Sunday's basketball roundup: Eastern moves to 5-0
Ypsilanti, Mich. — Anali Okoloji and Raven Lee each scored 14 points and Eastern Michigan raced past Longwood, 79-48, Sunday in its home tournament, the EMU Showcase.
Eastern Michigan moved to 5-0, shooting 51.9 percent from the field and hitting nine 3-pointers. Mike Talley had 13 points and Jodan Price added 10 for the Eagles.
Okoloji had two layups and Lee hit a 3-pointer to spark an 11-0 run that put Eastern Michigan ahead by double digits for good. The Eagles led by 14 at half and pulled away with a 14-0 run to open the second half.
Eastern Michigan outscored Longwood 34-20 in the paint and had 25 points off turnovers.
Lotanna Nwogbo scored 14 and Ryan Badowski 12 for the Lancers (2-3), who held an early lead, but stumbled to shoot 32.7 percent and committed 24 turnovers.
(At) Central Michigan 75, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 43: Braylon Rayson had 18 points and Central Michigan started its season 4-0 for the first time since the 2000-01 season.
Rayson was 4-of-6 from 3-point range and the Chippewas were 15-of-33. Rayshawn Simmons added 10 points and Chris Fowler had eight assists to move past Peter Lambropoulos into sixth place on the CMU's career assists list.
Jovaughn Love scored 16 for Pine Bluff (1-4).
Big Ten men
Penn State 63, Southern Cal 61: D.J. Newbill scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half as Penn State (4-1) held off USC to take fifth place at the Charleston (S.C.) Classic.
Top 25 men
(At) No. 11 Wichita State 105, Newman 57: Ron Baker scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half, leading Wichita State (3-0) past Division II Newman.
Darius Carter scored 15 and Fred VanVleet added 12 for the Shockers (3-0), who led 67-33 at halftime against Newman (2-1).
(At) No. 19 Oklahoma 90, Northwestern State 68: Isaiah Cousins scored 20 points to help Oklahoma (2-1) rebound from its first loss of the season.
The Sooners (2-1) came out flat before seizing control of the game during the final 10 minutes of the first half, extending a one-point lead to a 50-30 advantage by halftime.
Zeek Woodley led Northwestern State (2-2) with 26 points.
(At) No. 15 Michigan State 64, IUPUI 45: Tori Jankoska scored 22 points and Aerial Powers added 17 and 13 rebounds for Michigan State.
The Spartans (2-1) used their physical advantage to get to the foul line, where they made 19 of 23. Jankoska was 11 of 13 and Powers, who has had a double-double in all three games this season, was 8 of 9. The duo also combined for 11 of MSU's 13 assists.
Shanika Maddox had eight points and 10 rebounds for the Jaguars (1-2).
(At) Michigan 74, Western Michigan 47: Katelynn Flaherty scored a game-high 18 points, Cyesha Goree added 14 points and 14 rebounds, and Michigan (3-1) had a 21-7 spurt to close the first half.
Jazmine Windham had nine points and five rebounds for Western Michigan (2-1).