Gonzaga Comes From Behind, Baylor Defeats Illinois

College basketball is well and truly rolling now. It’s early days, but there were some very notable match ups that took place on Wednesday night. Leading the charge was a game pitting #2 Baylor against #5 Illinois. That one ended up going the way of the Bears, with strong defense taking them to an 82-69 victory over the Fighting Illini.

The Slipper Still Fits

Elsewhere, the Gonzaga Bulldogs were forced to rally but ultimately came up trumps over West Virginia by a score of 87-82. The #1 team in the nation got 21 points from Joel Ayayi, tying his career-high, in the win over the #11 Mountaineers. Texas ranked #17, also got a win over a ranked foe as they took down #14 North Carolina 69-67 to win the ‘Maui Invitational.’ Matt Coleman III was the hero, scoring the final two of his 22 points with 0.1 seconds remaining to give them a thrilling win over the Tar Heels.

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