Cyclones Pound MVSU in Opener
AMES, Iowa (AP) – Senior Michael Jacobson led seven Cyclones in double figures with 20 points and nine rebounds and Iowa State throttled Mississippi Valley State 110-74 in its season opener on Tuesday. Tyrese Haliburton had 12 points, 14 assists, seven rebounds and six steals for the Cyclones.
UNI Clips Old Dominion
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) – AJ Green and former Western Dubuque prep Spencer Haldeman score 12 points apiece and Northern Iowa edged past Old Dominion 58-53 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams. Austin Phyfe added 10 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks for Northern Iowa. Former Dubuque Senior prep Noah Carter 5 points, 1 rebound in his collegiate debut.
Badgers Come Up Short Against Top 20 St. Mary’s
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Jordan Ford scored 26 points, Malik Fitts added 16 and No. 20 Saint Mary’s hung on to beat Wisconsin 65-63 in overtime in the season opener for both teams on Tuesday night. Nate Reuvers tied a career high with 22 points and Brad Davison scored 16 for Wisconsin.
Illini Hold Off Nicholls State
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – Andres Feliz scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Illinois beat Nicholls State 78-70 in overtime on Tuesday in a season opener for both teams.