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NCAA TOP-25 MENS CAPSULES

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POSTED November 22, 2013 10:36 p.m.

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 16 points, Andrew White III added 13 and second-ranked Kansas raced to an 88-58 victory over Towson on Friday night to open the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.

Wayne Selden finished with 12 points and Perry Ellis had 10 for the Jayhawks (4-0), who built a 49-16 lead by halftime and never looked back. They’ll head to the Bahamas next week to continue the tournament against Wake Forest on Thanksgiving Day.

Jerrelle Benimon had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead Towson (3-2), which knocked off Temple earlier in the season. Rafriel Guthrie scored 15 points off the bench.

No. 10 VCU 73, LONG BEACH STATE 67

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Rob Brandenberg scored 19 points to help No. 10 Virginia Commonwealth beat Long Beach State in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

The Rams (4-1) trailed by eight early in the second half before reeling off a 13-0 run. Juvonte Reddic had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Briante Weber scored 15 for VCU.

Branford Jones led Long Beach State (1-5) with 19 points, and Mike Caffey added 15 in their fifth straight loss.

No. 14 MICHIGAN 82, FLORIDA STATE 80

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Nik Stauskas scored 26 points, including seven in overtime, as No. 14 Michigan erased a 16-point second-half deficit to beat Florida State in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

Derrick Walton Jr. added 15 points for the Wolverines (4-1) and Mitch McGary had 14 points and 12 rebounds in his third game back from a back injury

FSU (4-1) had a chance to win the game in the final seconds, but a midcourt heave by Aaron Thomas bounced off the backboard. Ian Miller led the Seminoles with 19 points.

No. 18 CONNECTICUT 59, INDIANA 58

NEW YORK (AP) — Shabazz Napier scored 27 points, including 11 over the final 7 minutes, to lead No. 18 Connecticut over Indiana in the championship game of the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Wounded Warrior Project.

Napier’s driving basket with 1:34 left to play turned out to be the final points of the game as the Huskies (6-0) held on.

Indiana (5-1) turned the ball over twice and Yogi Ferrell missed a jumper in that span. Napier missed a 3-pointer and was called for an offensive foul in the hectic finish that had the crowd at Madison Square Garden standing for the final 90 seconds.

Ferrell missed a jumper with 10 seconds. Indiana inbounded with .7 seconds left, but Noah Vonleh’s jumper was late.

MASSACHUSETTS 81, No. 19 NEW MEXICO 65

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chaz Williams scored 19 points, Raphiael Putney had 18 and Cady Lalanne added 16 points and 14 rebounds as Massachusetts ran past tired No. 19 New Mexico to reach the Charleston Classic championship.

The Minutemen improved to 5-0 for the second time in four years.

New Mexico was playing a day after a double-overtime victory against UAB and wore down as the game went on. Alex Kirk scored a career-high 32 for the Lobos (3-1), who missed their final eight shots.

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