Villanova went unbeaten in the opening month of a season for the third straight time despite poor 3-point shooting.
Syracuse is winning because the Orange are hitting 3-pointers, Iowa State is getting help from an unlikely source, plus other news and notes from CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Edmond Sumner had 14 points to help No. 23 Xavier beat Dayton 90-61 on Sunday night in the AdvoCare Invitational title game.
Chris Mack's Musketeers are looking as good as almost anyone in the country right now.
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) Four McGlynn matched his career high with 27 points and Rhode Island easily handled Rider 82-57 on Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) Trey Lewis had 22 points and Mangok Mathiang had career highs of 17 points and 13 rebounds as Louisville pulled away for a 77-57 victory over Saint Louis on Saturday night in the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational at Barclays Center.
NEW YORK (AP) Mandell Thomas scored 26 points and Ryan Rhoomes added 20 more to propel Fordham to an 87-64 win over Manhattan on Saturday.
SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) Ameen Tanksley scored 24 points, Juan'ya Green added 23, and Hofstra rallied to beat St. Bonaventure 89-83 Saturday, ending a two-game skid.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) JeQuan Lewis scored 16 and Melvin Johnson added 13 points to help VCU beat Old Dominion 76-67 Saturday.
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) Otis Livingston II scored 14 points, Marquise Moore added 12 and George Mason used a dominant first half to cruise to a 66-38 win over Wright State on Saturday.
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