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Kelly propels Quinnipiac to 75-67 win over New Hampshire

Dec. 7, 2019 7:30 PM EST

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Rich Kelly poured in a season-high 36 points and sparked a late run as Quinnipiac defeated New Hampshire 75-67 on Saturday. Jayden Martinez buried a 3-pointer with 4:23 left in the game to give New Hampshire a 60-58 lead. Seth Pinkney’s dunk pulled the Bobcats (3-4) even at 60...

Smith carries Texas A&M-CC over St. Mary's (TX) 81-53

Dec. 7, 2019 7:29 PM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Myles Smith had 20 points and eight rebounds as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi romped past Division II St. Mary's (TX) 81-53 on Saturday. Elijah Schmidt had 14 points for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4-5), which held St. Mary’s to 18 second-half points. Jashawn...

Caruso gets Santa Clara going in 71-52 win over California

Dec. 7, 2019 7:21 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Guglielmo Caruso had 16 points and a career-high 12 rebounds, and Santa Clara built an early double-digit lead and coasted past California 71-52 on Saturday. DJ Mitchell added 14 points and seven rebounds, and Jalen Williams scored 12 points to lead the Broncos to their first win...

Roberts scores 13 to lift Georgia State past Mercer 73-61

Dec. 7, 2019 7:19 PM EST

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Justin Roberts registered 13 points and six assists as Georgia State topped Mercer 73-61 on Saturday. Corey Allen had 16 points for Georgia State (6-3), which won its fifth straight game. Damon Wilson added 16 points and Kane Williams had 12. Mercer put up 18 points in the first half, a...

Eastern Illinois tops Green Bay 93-80

Dec. 7, 2019 7:14 PM EST

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Mack Smith and George Dixon scored 24 points apiece as Eastern Illinois beat Green Bay 93-80 on Saturday. Dixon also had 13 rebounds and three blocks for the Panthers. Deang Deang had 12 points for Eastern Illinois (5-4). Josiah Wallace added 11 points. The Panthers picked up 40...

La Salle uses offensive balance to sink Drexel 71-63

Dec. 7, 2019 7:12 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — David Beatty had 14 points to lead five La Salle players in double figures as the Explorers defeated Drexel 71-63 on Saturday. Saul Phiri added 12 points for the Explorers, Scott Spencer chipped in 11 with seven rebounds and Ayinde Hikim and Ed Croswell each scored 10 Isiah Deas, the...

Jackson scores 33, UTSA turns back Texas State 77-71

Dec. 7, 2019 7:11 PM EST

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson poured in a season-high 33 points and hit the key shots in a late run to send Texas-San Antonio to a 77-71 victory over Texas State on Saturday. Nijal Pearson hit a 3-pointer to give Texas State a 48-45 lead with 14:10 remaining in the game. But Jackson hit a...

Miller scores 27 to lift UNC-Greensboro over Radford 60-58

Dec. 7, 2019 7:09 PM EST

RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Isaiah Miller had a career-high 27 points as UNC Greensboro narrowly beat Radford 60-58 on Saturday. The Spartans took the lead for good with six minutes left in the first half and led 60-53 when Angelo Allegri made a 3-pointer with 2:41 remaining. Radford’s Devine Eke made a...

Diggins scores 25 to carry UIC past Purdue Fort Wayne 62-49

Dec. 7, 2019 7:06 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Diggins had a season-high 25 points as Illinois-Chicago beat Purdue Fort Wayne 62-49 on Saturday. Diggins shot 10 for 11 from the field. Jamie Ahale had 19 points, hitting six from distance for Illinois-Chicago (4-6). Godwin Boahen added 13 points and 12 rebounds. Tarkus Ferguson had...

Gudmundsson leads Davidson over Northeastern 70-63

Dec. 7, 2019 7:02 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jon Axel Gudmundsson had 28 points as Davidson beat Northeastern 70-63 on Saturday. Gudmundsson, a senior from Iceland, made 9 of 12 shots, including 6 of 8 3-pointers. He added seven rebounds and a season-high four assists. Luka Brajkovic had 14 points and Kellan Grady added seven rebounds...