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Lady Vols fall 80-79 to Arkansas for fifth straight loss

Jan. 21, 2019 9:42 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Malica Monk scored 23 points and hit a jumper with 3.6 seconds left as Arkansas beat Tennessee 80-79 on Monday to hand the Lady Vols their fifth straight loss, their longest skid in nearly half a century. Tennessee (12-6, 1-5 SEC) last dropped five straight games in 1970. Four of...

North Dakota's GOP-led Legislature mulls abortion bills

Jan. 21, 2019 5:48 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Republican-led Legislature reopened the abortion debate Monday following a six-year pause despite critics saying the state is setting itself up for another round of expensive legal fights over legislation they describe as misleading and unconstitutional. In...

Southern's 1st SWAC win 69-67 over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in OT

Jan. 19, 2019 9:03 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Sidney Umude followed a missed jumper with two free throws to give Southern its first conference win in a 69-67 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in overtime on Saturday night. With the score tied 67-all, Umude struggled to get a shot off as time expired in the extra period and drew...

Texas State uses big run to beat Arkansas State 77-64

Jan. 19, 2019 8:11 PM EST

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Nijal Pearson had 29 points and 11 rebounds and Texas State used a 30-0 run to beat Arkansas State 77-64 on Saturday. Tre'Larenz Nottingham added 13 points and eight rebounds and Alex Peacock scored 10 points for Texas State. The Bobcats (16-3, 5-1 Sun Belt), who have won four in a...

Central Arkansas closes strong, edges past Nicholls 74-69

Jan. 19, 2019 8:01 PM EST

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Hayden Koval scored 20 points, pulled down eight rebounds and blocked six shots as Central Arkansas pushed its win streak to three games with a 74-68 defeat of Nicholls State on Saturday. Eddy Kayouloud added 16 points for the Bears (9-10, 4-2 Southland), who fended off Nicholls in the...

No. 18 Mississippi rolls to 84-67 win over Arkansas

Jan. 19, 2019 4:42 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — D.C. Davis played a grand total of 16 minutes last season, yet there he was on Saturday, leading a fast break opportunity during a crucial portion of the second half in a key conference game. The former walk-on spied Terence Davis streaking toward the rim and let a high pass fly. It...

Walmart, CVS Health hammer out new PBM pharmacy network deal

Jan. 18, 2019 8:11 AM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart will continue to participate in CVS Health's prescription drug network for customers with private health insurance and Medicaid coverage Shares of CVS rose nearly 3 percent before the opening bell Friday. The stock had been under pressure since Tuesday, when it said it...

Dennis leads UT Arlington past Arkansas St 68-59

Jan. 17, 2019 10:38 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Edric Dennis tossed in a season-high 25 points and grabbed six rebounds and UT Arlington held off Arkansas State 68-59 on Thursday night. Dennis sank 7 of 17 shots, including 3 of 9 from 3-point range, for the Mavericks (7-11, 3-2 Sun Belt Conference). Reserve Radshad Davis was the...

Barnes wants third-ranked Vols to take nothing for granted

Jan. 17, 2019 6:04 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes wants to make sure his third-ranked Volunteers avoid complacency after winning their first four Southeastern Conference games by a combined margin of 100 points. "This game is a game of habits," Barnes said Thursday. "If you start letting down, it will...

Kayouloud scores 18, Central Arkansas defeats Incarnate Word

Jan. 16, 2019 11:13 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Eddy Kayouloud scored 18 points, Central Arkansas built a 24-point second-half lead and the Bears defeated Incarnate Word 77-60 on Wednesday night. Central Arkansas led 51-46 with 12:39 left in the game before going on a 20-1 run over the next eight-plus minutes to lead 71-47. The run...