- Syracuse, New York 13290
- Line: SYR -12.5
- Over/Under: 150
Nick Richards had career highs of 25 points and 15 rebounds, and 70 percent first-half shooting propelled No. 8 Kentucky to an 86-67 rout of Fort Wayne on Wednesday night.
Junior guard Brandon Alston scored a career-high 20 points, and short-handed Georgia Tech beat UT Rio Grande Valley, 78-68, Wednesday night with three players sidelined by NCAA suspensions.
Michael Finke had his second career double-double and four more Illinois players scored in double figures to help the Illini beat Division III Augustana (IL) 96-62 on Wednesday night.