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Manjon, Pepper, carry UC Davis past Idaho St.

Nov. 28, 2020 8:32 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Ezra Manjon had 23 points as UC Davis defeated Idaho State 70-61 on Saturday. Elijah Pepper had 13 points and six rebounds for UC Davis (1-2). Caleb Fuller added 12 points. Tarik Cool had 18 points and six rebounds for the Bengals (0-3). Malik Porter added 14 points and 10...

Halvorsen leads W. Carolina past UNC-Asheville 83-81 in OT

Nov. 28, 2020 8:04 PM EST

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Halvorsen scored 21 points as Western Carolina beat UNC-Asheville 83-81 in overtime on Saturday. Xavier Cork had 16 points, including a tying putback at the buzzer to force overtime at 71-71, as well as three blocks for Western Carolina (2-1). Mason Faulkner added 15 points,...

Ferguson scores 15 to carry Lipscomb past Lamar 76-73

Nov. 28, 2020 7:52 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Romeao Ferguson had 15 points and Lipscomb held off Lamar 76-73 to win its season opener on Saturday night. Lamar trailed by 13 with about four minutes to play and used a 16-5 run, capped by Quinlan Bennett's layup, to pull to 73-71 with 23 seconds remaining. Jake Wolfe split a pair of...

Harris, Akenten carry SE Missouri over Kansas City 71-66

Nov. 28, 2020 7:51 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Harris scored 18 points and Nana Akenten had 17 points and six rebounds as Southeast Missouri defeated Kansas City 71-66 on Saturday. Nygal Russell added 14 points and seven rebounds for the Cardinals (1-0). Nolan Taylor had 10 points and seven rebounds. Brandon McKissic had...

McIntosh scores 21 to lift Elon over High Point 76-75

Nov. 28, 2020 7:44 PM EST

ELON, N.C. (AP) — Hunter McIntosh had 21 points, including the go-ahead free throws with 3 seconds left, as Elon narrowly beat High Point 76-75 on Saturday. Jerald Gillens-Butler had 16 points for Elon (2-0). Federico Poser added 12 points. John-Michael Wright had 20 points for the Panthers (0-2). Emmanuel...

NBA says Kobe's delayed Hall induction coming in May 2021

Nov. 28, 2020 7:25 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will finally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame in May 2021. The NBA said Saturday that the delayed Hall of Fame weekend — it was to have taken place in Springfield, Massachusetts in August, before being pushed back because of the...

Coastal Carolina beats North Carolina Wesleyan 117-68

Nov. 28, 2020 7:20 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Deanthony Tipler had 28 points as Coastal Carolina rolled past North Carolina Wesleyan 117-68 in its season opener on Saturday. Essam Mostafa added 21 points for the Chanticleers, while Tyrik Dixon chipped in 20. Tipler hit 11 of 14 shots, including 6 of 8 on 3-pointers. Dixon also had...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson throws a pass against the Tennessee Titans during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

The Latest: Wake Forest pausing football activities

Nov. 28, 2020 7:18 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Wake Forest is pausing all football team activities until at least Wednesday because of recent positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. The announcement came shortly after the Atlantic Coast Conference said the Demon...

Rodgers-led Kennesaw St. beats Toccoa Falls 106-44

Nov. 28, 2020 7:16 PM EST

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Spencer Rodgers had a career-high 21 points as Kennesaw State routed NCCAA-member Toccoa Falls 106-44 on Saturday. Rodgers shot 6 for 7 on 3-pointers. Chris Youngblood had 15 points for Kennesaw State (2-0). Kasen Jennings added 10 points and six assists. Brandon Stroud had 10 points....

Davis scores 26 PTs in Navy win over Mount St. Mary's

Nov. 28, 2020 7:04 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Cam Davis had 26 points as Navy beat Mount St. Mary’s 73-67 on Saturday. Davis converted all 10 of his free throws. John Carter Jr. had 10 points for Navy (2-1). Tyler Nelson added nine rebounds. Damian Chong Qui had 18 points for the Mountaineers (1-1). Jalen Gibbs added 16...