CHICAGO — Grayson Allen – Duke’s lone senior – scored a career-high 37 points Tuesday night, freshman Trevon Duval had 17 points and 10 assists, and the top-ranked Blue Devils beat No. 2 Michigan State 88-81 in the Champions Classic.

Allen stepped up whenever his team needed a big play. The Blue Devils (3-0) lost Marvin Bagley III to an eye injury midway through the first half, but Allen made five 3-pointers and scored 21 points in the second.

Wendell Carter Jr. added 12 points and 12 rebounds, helping Coach Mike Krzyzewski improve to 12-1 in his career against Michigan State.

Miles Bridges, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Nick Ward each scored 19 points for the Spartans, who blocked 12 shots, one shy of the school record. Michigan State (1-1) shot 51 percent from the field but was outrebounded 46-34 by the long and athletic Blue Devils.

TEXAS TECH 83, MAINE 44: Keenan Evans had 12 points to lead four players in double figures for Texas Tech (2-0), which opened a 49-13 halftime lead and rolled past Maine (0-2) at Lubbock, Texas.

Andrew Fleming and Ilija Stojiljkovic each finished with eight points for the Black Bears, and Dusan Majstorovic and Ilker Er chipped in with seven points apiece.

(5) VILLANOVA 113, NICHOLLS 77: Mikal Bridges set career highs with 23 points and four blocks, and Villanova (2-0) swatted away a school-record 13 shots in a rout of Nicholls (1-1) at Philadelphia.

Donte DiVincenzo added 20 points, Jalen Brunson had 17 and the Wildcats had six players in double figures while shooting 58 percent from the field in their second straight blowout of an inferior opponent.

Zaquavian Smith scored 25 points and Roddy Peters had 17 for the Colonels, who trailed by as many as 38 points.

BOSTON COLLEGE 73, SACRED HEART 53: Deontae Hawkins scored 22 points with eight rebounds, and Boston College (3-0) pulled away from visiting Sacred Heart (0-2) in the second half.

CONNECTICUT 72, STONY BROOK 64: Guard Jalen Adams came back from a one-game suspension to score 19 points and the Huskies (2-0)came from behind to beat Stony Brook (0-2) at Hartford, Connecticut.


MAINE 70, BRYANT 68: Dor Saar’s jumper with 1:30 to play in overtime gave Maine (2-1) the lead for good against Bryant (0-3) at Bangor.

After a Haley Connors free throw for Bryant cut the margin to 68-67, Saar hit a pair of free throws to extend the Black Bears’ lead to three with 17 seconds left.

Kathleen Everson stepped to the line with four seconds left for the Bulldogs, hit her first free throw, missed her second and Maeve Carroll dribbled out after a rebound to end it.

Blanca Millan had a game-high 26 points and 11 rebounds for Maine. Saar added 12 points and Tanesha Sutton added 10.

Sydney Holloway led Bryant with 19 points and a game-high 12 rebounds, Naomi Ashley contributed 12 points and Stephanie Lesko added 10.

(3) BAYLOR 86, CENTRAL ARKANSAS 55: Lauren Cox and Kalani Brown both had double-doubles, and the other three starters also scored in double figures for Baylor (3-0) in a victory against Central Arkansas (1-1) at Waco, Texas.

(5) LOUISVILLE 90, TOLEDO 55: Jazmine Jones and Myisha Hines-Allen scored 17 points each to lead Louisville (3-0) over visiting Toledo (1-1).

(6) NOTRE DAME 78, WESTERN KENTUCKY 65: Jessica Shepard posted 19 points and 12 rebounds, powering Notre Dame (2-0) over Western Kentucky (1-2) at Bowling Green, Kentucky.

(12) WEST VIRGINIA 101, SACRAMENTO STATE 47: Teana Muldrow and Naomi Davenport combined for 49 points on 20-of-25 shooting, and both had double figures in rebounding as West Virginia (2-0) rolled past Sacramento State (0-3) at Morgantown, West Virginia.