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Shuler scores 22; Ole Miss beats Mississippi State 64-46

Jan. 19, 2021 11:24 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Devontae Shuler scored 22 points and Mississippi pulled away midway through the second half and beat Mississippi State 64-46 on Tuesday night, snapping a three-game losing streak. Ole Miss (7-6, 2-4 Southeastern Conference) has won 11 of the last 15 matchups including an 83-58 win...

Mississippi county to put up marker for lynching victims

Jan. 19, 2021 4:42 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi county will put up a marker to remember Black men who were lynched by white mobs between 1885 and 1935. It will be near a statue that honors Confederate soldiers. Lafayette County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the memorial for seven Black men known to...

A man holds up a child, both wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, to reach out a tree branches at the Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. A Chinese province grappling with a spike in coronavirus cases is reinstating tight restrictions on weddings, funerals and other family gatherings, threatening violators with criminal charges. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Latest: China grapples with virus outbreaks in northeast

Jan. 18, 2021 11:37 PM EST

BEIJING — China is now dealing with coronavirus outbreaks across its frigid northeast, prompting additional lockdowns and travel bans. The country reported a total of 118 newly confirmed cases Tuesday — most of them in Jilin province, the Hebei region just outside Beijing and Heilongjiang province...

Cele leads Southern past Mississippi Valley State 102-61

Jan. 18, 2021 9:46 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Samkelo Cele had 18 points off the bench to lift Southern to a 102-61 win over Mississippi Valley State on Monday night. Harrison Henderson had 12 points and nine rebounds, Lamarcus Lee added 12 points and seven rebounds, and Jayden Saddler also scored 12 points with seven assists...

Crosby carries Alcorn State over Arkansa-Pine Bluff 82-48

Jan. 18, 2021 7:44 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Troymain Crosby had 18 points as Alcorn State routed Arkansas-Pine Bluff 82-48 on Monday. Oddyst Walker and David Pierce III added 15 points each, and Kurk Lee had 14 points and eight assists for Alcorn State (2-6, 2-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Shaun Doss Jr. had 10 points for...

Texas A&M bounces back from 1st loss with win over Miss St

Jan. 17, 2021 11:39 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — No. 7 Texas A&M put its first loss of the season behind it in a big way with a 69-41 victory over No. 14 Mississippi State on Sunday. The Aggies (13-1, 4-1 SEC), coming off a 65-61 overtime loss at unranked LSU, scored the first five points against Mississippi State (8-4,...

Nashville Predators right wing Viktor Arvidsson (33) congratulates goaltender Juuse Saros (74) after a 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Richardson scores go-ahead goal as Preds beat Columbus 5-2

Jan. 16, 2021 11:52 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are showing scoring depth, good goaltending and an ability to finish. It's all part of why they're off to an undefeated start. Brad Richardson scored the go-ahead goal with 9 minutes left, and the Predators beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 Saturday night...

Crosby carries Alcorn St. past Mississippi Valley St. 71-59

Jan. 16, 2021 9:23 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Troymain Crosby had 23 points as Alcorn State got past Mississippi Valley State 71-59 on Saturday. Crosby made 9 of 12 shots and had six rebounds for Alcorn State (1-6, 1-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Treylan Smith had 18 points and Jerry Collins added 11 points for the Delta...

A chain blocks the sidewalk entrance to the front steps of the Maine State House, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Augusta, Maine. With the FBI warning of potential violence at all state capitols Sunday, Jan. 17, the ornate halls of government and symbols of democracy looked more like heavily guarded U.S. embassies in war-torn countries.    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

Jan. 16, 2021 8:11 PM EST

A double row of chain-link fencing circles the Arizona State Capitol. Windows on the Illinois and Ohio statehouses have been boarded up. National Guard troops in camouflage and flak jackets and heavily armed state troopers were stationed at state capitals across the U.S. in advance of protests planned for Sunday....

Southern Mississippi beats Middle Tennessee 64-59

Jan. 16, 2021 7:29 PM EST

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Tae Hardy and Tyler Stevenson each had 18 points as Southern Mississippi beat Middle Tennessee 64-59 on Saturday. LaDavius Draine added 12 points for Southern Miss (7-6, 3-3 Conference USA). Jalen Jordan had 14 points for the Blue Raiders (3-7, 1-3). DeAndre Dishman added 12...