NCAA Men's Basketball

Sasser hits 7 3s, No. 1 Houston cruises

(AP Photo/Kevin M. Cox)

HOUSTON (AP) Marcus Sasser scored 25 points, Tramon Mark added 16 points and No. 1 Houston routed Norfolk State 100-52 in the Cougars' first game as the top-ranked team in nearly 40 years Tuesday night.

Houston, which was playing as the No. 1 team for the first time since March 14, 1983, donned their 1980s throwback uniforms.

Sasser finished 7-of-12 on 3-pointers, rebounding nicely after making only one of 10 from behind the arc in Houston's win over Kent State on Saturday.

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AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Houston6-0
2 Texas5-0
3 Virginia5-0
4 Arizona6-0
5 Purdue6-0
6 Baylor5-1
7 Creighton6-1
8 UConn8-0
9 Kansas7-1
10 Indiana6-0
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Purdue6-0
2 Charleston6-1
3 Maryland6-0
4 UNLV7-0
5 Nevada7-1
6 Arizona6-0
7 Creighton6-1
8 Sam Houston6-1
9 Louisiana5-1
10 Hofstra6-2
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