Freshman Avery Bradley scored 17 points, leading six Texas players in double figures, and the No. 2 Longhorns routed Long Beach State, 107-74, last night in Austin, Texas.
After two games with some offensive struggles, Texas (7-0) scored a season high, shot 59 percent, and had 33 points off 23 turnovers by Long Beach State (4-4).
Elsewhere: Kalin Lucas had 17 points, and No. 12 Michigan State withstood Citadel's hot three-point shooting in a 69-56 win in Charleston, S.C. . . . Donald Sloan scored 21 points to lead four players in double figures, and No. 16 Texas A&M beat North Texas, 75-65, in College Station.
Herb Pope scored 22 points, 16 coming in the first half, and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Seton Hall to an 86-68 rout of Massachusetts in Newark, N.J. . . . Brendan Knox's tip-in with 1.4 seconds left lifted Auburn to a 68-67 victory over Virginia in Auburn, Ala.
Shawn Greene scored a career-high 20 points as host Rutgers-Camden snapped a two-game losing streak, beating St. Joseph's College-Brooklyn, 96-72. . . . B.J. Smith had 11 points and nine rebounds to lead Widener to a 66-44 victory over Swarthmore in Chester. Ryan Carmichael scored nine points for the Garnet. . . . Harrison Carsillo scored 23 points for host Rosemont in a 90-76 win over Centenary. . . . James Jones' 27 points helped Delaware Valley to a 73-70 overtime win against Arcadia in Doylestown. Chris Pearson scored 23 points for the Knights.
Rutgers 51, Florida 38 -
Rutgers won the Jimmy V Women's Classic for the third straight year, beating Florida in Piscataway, N.J.
Brittany Ray, whose brother Allan starred at Villanova, had a game-high 16 points for Rutgers (6-4). She connected on 6 of 12 field goal attempts, including 4 of 6 three-pointers.
Chelsey Lee was also in double figures with 12 points.
Florida's Steffi Sorensen scored 13 points as the Gators fell to 3-5.
The Scarlet Knights trailed by 13-11 with 9 minutes, 3 seconds left in the half when they surged to close out the period on a 17-1 run.
Elsewhere: Ashley Montecchio scored 20 points and had 10 rebounds for host Rosemont in a 99-70 loss to Centenary. . . . Kate Wisniewski scored 18 points for Gwynedd-Mercy in a 75-70 win over host Juniata in Huntingdon, Pa.