College Baskeball News -- November 18


Published on November 19 2013 6:31 am
Last Updated on November 19 2013 6:31 am
Written by Millie Lange

College Basketball Round-Up

The 3-0 St. Louis Billikens travel South of the Border this weekend for the Cancun Challenge Tournament. The Billikins take on Oral Roberts in the opening round on Thursday.

DePaul takes the court tonight in local college basketball. The Blue Demons take on Milwaukee on the road. Northwestern is back in action Wednesday  at Illinois-Chicago. Illinois will host Chicago State Friday. Notre Dame also plays Friday at home against Santa Clara.


Michigan State Takes Top Spot In Latest Poll

Michigan State is the new number-one in this week's "USA Today" top-25 men's basketball poll. The 4-0 Spartans knocked off previously top-ranked Kentucky last week. Louisville is ranked second while Kansas is third after beating then-fourth-ranked Duke last week.


Monday, November 18 Scoreboard

NCAA Top-25 Men's Basketball  ("USA Today" Rankings)

#1 Michigan State 82, Portland Pilots 67

#4 Arizona Wildcats 100, Fairleigh Dickson Knights 50

#6 Duke Blue Devils 91, UNC-Asheville Bulldogs 55

#7 Syracuse Orange 56, St. Francis (NY) Terriers 50

#14 Florida Gators 67, Southern Jaguars 53

#24 UCLA Bruins 86, Sacramento State Hornets 50


Tuesday, November 19 Schedule (All Times Central)

NCAA Top-25 Men's Basketball  ("USA Today" Rankings)

6:00 p.m. - #2 Louisville Cardinals host Hartford Hawks (Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament)

7:00 p.m. - #3 Kansas Jayhawks host Iona Gaels

6:30 p.m. - #5 Kentucky Wildcats host Texas-Arlington Mavericks (Keightley Classic)

7:00 p.m. - #9 Oklahoma State Cowboys host #11 Memphis Tigers (Old Spice Classic)

7:00 p.m. - #15 Wisconsin Badgers host North Dakota

8:00 p.m. - #17 Oregon Ducks host Utah Valley Wolverines