Sunday’s basketball: Oakland falls to Colorado State
Fort Collins, Colo. — Gian Clavell had 21 points and 12 rebounds and Colorado State finished strong Sunday to defeat Oakland 95-89 in part of the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic.
The Rams made seven of their last 10 shots while the Golden Grizzlies were just three of their last 15 until hitting two late 3-pointers.
Joe De Ciman added 18 points, John Gillon 17 and Antwan Scott 15 for Colorado State (3-0), which made all 11 of its free throws in the second half to finish 23 of 28.
Kahlil Felder had 23 points and 10 assists and Percy Gibson added 18 points with nine rebounds for Oakland (1-1), which started a six-game road trip.
Scott broke a tie with a 3-pointer with 2:44 left and after two Oakland misses, De Ciman hit a 3. Oakland missed two more before Gillon made the first two of his six straight free throws for a 91-83 lead with 1:15 left.
(At) Northwestern 86, Western Michigan 62: Ashley Deary scored 25 for Northwestern (3-0). Breanna Mobley scored 14 and Jessica Jessing 12 for Western (2-2).
No. 21 Purdue 85, Florida 70: At Uncasville, Connecticut, Rapheal Davis scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures and Purdue won the Hall of Fame Tip-Off tournament. The Boilermakers (5-0) led most of the way and used a 15-2 second-half run to pull away, sending the Gators (3-1) their first loss under new coach Mike White.
(At) Nebraska 92, Southeastern Louisiana 65: Tai Webster scored 11 of his 13 points in the first half to lead Nebraska to a 37-point halftime advantage. Nebraska’s 92 points set a Pinnacle Bank Arena scoring record, eclipsing the 83 the Cornhuskers scored against South Carolina State in 2013.
Nebraska (3-1) opened up a 19-2 lead in the first six minutes of the game as Southeastern Louisiana (1-3) hit just one of its first eight shots and turned the ball over three times.