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Collins with 21, Mississippi Valley State tops Jackson State

Feb. 04, 2023 21:12 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Terry Collins had 21 points in Mississippi Valley State's 82-78 victory against Jackson State on Saturday night. Collins had six rebounds and five steals for the Delta Devils (3-21, 2-8 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Rayquan Brown scored 17 points and...

Smith's double-double leads Mississippi St. past Missouri

Feb. 04, 2023 20:56 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Tolu Smith scored 25 points and collected 12 rebounds and Mississippi State won its third straight, beating Missouri 63-52 on Saturday night. The effort marked Smith's 10th-career double-double. The only active player in the SEC with more career...

Kendall leads Alcorn State past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 70-67

Feb. 04, 2023 20:13 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Jeremiah Kendall scored 18 points to help Alcorn State fend off Arkansas-Pine Bluff 70-67 on Saturday. Kendall also had seven rebounds for the Braves (11-11, 8-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Trevin Wade shot 6 of 7 from the field and 3 for 5 from the line...

Clowney, Griffen lead No. 4 Alabama to hold off LSU 79-69

Feb. 04, 2023 19:25 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Noah Clowney and Rylan Griffen led a balanced scoring attack with 14 points each to carry No. 4 Alabama to a 79-69 victory over LSU on Saturday. Nimari Burnett and Mark Sears each had 13 points and Brandon Miller had 11 for the Crimson Tide (20-3, 10-0...

Graham sparks Arkansas to 65-63 victory over South Carolina

Feb. 04, 2023 17:58 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jalen Graham came off the bench to score 16 points and Arkansas held off South Carolina 65-63 on Saturday. Graham sank 8 of 10 shots from the floor for the Razorbacks (16-7, 5-5 Southeastern Conference), who earned their first true road win of the season....

Lawrence returns, paces Vanderbilt past Ole Miss, 74-71

Feb. 04, 2023 15:46 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After sitting out a blowout loss for disciplinary reasons, Tyrin Lawrence returned to the Vanderbilt lineup Saturday and sparked the Commodores to a hard-fought, 74-71 win over Mississippi in a Southeastern Conference battle that featured 20 lead changes and nine ties. ...

Mississippi weighs easing restrictions on public hospitals

Feb. 03, 2023 14:49 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Senate voted Friday to ease some restrictions on community-owned hospitals by letting them consolidate or collaborate with health care facilities outside their current service areas. Republican Sen. Joey Fillingane, of Sumrall, said the bill is...

Mississippi police arrest protesters after city hall dispute

Feb. 03, 2023 14:32 PM EST

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Five people have been arrested following a confrontation between police and protesters in a south Mississippi city over the October death of a Black teenager who was shot by police. The arrest followed protests Thursday at a city building in Gulfport, where...

Reese rescues No. 3 LSU in 82-77 OT win over Georgia

Feb. 03, 2023 00:09 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Angel Reese showed little interest in celebrating after extending her LSU-record double-double streak to help the third-ranked Tigers maintain their unblemished record. She wasn't all that pleased with how she or her team played. Reese had 23...

UAB beats No. 19 FAU, ending nation-best 20-game win streak

Feb. 02, 2023 22:18 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Eric Gaines, Jordan “Jelly” Walker and UAB figured out a way to end the nation's longest winning streak. Gaines scored 21 points, Walker returned from an injury with 13 points and six assists and the Blazers ended No. 19 Florida Atlantic's 20-game...