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Cabbil scores 30 to carry Liberty past North Alabama 80-70

Feb. 16, 2019 7:19 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Lovell Cabbil had a career-high 30 points as Liberty defeated North Alabama 80-70 on Saturday. Cabbil shot 8 for 10 from the floor, including 5 of 7 on 3-pointers, and converted 9 of 10 from the foul line. Caleb Homesley had 13 points for Liberty (23-5, 12-1 Atlantic Sun Conference),...

Horchler leads North Florida past North Alabama 82-73

Feb. 9, 2019 6:52 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Noah Horchler had a career-high 32 points as North Florida defeated North Alabama 82-73 on Saturday. Ivan Gandia-Rosa had 16 points, six rebounds and six assists for North Florida (10-16, 4-7 Atlantic Sun Conference), which ended its six-game losing streak. Ezekiel Balogun added 15...

Police: Tennessee suspect shot after displaying knife

Jan. 27, 2019 2:51 PM EST

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a sheriff's deputy shot a teenager who had displayed a knife during an arrest. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says in a news release 19-year-old Dalton Elam of Florence, Alabama, was taken to a Nashville hospital with non-life threatening injuries...

Agnew's half-court shot wins it for North Alabama

Jan. 19, 2019 7:03 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Christian Agnew hit a half-court shot as time ran out to give North Alabama a 63-62 victory over Stetson on Saturday. After Stetson's Kenny Aninye missed two free throws with 5.7 seconds left, Agnew got the rebound before making a bank shot a few strides behind the half-court line....

Smith, Blackmon net 16, N Alabama tops NJIT 61-55

Jan. 12, 2019 6:43 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Kendarius Smith and Jamari Blackmon scored 16 points apiece and North Alabama defeated NJIT 61-55 on Saturday. Christian Agnew added 14 points for the Lions (5-13, 2-1 Atlantic Sun), who shot just 33 percent but cashed in at the free throw line and off turnovers. NJIT (13-4, 1-1) had...

North Alabama beats FGCU for 1st D-I win of season

Jan. 8, 2019 11:57 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Tavon King scored 15 points, Kendarius Smith added 13 points and North Alabama beat Florida Gulf Coast 61-56 on Tuesday night for its first win of the season against a Division I team. Cantavio Dutreil had 11 points and 12 rebounds and Jamari Blackmon dished six assists for the Lions...