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Diallo 'so happy' to be cleared by NCAA

(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Cheick Diallo was sitting next to Bill Self, the coach he can now play for, and it was a close call as to whose smile was broader.

The freshman forward was cleared by the NCAA on Wednesday to play for No. 5 Kansas starting Dec. 1.

The announcement ended a monthlong investigation by the NCAA into the five-star prospect's education and background.


Kansas surges past Vandy for Maui title

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Wayne Selden Jr. and Frank Mason III quickly hatched a plan for sharing the MVP award at the Maui Jim Maui Invitational.

Impressive teamwork all night long for No. 5 Kansas.


UNLV hangs on to beat No. 13 Indiana

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) UNLV answered every run by Indiana, and the Runnin' Rebels were able to hang through the frantic final seconds for a 72-69 victory over the 13th-ranked Hoosiers on Wednesday.

The game had the intensity of a February conference matchup and just enough mistakes to make sure it was November.


Trimble 7 of 7, scores 17 to lead Terps

PUERTO AVENTURAS, Mexico (AP) Melo Trimble scores 17 points on 7-for-7 shooting, and No. 2 Maryland beat Rhode Island 86-63 on Wednesday night in the Cancun Challenge.

Trimble, who was named tournament MVP, also went 3 for 3 at the line and grabbed six rebounds. Rasheed Sulaimon also scored 17 points on 6-for-7 shooting, and Robert Carter had 15.


Duke overcomes slow start to beat Yale

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) When No. 6 Duke needed a spark, the Blue Devils asked their longest, most athletic freshman to spread his arms on defense and create some havoc.

Brandon Ingram scored 15 points and played a key role in the defensive switch that helped Duke pull away and beat Yale 80-61 on Wednesday night.


No. 12 UVA easily pushes win streak to 4

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Virginia coach Tony Bennett called Wednesday's visit by Lehigh "a game of cementing some habits," and after the Cavaliers got off to a slow start, Malcolm Brogdon and their defense took over.

Brogdon scored 23 points, and No. 12 Virginia beat Lehigh 80-54 on for its fourth consecutive victory.


UConn tops Michigan in Battle 4 Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Daniel Hamilton and UConn put together a solid all-around performance, and Michigan was unable to keep up with the talented Huskies.

Hamilton had 16 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, and No. 18 Connecticut beat the Wolverines 74-60 on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.


Gonzaga rolls past Washington in Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) The Gonzaga-Washington rivalry is back, accompanied by the sound of whistles.

The Bulldogs took the latest round Wednesday, wading through a mound of fouls to get there. Kyle Wiltjer had 24 points and Domantas Sabonis added 17 to send 10 Gonzaga past Washington 80-64 in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.


Benjamin has 25 as No. 21 Oregon cruises

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) This time, it was Dwayne Benjamin leading the way for No. 21 Oregon.

Benjamin scored 25 points, Chris Boucher had 17 points and a school-record nine blocks, and the Ducks rolled to a 91-68 victory over Arkansas State on Wednesday night.


No. 25 Texas A&M beats Texas 84-73

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Texas A&M came to the Bahamas this week wanting to be tested by the kind of games it may eventually face in March.

The Aggies like what they've found out about themselves so far.

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