BATON ROUGE, La. — Ralston Turner scored 22 points and Louisiana State extended its winning streak to five games while handing No. 10 Marquette its first loss of the season, 67-59 on Monday night.
Turner hit two clutch 3-pointers in the final 4 minutes to give the Tigers the lead and added two free throws to make it 60-54 with 1:19 to go.
NO. 6 BAYLOR 95, PAUL QUINN 54
In Waco, Texas, Quincy Acy had 24 points and seven of Baylor’s 17 dunks as the Bears earned its 10th consecutive victory.
NO. 25 ILLINOIS 64, CORNELL 60
In Champaign, Ill., Meyers Leonard had 19 points and a career-high 16 rebounds, overcoming a back injury to lead Illinois over Cornell.
NO. 5 NORTH CAROLINA 99, NICHOLLS STATE 49
In Chapel Hill, N.C., Dexter Strickland scored 14 points to help North Carolina beat Nicholls State.
NO. 7 DUKE 90, UNC GREENSBORO 63
In Durham, N.C., freshman Quinn Cook scored all of his season-high 14 points in the second half, and Duke routed UNC Greensboro.
NO. 11 FLORIDA 82, MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE 54
In Gainesville, Fla., Erving Walker scored 19 points, one of five starters in double figures, and Florida overwhelmed Mississippi Valley State.
NO. 7 INDIANA 107, HOWARD 50
In Bloomington, Ind., Jordan Hulls scored 16 points, leading six Hoosiers in double figures and Indiana to a rout of Howard.
NO. 23 CREIGHTON 83, TULSA 64
In Tulsa, Okla., Doug McDermott, the nation’s second-leading scorer, had a career-high 35 points and Creighton routed Tulsa.
GEORGIA TECH 65, ALABAMA A&M 54
In Duluth, Ga., Glen Rice Jr. scored 21 points and Mfon Udofia added all 16 of his in the second half to lift Georgia Tech to a win over Alabama A&M
CLEMSON 70, ALABAMA STATE 45
In Clemson, S.C., Devin Booker had 13 points and seven rebounds as Clemson overwhelmed Alabama State.