Race Thompson set career highs with 22 points and 13 rebounds, Al Durham added 19 points, and Indiana beat Providence 79-58 on Monday in Asheville, N.C., in the relocated Maui Invitational.
Thompson, a 6-8 redshirt junior forward from Robbinsdale Armstrong, made eight of 12 shots and recorded his first career double-double. He topped his previous bests of 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Thompson's basket with 9:50 remaining in the first half gave Indiana a 19-9 lead, and the Hoosiers (2-0) held a double-digit lead the rest of the way. Durham closed the first half with two free throws for a 37-24 advantage. Indiana, which faces No. 17 Texas on Tuesday, shot 45.2% from the field, scored 17 points off turnovers and outrebounded Providence 42-33.
No. 14 North Carolina 78, UNLV 51: Freshman RJ Davis scored 16 points for the Tar Heels in the first round of the Maui Invitational. The Tar Heels (2-0) fell behind 13-0 but recovered with a 28-4 run spanning halftime against the 0-2 Runnin' Rebels.
No. 17 Texas 78, Davidson 76: Courtney Ramey hit the go-ahead driving score with 20 seconds left, and the Longhorns survived a pair of final-possession to beat the Wildcats (1-1) in the tournament opener in Asheville. Texas (2-0) shot 48% and led nearly the entire second half, yet missed free throws and struggled to get stops as Davidson, which has four returning starters from last season, shot nearly 57%. Sam Mennenga, a 6-9 redshirt freshman from New Zealand, had 17 points and five rebounds for Davidson.
No. 18 Gonzaga 54, South Dakota 50: Jill Townsend scored 20 points, including six free throws in the final 30 seconds, for the visiting Bulldogs (1-1), who trailed the Coyotes (0-2) by 18 points in the first half, 12 at halftime and seven entering the fourth quarter. Liv Korngable led the Coyotes, who lost to top-ranked South Carolina on Saturday, with 20 points.
No. 20 DePaul 128, Chicago State 66: The Blue Demons shot 63 percent overall and 60 percent on threes in the highest-scoring game in program history. Freshman Kendall Holmes had 23 points off the bench against the 0-2 Cougars.
•Maryland (3-0) canceled its scheduled game Tuesday against in-state rival Towson following a positive test on the Towson support staff. No Towson players or coaches tested positive.
•UCLA posponed Tuesday's scheduled home opener against Long beach State.
•Pepperdine's home opener Wednesday against San Jose State was canceled because of new COVID-19 policies in Santa Clara County, where San Jose State is located. The Waves' home opener, scheduled for Saturday vs. Fresno State, also was canceled because of positive cases in the Bulldogs' program.
•Vanderbilt will skip the Legends Classic in Connecticut because of a positive COVID test. The Commodores were scheduled to face UConn on Tuesday.