High 25 recap: No. 5 Houston takes victory over SMU
Marcus Sasser scored 12 of his 17 points at team level in the second half on Sunday night as Houston No. 5 caught up from a half-time deficit to beat the previously undefeated SMU 74-60 in a game at the American Athletic Conference in Dallas.
DeJon Jarreau filled the statistics sheet with 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Cougars (8-1, 3-1). Senior Justin Gorham scored 11 points and a career high of 19 rebounds for Houston, who overtook the Mustangs 45-32, including 28-13 after halftime. Quentin Grimes added 11 points.
Kendric Davis scored 23 points for SMU (6-1, 2-1), adding eight rebounds and four assists. Feron Hunt scored 12 points and grabbed 12 boards while Ethan Chargois added 10 points.
The Mustangs were looking for a possible berth in the top 25 on Monday and took a point ahead in the second half. But the Cougars quickly rattled off 10 straight points to take a 42-33 lead and never looked back.
No. 16 Michigan 85, No. 19 Northwestern (NASDAQ 🙂 66
The Wolverines continued their flawless start to the 2020-21 season with an overwhelming win over the visiting Wildcats in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Five different players posted double-digit results for the Wolverines (9-0, 4-0, Big Ten), the only undefeated team at the conference. Of the team’s 32 field goals, 22 were supported. Hunter Dickinson led the team with 19 points in 8 of 12 shots while Franz Wagner had a great all-round performance of 14 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, five blocks and two steals.
Robbie Beran had a team high of 14 points in 6v10 shooting for the Wildcats (6-3, 3-2). Miller Kopp was right behind him with 13 own points.
No. 21 Minnesota 77, No. 25 Ohio State 60
Liam Robbins led five Golden Gophers double-digit goalscorers with 27 points as Minnesota had little trouble with the Buckeyes in Minneapolis.
Robbins, a transfer from Drake, also had 14 rebounds, five blocks and four assists for the Gophers (10-2, 3-2 Big Ten). Minnesota’s Marcus Carr had 10 of his 15 points in the second half. The Gophers also got 13 points from Gabe Kalscheur, while Jamal Mashburn Jr. and Both Gach got 10 each.
Duane Washington Jr. made 7 out of 12 shots, including 5 out of 7 from 3-point range to lead the Buckeyes (8-3, 2-3) with 21 points. EJ Liddell added 10 points in case of loss.
– Field level media
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