Baylor gets past Louisville

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — King McClure scored all 15 of his points in the second half and No. 20 Baylor rallied from 22 points down to beat No. 10 Louisville 66-63 on Friday in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game.

Johnathan Motley also had 15 points, and Terry Maston had 10 of his 12 in the final 20 minutes. The Bears (6-0) shot 65 percent in the second half in a stunning reversal from a start that saw the Cardinals shut down just about everything.

Louisville led by 22 points late in the first half, by 20 early in the second and 54-42 on Quentin Snider’s 3-pointer at the 10:07 mark. But the Bears responded with a 21-5 run, with Motley putting the ball on the floor to drive by Anas Mahmoud for the go-ahead dunk with 2:49 left.

Motley was selected the tournament MVP.

Donovan Mitchell scored 17 points for Louisville (5-1), which shot just 33 percent (9 of 27) in the second half.

No. 7 Virginia 74, Iowa 41

NICEVILLE, Fla. — Jerred Reuter led a well-balanced scoring attack with 14 points and No. 7 Virginia’s stifling trademark defense set the tone for a victory over Iowa  in the semifinals of the Emerald Coast Classic.

Three other Cavaliers scored in double figures: London Perrantes with 12, Isaiah Wilkins 11 and Darius Thompson 10.

Iowa (3-2) barely bested that average, led by Peter Jok’s 13 points led Iowa (3-2).

Temple 81, No. 19 West Virginia 77

NEW YORK — Obi Enechionyia had 22 points and 12 rebounds to lead Temple to the upset in the championship game of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Enechionyia scored 18 points in the first half for Temple (4-2), but it was his free throw with 1 second left that sealed the win. Alani Moore II added 18 points for the Owls, while Daniel Dingle finished with 15 and Quinton Rose had 12.

Esa Ahmad led the Mountaineers (4-1) with 19 points, Teyvon Myers added 15, and Nathan Adrian and Tarik Phillip had 13 apiece.

Enechionyia was named the Most Outstanding Player of the two-day tournament.

No. 21 Iowa State 73, Miami 56

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Deonte Burton scored 21 points and Darrell Bowie keyed a second-half surge that carried No. 21 Iowa State in the AdvoCare Invitational.

The Cyclones (5-0) advanced to Sunday’s championship game, bouncing back from a poor shooting performance in a tournament-opening win over Indiana State.

Matt Thomas had 12 points and Nazareth Mitrou-Long added 10 for Iowa State.

Bowie hit an awkward layup as he tumbled to the court and made a short jumper during a 17-2 run the Cyclones put together over an 8-minute stretch of the second half.

Ja’Quan Newton had 21 points for the Hurricanes (4-1), who shot 36 percent from the field, including 2 of 16 on 3-point attempts.

No. 24 Michigan St. 77, Wichita St. 72

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Miles Bridges scored 21 points for Michigan State in the Battle 4 Atlantis third-place game.

Eron Harris added 13 points for the Spartans (4-3), who followed Thursday’s loss to No. 20 Baylor by building a huge second-half lead — and then nearly blowing it.

Darral Willis scored 16 points to lead Wichita State.

No. 25 Florida St. 72, Illinois 61

NEW YORK — Dwayne Bacon scored 17 points to lead for Florida State in the third-place game of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Jonathan Isaac had 15 points and seven rebounds for Florida State (5-1).

Malcolm Hill had 18 points for Illinois (4-3).

By Paul Wager

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