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Hartwell II carries George Mason over James Madison 83-70

Nov. 16, 2019 10:03 PM EST

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Jamal Hartwell II had 18 points as George Mason defeated James Madison 83-70 on Saturday night. Javon Greene had 14 points and seven rebounds for George Mason which won its fourth consecutive game to start the season. Jordan Miller added 12 points and six rebounds. AJ Wilson had 12...

Doege leads West Virginia to 24-20 upset of K-State

Nov. 16, 2019 8:14 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia coach Neal Brown was staring down the prospects of a six-game losing streak amid his first season in Morgantown, a streak of futility unmatched by the Mountaineers since 1986. Instead, he walked out of Kansas State with a foundational win for his vast rebuilding effort....

Haines, Howard help No. 13 Kentucky women edge Virginia

Nov. 16, 2019 7:31 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Sabrina Haines scored 17 points, Rhyne Howard had a double-double and No. 13 Kentucky held off Virginia 50-47 on Saturday. Jocelyn Willoughby’s 3-pointer pulled the Cavaliers with 48-47 with 44 seconds left and after a Kentucky timeout Willoughby stole the ball with 20.1...

James Madison gets 3rd outright CAA title in 4 years

Nov. 16, 2019 7:29 PM EST

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Ben DiNucci threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to help James Madison beat Richmond 48-6 on Saturday night for the Dukes’ third outright Colonial Athletic Association title in four years. James Madison (10-1, 7-0), No. 2 in the FCS coaches’ poll, moved up...

Nolley leads Virginia Tech past Lehigh, 79-53

Nov. 16, 2019 6:05 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Redshirt freshman Landers Nolley II is making up for lost time. Nolley made seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points Saturday, leading Virginia Tech to a 79-53 victory against Lehigh. "I'm one of the most impactful freshmen in the country," he said, adding that being forced to sit out...

Thaenrat, Flacco lead Towson past William & Mary, 31-10

Nov. 16, 2019 5:55 PM EST

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Yeedee Thaenrat rushed for a career-high 158 yards, Tom Flacco threw two touchdown passes and Towson defeated William & Mary 31-10 on Saturday. Thaenrat’s touchdown, a 3-yard run, capped a 7-play, 85-yard opening drive for the Tigers (7-4, 4-3 Colonial). William &...

Chief: Breach may have compromised police officers’ data

Nov. 16, 2019 5:20 PM EST

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Officials say a possible data breach may have compromised the personal information of more than 500 employees of a Virginia police department. Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin Roessler Jr. told the Washington Post that he doesn’t have any reports that officers’ personal...

Harris passes for 5 TDs, Morgan St beats Virginia Lynchburg

Nov. 16, 2019 4:46 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — DeAndre Harris threw for 317 yards and five touchdowns, Manasseh Bailey had 177 receiving yards and four scores, and Morgan State beat Virginia Lynchburg 59-26 on Saturday. Morgan State led 14-12 at the end of the first quarter but scored 22 unanswered points in the second for a 36-12 lead...

Green leads ODU to 76-69 win over Northeastern

Nov. 16, 2019 4:12 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Xavier Green scored a career-high 24 points an Old Dominion topped Northeastern 76-69 on Saturday. Jason Wade had 18 points for Old Dominion (3-1) and Malik Curry added 11 points. Jordan Roland led the Huskies (2-2) with 29 points. Old Dominion faces James Madison at home on Wednesday....

Huff, Diakite lead No. 9 Virginia past Columbia 60-42

Nov. 16, 2019 3:08 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jay Huff showed flashes of what he can do offensively for No. 9 Virginia last year. This season, with increased opportunities, he’s turning into one of the Cavaliers’ top offensive weapons. “Points, if they come, they come, and if they don’t and we...