Iona 89, Maryland 63
Maryland 78, Colorado 71
Tony Mitchell scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Alabama to a 62-42 win over Maryland on Thursday night in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Myron Medcalf provides a primer with the questions, games and players to watch in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
You can't get an NCAA tournament berth in November, but Joe Lunardi still found 16 games in the season's first month that will shake things up come March, including VT vs. KSU, Duke vs. Marquette and the 2K Sports Classic Championship.