Alex Dragicevich hit four three-pointers and scored a career-high 22 points to lead Notre Dame (9-5, 1-0) to a 72-59 win over No. 22 Pittsburgh (11-3, 0-1) on Tuesday night in the Big East opener for both teams in South Bend, Ind.
Centenary 86, TCNJ 77 - The Lions (5-4) fell to the Cyclones (5-5) in Hacketstown, N.J. Sophomore Skyelar Ettin led TCNJ's offense with 22 points.
Wilson suspended. The University of Rhode Island indefinitely suspended top scorer Jamal Wilson, a senior guard, for breaking unspecified team rules. Coach Jim Baron plans to reevaluate Wilson's status on the team over the next week. Wilson, a Neumann-Goretti graduate from Norristown, averaged 17.5 points per game through the first 10 games of the season.
Big East suit continues. A Rhode Island judge denied a request by West Virginia University to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Big East Conference over the university's bid to make a quick exit for the Big 12.
The Big East's lawsuit seeks unspecified damages and an order that West Virginia stay in the conference for 27 months.
Kidd-Gilchrist returns. Kentucky forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has returned to the team after going home to Somerdale, Camden County, during the holiday break to visit his hospitalized mother.