Commodores knock off ranked team

Vanderbilt 74, Marquette 57

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MILWAUKEE — Jeffery Taylor scored 19 points to help Vanderbilt steamroll No. 14 Marquette 74-57 on Thursday night.

Vanderbilt's Lance Goulbourne grabs one of his 16 rebounds, over Marquette's Davante Gardner. Goulbourne also had 13 points.  MORRY GASH/ASSOCIATED PRESS
MORRY GASH/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Vanderbilt's Lance Goulbourne grabs one of his 16 rebounds, over Marquette's Davante Gardner. Goulbourne also had 13 points.

John Jenkins added 14 points, and Lance Goulbourne had 13 points and 16 rebounds for the Commodores (9-4), who beat a ranked team for the first time this season.

NO. 5 NORTH CAROLINA 100, ELON 62

In Chapel Hill, N.C., Tyler Zeller had 19 points and 13 rebounds to help North Carolina beat Elon.

Harrison Barnes added 18 points for the Tar Heels (12-2), who blew the game open with a dominating 23-0 run midway through the first half.

RUTGERS 85,

NO. 10 FLORIDA 82 (2OT)

In Piscataway, N.J., freshman Eli Carter scored a career-high 31 points and hit the go-ahead basket in the second overtime as Rutgers rallied to stun Florida.

The Scarlet Knights (8-5) came back from a seven-point deficit late in regulation and Carter hit a late 3-pointer in the first overtime to put the Scarlet Knights in position for their biggest win since knocking off No. 9 Villanova at home last season.

NO. 17 KANSAS 89,

HOWARD 34

In Lawrence, Kan., Tyshawn Taylor and Connor Teahan scored 13 points each, and Kansas emptied its bench during a blowout of overmatched, undersized Howard.

Jeff Withey added 10 points, and Thomas Robinson had nine points and seven rebounds while playing a team-high 22 minutes for the Jayhawks (9-3), who opened the game on a 15-2 run and never looked back in one of their most lopsided victories in the Bill Self era.

NO. 18 MICHIGAN 71,

PENN STATE 53

In Ann Arbor, Mich.,Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 26 points, and Trey Burke added 13 points and seven assists to lead Michigan over Penn State in the Big Ten opener for both teams.

Evan Smotrycz chipped in 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Wolverines (11-2, 1-0).

NO. 24 HARVARD 67,

BOSTON COLLEGE 46

In Boston, reserve Laurent Rivard scored 18 points on 7 of 12 shooting to help give Harvard over Boston College.

Corbin Miller scored 12 points, Brandyn Curry 11 and Christian Webster 10 for the Crimson (11-1).

It was the fourth straight season Harvard has beaten BC on the Eagles’ home court.

FORDHAM 72,

GEORGIA TECH 66

In New York, Chris Gaston scored 23 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as Fordham beat Georgia Tech.

Gaston leads the NCAA in double-doubles this season with 10.

Jason Morris led Georgia Tech with 17 points and Brandon Reed chipped in with 16.

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