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Nkamhoua, Zeigler lead No. 4 Tennessee over No. 10 Texas

Jan. 28, 2023 21:29 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Olivier Nkamhoua scored 27 points and Zakai Zeigler had 22 points and 10 assists to lead No. 4 Tennessee over No. 10 Texas 82-71 on Saturday night in an SEC/Big 12 Challenge. The raucous crowd of more than 20,000 at Thompson-Boling Arena watched the...

Perry's 18 lead North Texas past UTEP 52-42

Jan. 28, 2023 20:42 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Tylor Perry's 18 points helped North Texas defeat UTEP 52-42 on Saturday night. Perry shot 5 for 10 (2 for 5 from 3-point range) and 6 of 8 from the free throw line for the Mean Green (18-5, 9-3 Conference USA). Aaron Scott scored 13 points and added five...

Late basket sends Texas A&M-CC past Houston Christian 77-76

Jan. 28, 2023 20:32 PM EST

COMMERCE, Texas (AP) — Demarcus Demonia scored 17 points and C.J. Roberts made a layup with one second left to rally Texas A&M-Commerce to a 77-76 victory over Houston Christian on Saturday. Demonia was 5-of-15 shooting, including 3 for 11 from distance, and went 4 for 4 from...

Texas A&M-CC beats McNeese 83-72

Jan. 28, 2023 19:44 PM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Isaac Mushila had 23 points in Texas A&M-CC's 83-72 win over McNeese on Saturday night. Mushila added eight rebounds for the Islanders (13-9, 6-3 Southland Conference). Trey Tennyson shot 6 for 11, including 6 for 9 from beyond the arc to add 18...

Southern Miss wins 67-58 over Texas State

Jan. 28, 2023 18:02 PM EST

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Austin Crowley's 24 points helped Southern Miss defeat Texas State 67-58 on Saturday. Crowley had seven rebounds and three steals for the Golden Eagles (19-4, 8-2 Sun Belt Conference). Felipe Haase scored 17 points while going 4 of 9 from the floor,...

Mass shootings lead to widening divide on state gun policies

Jan. 28, 2023 11:18 AM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mass shootings have commanded public attention on a disturbingly frequent basis across the U.S., from a supermarket slaying in Buffalo, New York, to an elementary school tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, to a recent shooting at a California dance hall. Rather...

Mass shootings lead to widening divide on state gun policies

Jan. 28, 2023 11:17 AM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mass shootings have commanded public attention on a disturbingly frequent basis across the U.S. But rather than provoking a unified response from elected officials, each additional shooting seems to be widening the political divide on gun policy among states. ...

Afghan soldier seeking US asylum hopes for 'American dream'

Jan. 27, 2023 21:52 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — In the months he was held in detention in Texas during his legal fight to remain in the U.S., Afghan soldier Abdul Wasi Safi thought he would eventually be returned to his home country and meet a likely death at the hands of the Taliban because of his work with the U.S. military. ...

Rodney Terry constantly auditioning as Texas interim coach

Jan. 27, 2023 13:31 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Every game the Texas Longhorns play feels like an audition for interim coach Rodney Terry. At some point, the school must decide if he deserves a callback. What would that take? A Big 12 championship? A deep run into the NCAA Tournament? Texas...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Jan. 27, 2023 10:51 AM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ No, food products...