Sporting Alert – Scores, recaps and box scores for the college basketball games that took place on Monday night, December 7.
NO. 7 OKLAHOMA 78, NO. 9 VILLANOVA 55: Isaiah Cousins finished with 19 points, 10 assists and six rebounds, and No. 7 Oklahoma turned back No. 9 Villanova 78-55 in a 2015 FS1 Pearl Harbor Invitational college basketball battle in Hawaii on Monday night.
Cousins, who went 7-of-14 on shooting from the floor, hit all four of his 3-point attempts in the win for the Sooners (6-0) who stayed undefeated this season.
— Oklahoma Basketball (@OU_MBBall) December 8, 2015
Buddy Hield added 18 points and four rebounds, Ryan Spangler collected 11 points, 10 rebounds and four assists and Dinjiyl Walker ended with 11 points for Oklahoma, which shot 46.7 percent from the floor overall, while going 53.8 percent from three point range. Jordan Woodard scored 10 points in the win for the Sooners, who outscored Villanova 46-29 in the second half.
Josh Hart, Ryan Arcidiacono and Phil Booth scored 10 points apiece for the ninth-ranked Wildcats (7-1) who were losing for the first time this season. Villanova was very cold from the field on Monday night, especially from 3-point range where they went 4-of-32 from for a shocking 12.5 percent.
NO. 11 PURDUE 80, IUPUI 53: A.J. Hammons score 14 points and Kendall Stephens added 13 in reserve roles, and No. 11 Purdue defeated IUPUI 80-53 in a one-sided college basketball game on Monday night.
Hammons shot a perfect 6-of-6 from the floor and pulled down four rebounds with two blocks, while Stephens made three 3-pointers and added four steals and two blocks to his stats for the Boilermakers (9-0) who stayed undefeated and improved to 9-0 for the first time since 2009-10.
Caleb Swanigan finished with 11 points, a career-high 14 rebounds, and four assists for Purdue, with Isaac Haas ending with 10 points and three blocks in the win.
Darell Combs scored 14 points to lead IUPUI, with Jordan Pickett finishing with 11 and Matt O’Leary adding 10 for the Jaguars (3-7) who shot 32.8 percent in the defeat.
College Basketball Top 25 Scores Monday, December 7 Scoreboard
NO. 7 OKLAHOMA 78, NO. 9 VILLANOVA 55 NO. 11 PURDUE 80, IUPUI 53 NO. 18 BUTLER 93, VMI 66