Denver 54, Idaho State 38
DENVER (AP) - Cam Griffin scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds on Sunday and Denver used 3-pointers to pull away from Idaho State 54-38.
Brett Olson and Bryant Rucker scored 11 apiece and the Pioneers outshot the Bengals from beyond the arc 34.5 percent (10-29) to 25 percent (3-12). Olson hit three 3-pointers, as did Jalen Love.
Chris Hansen led Idaho State with 15 points, including three 3-pointers, Jeffrey Solarin grabbed 14 rebounds, helping Denver to win the rebound battle 30-26.
The lead flip-flopped eight times in the first half until Rucker hit the third of his three 3-pointers at 1:01 to give Denver a 31-29 halftime lead.
Denver opened the second half with a 10-2 run and ended with an 11-0 run capped with a dunk by Griffin.
The Pioneers outshot the Bengals from the field 39.1 percent (18-46) to 35.9 percent (14-39).
Omaha 100, Central Arkansas 75
RALSTON, Neb. (AP) — CJ Carter and Devin Patterson each scored 22 points on Sunday and Omaha downed Central Arkansas 100-75, handing first-year coach Russ Pennell his second straight loss.
Mike Rostampour scored 13 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, and the Mavericks outrebounded the Bears 51-25.
Randy Reed scored 10 points for Omaha. Devin Patterson and Carter, who averaged 13.5 points per game last season, each had seven assists.
Mathieu Kamba led Central Arkansas with 18 points, Jordan Howard had 14, Albert Christensson scored 12 and grabbed seven rebounds, and Thatch Unruh scored 11.
Tre'Shawn Thurman's tip-in capped Omaha's 11-0 opening run and the Mavericks never trailed, pulling to a 47-31 halftime lead. Omaha opened the second half with a 7-2 run and continued to roll.
Central Arkansas shot 43.9 percent from the field (25-57) to Omaha's 44.7 percent (34-76), and 42.9 percent from beyond the arc (9-21) to Omaha's 50 percent (11-22).
Stanford 84, South Dakota 73
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - Chasson Randle scored 23 points and Roscoe Allen added a career-high 17 to help Stanford beat South Dakota 84-73 Sunday as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.
Stefan Nastic scored 14 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked three shots for the Cardinal (2-0). Anthony Brown added 11 points and 10 boards.
Brandon Bos scored 19 points, including his 100th career 3-pointer, for the Coyotes (0-2). Tyler Larson added 11 points before fouling out.
Sekou Harris hit a 3-pointer and then made a free throw to cut Stanford's lead to 65-59 with 7:26 left in the contest. That would be as close as South Dakota would come.
The Coyotes drew within three with 8:45 remaining in the first half on a layup by Austin Sparks.
Stanford responded with a 13-2 run to open a 14-point advantage and South Dakota never recovered.
The Cardinal took a 40-26 lead into halftime.
Purdue 77, IUPUI 57
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Vince Edwards scored 26 points and Kendall Stephens added 24 to lead Purdue to a 77-57 victory over IUPUI on Sunday.
The 6-foot-7 Edwards, had 19 in the first half, making 8 of 10 field goal attempts, including a pair of 3-pointers. He finished 11 of 16 from the floor.
Stephens added 13 in the first half, making 3 of 4 shots from beyond the arc. Edwards and Stephens made 11 of 15 shots during the opening half, when Purdue (2-0) built a 48-38 lead.
IUPUI (0-2) stayed within striking distance. Leo Svete made four 3-pointers and scored all of his 14 points before intermission. IUPUI shot 54.5 during the first 20 minutes but had 11 turnovers, leading to 17 Boilermaker points. D.J. McCall added 14 points for the Jaguars.
The Boilermakers raced to a 15-2 lead during the first 4:08, including eight points from Stephens, and never trailed in the first meeting between the schools.
Stephens hit a 3-pointer with 9:07 remaining in the final half to extend Purdue's lead to 63-49, prompting an IUPUI timeout. At that point, Edwards had 23 points and Stephens 21, including five 3-pointers.
Jon Octeus made a pair of free throws with 6:49 remaining and pushed the Boilermakers to a 65-54 lead.
Stephens sank a clutch 3-pointer from the right corner with 4:14 to play-his sixth trey-giving the Boilermakers a 69-57 lead.
Purdue 7-foot center A.J. Hammons made two free throws and hit a field goal with 2:20 remaining to stretch the lead to 73-57.