DAYTON (AP) — DaRon Holmes II scored 18 points and No. 21 Dayton shook off a loss at unranked UNLV with a 60-51 victory over cold-shooting Robert Morris on Saturday.
Mustapha Amzil came off the bench to add 12 points for the Flyers (3-1), who shot 42.1% from the field, compared with 34.5% for the Colonials.
Anthony Grant has been building momentum at Dayton the past five seasons, taking the Flyers to the cusp of the NCAA Tournament last year despite having one of the nation's youngest teams.
Nebraska (2-3, 1-1 Big Ten) at Rutgers (3-2, 0-2), Friday, 7 p.m. EDT (FS1)
Line: Nebraska by 3, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
No. 6 Oklahoma (2-0) at Nebraska (1-2), Saturday, noon ET (Fox)
Line: Oklahoma by 10 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's tussle with North Dakota into the fourth quarter Saturday surely won't turn down the heat on Scott Frost, but the Cornhuskers' coach said his team can build off the 38-17 victory.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Mustapha Amzil's lone basket of the game was a memorable one.
Amzil hit a running jumper in the lane at the buzzer, and Dayton beat No. 4 Kansas 74-73 on Friday.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Freshman Daron Holmes II scored 12 of his 15 points in the first half, Elijah Weaver scored all 14 of his points in the second half and Dayton beat Miami 76-60 on Thursday at the ESPN Events Invitational.
Finally it got to the point where 19-year-old assistant coach Francisco Jose Martin’s ear-splitting motivational tactics were so effective he was put in charge of the junior varsity basketball team.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and coach Anthony Grant are hoping last season represented just a one-year plunge down the Southeastern Conference standings.
The Crimson Tide is trying to rebound from Grant's first losing season as a head coach and replace leading scorer and four-year starting guard Trevor Releford.