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Adams’ 20 lead UConn over Buffalo 79-68 in Charleston

Nov. 22, 2019 12:09 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Brendan Adams wasn’t afraid of the moment, not when he had to come in and take over for UConn’s injured point guard Alterique Gilbert and not when Buffalo was slicing deep into the Huskies lead at the Charleston Classic. Adams had a career-high 20 points and played...

Jones leads No. 18 Xavier to 73-51 victory over Towson

Nov. 21, 2019 11:21 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — No. 18 Xavier came down to the Charleston Classic with something to prove. The Musketeers took the first step toward that goal Thursday night. Tyrique Jones had 12 and 12 rebounds as Xavier put away Towson 73-51 to start the eight-team tournament. The Musketeers have heard the...

Johnson’s 22 leads Florida to 70-62 win over Hawks

Nov. 21, 2019 5:17 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Keyontae Johnson saw Florida’s big lead shrink to almost nothing in the final minute. He made sure his teammates didn’t let this one get away from the Gators. Johnson had a career-high 22 points to lead the Gators to a 70-62 victory over Saint Joseph’s at the...

Florida leading scorer Blackshear ejected

Nov. 21, 2019 4:08 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Florida leading scorer Kerry Blackshear Jr. was ejected for a flagrant two foul for what appeared to be an elbow that hit Saint Joseph’s guard Taylor Funk. Blackshear came into the Charleston Classic opening-round game averaging 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Gators. He...

Vasiljevic leads Miami to 74-70 win over Missouri State

Nov. 21, 2019 2:13 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Dejan Vasiljevic had the situation he wanted — game on the line and the ball in his hands. Vasiljevic had a career-high 25 points, including a pair of clinching foul shots with 1.2 seconds left, as Miami outlasted Missouri State to start the Charleston Classic on Thursday....

Tennessee, Florida State part of 2020 Charleston field

Nov. 21, 2019 1:23 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Tennessee and Florida State highlight the field for the 2020 Charleston Classic. Tournament organizers announced next year’s eight-team field on Thursday. The Vols of the Southeastern Conference and the Seminoles of the Atlantic Coast Conference are among four teams from...

Fears spread in churches after girl accused of mayhem plot

Nov. 20, 2019 4:04 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A bishop in a historically black denomination is urging hundreds of churches to lock their doors during services after police said a white 16-year-old girl collected several kitchen knives as part of a methodically planned attack on black churchgoers. The plot in north Georgia came to light...

Could Haley’s role in Trump administration taint a 2024 bid?

Nov. 19, 2019 12:42 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — With the launch of her new memoir, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has again ignited speculation that she may be gearing up for a possible bid for the White House, perhaps as early as 2024. But even though the former South Carolina governor left the Trump administration on her own...

Winston speaks after Michigan State tops Charleston Southern

Nov. 18, 2019 10:49 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston made his first comments in public since the death of his brother, thanking Michigan State fans for their support. Winston had 11 points and eight assists to help the third-ranked Spartans tune up with a 94-46 win over Charleston Southern on Monday night. Michigan...

McGusty, Vasiljevic lead Miami past Quinnipiac 80-52

Nov. 16, 2019 5:45 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Halftime intermission provided Dejan Vasiljevic the appropriate period to correct his first half shooting woes. Vasiljevic overcame a scoreless first half and scored 13 points while Kameron McGusty finished with a game-high 22 points to lead Miami to an 80-52 victory over...