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College Basketball Report / Scores and facts

Thursday's top games

No. 5 North Carolina 100, Elon 62: Tyler Zeller had 19 points and 13 rebounds to help North Carolina win easily. Harrison Barnes added 18 points for the Tar Heels (12-2), who blew the game open with a 23-0 run.

Rutgers 85, No. 10 Florida 83 (2 OT): Freshman Eli Carter scored a career-high 31 points and hit the go-ahead basket in the second overtime as Rutgers rallied to stun Florida.

Vanderbilt 74, No. 14 Marquette 57: Jeffery Taylor scored 19 points to help Vanderbilt steamroll Marquette. John Jenkins added 14 points, and Lance Goulbourne had 13 points and 16 rebounds for the Commodores.

No. 17 Kansas 89, Howard 34: Tyshawn Taylor and Connor Teahan scored 13 points each, and Kansas emptied its bench during an 89-34 blowout of overmatched, undersized Howard. Thomas Robinson had nine points and seven rebounds while playing a team-high 22 minutes.

No. 18 Michigan 71, Penn State 53: Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 26 points, and freshman Trey Burke added 13 points and seven assists to lead Michigan to a win in the Big Ten opener for both teams.

No. 24 Harvard 67, Boston College 46: Reserve Laurent Rivard scored 18 points on 7-of-12 shooting to lead Harvard. Corbin Miller scored 12 points, Brandyn Curry 11 and Christian Webster 10 for the Crimson (11-1). It was the fourth straight season that Harvard has beaten Boston College on the Eagles' home court.

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Around the rim

Virginia Commonwealth 76, Akron 75 (OT): Darius Theus' layup with one second left in overtime lifted VCU to a win at Akron. It was the Rams' seventh-straight win.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.