TUCSON, Ariz. — Mark Lyons scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half of his debut for Arizona, and the 12th-ranked Wildcats escaped with an 82-73 season-opening victory over Charleston Southern (0-2) on Sunday.
NO. 10 FLORIDA 84, ALABAMA STATE 35
At Gainesville, Fla., Kenny Boynton scored 22 points, and Florida won its late opener.
ALABAMA 80, WEST ALABAMA 49
At Tuscaloosa, Ala., Trevor Lacey scored 23 points for Alabama (2-0).
NO. 11 NORTH CAROLINA 80, FLORIDA ATLANTIC 56
At Chapel Hill, N.C., James Michael McAdoo had 19 points and 11 rebounds to pace North Carolina (2-0).
BOSTON COLLEGE 84, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL 70
At Boston, Ryan Anderson tallied 29 points to lead Boston College (1-0).
AIR FORCE 77, THE CITADEL 70
At Charleston, Michael Lyons set career highs with 33 points and seven 3-pointers as Air Force topped The Citadel (1-1).
PRESBYTERIAN 49, CLEMSON 46
At Clemson, Dria David hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Presbyterian in the season opener for both teams. David finished with 19 points. Danaejah Grant led the Tigers with 14 points.