Marcus Domask, Terrence Shannon Jr. lead 2nd-half surge by No. 20 Illinois for win over No. 11 FAU #Marcus #Domask #Terrence #Shannon #lead #2ndhalf #surge #Illinois #win #FAU

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Domask scored 33 points and Terrence Shannon Jr. had 31, both career highs, as No. 20 Illinois shot 63% and surged ahead in the second half for a 98-89 victory over No. 11 Florida Atlantic in the Jimmy V Classic on Tuesday night.

Playing in this event for the second consecutive year, the Fighting Illini (7-1) won their fifth straight game thanks to Domask and Shannon, who combined for 47 points after halftime and were a combined 25 of 35 from the field.

Domask shot 15 of 21 and surpassed his previous career high of 32 points set last season when he played for Southern Illinois. Shannon went 10 for 14 and hit 11 of 13 free throws.

Vladislav Goldin scored a career-best 23 points before fouling out in the final minute for Florida Atlantic (7-2), which made it first appearance at Madison Square Garden since beating Tennessee and Kansas State in the East Regional of the NCAA Tournament in March to reach its first Final Four. Johnell Davis added 19 points as the Owls shot 48%.


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kevin McCullar Jr. had a career-high 25 points, KJ Adams scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half, Kansas struggled to hold off scrappy Kansas City.

Hunter Dickinson added 14 and 11 rebounds for the Jayhawks (8-1), who appeared to be caught looking ahead — or behind — in between their win over No. 5 UConn last week and their game against rival Missouri on Saturday.

Cameron Faas and Khristion Courseault scored 18 points apiece to lead the Roos (6-3), who trailed by eight with 3 1/2 minutes left before the Jayhawks scored 10 straight points to put the game away.


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jonas Aidoo scored a career-high 17 points and Tennessee beat George Mason to stop a three-game skid.

Josiah-Jordan James added 15 points, Tobe Awaka added 11 and Dalton Knecht had 10 for the Vols (5-3).

Darius Maddox scored 15 points for the Patriots (7-2), whose four-game winning streak ended.


NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Javian McCollum scored 19 points, Milos Uzan had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Oklahoma limited Providence to 20 second-half points.

The Sooners (8-0) scored 40 points in the paint, forced 15 turnovers and out-rebounded the Friars 40-23.

Devin Carter scored 17 points and Josh Oduro added 15 for Providence (7-2).


EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — AJ Storr matched a season high with 22 points and Steven Crowl scored a season-high 18 points, leading Wisconsin past Michigan State.

The Badgers (7-2, 1-0 Big Ten) have won six straight and didn’t trail for a second straight game, including a win over then-No. 3 Marquette.

The Spartans (4-4, 0-1) got off to a bad start and struggled to make 3-pointers. Tyson Walker scored 22 points and A.J. Hoggard had 14 points, seven assists and two turnovers for Michigan State.


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