Men's Basketball Scoreboard (Nov. 23)

Men's Basketball Scoreboard (Nov. 23)

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South Dakota 81, Culver-Stockton 73
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP)  Juevol Myles scored 24 points, including 5 of 6 shots from 3-point range, and South Dakota defeated Culver-Stockton 81-73 on Friday night.

South Dakota (2-3) also got 16 points and 10 rebounds from Trevor Gruis and 13 points from Karim Rowson.

Marshaun Norris scored 23 points and dished out six assists for Culver-Stockton (4-2), and Mario Gulley scored 13 points. 

South Dakota shot 55.6 percent from the floor, had a 20-13 scoring advantage off the bench and an 18-6 scoring advantage in fast-break situations.

Culver-Stockton shot only 10 free throws for the game, making seven.

15/19 Michigan State 70, Oakland 52
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Keith Appling shook off a sprained right ankle in the first half and finished with 20 points to help the 15th-ranked Spartans pull away to beat Oakland 70-52 on Friday night.

Appling was able to start the second half, made some key baskets soon after Oakland made some shots to stay in the game and played 38 minutes.

The Golden Grizzlies (2-4) never led, but didn't make Michigan State's night easy until late in the game. 

Oakland cut its deficit to four points with 6 1/2 minutes left, then Appling made a 3-pointer to help Michigan State pull away.

The Spartans (4-1) closed the game with a 12-0 run. 

Adreian Payne -- who got a cramp in his left leg late in the game -- scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds while Derrick Nix added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Spartans.

Michigan State freshman forward Denzel Valentine had 10 points and 10 assists, playing at times against his older brother, senior forward Drew Valentine, who had five points and four assists.

Izzo said their parents, including their father, Carlton, a former Spartan, have "a lot to be proud of with those two kids," after watching them play against each other for the first time in a game. 

Duke Mondy scored 16 and Corey Petros had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Golden Grizzlies.

The Grizzlies have beaten teams from major conferences -- Oregon and Tennessee twice each -- in four of the last five seasons and they almost did it again last week at Pittsburgh. And early on, it looked as if Michigan State might join the list it didn't want to be on against Oakland. 

The Spartans got off to a shaky start with eight turnovers in less than 8 minutes, allowing the Grizzlies to hang around and trail by only one point.

Michigan State, though, recovered well enough to lead 34-21 at halftime. The second half was closely contested until the Spartans started to dominate at both ends of the court and ended up outscoring the Grizzlies 36-31 after halftime.

3/5 Ohio State 91, Kansas City 45
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Deshaun Thomas scored 15 of his 21 points as Ohio State rolled to a huge first-half lead on the way to a 91-45 victory against Kansas City on Friday night.

Shannon Scott hit career highs with 10 points and 10 assists against UMKC. Lenzelle Smith Jr. added 13 points and LaQuinton Ross and Sam Thompson had 11 apiece for the Buckeyes.

Thomas, who came in averaging 25 points a game, hit 6 of 8 shots from the field including 2 of 3 3-pointers, plus made all seven free throws. He also had eight rebounds. The Buckeyes shot 61 percent from the field. 

The Buckeyes scored the first eight points while the 'Roos were missing their initial eight shots from the field. After Kansas City pulled to 20-8, Ohio State ran off 11 of the next 13 points.

The Buckeyes then closed the half on an 18-2 run to build the lead to 53-18. Eight players scored, led by Thomas' 15. 

Estan Tyler and Thomas Staton each had seven points to lead the 'Roos (2-3).

Bethune-Cookman 93, Omaha 81
VALPARAISO, Ind. -- Adrien Coleman scored 31 points to lead Bethune-Cookman to a 93-81 victory over Omaha on Friday in the Joe Cipriano Nebraska Classic.

Coleman was 12 of 18 from the field and grabbed 13 rebounds.

Paul Scotland scored 18 points for the Wildcats (2-3). Malik Jackson added 12. Kevin Dukes had 10 assists.

The Wildcats led 43-36 at halftime in a game that saw 12 lead changes.

Marcus Tyus had 17 points for Omaha (1-5). John Karhoff had 16 and Justin Simmons added 15. Alex Phillips had 11. Alex Welhouse grabbed seven rebounds.