STANFORD, Calif. — Anthony Brown scored a season-high 16 points to help Stanford win its fifth straight game Monday, 75-56 over Bethune-Cookman.
Josh Owens added 11 points and a game-high seven rebounds for the Cardinal (10-1), who improved to 7-0 at home ahead of Thursday's contest against Butler.
Adrien Coleman scored 14 points to lead the Wildcats (3-9), who lost their fourth straight and sixth of seven overall. Stanley Elliott added 13 points.
Cal 70, UC Santa Barbara 50
At Berkeley, Calif., Justin Cobbs scored a season-high 25 points and played stellar defense to make up for the loss of Jorge Gutierrez, as California beat UC Santa Barbara in the Pete Newell Classic.
Allen Crabbe had 19 points and six rebounds for the Golden Bears, who made a season-high 11 3-pointers. Cal (10-2) built a comfortable early lead, then scored 18 unanswered points in the second half to remain unbeaten this season at Haas Pavilion.
Southern Mississippi 64,Arizona State 61
At Tempe, Ariz., Darnell Dodson, playing in his first game for Southern Mississippi, sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Golden Eagles the victory.
Arizona State rallied from 11 down in the final four minutes to tie it on two free throws by Keala King with five seconds to go. Dodson took the inbound pass, dribbled downcourt and let it fly from about a foot behind the 3-point line.
Utah 72, Portland 67
At Salt Lake City, Josh Watkins scored a career-high 26 points in Utah's win over Portland.
Jason Washburn had 18 points and Cedric Martin added 11 as the Utes (3-8) won consecutive games for the first time this season after dropping eight straight.
Colorado 70,Cal State Bakersfield 64
At Boulder, Colo., Andre Roberson scored 18 points and Carlon Brown added 15 as Colorado beat Cal State Bakersfield.
Spencer Dinwiddie added 13 points and Austin Dufault had 10 for the Buffaloes (6-4).
No. 5 North Carolina 99,Nicholls St. 49
At Chapel Hill, N.C., Dexter Strickland scored 14 points to lead North Carolina.
Freshman James Michael McAdoo added a season-high 14 off the bench for the Tar Heels (10-2), who dominated the undersized and overmatched Colonels for their fourth straight victory. North Carolina had a miserable shooting start and missed a bunch of free throws, but the Tar Heels snatched away every loose rebound to get plenty of extra looks.
They finished with a 72-35 advantage, including 31 on the offensive glass that led to 36 second-chance points.
The 31 offensive boards were second-most in program history. The Tar Heels had 39 rebounds by halftime to match or exceed their total for six games this season, and their 72 for the game were tied for second in school history and the program's most since 1954.
No. 6 Baylor 95, Paul Quinn 54
At Waco, Texas, Quincy Acy had 24 points and seven of Baylor's 17 dunks as the Bears defeated Paul Quinn College for their 10th consecutive victory.
Baylor (10-0) has won its first 10 games for only the second time, the best start in team history being 12-0 in 2000-01. The Bears have won 50 of their last 53 non-conference home games over the past six seasons.
Darrell Augustine had 15 points for Paul Quinn, an NAIA school from Dallas that counted the game as an exhibition and not against its 2-7 record.
No. 7 Duke 90,UNC Greensboro 63
At Durham, N.C., Freshman Quinn Cook scored all of his season-high 14 points in the second half as Duke routed UNC Greensboro.
Mason Plumlee had 15 points and 13 rebounds and Austin Rivers added 14 points for the Blue Devils (10-1). They shot 54 percent from the field, shook off a sluggish start and overcame 18 turnovers to win their third straight since the one-sided loss at No. 2 Ohio State.
Kyle Randall scored 12 points but the Spartans (2-10) shot just 34.5 percent in the second half in losing their seventh straight. The last two have come under interim coach Wes Miller, a former North Carolina guard who took over last week.
LSU 67, No. 10 Marquette 59
At Baton Rouge, La., Ralston Turner scored 22 points and LSU extended its winning streak to five games while handing No. 10 Marquette its first loss of the season.
Turner hit two clutch 3-pointers in the final 4 minutes to give the Tigers the lead and added two free throws to make it 60-54 with 1:19 to go. Justin Hamilton then closed out a 13-point performance by making seven free throws in the last 53 seconds to ensure the Tigers (8-3) held off a comeback attempt by the Golden Eagles (10-1).