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Morsell gets up for the big and-1 Maryland dunk.

Anthony Cowan dishes to Darryl Morsell and the freshman sends in a big dunk plus the foul against Bucknell.

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Syracuse

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Battle spins by defender for the big Syracuse dunk.

Tyus Battle escapes the defense with a stellar spin move, drives baseline and throws down a punishing one-handed jam against Texas Southern.

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Mississippi State moves past FAMU.

The Bulldogs cruise to a 79-48 victory over the Rattlers to move to 2-0.

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Seton Hall

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Delgado's behind-the-back pass sets up a Nzei slam.

Seton Hall's Michael Nzei buts down dunk after Angel Delgado makes a crisp no look pass.

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Northwestern

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Pardon slams a dunk, gets block on other end.

After a nice dunk, Northwestern's Dererk Pardon comes up with a block on defense.

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Kansas dominates South Dakota State.

Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk drops 27 points and the Jayhawks roll to a 98-64 win over the Jackrabbits.

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Villanova routs Lafayette at home.

Miles Bridges finishes with 24 points as the Wildcats win by 47.

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UCLA

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UCLA dominates South Carolina State.

Jaylen Hands scores 22 points and Thomas Welsh adds 13 points to lead UCLA to a 96-68 win.

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Louisville holds off Omaha in win.

Omaha challenges No. 18 Louisville at home, but they do not have enough as the Cardinals win 87-78.

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Kentucky

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Knox's big second half carries Wildcats.

Kevin Knox records a double-double for the Wildcats as they win 87-61 over East Tennessee State.

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No. 16 Texas A&M takes down UCSB 84-65.

DJ Hogg leads the Aggies with 24 points in their home win to move to 2-0 on the season.

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Bagley returns with a fury in Duke's win.

After an early exit against Michigan State, Marvin Bagley III returns to score 19 points and add 11 rebounds as Duke rolls past Southern 78-61.

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Arkansas' defense steps up in win vs. Fresno State.

The Razorbacks force 16 turnovers and tally six blocks in their 83-75 win over the Bulldogs.

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Alabama

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Alabama freshman breaks school record for made 3-pointers.

John Petty makes 10 3-pointers against Alabama A&M setting a new school record.

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UK shakes off slow start to beat ETSU 78-61.

The Wildcats trail for most of the first half but use a strong second half to overcome the Buccaneers.

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UCLA's Hands throws down monster jam.

Jaylen Hands steals the ball and throws down the tomahawk slam.

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Vanderbilt

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Vandy gets close win over UNC Asheville.

The Commodores earn an impressive 79-76 victory and improve to 2-1 on the season.

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Petty's record night pushes Bama to victory.

John Petty talks about hitting 10 3-pointers and breaking the school record in the Tide's dominant 104-67 victory over Alabama A&M.

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Wildcats extend lead on alley-oop.

Jalen Brunson lobs a pass from downtown to Mikal Bridges for the two-handed dunk.

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Ole Miss slides past Georgia State 77-72.

The Rebels win a back-and-forth battle with the Panthers to move to 3-0.

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