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Jackson scores 35 to lead Akron past Ohio 88-86

Jan. 25, 2020 7:14 PM EST

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Loren Cristian Jackson had a career-high 35 points as Akron edged past Ohio 88-86 on Saturday. Jackson shot 13 for 17 from the field, including 7 of 9 on 3-pointers. Tyler Cheese had 16 points for Akron (16-4, 6-1 Mid-American Conference), which earned its fifth straight road victory....

Arkansas ends 2-game skid, bolsters resume with win over TCU

Jan. 25, 2020 7:12 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Mason Jones scored 20 points and Desi Sills added 18 to lead Arkansas to a 78-67 win over TCU in a Big 12/SEC Challenge game on Saturday. The Razorbacks (15-4) led for the final 35 minutes of the game, though TCU didn’t trail by double digits until late in the second half....

Miami downs E. Michigan 73-68 behind Coleman-Lands

Jan. 25, 2020 7:11 PM EST

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Isaiah Coleman-Lands scored 16 points off the bench and Nike Sibande scored 14 and Miami (OH) beat Eastern Michigan 73-68 on Saturday. Dae Dae Grant added 14 points and Dalonte Brown 10 and the Redhawks kept Eastern Michigan winless in Mid-American Conference play. Miami (9-11, 2-5)...

Hammond sparks USC Upstate past UNC Asheville

Jan. 25, 2020 7:09 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Everette Hammond had 23 points as South Carolina Upstate ended its four-game losing streak by topping UNC-Asheville 80-63 on Saturday. Tommy Bruner had 17 points for South Carolina Upstate (8-13, 3-5 Big South Conference). Bryson Mozone added 10 points and Nevin Zink contributed...

Ellison scores 31 to lift Hartford over Albany (NY) 62-48

Jan. 25, 2020 7:08 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Malik Ellison had a career-high 31 points plus 12 rebounds as Hartford topped Albany 62-48 on Saturday. Hunter Marks had 12 points, six rebounds, six assists and three blocks for Hartford (11-10, 4-2 America East Conference). Traci Carter added 3 points and nine steals. Cameron Healy...

Charleston Southern tops Gardner-Webb 92-83 in double OT

Jan. 25, 2020 7:08 PM EST

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. scored 31 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help Charleston Southern hold off Gardner-Webb 92-83 in double overtime on Saturday. Fleming made 11 of 24 shots from the floor, but just 1 of 8 from behind the 3-point line, for the Buccaneers (11-9, 5-3 Big...

Sheffield leads Elon past James Madison 82-73

Jan. 25, 2020 7:01 PM EST

ELON, N.C. (AP) — Marcus Sheffield II had a season-high 31 points to carry Elon to an 82-73 win over James Madison on Saturday. Sheffield was out-dueled by the Dukes' Matt Lewis, who had 33 points. Sheffield made 10 of 11 free throws. He added nine rebounds. Hunter Woods had 15 points and 11 rebounds for...

Southern Methodist guard Kendric Davis (3) handles the ball ahead of Memphis guard Alex Lomax (2) in the first half of an NCAA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Davis scores 20, SMU uses late run to upset No. 20 Memphis

Jan. 25, 2020 7:00 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kendric Davis had 20 points and five assists, Emmanuel Bandoumel added 14 and SMU used a late run to upset No. 20 Memphis 74-70 on Saturday. Isiaha Mike scored 13 points, all in the second half, and Tyson Jolly finished with 10 as the Mustangs (15-4, 5-2 American Athletic Conference)...

UNC Wilmington goes toe-to-toe with Charleston in 72-70 win

Jan. 25, 2020 6:57 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Shykeim Phillips scored 17 points, Ty Gadsen scored 16 and UNC Wilmington pulled a surprise with a 72-70 win over Charleston on Saturday. It was just the Seahawks' second Colonial Athletic Association win in nine tries. Jaylen Sims made a pair of foul shots and the Seahawks led...

Coburn's career-high 24 helps Hofstra down Drexel 72-59

Jan. 25, 2020 6:55 PM EST

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Tareq Coburn scored nine of his career-high 24 points over the final 10 minutes as Hofstra zoomed past Drexel down the stretch 72-59 on Saturday. Coburn was 8-for-10 shooting — including 4-for-4 from 3-point distance — and added 12 rebounds for Hofstra (15-7, 6-3...