CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Joe Burton scored a career-high 21 points and Oregon State pulled away from Montana State in the second half Sunday for a 78-65 win.
Montana State came no closer than eight points after that. Oregon State went on to lead by as many as 18 points.
Kentucky associate head coach Kenny Payne is one of America's highest-paid assistants. His annual salary was boosted to $775,000 in a 4-year deal.
Purdue junior forward Basil Smotherman has been suspended for the opener against McNeese State, an exhibition game against Southern Indiana and a closed scrimmage with West Virginia.
Forward Chris Reyes will play at Pepperdine this season as a graduate transfer from Utah.