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School sweethearts who lost touch for decades marry at 82

Nov. 27, 2021 00:08 AM EST

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — It turns out sometimes the backdrop of a fairy-tale ending is the parking lot of a Walmart store. That was the case for Jane Billedeaux and Harris Putnam, who got married Nov. 13 outside a Walmart near Myrtle Beach, where Billedeaux has worked...

Tillman leads New Mexico St. past Indiana St. 80-66

Nov. 21, 2021 23:29 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Donnie Tillman had 23 points as New Mexico State defeated Indiana State 80-66 in the Myrtle Beach Invitational on Sunday night. Teddy Allen had 12 points for New Mexico State (4-1). Will McNair Jr. added 12 points, 15 rebounds and five assists....

Lee scores 25 to lift Davidson over East Carolina 76-67

Nov. 21, 2021 23:27 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Hyunjung Lee had a career-high 25 points plus 10 rebounds as Davidson got past East Carolina 76-67 in the Myrtle Beach Invitational on Sunday night. Luka Brajkovic had 16 points and nine rebounds for Davidson (3-2). Foster Loyer added 10 points....

Bean, Miller lead Utah State to Myrtle Beach championship

Nov. 21, 2021 17:47 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Justin Bean scored 24 points and grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds, Brock Miller hit two huge 3-pointers and Utah State defeated Oklahoma 73-70 on Sunday in the championship game of the Myrtle Beach Invitational. The Aggies trailed much of the second...

Charles scores 16 to carry Penn past Old Dominion 70-63

Nov. 21, 2021 17:38 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Jonah Charles posted 16 points and seven rebounds as Penn topped Old Dominion 70-63 in the Myrtle Beach Invitational on Sunday. Charles shot 5 for 7 from deep. Jordan Dingle also scored 16 points for Penn (3-4). Nick Spinoso...

Newton lifts East Carolina over Old Dominion 73-60

Nov. 20, 2021 01:50 AM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Tristen Newton had 18 points and six assists and Brandon Johnson posted 16 points and nine rebounds as East Carolina beat Old Dominion 73-60 in the Myrtle Beach Invitational on Friday night. Brandon Suggs had 10 points for East Carolina (4-1). ...

Groves scores 24, leads Sooners over Indiana State 87-63

Nov. 19, 2021 19:11 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Tanner Groves scored a season-high 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds in leading Oklahoma to an 87-63 victory over Indiana State on Friday in a Myrtle Beach Invitational semifinal. Groves was 10-of-15 shooting, hitting three 3-pointers. Jordan...

Brajkovic carries Davidson past Penn 72-60

Nov. 19, 2021 17:52 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Luka Brajkovic recorded 14 points and 11 rebounds to carry Davidson to a 72-60 win over Penn in the Myrtle Beach Invitational on Friday. Sam Mennenga had 17 points for Davidson (2-2). Michael Jones added 13 points. Hyunjung Lee had 12 points. ...

Jones scores 19 to lead Utah State past New Mexico St. 85-58

Nov. 19, 2021 15:07 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Rylan Jones posted 19 points as Utah State defeated New Mexico State 85-58 in the Myrtle Beach Invitational on Friday. Jones made 5 of 6 3-pointers. Justin Bean had 17 points and seven rebounds for Utah State (3-1). Brandon...

Henry leads Indiana State past Old Dominion 77-36

Nov. 19, 2021 00:06 AM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Cameron Henry tallied 14 points and 13 rebounds to lead Indiana State to a 77-36 romp over Old Dominion in the Myrtle Beach Invitational on Thursday night. Cooper Neese topped the Sycamores (3-1) with 17 points. Zach Hobbs added 15 points, while...