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West Virginia forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) goes to pass the ball as he is defended by Texas forward Gerald Liddell (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)

No. 14 West Virginia cruises to 97-59 win over Texas

Jan. 20, 2020 10:51 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Oscar Tshiebwe sprinted the length of the court to chase down an errant Texas inbounds pass. While the home crowd implored him not to touch the ball, Tshiebwe grabbed it anyway just before it reached the corner end line, took one dribble and slammed the ball through the net. It was...

South Carolina State tops Maryland-Eastern Shore, 68-53

Jan. 20, 2020 10:43 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Ian Kinard scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead South Carolina State to a 68-53 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Monday night. The win moves the Bulldogs to 4-1 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, keeping them one game behind conference leader Norfolk State. The...

Virginia guard Braxton Key (2) and North Carolina State guard Devon Daniels (24) battle for rebound as Virginia center Jay Huff(30) and North Carolina State forward D.J. Funferfunk join in during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Luther Jr.)

Wolfpack ends long skid against Virginia, 53-51

Jan. 20, 2020 10:23 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — North Carolina State took a page from the book Virginia used to win a national championship last season and used it against the Cavaliers. The Wolfpack overcame a second-half drought of more than 10 minutes on Monday night and recovered just in time for a 53-51 victory over the...

North Texas rolls to 6th straight win, wallops Rice 79-59

Jan. 20, 2020 10:18 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Javion Hamlet had a season-high 24 points as North Texas rolled to its sixth straight win, romping past Rice 79-59 on Monday night. Zachary Simmons had 17 points for North Texas (12-8, 6-1 Conference USA) while Umoja Gibson added 15 points and James Reese 10. Rice was held to a...

Burns scores 19 to lift Winthrop over Radford 61-56

Jan. 20, 2020 9:52 PM EST

RADFORD, Va. (AP) — D.J. Burns scored 19 points, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots and Winthrop won its eighth straight on Monday night, 61-56 over Radford. Hunter Hale scored 12 points and had six rebounds for the Eagles (12-7, 6-0 Big South Conference), who shot 39% from the floor but held...

Baker scores 19 to lift UNC-Asheville over Longwood 71-66

Jan. 20, 2020 9:48 PM EST

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — DeVon Baker posted 19 points as UNC-Asheville beat Longwood 71-66 on Monday night. Coty Jude had 14 points for UNC-Asheville (8-9, 2-4 Big South Conference). Lavar Batts Jr. added 12 points and LJ Thorpe had 11 points, nine rebounds and three steals. Tajion Jones, who led the Bulldogs...

Graham, Drake lead Presbyterian past Campbell, 85-79

Jan. 20, 2020 9:47 PM EST

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Zeb Graham scored a season-high 22 points as Presbyterian topped Campbell 85-79 on Monday night. Ben Drake added 20 points and Cory Hightower contributed 18 for Presbyterian (8-11, 5-1 Big South Conference). Chris Martin added 10 points. Jordan Whitfield scored a career-high 20 points...

Mount St. Mary's wallops St. Francis-(Brooklyn), 59-39

Jan. 20, 2020 9:42 PM EST

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Vado Morse had 19 points as Mount St. Mary's routed St. Francis (NY) 59-39 on Monday night. Nana Opoku added 17 points for the Mountaineers, while Damian Chong Qui chipped in 16. Opoku had 10 rebounds while Chong Qui pulled down seven. Mount St. Mary's (8-11, 4-2 Northeast...

Shot clock malfunction suspends Hampton-Gardner-Webb game

Jan. 20, 2020 9:41 PM EST

BOILINGS SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — The Hampton-Gardner-Webb men's basketball game was suspended at halftime on Monday night because of a mechanical malfunction of one of the shot clocks. The game is tentatively rescheduled for February 24 with current stats and fouls in place. The Bulldogs lead 39-31. Jose...

Bradford, Southern denies Mississippi Valley State, 74-70

Jan. 20, 2020 9:14 PM EST

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Micah Bradford hit 8 of 10 free throw attempts during a 90-second stretch to allow Southern to hold off Mississippi Valley State, 74-70 in a Southwestern Conference contest on Monday night. Bradford started his string by hitting the first of two attempts with 2:14 left and the...