Blake Griffin had 18 points, including the go-ahead free throws in overtime, and matched a career high with 21 rebounds to help No. 11 Oklahoma rally past No. 10 Purdue 87-82 on Friday in the final of the NIT Season Tip-Off.
Willie Warren had a career-high 22 points and Taylor Griffin had 19 for the Sooners (6-0), who are off to their best start since winning their first 10 games in 2003.
E'Twaun Moore scored 22 points for Purdue (5-1).
NO. 4 PITTSBURGH 80,
TEXAS TECH 67
NEWARK, N.J. - Sam Young scored 24 points and DeJuan Blair added 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 4 Pittsburgh to victory against Texas Tech in the semifinals of the Legends Classic.
NO. 5 MICHIGAN STATE 94,
OKLAHOMA STATE 79
LAKE BUENA VISTA - Raymar Morgan scored 29 points as No. 5 Michigan State (3-1) rebounded from its first loss of the season with a convincing win against Oklahoma State (4-2) in a losers' bracket game at the Old Spice Classic.
NO. 7 DUKE 95,
DURHAM, N.C. - Lance Thomas scored a career-high 21 points to help No. 7 Duke (7-0) rout Duquesne (4-1).
Thomas had 12 of his points in the first half.
NO. 9 GONZAGA 81,
LAKE BUENA VISTA - Josh Heytvelt had 22 points and No. 9 Gonzaga (4-0) beat Maryland (4-1) in the semifinals of the Old Spice Classic.
Gonzaga opened an 18-point lead midway through the second half and pulled away for the win.
NO. 12 TENNESSEE 90,
NO. 21 GEORGETOWN 78
LAKE BUENA VISTA - Tyler Smith scored 21 points to lead No. 12 Tennessee (5-0) to a semifinal victory against No. 21 Georgetown (3-1) in the semifinals of the Old Spice Classic.
NO. 19 WAKE FOREST 82,
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Jeff Teague capped a 29-point performance by making two free throws with 14 seconds remaining, leading No. 19 Wake Forest (5-0) to victory over Texas-El Paso (3-2) in the 76 Classic.
NO. 23 KANSAS 85,
COPPIN STATE 53
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Cole Aldrich had a career-high 23 points and also grabbed 11 rebounds to help No. 23 Kansas (4-1) beat Coppin State (1-2) for its 27th consecutive home victory.
WEST FLORIDA 67,
PENSACOLA - Tampa lost for the first time this season as it shot 29.7 percent from the field at the University of West Florida, dropping the Spartans to 3-1.
After holding a two-point halftime lead, the Argonauts (4-0) took advantage of the Spartans' foul trouble and poor shooting to build a 48-37 lead with 13:48 to go.