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No. 12 Kansas St. beats E. Kentucky at Paradise Jam

Nov. 17, 2018 12:05 AM EST

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Xavier Sneed scored 16 points to lead five Kansas State players in double figures, and the Wildcats led by as many as 31 points in the second half in their 95-68 win over Eastern Kentucky at the Paradise Jam on Friday night. Dean Wade and Cartier Diarra added 14...

Pepperdine beats Towson behind 23 points from Ross

Nov. 16, 2018 11:18 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Colbey Ross scored 23 points, Kameron Edwards added 16 and Pepperdine beat Towson 74-65 Friday night in the first round of the Island of the Bahamas Showcase. Eric Cooper Jr. scored 13 points for the Waves (2-1), who shot 45 percent from the field to the Tigers' 39 percent and made...

Barnes' buzzer-beating 3 lifts Weber State over CMU 78-76

Nov. 16, 2018 11:17 PM EST

BIMINI, Bahamas (AP) — Israel Barnes hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Weber State a 78-76 win over Central Michigan in the second night of the Junkanoo Jam on Friday. Cody John grabbed the rebound off David DiLeo's missed free throw with 7.8 seconds left and drove it inside the top of the key before...

The Latest: Sneed leads Kansas St. past E. Kentucky 95-68

Nov. 16, 2018 10:19 PM EST

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — The Latest on the Paradise Jam (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Xavier Sneed scored 16 points to lead five Kansas State players in double figures, and the No. 12 Wildcats beat Eastern Kentucky 95-68 on Friday night in the Paradise Jam tournament. Dean Wade and Cartier...

Loyola Marymount knocks off Georgetown in Jamaica, 65-52

Nov. 16, 2018 10:11 PM EST

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — James Batemon scored 27 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Loyola Marymount used a strong second half to beat Georgetown, 65-52 in a battle of unbeaten teams in an opening round game of the Jamaica Classic at Montego Bay on Friday night. The teams met for the first time since...

Tubby Smith gets first win, High Point beats S. Dakota 60-56

Nov. 16, 2018 9:33 PM EST

BIMINI, Bahamas (AP) — Jahaad Proctor scored 18 points and coach Tubby Smith won his first game at High Point with a 60-56 victory over South Dakota in the first round of the inaugural Bimini Jam tournament on Friday night. The game was tied 54-54 with 2:13 remaining. South Dakota missed a pair of free...

Jackson, Glenn help Georgia Southern beat FAU 80-70

Nov. 16, 2018 8:27 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Quan Jackson scored 16 points and Montae Glenn added 14 points and 12 rebounds to help Georgia Southern beat Florida Atlantic 80-70 on Friday night in the first round of the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase. Georgia Southern will play Towson or Pepperdine in the semifinals Saturday....

Classic car enthusiasts plan Dec. 15 festival in Havana

Nov. 16, 2018 8:24 PM EST

HAVANA (AP) — Hundreds of antique automobiles are expected to participate in an exhibition in Havana next month, in what its organizers hope will be the biggest gathering ever of classic car enthusiasts in Cuba. The Dec. 15 event is planned to pay homage to the thousands of iconic old cars that cruise...

First-half run propels South Florida to 73-46 win over Ohio

Nov. 16, 2018 7:49 PM EST

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Justin Brown, T.J. Lang and Alexis Yetna scored 11 points apiece and South Florida closed the first half with a 26-3 run to help the Bulls beat Ohio 73-46 on Friday in the Jamaica Classic. Yetna was 5-of-8 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds. Michael Durr added 10 points and...

UMBC beats Air Force 77-72 in 2 OT

Nov. 16, 2018 6:40 PM EST

BIMINI, Bahamas (AP) — Joe Sherburne made four 3-pointers and scored 24 points and UMBC beat Air Force 77-72 in double overtime on Friday in the Bimini Jam. Brandon Horvath's 3-pointer with 1:35 left in the second overtime gave the Retrievers a 71-69 lead and Max Curran scored on their next possession as...