GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Erik Murphy tied a career-high with 24 points just days after dealing with an illness, and No. 10 Florida beat 22nd-ranked Wisconsin 74-56 on Wednesday night.
Murphy made all 10 of his shots, including two 3-pointers, and had seven rebounds for Florida (2-0). Sam Dekker and Jared Berggren each had 11 points for Wisconsin (1-1).
No. 15 CREIGHTON 77, UAB 60
OMAHA, Neb. — Reserve Josh Jones scored all 18 of his points in the second half to compensate for Doug McDermott’s quiet night in Creighton’s win.
McDermott, the returning first-team All-American, got into early foul trouble and had five points for the Bluejays (2-0).