ATHENS, Ohio -- Treyvion Kirk scored 16 points in his debut with Ohio, leading the Bobcats to a 61-53 victory over Alabama A&M in the season opener Saturday.
The true freshman hit 6 of 11 from the field and was 4 of 6 from the free throw line while grabbing four rebounds and dishing a pair of assists.
Ohio is now 6-0 all-time against teams from the Southwestern Conference.
Alabama A&M, under first-year head coach Donnie Marsh, who spent the last two seasons as associate head coach at Texas Southern under Mike Davis, was just 21 of 62 from the field, including 4 of 19 from behind the three-point arc. The Bulldogs managed to get to the line for just eight attempts, knocking down seven.
According to transcripts of calls read in court on Tuesday, LSU coach Will Wade and Kansas assistant Kurtis Townsend were prepared to offer improper benefits to high-profile recruits and their families.
While Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari has said players should be able to skip college for the NBA, he told ESPN those going to the G League should be guaranteed eight semesters of college if they don't make it to the NBA.
Mark Few is counting on Gonzaga's rough nonconference schedule to earn the Zags a No. 1 seed. What other teams are scheduling for March?