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Northern Colorado beats UNC Asheville in CBI quarterfinals

Mar. 21, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Daylen Kountz scored 29 points and Northern Colorado beat UNC Asheville 87-84 in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational on Monday. Kountz hit 4 of 6 3-pointers. Dru Kuxhausen had 18 points for Northern Colorado (22-15)....

UCLA turns away Saint Mary's 72-56, returns to Sweet 16

Mar. 19, 2022 22:39 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tyger Campbell scored 16 points and fourth-seeded UCLA completed a more conventional path to the Sweet 16, beating fifth-seeded Saint Mary’s 72-56 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. UCLA (27-7), which went all the way from the First Four...

UNC Asheville ousts Stephen F. Austin 80-68 in CBI

Mar. 19, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Drew Pember tossed in 17 points as UNC Asheville knocked off Stephen F. Austin 80-68 in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational on Saturday. Tajion Jones added 16 points for the Bulldogs (17-14). Jamon Battle finished with 15 points, while...

UCLA avoids upset with late surge, holds off Akron 57-53

Mar. 18, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tyger Campbell rescued UCLA from a potential upset, scoring eight straight points late in the second half, and the fourth-seeded Bruins rallied for a 57-53 win over No. 13 seed Akron in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night. With the Bruins...

Tennessee uses balanced offense to beat Longwood 88-56

Mar. 17, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tennessee used its stout defense to win the Southeastern Conference Tournament. If the Volunteers shoot as well as they did Thursday in Indianapolis, they could be headed toward an even bigger celebration. Santiago Vescovi scored 18 points on six...

Former CEO, law firm partner has Longwood hoops on the rise

Mar. 16, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — In this small central Virginia town called Farmville, the claim to fame has been massive furniture warehouses that promise to satisfy any shopper’s preferred style. It isn't known as an NCAA Tournament town. This week, both things are true. ...

Radford leads Texas A&M past Alcorn State 74-62 in NIT

Mar. 16, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Tyrece Radford recorded 14 points and 14 rebounds to lift Texas A&M, still stung by missing the NCAA Tournament, to a 74-62 win over Alcorn State in the NIT first round on Tuesday night. Wade Taylor IV and Hassan Diarra each had 12 points for Texas...

Diarra's 3 spoils Gator comeback, A&M wins 83-80 in OT

Mar. 10, 2022 15:47 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Hassan Diarra drained a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 0.4 seconds left in overtime to give Texas A&M an 83-80 win over Florida in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Thursday. After finding his driving lane cut off, Tyrece...

Longwood wins Big South for first NCAA Tournament bid

Mar. 06, 2022 14:50 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Wilkins scored 19 points and Longwood advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time with a 79-58 victory over Winthrop on Sunday in the Big South tournament championship game. Top-seeded Longwood (26-6) never trailed, led by as many as 21 in the...

Bellarmine tops Liberty 53-50 to reach Atlantic Sun final

Mar. 05, 2022 20:31 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Ethan Claycomb had 16 points as Bellarmine edged past Liberty 53-50 in the semifinals of the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament on Saturday night. Dylan Penn had 19 points for Bellarmine (19-13). CJ Fleming added 11 points. Juston Betz had eight rebounds. ...