No. 5 Pittsburgh holds off Rhode Island
Brad Wanamaker scored 24 points and host Pittsburgh (1-0) rallied from eight points down to beat Rhode Island (0-1) on Monday night.
No. 16 Illinois 79, UC Irvine 65: At Champaign, Ill., Reserve Brandon Paul scored 18 points to lead Illinois (1-0) over UC-Irvine (0-1).