Minnesota thumped Rutgers in their Big Ten opener as Junior Jordan Murphy (San Antonio, TX) had 18 points/16 rebounds in the win for the Gophers. It was his national leading 9th double double in succession.
NJIT beat UMass-Lowell 78-65. Junior Ryan Jones (Rio Rancho, NM) had 17 points/6 rebounds in the loss for the River Hawks.
New Mexico State beat Prairie View A&M 69-57 as Senior Jemerrio Jones (Memphis, TN) had his 4th double double of the season with 18 points/12 rebounds/3 assists in the win for the Aggies.
Idaho beat Nicholls 79-68 as Junior Nate Sherwood (Albany, OR) had 11 points/7 rebounds/3 assists in the win for the Vandals.