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UConn guard charged with evading police is granted probation

Nov. 18, 2019 2:03 PM EST

VERNON, Conn. (AP) — UConn guard James Bouknight was accepted Monday into a probation program designed to leave him without a criminal record in connection with a September traffic accident. The freshman, who was charged with evading responsibility, interfering with police, driving without a license and...

Duke climbs to No. 1 in AP Top 25 following Kentucky’s loss

Nov. 18, 2019 1:57 PM EST

Duke is back at No. 1, moving up a spot following a pair of victories last week. The Blue Devils can thank Evansville for the jump. Duke moved to No. 1 for the first time this season, receiving 52 first-place votes from a 65-member media panel in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll released...

Ford has 21 points, No. 18 Saint Mary’s tops Cal Poly 79-48

Nov. 17, 2019 11:37 PM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Saint Mary’s didn’t have much defensive energy early. Once they got it going, the Gaels were hard to stop. Jordan Ford scored 21 points, Malik Fitts added 12 and No. 18 Saint Mary’s beat Cal Poly 79-48 on Sunday night. Saint Mary’s (3-1) extended its...

No. 14 Oregon beats Texas Arlington 67-47

Nov. 17, 2019 11:13 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Payton Pritchard came to Oregon’s rescue with some timely offense. Pritchard scored 24 points and Texas Arlington could only respond with one missed shot after another in No. 14 Oregon’s 67-47 victory over the cold-shooting Mavericks on Sunday night. “Payton...

Knight scores 15 as San Jose St. beats NAIA Simpson U. 85-60

Nov. 17, 2019 10:28 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Seneca Knight had 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting, Zach Chappell added 14 points, and San Jose State beat NAIA Simpson University 85-60 on Sunday. Craig LeCesne scored 13 points and Ralph Agee 10 for San Jose State. Agee made a jumper with 14:27 left in the first half to make it 9-7...

McClung lifts Georgetown past Georgia St. 91-83

Nov. 17, 2019 10:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mac McClung had 25 points, Omer Yurtseven had a double-double, and Georgetown topped Georgia State 91-83 on Sunday night. McClung made all 11 of his foul shots and Yurtseven finished with 15 points and 13 rebounds. Josh LeBlanc added 12 points James Akinjo scored 11 points for Georgetown...

Tripp, Pacific beat UC Riverside 58-51

Nov. 17, 2019 9:54 PM EST

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jahlil Tripp score 17 points on 5-of-6 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds to help Pacific beat UC Riverside 58-51 on Sunday. Justin Moore added 10 points, five rebounds and seven assists for Pacific. Austin Vereen hit a 3-pointer to cap a 15-4 run that made it 49-43 and the Tigers...

Young score 24, Charlotte tops Wake Forest 67-65 in overtime

Nov. 17, 2019 9:45 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte campus is right in the heart of ACC country. On Sunday night, the 49ers took their first win over an ACC opponent in nearly nine years when they beat Wake Forest 67-65 in overtime in front of 4,819 fans at Halton Arena. It ended a 13-game losing streak to ACC opposition...

Martin, House score 20 each, Sun Devils smother Rider

Nov. 17, 2019 9:30 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State Sun Devils forced the most turnovers in a game in almost 23 years, and had plenty of offense for an easy win. Guards Remy Martin and Jaelen House scored 20 points each, and Arizona State quickly overcame a slow start to cruise to a 92-55 win over Rider on Sunday. House, a...

Kostecka scores 31; Loyola (Md) beats Fairfield 84-75 in OT

Nov. 17, 2019 9:20 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Andrew Kostecka scored six of his 31 points in overtime and Loyola (Md) beat Fairfield 84-75 on Sunday. Kostecka was 11-of-18 shooting and had five rebounds, six assists and four steals. Freshman Kenneth Jones went 5 of 5 from 3-point range and finished with 19 points and Golden Dike had...