SHORELINE, Wash. – The 2016 Paradise Jam participants Florida State, Kansas State, Gonzaga, LSU, NC State, and Michigan all qualified
Game No. 7
Ole Miss 81, Saint Joseph’s 68
The Ole Miss Rebels improved to 4-0 with an 81-68 victory over Saint Joseph’s. The Rebels were led by Sebastian Saiz, who tallied a double-double with a game-high 26 points and 12 rebounds. Deandre Burnett added 20 points and four assists.
The Hawks shot .455 (25-of-55) from the floor, besting Ole Miss, but were unable to capitalize from the free throw line, finishing 10-of-22 (.455). The Hawks’ Shavar Newkirk led the team with 21 points and six assists.
Game No. 8
Creighton 112, NC State 94
The Bluejays broke the tournament scoring record, dropping 112 points on NC State. After a tight first half in which the Wolfpack threatened Creighton, the nationally-ranked Bluejays pulled away, shooting .667 (20-of-30) from the floor in the second period.
Creighton had seven players score in double figures, led by Cole Huff with 20 points and 10 rebounds. NC State had two players put in 20-point performances, including a game-high 28 points from Terry Henderson.