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NCAA volleyball tournament will boost Omaha's economy

Apr. 11, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha economy will get a significant boost from hosting the entire NCAA volleyball championship tournament over the next two weeks. For instance, when the NCAA decided to move the entire tournament to the city instead of just holding the Final...

WVU adds men's basketball grad transfers Curry, Carrigan

Apr. 11, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has signed Old Dominion guard Malik Curry as a graduate transfer, coach Bob Huggins announced Sunday. The 6-foot-1 Curry led the Monarchs in scoring last season at 15.7 points per game and was named to the all-Conference USA second...

Montana faith groups, advocates show LGBTQ support

Apr. 11, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Shortly after the deadly 2016 mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Courtney VonLindern, who is gay and non-binary, was walking through downtown Missoula in a state of dejection when they spotted a pride flag displayed in the window of the United...

Northwestern St. wins wild finish 49-47 over Incarnate Word

Apr. 11, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Eddie Godina kicked a 32-yard field goal on the final play and Northwestern State won its first game of the spring season in its season finale 49-47 over Incarnate Word on Saturday night. Incarnate Word was the last team that could challenge Sam...

Sam Houston State wins Southland title

Apr. 11, 2021 00:32 AM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Eric Schmid passed for 202 yards and a touchdown and ran for 92 yards to help Sam Houston State beat McNeese State 27-13 on Saturday. The No. 5 Bearkats (5-0, 5-0 Southland Conference) earned a share of the conference title at the time of their...

Northern Arizona beats Southern Utah 28-20

Apr. 10, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Keondre Wudtee passed for 289 yards and a touchdown and ran for 38 yards and two TDs on Saturday night, and Northern Arizona beat Southern Utah 28-20 to earn a sweep in the spring 2021 season. The Lumberjacks (2-2, 2-2 Big Sky Conference) scored...

WVa lawmakers pass $4.5 billion budget with cuts to colleges

Apr. 10, 2021 23:18 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers approved a $4.5 billion budget on Saturday that leaves the state's two top universities with a combined $28 million cut, unless future surpluses can kick in to cover it. The 23-11 vote in the Senate came on the final day...

UMass beats St. Cloud State 5-0, wins first NCAA title

Apr. 10, 2021 22:19 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Filip Lindberg had 25 saves, Aaron Bohlinger scored his first career goal, and Massachusetts beat St. Cloud State 5-0 on Saturday night to win the program's first NCAA title. After St. Cloud State turnover, Bohlinger led a breakaway and dropped the...

McKee’s big plays lead Mercer over ETSU 21-13

Apr. 10, 2021 21:58 PM EDT

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Yahsyn McKee made a pair of big plays, Carter Peevy passed for a touchdown and ran for another, and Mercer beat East Tennessee State 21-13 on Saturday night. The Bears (5-5, 5-2 Southern Conference) beat their third straight opponent ranked in the FCS...

Delaware beats Delaware State 34-14

Apr. 10, 2021 21:34 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Dejoun Lee ran 14 times for 109 yards and two touchdowns to help Delaware beat Delaware State 34-14 on Saturday night. Nolan Henderson passed for 167 yards, a touchdown and no interceptions for the No. 8 Blue Hens (4-0), who scored the first 31 points...