Michael Beasley helped Kstate to a easy opening night victory. He had a outstanding game totaling 32 points and a Big 12 record 24 rebounds.

Kevin Love had a great opening night for UCLA leading them to victory. He had 22 points and 13 rebounds.

O.J. Mayo and USC took a loss in there opening game against Mercer. O.J. had a super game totaling 32 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists.

Derrick Rose has helped Memphis jump out to a 2-0 record. He had 17 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists in the opener. Then came back in the second game and had 21 points and 5 rebounds.

Kyle Singler, Taylor King and Nolan Smith led Duke to a easy victory opening night. King had 20 points and 6 rebounds, Smith totaled 16 points and 4 dimes and Singler added 15 points and 8 boards.