Johnson scores 18 in No. 3 Arizona's rout of Oakland
TUCSON, Ariz. — Freshman Stanley Johnson matched his season high with 18 points to lead five Arizona players in double figures and the No. 3-ranked Wildcats wrapped up their nonconference home schedule with a 101-64 rout of Oakland on Tuesday night.
The Wildcats (11-0) shot out to a 26-4 lead and were up by 33-8 with 7:14 left in the first half.
Brandon Ashley added and Gabe York added 15 points apiece for the Wildcats.
Kahlil Felder scored 20 for Oakland (4-7).
Grizzlies coach Greg Kampe was ejected after drawing a second technical with 11 1/2 minutes to play, arms flailing as he stormed out the tunnel at McKale Center.
NO. 9 LONGHORNS 106, BISONS 61: At Austin, Texas, Myles Turner scored a season-high 26 points to help lead No. 9 ranked Texas to a rout of Lipscomb.
Turner, a highly-recruited 6-foot-11 freshman, had and outstanding all-around performance as he also grabbed nine rebounds and had six blocked shots.
Turner did most of his damage in the first half when he scored 19 points, and had seven rebounds and five blocks. He matched his season-high with a sixth block in the second half.
NO. 11 SHOCKERS 53, CRIMSON TIDE 52: At Wichita, Kan., Darius Carter had a game-high 16 points and the go-ahead slam with 11.9 seconds remaining to lead No. 11 Wichita State over Alabama.
The Shockers (8-1) trailed by 11 with five minutes to play but rallied behind Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet, who finished with 14 and nine points.
Levi Randolph and Shannon Hale each scored 13 points for Alabama (6-3). The Tide managed just one point in the game’s final 5:50.
NO. 15 SOONERS 85, GOLDEN EAGLES 53: At Norman, Okla., Buddy Hield scored 16 points to help No. 15 Oklahoma defeat Oral Roberts.
TaShawn Thomas, a senior transfer from the University of Houston, followed up his 25-point outing against Tulsa last Saturday by scoring 14 points for the Sooners. He got up holding his right wrist after going after a loose ball with 15:17 to play and did not return.
Ryan Spangler had 13 points and 10 rebounds, Isaiah Cousins scored 13 points and Jordan Woodard added eight points and eight assists for Oklahoma (7-2), which shot 54 percent from the field to win its third straight.
NO. 24 TAR HEELS 79, SPARTANS 56: At Greensboro, N.C., Kennedy Meeks scored 18 points to help No. 24 North Carolina beat UNC Greensboro.
The Tar Heels (7-3) regrouped from a weekend loss at top-ranked Kentucky with an easy win against an instate opponent. They shot 49 percent and had a 20-point lead midway through the first half, cruising in the same arena where they’ll play in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in March.
Preseason Associated Press All-American Marcus Paige struggled with his shot again for the Tar Heels, finishing with five points on 1-for-8 shooting. He came in shooting just 37 percent on the season.