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Cartels prey upon migrants who wait to cross US border

Nov. 17, 2019 7:54 AM EST

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — The gangsters trawling Nuevo Laredo know just what they’re looking for: men and women missing their shoelaces. Those are migrants who made it to the United States to ask for asylum, only to be taken into custody and stripped of their laces — to keep them from...

Doncic scores 26 points, leads Mavs past Raptors 110-102

Nov. 17, 2019 1:25 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic was upset when he missed four of 12 free throws in the first three quarters of Saturday night’s game against Toronto. Then, he went 7 for 7 from the line in the fourth quarter as Dallas built on its one-point lead and the Mavericks went on to beat the Raptors 110-102....

Hurts, No. 10 Oklahoma rally to beat No. 12 Baylor 34-31

Nov. 17, 2019 1:00 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts was shouting at himself coming off the field after his third turnover, a fumble when running toward the end zone. When it was all over, Hurts and coach Lincoln Riley were sharing a joyous embrace and the No. 10 Sooners’ playoff hopes were still...

Mond leads Aggies to 30-6 win over South Carolina

Nov. 17, 2019 12:35 AM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M has taken care of business in the last month and was feeling confident after a lopsided win over South Carolina on Saturday night. However, the Aggies know that things are about to get much tougher with trips to No. 5 Georgia and top-ranked LSU in the next two...

Trail Blazers beat Spurs 121-116 after Popovich’s ejection

Nov. 17, 2019 12:30 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tim Duncan was back in charge in San Antonio and the Spurs were flourishing under his leadership again. Duncan was directing players on defensive assignments, encouraging them and providing needed leadership. But in the end, he couldn’t provide the same late-game heroics from the...

Harden scores 49 points, Rockets beat Timberwolves 125-105

Nov. 16, 2019 11:43 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Undermanned and playing for the second consecutive night, the Houston Rockets still had plenty of reason to be confident. “I would think it would give you confidence,” coach Mike D’Antoni said. “You’re playing with a bazooka out there.” A bazooka...

Ross leads Pepperdine over Abilene Christian 73-69

Nov. 16, 2019 11:28 PM EST

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Colbey Ross had 22 points as Pepperdine edged past Abilene Christian 73-69 on Saturday night. Kameron Edwards added 20 points for the Waves. Kessler Edwards had 15 points and eight rebounds and hit a pair of free throws with 5 seconds left for Pepperdine (3-1). Payten Ricks had 18...

Hunter leads North Dakota St. over Texas A&M-CC 57-45

Nov. 16, 2019 10:32 PM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Cameron Hunter came off the bench to tally 13 points and North Dakota State beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 57-45 on Saturday night. Rocky Kreuser had 11 points and nine rebounds for North Dakota State (4-1), which has won four consecutive games. Tyson Ward, who led the Bison...

Johnson, Harris lift Stephen F. Austin past Drexel 82-67

Nov. 16, 2019 10:10 PM EST

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Cameron Johnson and Kevon Harris scored 18 points apiece as Stephen F. Austin defeated Drexel 82-67 on Saturday. John Comeaux added 15 points and Gavin Kensmil had 14 for the Lumberjacks (4-0). Harris also had eight rebounds while Comeaux posted seven assists and six steals. James...

Mike scores 24 and SMU stay perfect beating Jackson St.

Nov. 16, 2019 9:27 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Isiaha Mike had 24 points as SMU defeated Jackson State 80-63 on Saturday night. Tyson Jolly had 17 points for SMU (3-0). Tristan Jarrett had 23 points for the Tigers (0-4), whose season-opening losing streak reached four games. Jayveous McKinnis added 19 points. SMU plays Evansville on the...