 6, Denmon 4-8 2-2 12, English 5-8 4-6 18, Dixon 4-12 4-4 14, Green 2-2 0-0 4, Moore 1-1 0-1 2. Totals 25-54 20-29 81.

Halftime—Missouri 40-24. 3-Point Goals—Mercer 8-20 (Bryan 5-6, Harris 1-1, Cecil 1-3, Hall 1-3, Thomas 0-2, Gollon 0-5), Missouri 11-22 (English 4-6, P. Pressey 3-6, Denmon 2-4, Dixon 2-5, M. Pressey 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Mercer 30 (Gollon 7), Missouri 34 (Ratliffe 7). Assists—Mercer 16 (Hall 7), Missouri 12 (P. Pressey 4). Total Fouls—Mercer 24, Missouri 15. Technical—Mercer Bench. A—5,778.

No. 4 UConn 78, Wagner 66

WAGNER (1-1): Williams 2-8 0-0 4, Folahan 3-6 3-3 9, Murray 4-7 0-0 10, Ortiz 3-7 4-6 10, Rivers 2-13 6-6 11, Burton 1-3 0-0 2, Martin 3-7 0-0 7, Naurais 0-0 0-0 0, Parker 2-3 0-0 4, Thompson 3-4 1-2 9, Schrotenboer 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-58 14-17 66.

UCONN (2-0): Olander 2-6 3-3 7, Smith 0-1 1-2 1, Oriakhi 3-5 2-4 8, Lamb 5-15 9-12 20, Napier 6-10 7-9 21, Daniels 2-2 5-6 11, Allen 0-0 0-0 0, Giffey 0-0 2-2 2, Drummond 3-8 2-5 8. Totals 21-47 31-43 78.

Halftime—UConn 41-28. 3-Point Goals—Wagner 6-21 (Thompson 2-2, Murray 2-3, Martin 1-5, Rivers 1-6, Burton 0-2, Williams 0-3), UConn 5-12 (Daniels 2-2, Napier 2-4, Lamb 1-6). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Wagner 24 (Folahan 6), UConn 42 (Oriakhi 9). Assists—Wagner 13 (Rivers 4), UConn 7 (Olander 4). Total Fouls—Wagner 28, UConn 18. A—9,217.

No. 5 Syracuse 92, Manhattan 56

MANHATTAN (1-1): Brown 3-6 0-2 6, Kates 0-4 1-2 1, Brutus 5-12 0-0 15, Andujar 1-3 0-0 2, Beamon 4-12 5-5 14, Anderson 0-1 0-0 0, Koita 1-4 1-2 4, McCoy 1-2 2-4 5, McCabe-Moran 0-4 1-2 1, Coulibaly 0-0 0-0 0, Colonette 1-5 0-0 2, Alvarado 2-4 0-0 6, Laue 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-57 10-17 56.

SYRACUSE (2-0): Christmas 2-2 0-0 4, Joseph 4-8 4-6 15, Melo 5-10 1-5 11, Jardine 0-3 0-0 0, Triche 5-12 0-0 12, Carter-Williams 2-4 1-2 5, Resavy 0-0 0-0 0, Waiters 6-11 4-6 17, Fair 2-5 2-2 6, Keita 2-2 0-0 4, Hoffmann 0-0 0-0 0, Lyde-Cajuste 0-0 0-0 0, Jones 1-4 0-0 3, DeRemer 0-0 0-0 0, Reese 0-2 0-0 0, Southerland 5-8 3-4 15. Totals 34-71 15-25 92.

Halftime—Syracuse 52-26. 3-Point Goals—Manhattan 10-30 (Brutus 5-9, Alvarado 2-3, McCoy 1-2, Koita 1-3, Beamon 1-5, Anderson 0-1, Kates 0-3, McCabe-Moran 0-4), Syracuse 9-23 (Joseph 3-5, Southerland 2-3, Triche 2-5, Jones 1-3, Waiters 1-4, Carter-Williams 0-1, Jardine 0-1, Reese 0-1). Fouled Out—Christmas. Rebounds—Manhattan 40 (Beamon 5), Syracuse 44 (Melo 9). Assists—Manhattan 14 (Kates 3), Syracuse 18 (Waiters 5). Total Fouls—Manhattan 25, Syracuse 18. A—17,284.

No. 17 Michigan 64, Towson 47

TOWSON (0-2): Damas 3-8 4-7 11, Gumbs 1-2 1-4 3, Jones 5-9 0-0 12, Nwankwo 7-12 2-6 16, Walden 0-4 0-0 0, Cook 1-1 0-0 3, Adams 0-3 0-0 0, Collins 0-0 0-0 0, Blackstone 0-0 0-0 0, Giergen 0-0 0-0 0, Pressley 1-2 0-0 2, Flash 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 18-42 7-17 47.

MICHIGAN (2-0): Smotrycz 5-10 3-4 13, Morgan 2-2 2-4 6, Novak 3-5 2-3 8, Burke 5-8 0-0 13, Hardaway Jr. 6-12 0-2 15, Douglass 0-7 0-0 0, Brundidge 0-0 1-3 1, Akunne 0-0 0-0 0, Vogrich 2-4 0-0 4, Horford 2-4 0-0 4, Bartelstein 0-1 0-0 0, McLimans 0-0 0-0 0, Person 0-1 0-0 0, Christian 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-54 8-16 64.

Halftime—Michigan 37-16. 3-Point Goals—Towson 4-14 (Jones 2-5, Cook 1-1, Damas 1-2, Pressley 0-1, Walden 0-2, Adams 0-3), Michigan 6-25 (Burke 3-6, Hardaway Jr. 3-7, Novak 0-1, Bartelstein 0-1, Vogrich 0-2, Smotrycz 0-3, Douglass 0-5). Fouled Out—Pressley. Rebounds—Towson 30 (Nwankwo 10), Michigan 32 (Horford 7). Assists—Towson 11 (Walden 5), Michigan 13 (Douglass 4). Total Fouls—Towson 18, Michigan 15. A—7,901.

No. 16 Alabama 74, Oakland 57

OAKLAND (0-1): Valentine 4-8 3-6 11, Petros 3-4 1-2 7, Bader 2-9 4-5 9, Cushingberry 0-1 0-0 0, Hamilton 7-15 0-1 16, Williams 0-2 0-0 0, Lucas-Perry 2-6 5-8 10, Bass 2-5 0-0 4, Sikora 0-0 0-2 0. Totals 20-50 13-24 57.

ALABAMA (2-0): Green 7-13 4-4 18, Mitchell 5-11 2-5 12, Releford 5-8 3-3 14, Randolph 4-7 0-1 9, Cooper 2-5 2-2 6, Hankerson Jr. 1-3 1-2 3, Lacey 3-5 3-3 10, Engstrom 1-2 0-0 2, Eblen 0-0 0-0 0, Blackledge 0-0 0-0 0, Jacobs 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 28-55 15-20 74.

Halftime—Alabama 41-30. 3-Point Goals—Oakland 4-18 (Hamilton 2-5, Lucas-Perry 1-4, Bader 1-5, Williams 0-1, Cushingberry 0-1, Bass 0-2), Alabama 3-8 (Releford 1-1, Randolph 1-2, Lacey 1-2, Hankerson Jr. 0-1, Cooper 0-1, Mitchell 0-1). Fouled Out—Bader. Rebounds—Oakland 27 (Petros 7), Alabama 39 (Mitchell 9). Assists—Oakland 5 (Lucas-Perry 2), Alabama 13 (Mitchell 4). Total Fouls—Oakland 18, Alabama 17. A—9,876.

No. 21 Marquette 99, Norfolk St. 68

NORFOLK ST. (0-1): Tamares 5-9 3-4 17, McEachin 7-13 0-3 19, O'Quinn 1-5 2-2 4, Williams 5-15 2-2 13, McCauley 0-3 0-0 0, Lila-St. Rose 1-1 0-0 2, Fuentes 1-2 0-0 3, Revels 0-0 0-0 0, Weathers 0-0 0-0 0, Brown 0-0 0-0 0, Goode 2-3 1-3 5, Wheeless 1-3 1-4 3, Rogers 0-1 2-6 2. Totals 23-55 11-24 68.

MARQUETTE (2-0): Crowder 10-15 3-3 25, Otule 1-3 0-0 2, Johnson-Odom 7-12 7-8 24, Blue 5-8 3-4 14, Cadougan 0-4 3-5 3, J. Wilson 3-5 2-2 8, Mayo 3-6 4-4 12, Jones 1-4 0-0 3, D. Wilson 0-0 0-0 0, Gardner 3-5 2-4 8. Totals 33-62 24-30 99.

Halftime—Marquette 40-29. 3-Point Goals—Norfolk St. 11-24 (McEachin 5-8, Tamares 4-7, Fuentes 1-1, Williams 1-5, Wheeless 0-1, O'Quinn 0-2), Marquette 9-21 (Johnson-Odom 3-6, Mayo 2-4, Crowder 2-5, Jones 1-2, Blue 1-2, Cadougan 0-1, Gardner 0-1). Fouled Out—O'Quinn. Rebounds—Norfolk St. 36 (McEachin, Tamares 5), Marquette 38 (Crowder 10). Assists—Norfolk St. 15 (Williams 6), Marquette 26 (Blue, Johnson-Odom 6). Total Fouls—Norfolk St. 25, Marquette 23. A—12,765.

MVC

Indiana St. 71, Louisiana-Monroe 59

INDIANA ST. (2-0): Walker 3-7 0-1 6, Odum 5-9 3-4 13, Richard 6-15 2-2 15, Printy 5-11 0-0 13, McWhorter 3-5 2-2 9, Lu. Eitel 2-3 0-0 6, Gant 0-1 0-0 0, Lathan 3-9 2-2 9. Totals 27-60 9-11 71.

LOUISIANA-MONROE (0-2): Lindsey 1-1 0-0 3, Ribeiro 3-10 0-0 6, Mackey 2-4 2-2 8, Mingo 3-13 0-0 6, Brown 4-13 5-7 15, Hansberry 2-4 1-1 5, McCray 2-4 0-0 4, Bibi Ndongo 0-1 0-0 0, Winborne 4-7 0-0 12. Totals 21-57 8-10 59.

Halftime—Indiana St. 34-26. 3-Point Goals—Indiana St. 8-20 (Printy 3-9, Lu. Eitel 2-2, McWhorter 1-1, Richard 1-3, Lathan 1-5), Louisiana-Monroe 9-19 (Winborne 4-5, Brown 2-4, Mackey 2-4, Lindsey 1-1, Hansberry 0-2, Mingo 0-3). Fouled Out—Lindsey. Rebounds—Indiana St. 36 (Richard 10), Louisiana-Monroe 33 (Brown 7). Assists—Indiana St. 14 (Odum 6), Louisiana-Monroe 10 (Brown 5). Total Fouls—Indiana St. 11, Louisiana-Monroe 13. A—1,236.

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