Tulsa vs. Northwestern - 3:30 pm ET - Charleston Classic - ESPNU
John Shurna scored a career high 37 points and Northwestern (2-0) needed every one to beat LSU 88-82 in the first round of the Charleston Classic. The Wildcats move to the winner's side of the bracket along with today's opponent Tulsa, Seton Hall and St. Joe's.
Richmond (2-1) opened the stateside portion of the Cancun Challenge with a 21 point win over Hampton. Spiders head coach Chris Mooney felt this was the best of the three games his team has played so far this season.
Minnesota pulled away from Fairfield (1-2) in the second half, defeating the Stags 67-57.
Denver (3-0) were rude hosts to Conference USA's Southern Mississippi. Chris Udofia tied his career high with 21 and the Pioneers prevailed 59-52.
Meanwhile, the Princeton Packet previews the Tigers' season.
Around the Ivy League: Penn (2-1) kept Rider winless by busting the Broncs in overtime, 78-72. Miles Cartwright scored 27 for the Quakers. In their home opener Yale (2-1) demolished Lyndon State 101-37.