BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana had no problems handling Ball State before its big matchup with North Carolina.
Will Sheehey scored 19 points to help the top-ranked Hoosiers defeat Ball State, 101-53, on Sunday.
Jordan Hulls scored 17 points, Cody Zeller scored 15 and Christian Watford had 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Hoosiers (6-0).
No. 6 Syracuse 87, Colgate 51: At Syracuse, N.Y., point guard Michael Carter-Williams had eight points and a career-high 13 assists with only one turnover, James Southerland scored 18 points, and Syracuse (4-0) beat Colgate (3-4).
No. 15 Michigan St 63, Louisiana-Lafayette 60: At East Lansing, Mich., Michigan State coach Tom Izzo is getting tired of his team’s generous nature during the holidays.
The Spartans (5-1) committed 20 turnovers, 14 in the second half, and barely survived a scare from Louisiana-Lafayette (2-4).
No. 17 Gonzaga 81, Davidson 67: At Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Elias Harris scored 24 points, Kevin Pangos added 23, and Gonzaga beat Davidson in the Old Spice Classic championship game.
Kelly Olynyk added 14 points for Gonzaga (6-0).
No. 20 Oklahoma St. 81, Portland St. 58: At Stillwater, Okla. Markel Brown scored a season-high 23 points, Le’Bryan Nash added 20, and Oklahoma State (5-0) cruised to a victory over Portland State (1-3) despite playing without four injured players.
No. 21 Connecticut 73, Stony Brook 62: At Storrs, Conn., Connecticut (5-1) hit its final eight attempts from behind the arc to rally for a victory against Stony Brook (4-2).
Niels Giffey came off the bench to score a career-high 15 points and grab eight rebounds for UConn, and Shabazz Napier had 15 of his 19 points in the second half.
No. 23 Colorado 89, Air Force 74: At Boulder, Colo., freshman Josh Scott helped break open a tight game by scoring 13 of his 20 points in the second half, and Colorado (5-0) handed Air Force (5-1) its first loss of the season.