Freshman Marvin Bagley III had a career-high 34 points and added 15 rebounds, and No. 1 Duke rallied to defeat Texas 85-78 in overtime on Friday in the semifinals of the PK80 Invitational in Portland, Ore.
Gary Trent Jr. added 17 points for the Blue Devils (7-0), who trailed by 16 points in the second half and were forced to play five freshmen once senior Grayson Allen fouled out.
Duke advanced to play the winner of Friday night’s late game between No. 7 Florida and No. 17 Gonzaga for the title on Sunday.
Dylan Osetkowski had 19 points and seven rebounds for Texas (4-1), which fell short of its first-ever victory over a top-ranked team.
Bagley made consecutive dunks to give the five-time NCAA champion Blue Devils a 78-73 lead in overtime. Andrew Jones’ layup pulled Texas within 78-77 with 1:20 left. Wendell Carter’s put-back dunk pushed Duke’s lead to 82-78 and Trent’s free throws with 11 seconds left sealed the win.
Bagley tied the Blue Devils’ freshman scoring record set by J.J. Reddick on Jan. 15, 2003, against Virginia.
Bagley’s short jumper tied it at 70 and put the Duke fans in the crowd on their feet. Allen fouled out with 2 minutes left in regulation and Kerwin Roach II dunked to put Texas back in front 72-70.
Trent made a layup and his free throw gave Duke a 73-72 lead with 32.8 seconds left. Coleman made a free throw on the other end to re-tie it but missed the second and the game went to overtime.
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Duke and Texas were in the Motion Bracket, playing Friday at the Moda Center, home of the Portland Trail Blazers. Teams in the Victory Bracket played at the adjacent Memorial Coliseum.
Roach beat three defenders for a decisive dunk that gave Texas a 42-29 lead and the Longhorns led 43-31 at the break.
It was the fifth meeting between the teams, and Duke has won all of them.
Villanova wins Atlantis title • Mikal Bridges scored 18 points and No. 5 Villanova pulled away down the stretch to beat Northern Iowa 64-50 in Friday’s Battle 4 Atlantis championship game in Paradise Island, Bahamas.
Jalen Brunson added 16 points as Villanova (6-0) led most of the way, then used an 8-0 run in the final 4 minutes to turn away the Panthers.
It marked Villanova’s 17th straight win in a November tournament and marked the Wildcats’ fifth straight year with a championship, including the 2013 Atlantis title.
Missouri State rolls past Evangel • Jarred Dixon made all three of his 3-pointers to score 13 points and Missouri State cruised to an 80-48 win over NAIA cross-town rival Evangel.
Obediah Church had his second career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds plus five blocks and J.T. Miller and Reggie Scurry had 10 points for the Bears (5-2). Miller, a senior transfer from Howard, surpassed 1,000 points with his first basket.
Missouri State made 17 of 33 shots with 10 different players scoring to take a 42-23 lead at the break. A 20-3 run, capped by Church’s 3-point play, broke it open. Church made it 29-8 with 7:07 to play in the half. By the end 11 players scored for the Bears, who had a 50-29 rebounding advantage.
Freshman Justin Washington led the Crusaders, who shot 32 percent, with 19 points.
MU wins fourth in a row • The Missouri women’s basketball team won its fourth straight game Friday, taking down Coppin State 73-50 in Berkeley, Calif., in the Cal Classic.
Sophie Cunningham led the No. 23 Tigers (4-1) with 15 points in only 20 minutes, while Cierra Porter added 12 points and eight rebounds. Getting 33 points off the bench, Mizzou led for nearly 39 minutes and by as many as 30 points.
The Tigers play No. 21 California (3-1) at 4 p.m. on Saturday. The Bears took down Manhattan 87-66 earlier on Friday.