The Gamecocks (6-6) won their third in a row and fourth of the past five after opening the season 2-5. Marshall (5-8) lost for the sixth time in the last seven games.
CLEMSON 80, VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE 50
In Clemson, S.C., Jordan Roper tied his career high with 19 points and Clemson (9-3) shut down one of the country’s highest scoring teams.
TENNESSEE 87, VIRGINIA 52
In Knoxville, Tenn., Jordan McRae scored 21 points as Tennessee (8-4) cruised to a win against Virginia (9-4).
FLORIDA STATE 67, CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 59
In Tallahassee, Fla., reserves Aaron Thomas scored 19 points and Ian Miller 15 as Florida State (9-3) defeated Charleston Southern (5-7) in its final nonconference game of the season.
NORTH CAROLINA STATE 68, UNC GREENSBORO 64
In Greensboro, N.C., T.J. Warren scored 24 points to help North Carolina State (10-3) beat UNC Greensboro (7-8).
MIAMI 71, LOYOLA (MARYLAND) 48
In Coral Gables, Fla., Rion Brown scored 17 points to lead Miami (8-5) to a win over Loyola (5-6).
MISSISSIPPI 79, WESTERN KENTUCKY 74
In Bowling Green, Ky., Jarvis Summers scored 24 and Marshall Henderson added 23 to lead Mississippi (9-3) past Western Kentucky (8-5).
CAMPBELL 69, GEORGIA SOUTHERN 63
In Buies Creek, N.C., Darius Leonard and Andrew Ryan each scored 13 points and Quinton Ray added 10 to help Campbell (6-7) hold off Georgia Southern (7-8).
NO. 24 ARIZONA STATE 63, NO. 20 SYRACUSE 60
In Tempe, Ariz., Kelsey Moos scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Arizona State (11-1) held on to defeat Syracuse (11-2).
GEORGIA TECH 89, HAMPTON 70
In Atlanta, Tyaunna Marshall scored 22 points to lead Georgia Tech (10-3) to a win over Hampton (10-4).