E. J. Singler scored 25 points, Olu Ashaolu had 22 points and Oregon defeated Iowa 108-97 in the second round of the National Invitation...
EUGENE, Ore. — E.J. Singler scored 25 points, Olu Ashaolu had 22 points and Oregon defeated Iowa 108-97 in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament on Sunday.
Carlos Emory also had 19 points for the Ducks (24-9), who rallied from a 15-point deficit in the first half to advance to the quarterfinals and a game against Pac-12 rival Washington on Tuesday in Seattle.
Said Singler: “We’re excited to get up to Washington and then have a chance to play at Madison Square Garden.”
Oregon’s 108 points were its most in a game since beating UC Riverside 108-67 on Dec. 28, 2002.
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Devyn Marble led the Hawkeyes (18-17) with 31 points.
At Drexel 65, Northern Iowa 63
Samme Givens scored 28 points to lead Drexel to a second-round victory.
Chris Fouch added 16 points for the Dragons (29-6), who host Massachusetts in a quarterfinal game on Tuesday.
Johnny Moran scored 19 points to lead Northern Iowa (20-14).
At Nevada 75, Bucknell 67
Olek Czyz scored 24 points, Malik Story had 18, and Nevada beat Bucknell.
Nevada (28-6) went on a 10-1 run to lead 42-29 at halftime. The Wolf Pack take on the winner of the Stanford-Illinois State game.
Bucknell (25-10) cut the deficit to three points with 44.6 seconds left after Mike Muscala’s two free throws, but the Bison couldn’t get any closer.