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Georgia Southern rolls in 2nd half, beats Troy 76-51

Feb. 16, 2019 12:18 AM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown and Isaiah Crawley scored 16 points apiece as Georgia Southern rolled to a 76-51 victory over Troy on Friday night. Georgia Southern (16-10, 8-5 Sun Belt Conference) has won three of its last four games while Troy (11-14, 4-9) has lost six of its last seven. The Eagles...

Wampler scores 29, Wright St. ties Norse for 1st in Horizon

Feb. 15, 2019 11:24 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Bill Wampler scored a career-high 29 points and Wright State rallied to beat Northern Kentucky 81-77 on Friday night and join the Norse in a first-place tie in the Horizon League. Wampler was 10-of-14 shooting and made four 3-pointers for the Raiders (16-11, 10-4). Loudon Love added 20...

Kuzma wins MVP, US tops World in Rising Stars 161-144

Feb. 15, 2019 11:15 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When the likes of the Los Angeles Lakers' Kyle Kuzma, Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Boston's Jayson Tatum get to the NBA All-Star Game and partake in what's become the preferred run-and-fun style where defense is discouraged at virtually all costs, this much is clear. They'll be...

Williams scores 14 to lift Marist over Quinnipiac 63-61

Feb. 15, 2019 11:10 PM EST

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Austin Williams had 14 points off the bench to lead Marist to a 63-61 win over Quinnipiac on Friday night. Brian Parker had 12 points and six assists for Marist (11-14, 6-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Ryan Funk added 10 points. Matthew Herasme made a pair of free throws with...

The Latest: Famous Los scores 22, named celebrity game MVP

Feb. 15, 2019 11:00 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Famous Los scored 22 points to win MVP honors, and the Home team held on to beat the Away team 82-80 in the All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday night. Jay Williams scored 18 points for Home. Quavo scored 27 for Away and...

Scott scores 21 to lift Rider past Monmouth 81-72

Feb. 15, 2019 10:50 PM EST

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Frederick Scott had 21 points as Rider beat Monmouth 81-72 on Friday night. Tyere Marshall had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Rider (13-13, 8-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), which broke its five-game losing streak. Stevie Jordan added 15 points and six assists. Dimencio...

Curry 'family reunion' has special start at All-Star Weekend

Feb. 15, 2019 10:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Curry family All-Star Weekend is off to a rousing start — a Curry knocked down a big shot on Friday. Not surprising, except it was Sonya Curry. Yes, Dell's wife and the mother of Stephen and Seth showed she also hit a dramatic game-winning shot from deep. Sonya sank a...

Hitchon scores career-high 21 to lead Canisius to win

Feb. 15, 2019 10:35 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Scott Hitchon scored a career-high 21 points with five 3-pointers and Canisius held on to beat Fairfield 72-68 on Friday night and take over first place in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. With Monmouth's loss to Rider on Friday, the Golden Griffins (12-13, 9-4) grabbed a...

No. 25 Buffalo shakes off poor start, beats Toledo 88-82

Feb. 15, 2019 10:25 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Buffalo is still in a bit of a 3-point shooting funk — except for Nick Perkins, who lifted the Bulls to an impressive victory in a Mid-American Conference showdown with Toledo. Perkins matched his career high with 26 points — hitting four 3-pointers in the second half...

Boeheim scores 21 to lead Cornell past Brown 70-66 in OT

Feb. 15, 2019 10:22 PM EST

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Jimmy Boeheim had 21 points as Cornell narrowly beat Brown 70-66 in overtime on Friday night. Josh Warren had 18 points for Cornell (13-10, 5-2 Ivy League). Matt Morgan added 15 points and six rebounds. Obi Okolie had 15 points and seven rebounds for the Bears (14-9, 2-5). George...