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Abmas scored season-best 26 to lead No. 16 Texas past Texas State 77-58
— Max Abmas scored a season-best 26 points and No. 16 Texas beat Texas State 77-58 on Thursday night in game the Longhorns dominated early before falling behind.
Robinson's 24 lead Delaware State past Chicago State 76-69
— Martez Robinson had 24 points in Delaware State's 76-69 victory over Chicago State on Thursday night.
North Alabama defeats Tennessee Tech 86-71
— Jacari Lane scored 20 points as North Alabama beat Tennessee Tech 86-71 on Thursday night.
Rice earns 98-78 victory against UT Martin
— Travis Evee scored 29 points as Rice beat UT Martin 98-78 on Thursday night.
Illinois State knocks off UIC 69-64
— Darius Burford's 20 points helped Illinois State defeat UIC 69-64 on Thursday night in a Missouri Valley Conference opener.