Trey Burke scored 19 points and freshman Nik Stauskas added 12 to lead No. 3 Michigan to a 67-39 victory over Binghamton Tuesday night at Ann Arbor, Mich.
The Wolverines (10-0) are off to their best start since their national title season of 1988-89, and this win was every bit the mismatch it looked like before the opening tip.
The Bearcats (2-9) were coming off a 22-point loss to Bryant. They led Michigan, 10-8, before the Wolverines went on a 19-2 run.
Jordan Reed scored 11 points and was Binghamton’s only player in double figures. He also had eight rebounds.
Illinois 65, Norfolk St. 54 — Brandon Paul scored 14 points and D.J. Richardson overcame a shoulder injury to add 11 and help the 10th-ranked Illini (11-0) hold off the Spartans (6-6) in Champaign, Ill.
Minnesota 70, North Dakota State 57 — Rodney Williams scored a season-high 19 points, including a 360-degree dunk off a fast break, and Trevor Mbakwe grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds to lead the 13th-ranked Gophers (11-1) past the Bison (8-3) in Minneapolis.
Maryland 88, Towson 43 — Alyssa Thomas had 23 points and 13 rebounds, and Katie Rutan added a season-high 16 points to lead the No. 10 Terps over the host Tigers.
Yale 4, UMass 2 — The No. 15 Bulldogs (7-3-2) came out of the gate firing, with Nicholas Weberg getting the first goal at 3:24 of the first period in host Yale’s victory over the Minutemen (5-9-2). The Bulldogs also got goals from Tommy Fallen, Andrew Miller and Stu Wilson. Steven Guzzo and Rocco Carzo scored for UMass.
Merrimack 4, Army 2 — Vinny Scotti scored the winning goal with just over seven minutes left to lift the host Warriors (6-7-3) over the Black Knights (5-7-2). Justin Hussar, Shawn Bates and Mike Collins also scored for Merrimack. Mac Lalor scored two power-play goals for Army.