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Culver 21 points, Odiase 13 boards in Texas Tech's 59-40 win

Nov. 13, 2018 11:20 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech responded well when moderately tested for the first time. The Red Raiders still haven't trailed this season. Jarrett Culver scored 21 points, Norense Odiase grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds and the Red Raiders shrugged off Southeastern Louisiana for a 59-40 victory Tuesday...

Louisiana Tech muscles its way past Harding, 89-58

Nov. 13, 2018 11:04 PM EST

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Mubarak Muhammed scored a career-high 17 points off the bench and Anthony Duruji scored 16 and Louisiana Tech beat Division II-member Harding 89-58 on Tuesday night. Muhammed also grabbed eight rebounds in just 17 minutes of play. Louisiana Tech is off to a 3-0 start for the third time...

Mays scores 19, No. 22 LSU tops Memphis 85-76

Nov. 13, 2018 10:42 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Skylar Mays' soaring, one-handed, frenzy-inciting jam on a determined drive down the lane made it clear he won't always be overshadowed by the highly regarded recruits that have made LSU basketball relevant again. Mays scored 19 points, transfer Kavell Bigby-Williams added a...

Forecasters: South is in for wintry mix this week

Nov. 13, 2018 5:18 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Forecasters are warning that snow, sleet and freezing rain are likely Wednesday and Thursday across parts of the South. The National Weather Service says accumulating snow is likeliest in northeast Arkansas, southeastern Missouri, northwest Tennessee, western and central Kentucky and...

Congressman shot at baseball practice talks about new book

Nov. 13, 2018 3:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — After crisscrossing the country to bolster fellow Republicans, a Louisiana congressman who was shot at a congressional baseball practice last year squeezed in a publicity tour for his new book about his survival and recovery before returning to work in Congress. U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise...

Osetkowski leads Texas over Louisiana-Monroe 65-55

Nov. 12, 2018 11:25 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dylan Osetkowski scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Texas used a 16-0 run midway through the second half to pull away from Louisiana-Monroe for a 65-55 win Monday night. Elijah Mitrou-Long, a transfer from Mount St. Mary's, scored all of his nine points in the second half and...

New Orleans beats Pensacola Christian College 87-59

Nov. 12, 2018 11:09 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bryson Robinson scored 13 points and New Orleans pulled away early in the second half to beat NCCAA Division II Pensacola Christian College 87-59 on Monday night. Robinson was 6 of 11 from the floor. Ezekiel Charles added 12 points and Tyren Harrison had 11 for New Orleans (2-1), which...

Saints, Brees piling up points at franchise-record rate

Nov. 12, 2018 6:15 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The dynamic Saints running back duo of Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara agree that the word "savage" best describes New Orleans' offense. Certainly, the Saints are scoring so often, and in so many ways, it's enough to bruise defenders' egos. "I'm glad we don't have to play them," Saints...

Saints add receiver Brandon Marshall after Dez Bryant injury

Nov. 12, 2018 12:45 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton says the Saints have signed veteran receiver Brandon Marshall. Marshall's addition adds depth to an offense that already leads the NFL in scoring with 36.7 points per game and ranks in the top five in yards per game with 413.9. Last week, the Saints signed...

Group rescinds speaker invite for deputy cleared in shooting

Nov. 12, 2018 2:33 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An Oklahoma deputy acquitted in a 2016 fatal shooting of an unarmed black man is no longer scheduled to speak at a homicide investigators conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. News outlets report the Southeastern Homicide Investigators Association rescinded Roger County Sheriff's...