Jeter went down under the Penn State basket while going for a rebound.
The Duke Blue Devils look for a 4-1 start to the season after beating the Penn State Nittany Lions, 78-68. Virginia Tech (3-0) took the lead for good with 6:44 left in the first half on Khadim Sy's layup.
Jared Terrell scored 22 points to lead Rhode Island and Hassan Martin added 15 points, six rebounds and five blocks in the defeat for the Rams (4-1) who were losing for the first time this season. The 6-foot-10 sophomore was on the floor for several minutes before being helped off the court. The Nittany Lions came into this game riding a two-game winning streak with wins over Duquesne and Grand Canyon while Duke was looking to rebound from a tough loss against Kansas.
Saturday, the Rams missed their first nine 3-pointers before hitting eight of their last 12 with E.C. Matthews nailing a 3 from the right corner off a late out-of-bounds play. He scored 30 points against IN, including the final 11, then hit the game-winning shot with 1.8 seconds left IN overtime against Duke to cap a 21-point night.
Stanford Robinson - the transfer from IN - provided some help from the bench, finishing with 10 points and six rebounds.
"We just decided if we really wanted to win and be a great team, we were going to have to buy in and do what Coach has been telling us", Evans said.
Towson: The Tigers showed they can complete with one of the better teams in the nation, which should serve as a confidence-boost when they get into play in the Colonial Athletic Conference.
Penn State trailed Cincinnati 34-19 at halftime. The Blue Devils did it with freshmen Harry Giles, Jayson Tatum and Marques Bolden all out with injuries, so imagine what they can do when everyone is healthy.
Saturday they played good for 30 minutes and it wasn't enough, but on Sunday they played well the whole game.
"Terrell had a hell of a tournament here", Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said. "We knew that in order to win that type of game, every possession mattered".
Penn State: The Nittany Lions are using the tournament as a measuring stick to see how the young team stacks up against top-level competition.
"If you have a sluggish two minutes, it gets away from you quickly", Hurley said of the Rams (4-1) who were playing their fifth game in 10 games and coming off a physical, hard-fought win over No.24 Cincinnati Saturday.
"It was just about us playing defense and dialing in", said Trimble, who went 4 for 15 from the floor but was 16 for 17 at the foul line. Those three kids. we took one of them out and we were fortunate that Amile got a couple fouls on Martin.
OR will fall at least a few spots in the upcoming poll, but it's tough to say are far. How far may depend on how they do in this tournament. Payton Banks was the third Penn State starter to score double-digit points. That's not a fluke. The Blue Devil's opponents are shooting under 20 percent (17 of 86) from 3-point range this season.
(6) INDIANA 87, LIBERTY 48: James Blackmon Jr. made five 3-pointers and had 20 points to help Indiana (3-0) rout Liberty (1-2) at Bloomington, Indiana.
Cincinnati gets the consolation matchup in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off and will play Penn State on Sunday.
The sophomore led the way with 24 points as the top-ranked Blue Devils claimed the title at the Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena, dealing No. 21 Rhode Island its first loss of the year 75-65.
Cincinnati shot 50 percent for the game and dominated in the paint, where they had a 34-18 scoring advantage.