No. 1 Kentucky rolls past USF 84-63

No. 1 Kentucky scored the final 15 points of the first half on the way to beating South Florida 84-63 in the HoopHall Miami Invitational. Jamal Murray had 21 points and Skal Labissiere added 17 points.


No. 3 Michigan State outlasts Boise State

The Spartans advanced to Wooden Legacy semifinals with a 77-67 win over Boise State and will play the winner of Providence-Arizona in Sunday's championship. Denzel Valentine finished with a career-high 32 points, 9 assists and 6 assists. Box score

No. 3 MSU answers Boise State's rally

Boise State cut the lead down to single digits, but MSU's Javon Bess extends it back to 10 on this layup late in the second half. The Spartans lead 69-59 on ESPN2.


Wichita State's Grady in 'good spirits'

Shockers F Anton Grady is in "good spirits" at the hospital after colliding with an Alabama player and falling face-first on the court during the Shockers' loss. Wichita State said in a statement that Grady was alert and responsive and had feeling in his extremities. A CT scan on Grady came back negative, and he will undergo an MRI on Friday.

Will Denzel Valentine ever miss?

Boise State doesn't have an answer as Michigan State's Denzel Valentine swishes his fourth straight 3-pointer. He's got 25 points on ESPN2.


Valentine catches fire from downtown

Boise State won't go away, but neither will Denzel Valentine, who nails his third straight 3-pointer to push the Spartans lead to 52-42 midway through the second half on ESPN2. Valentine is 6-of-9 from 3 and has 22 points.


Duncan drills 3 to keep Boise State close

Boise State's Nick Duncan nails the 3-pointer with 16:25 left in the second half and No. 3 Michigan State's lead is down to 40-35 on ESPN2.


Ford's buzzer-beater stuns No. 15 Miami

Quincy Ford scored 24, but his biggest points of the night came at the buzzer, when he nailed the game-winner to hand the Hurricanes their first loss in Northeastern's 78-77 win.


Syracuse wins the Battle 4 Atlantis

Trevor Cooney scored 15 points in Syracuse's 74-67 win over No. 25 Texas A&M to improve to 6-0.


Shockers' Grady injured in loss to Bama

Shockers F Anton Grady left on a stretcher to the hospital Friday after running into an Alabama player on the court during Wichita State's 64-60 loss.


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Good news from Wichita St: Anton Grady is alert and responsive, has feeling in his extremities and is in overall good spirits, per release.

Valentine stays with the hot hand

MSU's Denzel Valentine knocks down his second trey late in the first half to give the Spartans a 7-point lead. Valentine has 10 points, 4 assists and 3 rebounds at the break on ESPN2.


Wichita State's Grady injured in loss

Anton Grady suffered an unknown injury after colliding with an Alabama player in the second half of the Shockers' 64-60 loss. After the collision, Grady lay motionless on the ground before being stretchered off the court. Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall said "Anton is alert, awake and talking. He said he has feelings in his extremities, but can't move." Story

Kentucky's Ulis leaves with arm injury

Sophomore guard Tyler Ulis left with an apparent right arm injury when a USF player landed on him when both were going after a loose ball. Kentucky went on a 12-0 run after Ulis got hurt. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Kentucky pulls away from USF at halftime

No. 1 Kentucky scored the final 15 points of the first half against USF for the 42-21 lead, including this sweet pass from Isaiah Briscoe from three-quarters court to Jamal Murray, who finished with a pretty layup.


Flagrant foul causes scary fall

Texas A&M's Anthony Collins hit the ground very hard after committing a flagrant foul on Syracuse's Malachi Richardson in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game, which Cuse won 74-67.


Some nice UK teamwork on the alley-oop

Kentucky is starting to build up the first-half lead over USF thanks to plays such as Skal Labissiere going way up to finish the alley-oop off the Jamal Murray pass. (Live on ESPN)


Guerrero's block gets stuck at the rim

USF's Ruben Guerrero was able to admire his block against Kentucky slightly longer than usual, as the ball got stuck between the rim and the backboard.


Poythress finishes breakaway with dunk

Alex Poythress was the beneficiary of some nice Kentucky defense, as a Wildcats steal led to two easy points (Live on ESPN).


No-look 360 pass leads to easy dunk

No. 23 Xavier's Makinde London pulled off the sweet spinning no-look dime to Sean O'Mara for the two-handed dunk in the Musketeers' 87-77 win over USC.