UIC (Tracy Dildy) (4-2) vs. Vanderbilt
Josh Mayo made eight 3-pointers and scored 30 points as Illinois-Chicago defeated Vanderbilt 74-55 on Wednesday night. Mayo’s big night from beyond the arc was the most 3-pointers ever by a visiting player at Memorial Gymnasium, and one short of the Flames’ (4-2) single-game record. The Horizon League?s preseason player of the year made two 3-pointers in an 11-0 first-half run that broke an 18-18 tie and put the Flames ahead to stay. Mayo was 5-for-5 on 3-point shots in the second half. Robo Kreps added 23 points, including three 3-pointers, as the Flames won their third straight game.
NCCU (Henry Dickerson) (0-7) vs. High Point
High Point defeated North Carolina Central 73-64 on Wednesday night. Jamar Briscoe scored a game-high 26 points and went 4-for-7 on 3-pointers to lead the Eagles (0-7), who shot 33.3 percent (18 of 54).
Rio Grande Valley Vipers (Clay Moser) (2-1) vs. Erie Bayhawks
The Vipers lost to the Bayhawks 101-87 on Wednesday night. The Vipers were led by Kendall Dartez, who scored 20 points and added 12 rebounds. Alton Ford also had 18 points and 6 rebounds for the Vipers in their loss.
SE Missouri State (Rodney Hamilton) (2-5) vs. Austin Peay
Austin Peay beat Southeast Missouri 91-67 on Thursday night. Calvin Williams paced the Redhawks (2-5, 0-1) with 21 points. Jaycen Herring scored 17 and Kenard Moore added 13.