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Frey leads Montana St. past S. Dakota St. 77-70

Dec. 6, 2019 12:54 AM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Harald Frey had 23 points as Montana State topped South Dakota State 77-70 on Thursday night. Amin Adamu had 19 points and six rebounds for Montana State (6-3). Ladan Ricketts added 11 points. Mychael Paulo had 10 points for the hosts. Devin Kirby grabbed 15 rebounds. Douglas Wilson...

Fitts leads Saint Mary's (Cal) past N. Illinois 61-49

Dec. 6, 2019 12:35 AM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Malik Fitts had 13 points and 12 rebounds to lead Saint Mary's to a 61-49 win over Northern Illinois on Thursday night, the Gaels' eighth straight victory. Fitts shot 8 for 10 from the line. Tanner Krebs had 14 points and six rebounds for Saint Mary's (9-1). Jordan Ford added 12...

No. 14 Auburn rallies to beat Furman 81-78

Dec. 6, 2019 12:34 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bruce Pearl's message to his team was that No. 14 Auburn had been outcoached and outplayed, and that it does happen sometimes. The Tigers nonetheless survived for an 81-78 overtime victory over Furman on Thursday night with smothering second-half defense. Christian Okoro scored a...

Pleasant carries Abilene Christian past SE Missouri 73-64

Dec. 5, 2019 11:33 PM EST

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Joe Pleasant registered 18 points and eight rebounds as Abilene Christian defeated Southeast Missouri 73-64 on Thursday night. Payten Ricks had 15 points for Abilene Christian (3-5). Kolton Kohl added 10 points. DQ Nicholas had 21 points for the Redhawks (3-5). Sage Tolbert added 14...

Doolittle 28 points with late 3 as Oklahoma beats UNT 82-80

Dec. 5, 2019 11:25 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma's only senior swished the 3-pointer that finally put the Sooners ahead after so many ties in the second half. Kristian Doolittle scored 18 of his 28 points after halftime, with his go-ahead shot from the top right key with 13.5 seconds left and the Sooners went on to beat...

Louisiana Tech beats Mississippi State 74-67

Dec. 5, 2019 11:17 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Daquan Bracey had 16 points and Amorie Archibald added 15 to lead Louisiana Tech to a 74-67 win over Mississippi State on Thursday. Isaiah Crawford, Derric Jean and Kalob Ladoux all finished with 10 points for Louisiana Tech (6-2). "We knew coming here that we were going to play a...

Sherfield leads Wichita St. over Cent. Arkansas 95-69

Dec. 5, 2019 10:14 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Grant Sherfield had 15 points to lead five Wichita State players in double figures as the Shockers rolled past Central Arkansas 95-69 on Thursday night. Erik Stevenson, Jamarius Burton, Jaime Echenique and Tyson Etienne added 13 points apiece for the Shockers. Eddy Kayouloud had 23...

Wright scores 20 to lift High Point past Elon 70-66 in OT

Dec. 5, 2019 9:54 PM EST

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — John-Michael Wright had 20 points as High Point edged past Elon 70-66 in overtime on Thursday night. Wright hit 4 of 6 3-pointers and Cliff Thomas Jr. had 12 points for High Point (2-7), including two key putbacks in the final two minutes of overtime. Curtis Holland III added 12...

Hawkins leads St. Francis (NY) past Hartford 84-78

Dec. 5, 2019 9:45 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Chauncey Hawkins had 23 points as St. Francis (NY) defeated Hartford 84-78 on Thursday night. Unique McLean had 18 points and nine rebounds for St. Francis (NY) (3-5), which snapped its five-game road losing streak. Deniz Celen added 14 points and 10 rebounds. Stevan Krtinic had...

Howard wins 94-91 in OT for first win of season

Dec. 5, 2019 9:38 PM EST

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Charles Williams scored 23 points and Wayne Bristol Jr. 17, including what proved to be the winning free throws, and Howard picked up its first victory of the season, beating Hampton 94-91 in overtime on Thursday night. Bristol's two free throws extended Howard's lead to 93-88 with 18...