Travis Holmes celebrated after he led VMI with 30 points in its stunning victory over Kentucky at Rupp Arena. It's the second year Kentucky lost to a mid-major it was supposed to crush. The Wildcats fell to Gardner Webb last year.
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UConn 81, Western Carolina 55
Hasheem Thabeet and Jerome Dyson led the Huskies with 23 points a piece as UConn coasted by Western Carolina. Dyson (pictured) had five assists while Thabeet pulled down 17 boards.
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Duke 82, Rhode Island 79
Jimmy Baron ( pictured) lit up the Blue Devils, going 8-for-10 from the three-point line. It took last-minute free throws from Kyle Singler, who had 21 points, for Duke to escape.
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UNC 86, Penn 71
Tyler who? While Player of the Year Tyler Hansbrough watched from the bench, freshman Tyler Zeller scored a team-high 20 points to lift the No. 1 Tar Heels.
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Memphis 90, Fairfield63
Despite an early deficit, the Tigers got a boost from freshman superstar Tyreke Evans in a 27-point win. Evans, who played with an upset stomach and a sprained ankle, scored 19 points for Memphis in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament.
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Indiana 83, Northwestern State 65
New Indiana coach Tom Crean finally got a piece of good news -- a win. The Hoosiers topped Northwestern State in their season opener.
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Notre Dame 94, South Carolina-Upstate 58
Luke Harangody had the fourth 30-point game of his career and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Fighting Irish past South Carolina-Upstate.
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Kansas 71, UMKC 56
Looking quite different from the team that cut down the nets last season, Kansas topped UMKC 71-56. Sherron Collins led the Jayhawks with 16 points, and fans got a chance to get a first look at the team's freshmen, including Quintrell Thomas (pictured).
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Wisconsin 68, Long Beach State 61
Marcus Landry took over, scoring 23 points as the No. 25 Badgers hung on for a victory over Long Beach State.
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Baylor 81, Stanford 65
Rachel Allison scored 20 first-half points as No. 19 Baylor got some revenge on a No. 2 Stanford team that embarrassed the Bears last season. Baylor trailed for only a few seconds during the game, swiping the season-opener from Stanford, 81-65.
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