Jonathan Gilling got hot early to get the Sun Devils going, then Jahii Carson joined him in the second half as both players scored 18 points...
LUBBOCK, Texas — Jonathan Gilling got hot early to get the Sun Devils going, then Jahii Carson joined him in the second half as both players scored 18 points to lead Arizona State to a 77-62 win over Texas Tech on Saturday.
Gilling hit five of his career-high six three-pointers in the first half, and Carson took over after the break with 16 second-half points.
Carrick Felix added 13 points and nine rebounds for the Sun Devils (10-2), and Evan Gordon had 12 points.
Jaye Crockett led the Red Raiders (5-4) with 11 points and nine rebounds. Jordan Tolbert and Josh Gray each added 10 points. Arizona State finished 14 for 27 (51.9 percent) from three-point range.
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No. 4 Arizona 75,
E. Tennessee State 53
Brandon Ashley had 16 points and No. 4 Arizona (10-0) scored the first 11 points of the game to breeze past East Tennessee State (2-8) and into the semifinals of the Diamond Head Classic.
The Wildcats (10-0) were never seriously challenged en route to their sixth win by 20 points or more. Arizona plays Sunday in the semifinals against the winner of the Hawaii-Miami game late Saturday night.
At UCLA 91, Fresno State 78
Shabazz Muhammad scored 20 of his career-high 27 points in the second half to lead a dominant effort by UCLA’s freshmen, and the Bruins (9-3) defeated Fresno State (5-7) for their fourth consecutive victory.
Fellow freshman starters Jordan Adams added 25 points and Kyle Anderson had career bests with 20 points and 17 rebounds for the Bruins.
At Georgia 64, USC 56
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 12 of his 25 points in the first 5 minutes of the second half, John Cannon and Brandon Morris each added 10 points to help Georgia (4-7) beat USC (4-8).
Omar Oraby had 14 points for the Trojans, who have lost 13 straight on the road.
At Oregon 91, Houston Baptist 50
Tony Woods scored 14 points and E.J. Singler had 13 as Oregon (10-2) defeated Houston Baptist (4-7).
Damyean Dotson and Carlos Emory added 10 points each for the Ducks, who hit 9 of 16 three-point attempts and shot 48 percent from the field.
At California 85, Prairie View A&M 53
Allen Crabbe broke out of his brief shooting slump with 23 points, Richard Solomon had a career-high 18 points and nine rebounds and California (8-3) beat Prairie View A&M (5-7).
Justin Cobbs added 14 points for California, which has won two straight after a three-game losing streak.
Oregon State 86, San Diego 79 at Las Vegas
Eric Moreland and Roberto Nelson scored 20 points apiece as Oregon State (9-2) beat San Diego (6-7) in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic.
Devon Collier scored 18 points and Joe Burton had 13 for Oregon State.