J.J. Redick scored 18 points and top-ranked Duke turned in an overwhelming defensive performance to rout Seton Hall, 93-40, last night in the quarterfinals of the National Invitation Tournament Season Tip-Off.
DeMarcus Nelson added 16 points for the Blue Devils (2-0), who advanced to the tournament semifinals in New York to face the winner of Thursday's Sam Houston State-Drexel game.
Brian Laing scored 11 points to lead the Pirates (1-1), who missed 22 consecutive shots to fall behind by 30 at the break and ended up with the second-worst loss in program history. It is the biggest margin of defeat for Seton Hall since a 104-62 loss to Villanova in February 1972.
The win made Mike Krzyzewski only the ninth coach to win 650 games at one school, and his 723 career wins now stand one behind DePaul's Ray Meyer for 15th in Division I history.
* TEXAS 77, SAMFORD 33: P.J. Tucker had 22 points and eight rebounds and the No. 2 Longhorns romped in the second round of the Guardians Classic in Austin.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Texas (2-0.
Oklahoma Women Win
Freshman Courtney Paris scored 26 points and had 18 rebounds for her third straight double-double of the season and No. 25 Oklahoma (3-0) pulled away in the second half for a 74-63 win over New Mexico in the semifinals of the Preseason WNIT in Albuquerque.