Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules

Updated: November 28, 2013

Nassau, Bahamas ( – Andrew Wiggins scored 17 points and
second-ranked Kansas withstood a challenge from Wake Forest to record an 87-78
victory in the opening round of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament. Frank Mason
added 13 points and Joel Embiid had 10 to help the Jayhawks (5-1)
advance to face Villanova in Friday’s semifinals. Wake Forest (5-1) was able
to cut a 14-point halftime deficit down to five entering the final minute of
play, with Codi Miller-McIntyre netting 20 of his game-high 26 points after
the break. However, Kansas hit 6-of-7 free throws down the stretch to send
the Demon Deacons to their first loss of the season. The Deacons will take on
USC, a 94-79 loser to Villanova in the event’s first game, in Friday’s
consolation round.

Final Score: (5) Oklahoma State 97, Purdue 87

Orlando, FL ( – Marcus Smart scored 30 points and fifth-
ranked Oklahoma State put together a dominant first half en route to a 97-87
decision over Purdue in the tip-off game of the Old Spice Classic. Smart put
up 24 of his points during an opening period in which the Cowboys (6-0)
scored at will in building a commanding 52-29 lead. Markel Brown
finished with 25 points and six rebounds in the win, with Le’Bryan Nash adding
16 points for Oklahoma State. The Cowboys advance to face unbeaten Butler,
a 76-69 victor over Washington State, in Friday’s winner’s bracket. Bryson
Scott totaled 18 points in the loss, the first of the season for Purdue (5-1),
with Errick Peck netting 12. The Boilermakers will take on Washington State
Friday in the consolation round.