Men's basketball roundup
No. 5 Indiana 93, Jacksonville 59
Jordan Hulls scored 17 of his season-high 20 points in the first half, leading Indiana past Jacksonville on Friday night.
The Hoosiers (12-1) will take a three-game winning streak into Big Ten play, which begins Monday at Iowa. Indiana also has won 29 consecutive non-league games at Assembly Hall.
Jacksonville (5-8) was led by Dylan Fritsch with 15 points and Jarvis Haywood with nine, but is now 0-4 this season against teams from the traditional power conferences.
Indiana wasn't itself early, missing its first four shots and committing four turnovers in the first three minutes. But the Hoosiers eventually turned it around and used a 9-2 first-half spurt to start pulling away. Hulls followed that flurry with three straight 3-pointers, helping the Hoosiers take a 48-33 halftime lead.
No. 13 Gonzaga 94, Baylor 87
Kevin Pangos made seven 3-pointers and scored 31 points to lead Gonzaga.
Kelly Olynyk scored 21 for Gonzaga (12-1), Elias Harris had 17 and Gary Bell Jr. added 12. The Bulldogs shot 52 percent from the field on 31 of 59 shooting. Pangos made 10 of 13 shots and finished two points shy of his career-high.
Pierre Jackson led Baylor (8-4) with 26 points, Isaiah Austin, a 7-foot-1 220-pound freshman, had 20 and Cory Jefferson added 13. The Bears also shot 52 percent for the game, but attempted 21 fewer free-throws than Gonzaga.
Gonzaga didn't hold a lead until the 4:53 mark of the first half. But once they got the lead, they were determined not to relinquish it.
Brown 69, Providence 68
Tucker Halpern hit two of his eight 3-pointers in the final 31.3 seconds, rallying short-handed Brown to an upset win.
The Bears (4-6), who ended a five-game losing streak against their city rivals, outscored the Friars 9-1 in the final 44.9 seconds and overcame a career-high 37 points by Providence's LaDontae Henton, who scored 24 straight points in the second half.
After Sean McDonagill cut a seven-point lead to four with a 3-pointer, Providence turned the ball over and Halpern scored with 31.3 left. Vincent Council was then fouled and made 1 of 2 with 20.5 remaining, before Halpern, who finished with 28 points - one shy of his career high - hit another 3 with 7.3 seconds left to give Brown the lead.
Providence (8-4), which scored it last basket with 2:55 left, didn't get a good look at the final shot, which Council missed.
Former New London star Kris Dunn had seven points, eight rebounds and three assists for the Friars.
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