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Williams lifts Appalachian St. past Tennessee Tech 69-47

Nov. 16, 2019 6:26 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — O'Showen Williams posted 13 points and five steals as Appalachian State romped past Tennessee Tech 69-47 on Saturday. Isaac Johnson had 15 points for Appalachian State (3-2). Justin Forrest added 13 points and eight rebounds, and Adrian Delph had 11 points for the Mountaineers....

Days, Williams lead LSU past Nicholls State 75-65

Nov. 16, 2019 6:25 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Darius Days had a career-high 17 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 23 LSU beat Nicholls State 75-65 on Saturday. Emmitt Williams added 11 points and a season-best 12 boards for the Tigers (2-1). Skylar Mays was the leading scorer for the Tigers (2-1) with 18 points. Trendon Watford...

Zecevic leads FAU past Palm Beach Atlantic 84-79

Nov. 16, 2019 6:22 PM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Aleksandar Zecevic had 16 points as Florida Atlantic narrowly defeated Palm Beach Atlantic 84-79 on Saturday. Michael Forrest had 13 points for Florida Atlantic (2-2). Cornelius Taylor added 10 points. Daniel Largey had 16 points for the Sailfish. De'Ondre Jackson added 16 points....

Groce scores 15 to lift E. Michigan past North Texas 56-51

Nov. 16, 2019 6:20 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Ty Groce posted 15 points as Eastern Michigan narrowly defeated North Texas 56-51 on Saturday. Yeikson Montero had 14 points for Eastern Michigan (4-0), which earned its fourth straight win to start the season. Umoja Gibson had 11 points for the Mean Green (1-3). Deng Geu added 11...

Cornell rallies to shock Dartmouth 20-17

Nov. 16, 2019 6:18 PM EST

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Richie Kenney threw for 267 yards and a touchdown, Harold Coles ran for 111 yards and a touchdown and Cornell stunned Dartmouth 20-17 on Saturday. Cornell (3-6, 2-4 Ivy League) snapped Dartmouth’s 10-game winning streak. The Big Green hadn’t suffered a defeat since Nov. 3...

Johnson, Segu help Buffalo pull away from Harvard 88-76

Nov. 16, 2019 6:06 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Antwain Johnson drained five from distance to total 19 points and Ronaldo Segu posted a career-high 21 points to help Buffalo knock off Harvard 88-76 in the James Naismith Classic on Saturday. Jayvon Graves added 18 points and six rebounds. Jeenathan Williams had 10 points while grabbing...

Nolley leads Virginia Tech past Lehigh, 79-53

Nov. 16, 2019 6:05 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Redshirt freshman Landers Nolley II is making up for lost time. Nolley made seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points Saturday, leading Virginia Tech to a 79-53 victory against Lehigh. "I'm one of the most impactful freshmen in the country," he said, adding that being forced to sit out...

Bryce leads Wolfpack with double-double in 95-64 win

Nov. 16, 2019 6:01 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — C.J. Bryce scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help North Carolina State beat St. Francis Brooklyn 95-64 on Saturday. D.J. Funderburk added 17 points for the Wolfpack (3-1), who won their third game in a row. N.C. State delivered scoring runs of 9-0 and 12-0 in the first nine...

Texas basketball team’s uniforms stolen before Oregon game

Nov. 16, 2019 6:01 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police say uniforms were stolen from a visiting Texas university women’s basketball team before their match against the University of Oregon. Texas Southern University’s team is in Eugene, Oregon for Saturday’s game against the Ducks. Eugene Police say a black...

Quinones, Achiuwa send No. 13 Memphis past Alcorn St 102-56

Nov. 16, 2019 5:57 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Despite playing their first game without heralded recruit James Wiseman, the No. 13 Memphis Tigers had little trouble with Alcorn State. That’s what happens when you have the top recruiting class in the nation. Freshman Lester Quinones had 21 points and 10 rebounds and fellow...