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NCAA Men’s Basketball Top 25 Capsules: No. 6 Tennessee routs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 79-51

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Tre Gray (21) tries to move past Tennessee Jordan Bowden, left, and Admiral Schofield, right, in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Shawn Millsaps / Associated Press)
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Tre Gray (21) tries to move past Tennessee Jordan Bowden, left, and Admiral Schofield, right, in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Shawn Millsaps / Associated Press)
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Admiral Schofield scored 16 points, Kyle Alexander had 12 points and 10 rebounds and No. 6 Tennessee breezed to a 79-51 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Sunday, at Knoxville, Tennessee.

Grant Williams added 14 points and nine rebounds for Tennessee (6-1) in its last tuneup before a Dec. 9 showdown with No. 1 Gonzaga in the Jerry Colangelo Classic in Phoenix.

Jordan Bowden also scored 14 points.

Myles Smith scored 16 points for Texas A&M-CC (4-4).

(16) Ohio State 79, Minnesota 59: Andre Wesson scored 16 points, Kaleb Wesson had 15 and Ohio State beat Minnesotain the Big Ten opener for both teams, at Columbus, Ohio.

C.J. Jackson and Musa Jallow each added 11 points, and Duane Washington Jr., and Kyle Young had 10 apiece to help the Buckeyes improve to 7-1.

Amir Coffey led Minnesota (6-2) with 19 points, and Dupree McBrayer added 13.

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