Top 25 Wrap: Barcello and BYU take down an unbeaten; McBride and Culver power West Virginia past Iowa State

IOWA STATE (1-4) 65
NO. 8 WEST VIRGINIA (7-1) 70
West Virginia survived a scare against Iowa State to win its fourth game in a row and win its first in conference play. Down one with 20 seconds to play, Miles McBride was fouled and knocked down a pair of free throws that gave West Virginia the lead and ultimately the win. McBride totaled 18 points in the win.

Forward Derek Culver posted his fourth double-double in the past five games with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Taz Sherman added on 10 points and Oscar Tshiebwe finished with 12 points.

Rasir Bolton was a one-man show for Iowa State scoring a game-high 25 points to go along with four rebounds and four assists. Jalen Coleman-Lands was the only other Cyclone to score double-digits with 11.

TENNESSEE TECH (0-8) 49
NO. 10 TENNESSEE (4-0) 103
Tennessee rolls on with a well-balanced attack on offense. Six volunteers scored in double-digits, headlined by 21 from Jaden Springer. Tennessee shot 58.3 percent from the field and 47.4 percent from beyond the arc as a team. Victor Bailey Jr. and Josiah-Jordan James each scored 15 points. John Fulkerson and Keon Johnson both added on 13 points.

Tennessee Tech had two scorers in double figures. Jr. Clay had 13 points and Keishawn Davidson poured in 12.

BYU (7-2) 72
NO. 18 SAN DIEGO STATE (5-1) 62
BYU handed Sand Diego State its first loss of the season thanks to a 22 point outburst from Alex Barcello. Leading 12-10 with 12:14 in the first half, BYU went on a quick 9-0 run extending the lead to 11. BYU never relinquished the lead from that point on.

Barcello led BYU in points and assists with seven. The senior guard shot 7-of-11 from the field and a perfect 6-of-6 from the free-throw line. Matt Haarms and Brandon Averette both chipped in 10 points.

For San Diego State, senior Matt Mitchell scored a career-high 35 points. The forward shot 70.5 percent from the field and 55.5 percent from three. Nathan Mensah was second on the team in scoring with eight points.

Other scores:

RICHMOND 75
LOYOLA CHICAGO 73

DAVIDSON 67
RHODE ISLAND 58

FLORIDA A&M 64
GEORGIA TECH 74

SAINT PETER’S 76
MONMOUTH 78

FAIRFIELD 51
NIAGARA 68

IONA 70
RIDER 56

BOWLING GREEN 85
ROBERT MORRIS 65

CENTRAL MICHIGAN 61
WESTERN MICHIGAN 76

CHICAGO STATE 54
NORTHERN ILLINOIS 64

IDAHO 41
UTAH 79

MONTANA STATE 54
WASHINGTON STATE 82

DRAKE 75
SOUTH DAKOTA 57

NORTH DAKOTA 50
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS 62

EMPORIA STATE 57
WICHITA STATE 73

NORTHWESTERN STATE 55
TULSA 82

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